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The Daniels-Way Family

December 11, 2017 - Rain loomed on the weather forecast, but the dark clouds passed just before I met up with the Daniels-Way family at Gree...
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The Hicks Family

December 06, 2017 - I was excited to once again have the opportunity to work with the Hicks family. They are such a fun and lively bunch! We...
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Thomas + Sydney {Sneak Peek}

December 04, 2017 - I had so much fun exploring Ledges State Park with Thomas and Sydney. I cannot wait to share more from their beautiful e...
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Vintage Love Rentals

December 01, 2017 - Anytime Cynthia from Vintage Love Rentals asks me to stop by and bring my camera I get excited. I could spend HOURS wand...
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The McCarthy Family

November 27, 2017 - After a gloomy day, the clouds passed and the evening sun shown bright just in time for this fun family's portraits. The...
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The Miller Family

November 24, 2017 - It was a windy, cold afternoon in October when I met with the Miller family at the Lake McBride Spillway. Despite the ch...
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The Norman Family

November 22, 2017 - Love this family portrait session with the Norman family! How adorable are their kiddos!? Their youngest was a little m...
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Joe + Lynda {Sneak Peek}

November 20, 2017 - A little look at Joe and Lynda's breathtaking Lake McBride engagement session. More to come, so be sure to check back!...
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Trent + Lincoln {Wedding Part 2}

November 17, 2017 - The ceremony was moved inside the amazing barn on Lincoln's parents' property where the reception was going to be held l...
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The Frey Family

November 15, 2017 - Say hello again to one of my favorite families in the entire world! I love getting the chance to photograph the Frey fam...
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The Gunderson Family

November 13, 2017 - I love Eagle Point Park in Dubuque and was very excited to meet with the Gunderson family there for their fall family po...
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Trent + Lincoln {Wedding Part 1}

November 10, 2017 - A little rain couldn't put a damper on Trent and Lincoln's beautiful wedding day. As I drove up to Lincoln's parents hom...
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Everett {6 Months Old}

November 08, 2017 - Oh my! This sweet blue eyed little guy has grown so much since I last saw him. Look at those adorable baby rolls with hi...
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The Steil Family

November 06, 2017 - I had the joy of photographing Thea and Brian's wedding a few years back and was SO excited to get to see them again. Ev...
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Trent + Lincoln {Sneak Peek}

November 03, 2017 - A little peek at Trent and Lincoln's stunning October wedding day. Be sure to check back soon for more! Planning a we...
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The Forsman Family

October 30, 2017 - It was a warm, but beautiful evening when I met the Forsman family at Palisades-Kepler Park for their portrait session....
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Forsman Family {Sneak Peek}

October 25, 2017 - A little peek at this beautiful family's recent portrait session. Love it!! Be sure to check back soon for more!
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Ashton Hill Farm: Navy & Emerald Scottish Inspired Styled Shoot

October 24, 2017 - A little rain didn't put a damper on this beautiful Scottish inspired styled shoot. I love the navy and emeralds, accent...
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The Miller Family

October 20, 2017 - On a gorgeous September evening, I met with the Miller family for their portrait session at Wellman's South Park. I lov...
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Jon + Alyssa {Engaged}

October 16, 2017 - On a gorgeous September evening, I met with Jon and Alyssa at the Lake McBride Spillway for their engagement session. Th...
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The Miller Family {Sneak Peek}

October 13, 2017 - It was such a pleasure working with the beautiful Miller family. Be sure to check back for more from their portrait sess...
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Jon + Alyssa {Sneak Peek}

October 09, 2017 - A look at Jon and Alyssa's stunning Lake McBride engagement session. Be sure to check back soon for more!
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Luis + Jillian {Engaged}

October 06, 2017 - There is nothing more beautiful in all this world than love. The love Jillian and Luis have for each other is truly magi...
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Stephen + Rachel {Wedding: Part 2}

October 04, 2017 - The sign Stephen's mother created for their wedding greeted guests as they arrived. The ceremony was held just before s...
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Luis + Jillian {Sneak Peek}

September 29, 2017 - A little look at Luis and Jillian's gorgeous Cedar Falls engagement session. Check back soon for more!
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Stephen + Rachel {Wedding: Part 1}

September 27, 2017 - Heading to Stillwater, Minnesota, for Stephen and Rachel's wedding, I knew that it was going to be a beautiful day fille...
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Stephen + Rachel {Sneak Peek}

September 22, 2017 - A peek at Stephen and Rachel's stunning burgundy and blush Stillwater, MN wedding. Check back soon for more from their b...
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Oscar {Newborn}

September 20, 2017 - Oh my word! I am smitten with this sweet little guy!! Oscar is such a handsome little man and an absolute joy to photogr...
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The Schneider Family

September 18, 2017 - On a sunny Monday in August, I headed to Apple River, Illinois to capture Jason and Amy's anniversary and family portrai...
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Noah & Tabitha {Summer Mini}

September 15, 2017 - Noah and Tabitha were great fun to photograph during their Summer Mini Session. Being book lovers at heart, they were qu...
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Laurelin & Gabrielle {Summer Mini}

September 13, 2017 - I was so excited to a summer mini session of my girls! I think they were even a little excited too. They are both getti...
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Oscar {Sneak Peek}

September 11, 2017 - This little bundle of perfection is Oscar. He is such a sweetheart and I am so excited to share his newborn session. Her...
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The Schneider Family {Sneak Peek}

September 08, 2017 - I had such a great time photographing the Schneider family! Check back soon for more from their session!
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Ainsley {Summer Mini}

September 06, 2017 - Ainsley has grown so much since I last saw her at her six month portrait session! This sweet girl is now on the move and...
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Wren & Eleanor {Summer Mini}

September 01, 2017 - I had so much fun with the Boho chic styled Summer Mini Sessions! Check out the sweet duo that is Wren and Eleanor. Too...
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Cale + Alyssa {Wedding: Part 3}

August 25, 2017 - Following the ceremony, we headed out into the country for some gravel road portraits. Such a perfect setting for these...
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Grant + Carrie {Wedding: Part 2}

August 23, 2017 - Before the ceremony began, the bridal party and families hung out in the bar area, relaxing and enjoying their time toge...
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Cale + Alyssa {Wedding: Part 2}

August 18, 2017 - The formal portraits in the church included the beautiful bridal party and both Alyssa and Cale's extended family. It wa...
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Grant + Carrie {Wedding: Part 1}

August 16, 2017 - On a beautiful July morning, I met with my assistant, Shuva Rahim, and headed to the Wakonda Club in Des Moines for Carr...
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Grant + Carrie {Sneak Peek}

August 11, 2017 - A little peek at Grant and Carrie's gorgeous blush and navy wedding! Be sure to come back soon for more from their big d...
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Cale + Alyssa {Wedding: Part 1}

August 09, 2017 - On a hot Saturday in July, my assistant, Jessica, and I headed to Glidden for Cale and Alyssa's wedding day. As we arriv...
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Cake + Alyssa {Sneak Peek}

August 04, 2017 - Love! A beautiful sneak peek of Alyssa and Cale's gorgeous wedding day! Check back soon for more!
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Preparing for Getting Ready Photos

July 31, 2017 - Every bride wants to remember the exciting moments leading up to her walk down the aisle, the moments spent with her bri...
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The Importance of a Wedding Album

July 28, 2017 - While it’s great to have a collection of high-quality digital photos that you can post and share online, being able to p...
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Ray + Karen {Wedding}

July 24, 2017 - On a beautiful July afternoon, I headed over to Bettendorf, Iowa, for the wedding of Ray and Karen at Asbury United Meth...
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What to Expect: After the Wedding

July 21, 2017 - Many hours are spent on the day of the wedding, capturing the event to the fullest. The wedding day is just the beginnin...
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The Importance of a Wedding Coordinator

July 14, 2017 - Sometimes couples decide not to hire a wedding planner or coordinator because their photographer is assisting them with...
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Summer Mini Sessions!

July 10, 2017 - Summer is in full swing and we are loving days at the beach! Our Summer Mini Sessions are whimsical styled mini sessions...
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Making Your Wedding Uniquely Yours

July 05, 2017 - Family Heirlooms. Incorporate heirlooms into your wedding day details. Your family heirlooms are so sentimental and tel...
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The Upah Family

July 03, 2017 - On a warm evening, I met with the Upah family at Palisades Kepler State Park for their portrait session. I love this are...
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Josh + Kelsey {Engaged}

June 30, 2017 - On a warm, beautiful evening earlier this month, I met up with Kelsey and Josh at Gray's Lake in Des Moines for their en...
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The Upah Family {Sneak Peek}

June 28, 2017 - A peek at the Upah family's recent portrait session at Palisades-Kepler State Park. What a beautiful family! Check back...
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The Witthoft Family

June 26, 2017 - It was a hot (and I mean HOT, 80+ degrees at 9:00 AM) and windy morning when I met up with the beautiful Witthoft family...
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Wedding FAQs

June 23, 2017 - Happy Friday everyone! I thought I'd take a moment today to share some answers to a few of our most frequently asked que...
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The Witthoft Family {Sneak Peek)

June 21, 2017 - A peek at this beautiful family's session.
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Josh + Kelsey {Sneak Peek}

June 19, 2017 - Such a gorgeous engagement session. I had a wonderful time working with Josh and Kelsey. Be sure to check back soon for...
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Blake + Stephanie {Engaged}

June 12, 2017 - I awoke before the sun on the morning of Stephanie and Blake's engagement session and headed from my hotel over to meet...
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Jacob + Dani {Wedding: Part 3}

June 09, 2017 - Following family portraits, Dani and Jacob were announced into their reception and the celebrations began. Following th...
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Jacob + Dani {Wedding: Part 2}

May 31, 2017 - Close family and friends gathered at the Celebration Farms arches as the ceremony began. You could see the joy on their...
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Blake + Stephanie {Sneak Peek}

May 26, 2017 - A beautiful couple and sunrise over Lake Michigan, it doesn't get much better. Be sure to stop by again soon for the res...
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Jacob + Dani {Wedding: Part 1}

May 24, 2017 - The first Saturday in May, I headed to the Celebration Farms Timberframe Barn for Jacob and Dani's big day. When I arriv...
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The Smith Family

May 22, 2017 - On a beautiful Sunday morning, I met with this sweet family at the Fossil Gorge at the Coralville Lake Reservoir. It was...
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Jacob + Dani {Wedding: Sneak Peek}

May 19, 2017 - Such a beautiful day with a gorgeous couple! Be sure to visit again soon for more from Jacob and Dani's big day!!
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The Smith Family {Sneak Peek}

May 17, 2017 - A sneak peek of this sweet family's recent session. Check back soon for more!
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Jessica + Jayden

May 15, 2017 - On a bright, windy afternoon, I met with Jessica and Jayden at Noelridge Park in Cedar Rapids for their Spring Mini Sess...
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Jessica + Jayden {Sneak Peek}

May 12, 2017 - What a beautiful mother-daughter duo!!! Check back soon for more from their recent session!
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Jacob + Dani {Engaged}

May 08, 2017 - Dani and Jacob are such a fun, sweet couple! Jacob is on the Mechanicsville Fire Department and we were able to us one o...
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Newborn Portraits {What to Expect}

May 05, 2017 - The birth of a child is a wonderful and important event in your life. Whether it is your first baby or your fourth, each...
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Jacob + Dani {Sneak Peek}

May 03, 2017 - Love! Check back soon for more from Jaocb and Dani's beautiful engagement session!!
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Finding the Right Wedding Photographer for You {Part 5: Investment}

May 03, 2017 - Weddings are expensive events; between the gown, tuxes, the limo, the venues, food, drinks, decorations, and the many ot...
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Everett {Newborn}

April 28, 2017 - How sweet is this little guy!? Everett was absolutely perfect during his newborn session. Such a pleasure to work with!...
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Finding the Right Wedding Photographer for You {Part 4: Products}

April 26, 2017 - We live in a digital age. We share photos on Facebook, Instagram, and so on. It's a quick and easy way to share your bea...
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My Girls {Blossoms}

April 24, 2017 - Ok, I admit it, there are times I look like a crazy person. There are times, probably more often then I care to notice,...
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Everett {Sneak Peek}

April 21, 2017 - Oh my word! How precious is this sweet little one?! Check back soon for more from Everett's newborn session.
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Finding the Right Wedding Photographer for You {Part 3: Services}

April 19, 2017 - It is important to think about what you want from your photographer. What are your expectations? Wedding photography ser...
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Planning a Wedding Timeline

April 14, 2017 - You spend so much time planning all the beautiful details of your wedding: the centerpieces, the flowers, the dress, and...
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Finding the Right Wedding Photographer for You {Part 2: Personality}

April 12, 2017 - Once you have narrowed down your selections of photographers to the ones whose photographic style fits your wedding drea...
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Finding the Right Wedding Photographer for You {Part 1: Photographic Style}

April 05, 2017 - Now, it may seem obvious that you should check out a photographer's work before contacting them to photograph your weddi...
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An Adventure: Day 1

March 17, 2017 - I've been out of the office for about two weeks on an fun adventure overseas. I had so much fun seeing and experiencing...
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Surviving a Family Photo Shoot

March 10, 2017 - Family portraits can be stressful. Trust me, I know. From planning outfits to getting everyone cleaned up and looking th...
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The Kennard Family

March 08, 2017 - This past November, I had the pleasure of meeting the beautiful Kennard family for their portrait session. We met at a p...
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Vintage Love Rentals

March 06, 2017 - I adore having the chance to catch up with the wonderful Cynthia Betts, owner of Vintage Love Rentals of Des Moines. She...
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Owen {Newborn}

March 03, 2017 - Meet Owen, the adorable little guy who recently made his debut into the world. I was so excited to head to Minnesota for...
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Questions to Ask Your Photographer

March 01, 2017 - When you hire a wedding photographer there are the general questions you will ask in terms of equipment, a second shoote...
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Owen {Sneak Peek}

February 22, 2017 - Check back soon for more from this sweet little guy's newborn session!
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Finding the Right Photographer

February 15, 2017 - You're engaged! So exciting!! Now is the time to begin planning the wedding of your dreams. There are so many aspects to...
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Grant + Carrie {Engaged}

February 08, 2017 - It was a chilly, foggy January afternoon when I met up with Grant and Carrie for their engagement session at Ruabiyat in...
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Alec {Newborn}

February 03, 2017 - Oh my word, this sweet little guy is perfection. Truly! Little Alec made a surprise debut into the world nine weeks earl...
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Grant + Carrie {Sneak Peek}

February 01, 2017 - A little peek at Grant and Carrie's Decorah engagement session. Check back soon for more!
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Alec {Sneak Peek}

January 27, 2017 - Look at those dimples! Too sweet! A little peek at Alec's recent newborn session. Be sure to check back soon for more fr...
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Terri + Finley {Mommy & Me Session}

January 25, 2017 - How sweet are these two! Oh my word, love it! On a chilly December day, I met up with Terri and Finley in downtown Kalon...
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Greg + Lisa {Maternity}

January 18, 2017 - How beautiful is this California maternity session?! I had such a great time capturing Greg and Lisa's maternity portrai...
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The McCarthy Family

January 13, 2017 - It was so much fun working with the McCarthy family! I met them at Sunset Park in Washington for their session on an ove...
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The Meeker Family

January 09, 2017 - On a gorgeous October afternoon, I headed to the NewBo district in Cedar Rapids to meet with the Meeker family for their...
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The Jungblut Cousins

January 04, 2017 - How sweet is this adorable quartet of cousins? Seriously! My how they have all grown since last I had the pleasure of ph...
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Genos {Coast to Coast}

December 30, 2016 - What a year! 2016 has been a whirlwind. I am so thankful for another amazing year with Geno Photography. I had the pleas...
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Rayce + Amy {Engaged}

December 28, 2016 - On a beautifully sunny October afternoon, I met with Rayce and Amy at Palisades-Kepler State Park to begin their engagem...
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Racye + Amy {Sneak Peek}

December 21, 2016 - A peek at Rayce and Amy's stunning engagement session. Check back soon for more from their session!
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The Northup Family

December 16, 2016 - On a beautiful, but windy autumn morning, I headed out to the home of the Northup family for their fall portrait session...
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A Snowy Saturday Afternoon

December 10, 2016 - So while I'm still working on sharing all the AMAZING sessions I had this past fall, I couldn't help but share a few por...
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The Miller Family

December 07, 2016 - Another one of my favorite families for the blog this morning! I have had the pleasure of photographing this sweet famil...
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The Bottorff Family

November 30, 2016 - On a gorgeous October evening, I met with the Bottorff family for their fall portrait session at the old art building at...
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Jase {Newborn}

November 28, 2016 - How sweet is Jase?!! This little peanut was on seven days old at the time of his newborn session and was a perfect littl...
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The Daniels-Way Family

November 25, 2016 - On a gray October afternoon, I headed to Gray's Lake in Des Moines for the Daniels-Way family's session. It was great to...
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The Davis Family

November 23, 2016 - For the past six years, I have had the wonderful opportunity to capture this beautiful family. I first met them, when Ca...
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Stephen + Rachel {Engaged}

November 21, 2016 - I met with Rachel and Stephen at the Lake MacBride spillway area for their engagement session. It was great to meet them...
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Happy Birthday, G!

November 20, 2016 - Oh my sweet, spunky little girl, how you have grown and changed through the years! It seems like yesterday you were todd...
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Stephen + Rachel {Sneak Peek}

November 16, 2016 - A sneak peek of Rachel and Stephen's gorgeous engagement session. Check back soon for more!
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The Smothers Family

November 14, 2016 - On a gray October afternoon, I headed to Hickory Hill Park in Iowa City for the Smothers family portrait session. My hav...
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Michael + Dannielle {Wedding: Part 2}

November 11, 2016 - A fitting post for Veterans' Day, to share the last installment of Michael and Dannielle's wedding day, as they both pro...
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The Hicks Family

November 09, 2016 - I had so much fun working with the Hicks family. We met at Kent Park on a sunny October evening. The golden light throug...
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The Norman Family

November 07, 2016 - On a beautiful fall evening, I met with the Norman family at Hickory Hill Park in Iowa City. I love the bold navy and mu...
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Michael + Dannielle {Wedding: Part 1}

November 04, 2016 - On a beautiful fall day, I headed to Cedar Rapids for Dannielle and Michael's wedding day. Our day began at St. Joseph's...
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The Foster Family

November 02, 2016 - On a beautiful fall evening, I met up with the Foster family at Kent Park for their family portrait session. I had the h...
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The Smith Family

October 31, 2016 - On a sunny Sunday morning, I headed to Kent Park to meet with the Smith family for their portrait session. It has been a...
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Michael + Dannielle {Sneak Peek}

October 28, 2016 - A little peek at Michael and Dannielle's beautiful wedding day. Check back soon for more!
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Chris + Ashley {Wedding: Part 2}

October 26, 2016 - Following the ceremony, we headed around Eagle Point Park, where the ceremony and reception were both held, for bridal p...
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The Moses Family

October 24, 2016 - On a chilly October morning, I met with the Moses family for their family portrait session at Kent Park. It was great to...
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Chris + Ashley {Wedding: Part 1}

October 21, 2016 - The last weekend of September, my assistant Michael and I headed to the ever gorgeous city of Dubuque for Ashley and Chr...
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Elliott + Hope {Wedding: Part 2}

October 19, 2016 - Following the ceremony, we headed to Waukon's city park for a few portraits. The afternoon light through the trees was p...
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Cale + Alyssa {Engaged}

October 17, 2016 - On a windy afternoon, I headed over to Churdan, Iowa for Alyssa and Cale's engagement session. We began the session at A...
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Chris + Ashley {Sneak Peek}

October 14, 2016 - Love this gorgeous sunset portrait from Chris and Ashley's wedding day! Check back soon for more from their Dubuque wedd...
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Cale + Alyssa {Sneak Peek}

October 12, 2016 - A little peek at Cale and Alyssa's engagement session. Check back soon for more!
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Elliott + Hope {Wedding: Part 1}

October 10, 2016 - On a beautiful Saturday at the beginning of September, my assistant and I headed up to Northeast Iowa to the town of Wau...
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Michael + Lisa {Wedding: Part 2}

October 07, 2016 - Michael and Lisa had chosen to see each other for the first time at the wedding ceremony, so following their "I Do"s we...
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The Frey Family

October 05, 2016 - On a warm September evening, I met with one of my favorite families in the whole world, the Freys, at Wilson's Orchard f...
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Michael + Lisa {Wedding: Part 1}

September 28, 2016 - On a hot, humid Saturday at the end of August, I headed to Palmyra, Missouri for Michael and Lisa's wedding day. The day...
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Exciting News!

September 27, 2016 - I always want to be the best for my clients and provide them with superb images, service, and experience. When I receive...
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Lily {Newborn}

September 26, 2016 - Introducing the sweet little Miss Lily. Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of heading to Lily's home in North Libert...
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Michael + Lisa {Sneak Peek}

September 23, 2016 - A peek at Michael and Lisa's wedding. Check back soon for more from their beautiful day!
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Greg + Lisa {Wedding: Part 2}

September 21, 2016 - Following their beautiful ceremony in the redwood trees, Greg and Lisa greeted their guests and welcomed them to enjoy c...
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Lily {Sneak Peek}

September 19, 2016 - A peek at precious Miss Lily's recent newborn session. Check back soon for more!
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Greg + Lisa {Wedding: Part 1}

September 16, 2016 - I was blessed with the opportunity to head out to California to capture Greg and Lisa's wedding. It was amazing! Having...
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Phillip + Megan {Wedding: Part 2}

September 14, 2016 - After the ceremony, the bridal party and families hopped on a bus to head over to downtown Iowa City. We stopped near th...
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Megan & Lily

September 12, 2016 - While in California, I had the pleasure of working with the beautiful Megan and her sweet daughter, Lily. We met on the...
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Greg + Lisa {Sneak Peek}

September 09, 2016 - A little peek at Greg and Lisa's stunning California wedding. Lovely!! Check back soon for more from their gorgeous day!...
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Phillip + Megan {Wedding: Part 1}

September 07, 2016 - On a warm Friday at the beginning of August, my assistant, Summer, and I headed to the ever-beautiful Celebration Farm i...
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Phillip + Megan {Sneak Peek}

September 02, 2016 - A peek at Phillip and Megan's gorgeous Iowa City wedding. Check back soon for more from their beautiful day!
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Zack + Leah {Wedding: Part 2}

August 31, 2016 - After Zack and Leah's grand exit in his restored Mustang, the family and bridal party headed out to the River Walk just...
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Zack + Leah {Wedding: Part 1}

August 26, 2016 - On a sunny Saturday at the end of July, my assistant. Michael, and I headed to Dubuque for Zack and Leah's wedding day....
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Brian + Chelsea {Wedding: Part 2}

August 22, 2016 - After the ceremony, Brian and Chelsea made their grand exit from the church amidst cheers and bubbles. The bridal party...
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Zack + Leah {Sneak Peek}

August 19, 2016 - A peek at Zack and Leah's stunning Dubuque wedding. Check back soon for more from their wedding day!
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Brian + Chelsea {Wedding: Part 1}

August 17, 2016 - The sun was shining and the weather was wonderful as we headed to the Cedar Rapids Marriott to begin capturing Brian and...
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Steven + Stephanie {Wedding: Part 2}

August 12, 2016 - Both Steven and Stephanie are teachers. Stephanie is a great lover of history and you definitely tell this as she spoke...
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Steven + Stephanie {Wedding: Part 1}

August 05, 2016 - It was a hot Saturday in mid-July, but excitement was in the air as we arrived at the Rotary Reserve Lodge in Cedar Fall...
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Brian + Chelsea {Sneak Peek}

July 29, 2016 - A peek at Brian and Chelsea's stunning wedding day. Beautiful!! Check back soon for more from their big day!
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The Harmsen Family

July 25, 2016 - On Father's Day, I headed over to the Harmsen's home to capture their extended family portraits. The weather was hot, bu...
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Steven + Stephanie {Sneak Peek}

July 22, 2016 - A look at Steven and Stephanie's gorgeous Cedar Falls wedding. Beautiful!! Check back soon for more from their big day!...
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Amelia {Newborn}

July 18, 2016 - Oh my word, it does not get more adorable than little Amelia. She came into the studio at less than two weeks old and wa...
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Jill + Al {Wedding: Part 2}

July 15, 2016 - Following Al and Jill's beautiful wedding ceremony, we began their formal portraits together, with their families, and b...
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Jill + Al {Wedding: Part 1}

July 08, 2016 - On June 11th, my assistant, Shuva, and I headed to Blank Park Zoo to capture Al and Jill's wedding day. It was a beautif...
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Elliott + Hope {Engaged}

July 04, 2016 - At the beginning of June, I headed to Decorah for Elliott and Hope's engagement session. The evening light was lovely an...
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Al + Jill {Sneak Peek}

July 01, 2016 - A peek at Al and Jill's beautiful Blank Park Zoo wedding. Check back soon for more from their wedding day!
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Amelia Violet {Sneak Peek}

June 29, 2016 - Simply precious. A little peek at Miss Amelia's recent newborn session. Come back soon for more portraits from this swee...
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Zack + Leah {Engaged}

June 27, 2016 - Memorial Day weekend, I headed to Dubuque to capture Zack and Leah's engagement session. The evening was gorgeous and th...
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Chris + Ashley {Engaged}

June 24, 2016 - On a beautiful Sunday in May, I met with Chris and Ashley in Iowa City at City Park for their engagement session. I so e...
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Elliott + Hope {Sneak Peek}

June 17, 2016 - A sneak peek of Elliott and Hope's recent engagement session. Check back soon for more from their stunning session!
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Zack + Leah {Sneak Peek}

June 15, 2016 - A peek at Zack and Leah's recent engagement session in Dubuque. Check back soon for more from their gorgeous session!
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Newborn Portrait {Planning a Great Session}

June 13, 2016 - I love newborn portraits. There isn't much better in all the world than a teeny-tiny little one; so small and squishy an...
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Ryan + Mitzi {Wedding: Part 2}

June 10, 2016 - After our time at the beautiful Memorial Union at Iowa State University, we headed to the Reimen Gardens just a few bloc...
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The Taylor Family

June 06, 2016 - Two weeks ago, I met up with the Taylor family at North Park in Wellman. The sky was overcast and the wind was chilly, b...
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Ryan + Mitzi {Wedding: Part 1}

June 03, 2016 - On the last Saturday of April, my assistant, Shuva, and I headed to the Iowa State University campus in Ames to capture...
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Chris + Ashley {Sneak Peek}

June 01, 2016 - Loved working with Ashley and Chris during their engagement session at City Park. Check back soon for more from their se...
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The Taylor Family {Sneak Peek}

May 30, 2016 - A little look at my recent session with the lovely Taylor family. Oh my word, their little girls are the definition of a...
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Ryan + Mitzi {Sneak Peek}

May 27, 2016 - A quick peek at Ryan and Mitzi's beautiful wedding in Ames.
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New Website

May 25, 2016 - In addition to the new blog, you may have noticed some big changes on the website. I have to say, I'm loving the new lay...
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Jason + Emily {Engaged}

April 11, 2016 - At the end of March, I had the pleasure of having Emily and Jason in the studio for their engagement session. They were...
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Now Booking 2017

April 08, 2016 - Our 2016 wedding season is in full swing, and we only have a very few dates left available. We have another great year f...
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Al + Jill {Engaged}

March 28, 2016 - In the beginning of March, I met with Al and Jill at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines. Really, does it get more fun than...
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Jason + Emily {Sneak Peek}

March 25, 2016 - A peek at Jason and Emily's recent engagement session. Check back soon for more!
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Ryan + MItzi {Engaged}

March 23, 2016 - It was a windy day at Lake MacBride when I met with Ryan and Mitzi for their engagement session. Early March is not know...
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Joanna + Jordan {Wedding: Part 2}

March 18, 2016 - For their grand entrance, not only were the wedding party announce, but so were Joanna's parents and Jordan's parents. I...
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Al + Jill {Sneak Peek}

March 16, 2016 - A peek at Jill and Al's recent engagement session at the Blank Park Zoo. Lovely! Check back soon for more from their eng...
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Ryan + Mitzi {Sneak Peek}

March 14, 2016 - A look at Ryan and Mitzi's recent Lake MacBride engagement session. Check back soon for more from their session!
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Vintage, Love, Rentals, & annessi

March 09, 2016 - This afternoon, I had the pleasure of meeting up again with a good friend of mine, Cynthia Betts of Vintage, Love, Renta...
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Jordan + Joanna {Wedding: Part 1)

March 04, 2016 - On February 13th, I headed to the gorgeous Hotel Blackhawk in Davenport for the wedding of Jordan and Joanna. I had not...
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Michael + Dannielle {Engaged}

March 02, 2016 - Towards the end of February, I met up with Michael and Dannielle in the Ped Mall area of Iowa City. They were back in to...
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Jordan + Joanna {Sneak Peek}

February 29, 2016 - A sneak peek at Joanna and Jordan's gorgeous wedding at Hotel Blackhawk. Check back soon for more from their big day!
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Unplugging Your Wedding

February 26, 2016 - I love my phone. I really do. I love being able to stay connected even when I'm out and about, but there are times it ne...
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My Why

February 17, 2016 - Recently, I was tasked with digging deep and really finding my "why." I didn't have to spend hours looking deep within t...
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