July 28, 2022
It didn’t take long for Tony + Tori to realize they wanted to spend the rest of their lives pursuing Jesus and one another. They are truly each other’s best friend and are so thankful God’s plans looked different than their own. Tony + Tori made vows to the each in front of the family, friends and God at Debbie’s Celebration Barn at the beginning of July. A beautiful day to witness!
ring brings new life, green trees and pretty blossoms. This setting feels like the perfect atmosphere to document the anticipation of one of my favorite Des Moines families as they excitedly await baby number three. A spring maternity session in the beautiful Des Moines Waterworks blossoms.
May 25, 2022
March 29, 2022
Jared + McKayla both grew up in Iowa, but they didn’t not meet until they were both interning in Washington D.C. at the Senate. They Jared and McKayla became good friends that summer and stayed in touch while finishing college. They then went on their first date when Jared visited McKayla in D.C (She was […]
Joyful Resolve // to make a firm determination to do something beyond circumstance. Kaitlin’s middle name is “Joy” and Ben’s last name means “Resolve,” which they combined to make the above declaration for their marriage. To love, to forgive, to serve, to pursue, to fight for, to encourage each other, all with a Joyful Resolve. […]
March 11, 2022
August 20, 2021
We made it back to where it all began! The dorm where Mitch + Rachel both lived freshman year at Drake University in Des Moines. They were both accounting majors but not until their sophomore year did they become close friends because of their mutual friends + all the classes they had together. There was […]
Jacob + Lauren went to the same student ministry at Iowa State, but they didn’t meet until halfway through their Junior year. They met because they were placed on the same team of 6 to go on a missions trip to China. Jacob started crushing on Lauren a couple weeks into the two month trip, […]
May 26, 2021
April 23, 2021
Nick and Rachael are high school sweethearts, but they’ve known each other for nearly their whole lives. Their friends and family joked at their wedding about how indecisive both of them are, but that choosing each other has never been a hard decision for either one of them. After 10 years these two became husband […]
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 […]
October 22, 2020