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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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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Mason + Mikayla | Ledges State Park Engagement Session

June 10, 2020

When I met Mason + Mikayla last November we talked all about how they enjoyed being outdoors, going on adventures with their dogs, and they were super laid back and easy to get to know. (They even met up with me at Starbucks in sweatpants, so I knew we were a good fit!) When discussing […]

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WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING TOGETHER?! Think of an activity you love doing together as a couple, or family, and let’s go with that for your session! (Don’t worry, we’ll still get the “mantle worthy photo” too.) If you want to get those “in front of the camera jitters” out, and feel comfortable on the […]

June 8, 2020

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Will + Jessica | Madison County Winery Wedding

May 28, 2020

It’s hard to put into words the beauty of Will + Jessica’s wedding day at the Madison County Winery. There were so many special moments throughout their entire day. The first look Jessica had with her grandpa and wearing her grandmother’s earrings. The letter Will still had that Jess wrote to him after their first […]

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Wedding Photo by C-Star Photography “Establish your values for your wedding before you ever begin planning, and let everything that doesn’t aide your values go.” It’s not a secret that if you’re planning a wedding, or rescheduling a wedding right now, that it is a little difficult. You’re now having to consider things like Plan […]

May 19, 2020

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“Everyday ‘Us’ Film” | Iowa Family Videography

May 13, 2020

EVEN THE SEEMINGLY ORDINARY + MUNDANE MOMENTS ARE BEAUTIFUL AND DESERVE TO BE DOCUMENTED IN AN “EVERYDAY ‘US’ FILM!” Who else grew up creating movies with their parents camcorders? Or have watched an hour long home video of your family opening presents on Christmas morning? Setting the videocamera on a tripod for a significant amount […]

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Jacob + Katie went to the same undergraduate and connected their senior year around Halloween. Katie was in the process of preparing to study abroad in New Zealand and Jacob was preparing to move for graduate school in North Carolina. So in other words, neither of them were looking for love. In the moments they […]

May 12, 2020

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Seth + Andrea | Intimate Iowa Wedding

May 8, 2020

Seth + Andrea’s intimate Iowa wedding is still one of my favorites! It wasn’t big or elaborate, it was simple and held so many little sentimental pieces that I loved. Andrea wore her grandmother + mother’s wedding dress. They were surrounded by a small intimate group of friends and family as they promised forever to […]

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Jordan + Kaylee had the most magical winter wedding. It may have been -10 degrees outside in Minnesota, but these two embraced everything about their winter wedding day. Don’t be quick to discount those winter months when planning your day, it could look something like this.. Wedding Dress// Maggie Sottero DesignsHair Stylist // Kayla Anne […]

May 6, 2020

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