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January 6, 2021

Cheers to you and the new year! I’m excited to kick off this year and crush some new goals. (Confession: This is only the second year I’ve ever made business goals and the first year there was a freakin’ pandemic. So let’s try this again! ;)) One of the things that helps me survive as […]

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Bride and groom laying in leaves

This past Saturday, during an intimate Iowa ceremony on a family farm, Logan + Gwen were married! The entire day was full of so much joy. It was easy to see the depth of Logan + Gwen’s love for each other, their families, and Christ. “And God, give them enough troubles so that they remember […]

November 10, 2020

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Couple laying on couch

Des Moines Engagement Session| Cozy in-home session

October 22, 2020

Gary + Haley met as freshmen biology students at Notre Dame. They had a lot of classes together and ended up as lab partners in biology lab. That year they quickly became best friends, bonding over Game of Thrones and sugar-fueled late-night study sessions. While they were apart over the summer, Haley realized that she […]

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Eastern Iowa engagement session

Davis + Haley both majored in Ag business at Iowa State University! One day Haley decided to sit with the smart people in class so that she could focus. Every day in accounting class from then on Davis would tell Haley a pick up line. They also discovered they went to the same church and […]

October 15, 2020

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family photo outfit tips

Tips for choosing the best outfit for photos!

September 21, 2020

It’s the daunting question, “WHAT SHOULD WE WEAR?!” Everyone thinks about this before their photo session, but most do not enjoy the process of figuring out the answer. So let me try to help you out by walking through my own process of choosing outfits for photos. Here’s a few tips to get you started.. […]

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Jester Park Wedding

When it comes to your wedding day, INCLUDE THE DOGS! Mason + Mikayla love their dogs, the outdoors, and being active. (My favorite kind of couple!) So, of course, their wedding day included all of the above at Jester Park Lodge! It was a perfect September day for an outdoor wedding! And as Mason said […]

September 9, 2020

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Colorado elopement

Alex + Katie | Intimate Colorado Mountain Wedding

September 4, 2020

Alex gave Katie his cell phone number, and she sent him a text. He responded “Holler at your Boi,” which turned her off so she stopped talking to him. Several weeks went by and he turned her down multiple times to hang out, and then they finally met up after a Royals playoff game in […]

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Clear State Park Wedding

Cody + Jacee are the sweetest and most laid back couple EVER! Celebrating their marriage with their family and friends was so much fun. The entire day was full of smiles, laughter, joy, and a few beers! These two are loved by so many people, but that’s because they have the biggest hearts and love […]

August 13, 2020

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Intimate backyard wedding

Jake + Kenzie | Intimate Backyard Wedding

July 20, 2020

When your relationship begins in 4th grade you’ve basically been waiting your entire life for this day! These childhood sweethearts have the sweetest love. The entire evening Jake + Kenzie had the biggest smiles on their faces because they were finally married, husband and wife. Pure joy! Jake and Kenzie planned the most perfect + […]

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Iowa couples session

Ice cream + jeep rides with the top off, that’s my kind of Iowa summer night! And it was a race between Andy + Rebecca and Iowa’s humidity to see if more ice cream would end up melted on the ground or eaten. We had so much fun! These two have known each other since […]

July 14, 2020

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