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Peter + Kimberly {Celebration Farm Wedding: Part 2}

December 11, 2020 - The Monday before Peter and Kimberly's big day, the Iowa governor announced restrictions on gatherings due to the rising...
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Peter + Kimberly {Celebration Farm Wedding: Part 1}

December 04, 2020 - After days of watching the weather and hoping that the predicted snow/rain cleared, we lucked out and had a gorgeous day...
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Collin + Emilee {Heirloom Wedding Album}

November 25, 2020 - This gorgeous album recently went out to Collin and Emilee!! It is stunning!!! This beautiful 10x10 heirloom album with...
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Peter + Kimberly {Celebration Farm Wedding: Sneak Peek}

November 24, 2020 - What a gorgeous day! Peter and Kimberly's wedding day was simply beautiful and an absolute joy to capture! Be sure to ch...
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Matt + Anna {Cedar Rapids Wedding}

November 20, 2020 - You never quite know what to expect with Iowa weather in the late fall, but Matt and Anna had the most beautiful fall da...
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Collin + Emilee {Prairie Links Wedding: Part 2}

November 06, 2020 - Welcome back to Collin and Emilee's stunning wedding day! I love the moment above of Collin and his mother smiling at ea...
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Collin + Emilee {Prairie Links Wedding: Part 1}

October 30, 2020 - We could not have asked for a more perfect day for Collin and Emilee's wedding day! Seriously, it was gorgeous in every...
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Collin + Emilee {Waverly Wedding: Sneak Peek}

October 12, 2020 - What a perfect day! Here's a little sneak peek of Collin and Emilee's gorgeous wedding at Prairie Links in Waverly.
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Justin + Skye {Kent Park Wedding}

September 25, 2020 - The morning was filled with rain with more rain in the forecast, but as it drew closer to time for Justin and Skye's wed...
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2021 is Filling up Quickly!

September 23, 2020 - I have had the absolute joy of getting to know many amazing engaged couples lately and so happy to welcome them to the G...
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Matt + Anna {Lake MacBride Engagement}

September 18, 2020 - What an amazing evening with these beautiful love birds! I met with Matt and Anna at the Lake MacBride spillway for thei...
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Justin + Skye {Kent Park Wedding: Sneak Peek}

September 14, 2020 - A little peek at Justin and Skye's beautiful, intimate wedding at Kent Park in Tiffin. So lovely! Be sure to check back...
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Matt + Anna {Lake MacBride Engagement: Sneak Peek}

September 07, 2020 - I had so much fun finally meeting these two beautiful love birds in person! Their session was beautiful and filled with...
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Elijah + Rachael {Heirloom Wedding Album}

August 10, 2020 - This gorgeous 8x8 heirloom wedding album just went out in the mail to Rachael and Elijah! I love how it turned out!! I h...
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Elijah + Rachael {Iowa City Wedding}

July 03, 2020 - The day could not have been more beautiful for Elijah and Rachael's wedding day at First United Methodist in Iowa City....
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What Does it Mean to be a Geno Photography Love Story?

July 01, 2020 - If you've come to find out more about what Geno Photography has to offer, you are probably super-excited about your enga...
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FAQs {Wedding Wednesday}

June 24, 2020 - Hello!! I thought I'd take a moment today to share some answers to a few of our most frequently asked questions about we...
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Reception Details {Wedding Wednesday}

June 17, 2020 - Details are an important part of capturing a wedding day to it's fullest. The beginning of the day is full of detail pho...
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Elijah + Rachael {Wedding: Sneak Peek}

June 15, 2020 - A little peek at Elijah and Rachael's stunning wedding day this past weekend! So beautiful!! Be sure to check back again...
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Why Photo + Video {Wedding Wednesday}

June 03, 2020 - Your wedding photography gives you gorgeous, artistic still images of your wedding day: stunning portraits, details, bea...
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What Happens After the Wedding {Wedding Wednesday}

May 27, 2020 - 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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Our Adventures in China & Australia {2005}

May 11, 2020 - Well, I got it done! I sent off my album design for print this morning and I am so excited to get the album!!! I thought...
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A Gift for You!

April 27, 2020 - So while I've been missing photographing weddings a ton lately, I've been working hard on creating this wedding planning...
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Em Design {Wedding Stationery}

April 24, 2020 - I mentioned in a previous post about how I've been excited to work on styling lay-flats of invitation suites during this...
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Going Above and Beyond {Wedding Wednesday}

April 15, 2020 - I'm such a hopeless romantic at heart. I love Love, so weddings are naturally something I adore. Two people who are full...
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Staying Creative in Difficult Times

April 06, 2020 - On a whim, I ordered a few wedding invitations online and they arrived on Saturday! So just for fun, I spent a little ti...
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When to Schedule Your Engagement Session {Wedding Wednesday}

April 01, 2020 - Today, I'm here with a fun little video to share a little about when to schedule your engagements session. I hope it hel...
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Clayton + Ashley {Wedding Highlights Video}

March 27, 2020 - Dreaming back to Clayton and Ashley's wedding this past fall with their awesome highlight video! Want to see more from t...
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Social Distancing and Wedding Planning

March 20, 2020 - Hey everyone! I hope you are all staying safe and healthy in these crazy time! I know for many of you, this has created...
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Finding the Right Videographer {Wedding Wednesday Guest Post}

March 18, 2020 - When it comes to Weddings, "The Big Day", Photography and Cinematography are two totally separate art forms and industri...
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Josh + Jessica {Wedding Highlight Video}

March 13, 2020 - Loving the highlight video from Josh and Jessica's wedding day this past October! So gorgeous!!
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Clayton + Ashley {Album Feature}

March 02, 2020 - Oh my gosh!!! I cannot even fully put into words how in love I am with Clayton & Ashley's wedding album. It is a stunnin...
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My Favorite Part of Wedding Days {Wedding Wednesday}

February 26, 2020 - I’m often asked what is my favorite part of wedding days. To be completely honest, I love so much about wedding days, bu...
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Are You a Geno Photography Couple? {Wedding Wednesday}

February 19, 2020 - Why would you want to be a Geno Photography couple? Because you want to work with a photographer who is not only going t...
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Couples' Choice Award Winner!

January 13, 2020 - I am so excited to share that Geno Photography has won another Couples' Choice Award!! I am beyond blessed to work with...
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Holiday Gifts

December 23, 2019 - While this post isn't wedding or photography related, I thought I'd share some of what I've been up to. Over the past ye...
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Clayton + Ashley {Cedar Rapids Wedding: Part 2}

November 22, 2019 - The overcast skies made for some beautiful lighting for the bridal party portraits at in the Czech Village. When we arri...
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Josh + Jessica {Rapid Creek Cidery Wedding: Part 2}

November 18, 2019 - The timing of the rain's end couldn't have been better. It quit just in time for the ceremony! It was meant to be. A st...
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Clayton + Ashley {Cedar Rapids Wedding: Part 1}

November 11, 2019 - It was a chilly October morning, when I arrived at All Saints Church in Cedar Rapids. I had not had the pleasure of phot...
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Josh + Jessica {Rapid Creek Cidery Wedding: Part 1}

November 04, 2019 - Rain loomed in the forecast as we arrived at Rapid Creek Cidery in Iowa City for Josh and Jessica's wedding day. My fing...
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Clayton + Ashley {Cedar Rapids Wedding: Sneak Peek}

October 28, 2019 - What an amazing day! I had such a wonderful time capturing Clayton and Ashley's stunning wedding day. I cannot wait to s...
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Sachet + Melissa {Celebration Farms Wedding: Part 2}

October 25, 2019 - We were so lucky that despite to rainy forecast, the rain held off and were were able to capture family portraits in fro...
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Josh + Jessica {Rapid Creek Cidery Wedding: Sneak Peek}

October 21, 2019 - What an amazing day! Josh and Jessica's wedding this past Saturday at Rapid Creek Cidery was simply beautiful! I hope yo...
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Sachet + Melissa {Celebration Farm Wedding: Part 1}

October 14, 2019 - Sachet and Melissa's wedding day began with Sachet and his guys getting ready at his parents' home, while Melissa and he...
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Sachet + Melissa {Celebration Farm Wedding: Sneak Peek}

September 30, 2019 - I had such a great time photographing Sachet and Melissa's wedding this past weekend. What a gorgeous day! Here's a litt...
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Dan + Brooke {Rollins Mansion Wedding: Part 2}

September 27, 2019 - Following their ceremony, we took advantage of the beautiful setting and gorgeous natural light in the gardens for famil...
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Dan + Brooke {Rollins Mansion Wedding: Part 1}

September 20, 2019 - Do you remember Dan and Brooke from their recent engagement session? Well, at the end of August, I had the pleasure of p...
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Thomas + Sydney {Terry Trueblood Wedding: Part 2}

September 16, 2019 - Their ceremony took place overlooking the water on the back patio of the reception hall. Such a gorgeous location! Their...
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Thomas + Sydney {Terry Trueblood Wedding: Part 1}

September 09, 2019 - Thomas and Sydney were blessed with a gorgeous August day for their wedding at Terry Trueblood in Iowa City. We began ou...
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Dan + Brooke {Rollins Mansion Wedding: Sneak Peek}

September 02, 2019 - So beautiful!! It was a joy capturing Dan and Brooke's wedding day at Rollins Mansion in Des Moines this past weekend. W...
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Brandon + Paige {Cedar Ridge Winery Wedding: Part 2}

August 30, 2019 - "We were traveling to go pick up a tractor I had just bought. I noticed his sister was extremely excited about this trac...
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Jonathan + Emily {Wedding Highlight Reel}

August 28, 2019 - Love Jonathan and Emily's highlight video!! Check out more about our Photo + Video collections here! Are you planning a...
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Thomas + Sydney {Sneak Peek}

August 26, 2019 - Last Saturday was beautiful! I had such and amazing time capturing Thomas and Sydney's gorgeous wedding at Terry Trueblo...
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Brandon + Paige {Cedar Ridge Winery Wedding: Part 1}

August 21, 2019 - What a gorgeous day! Brandon and Paige's August wedding was stunning from start to finish. We began the day at The Hotel...
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Luke + Cara {Forest City Wedding: Part 2}

August 16, 2019 - As they were exiting the church we took a few moments to capture portraits in front of the the gorgeous blue doors. So b...
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Luke + Cara {Forest City Wedding: Part 1}

August 09, 2019 - I have known Cara since my oldest was only 4 days old, so when she shared that she was engaged and asked me to photograp...
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Brandon + Paige {Sneak Peek}

August 05, 2019 - I cannot even tell you how hard it was to narrow down a sneak peek of Brandon and Paige's stunning wedding yesterday at...
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Luke + Cara {Sneak Peek}

August 02, 2019 - It was such an honor to capture Luke and Cara's wedding day yesterday! Simply beautiful! Be sure to stop by soon for mor...
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Adam + Sara {Wedding: Part 2}

July 08, 2019 - The bright blue skies and gorgeous setting at Rapid Creek Cidery were perfect for Adam and Sara's wedding day! It doesn'...
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Adam + Sara {Wedding: Part 1}

July 01, 2019 - In early June, I had the pleasure of assisting Shuva Rahim in capturing Adam and Sara's gorgeous wedding at Rapid Creek...
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Jonathan + Emily {Wedding: Part 2}

June 24, 2019 - After their ceremony, Jonathan and Emily stayed in the church for their family and bridal party portraits before they he...
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Jake + Chelsey {Wedding: Part 2}

June 21, 2019 - Jake and Chelsey's wedding was a beautiful, customized service preformed by Chelsey's cousin. For those who think a firs...
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Jonathan + Emily {Wedding: Part 1}

June 17, 2019 - The first Saturday in June, I headed to the Coralville Marriott to capture Jonathan and Emily's wedding day. Emily share...
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Adam + Sara {Sneak Peek}

June 17, 2019 - A little peek at Adam and Sara's gorgeous Rapid Creek Cidery wedding day. Such a gorgeous day! Are you planning a weddin...
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Jake + Chelsey {Wedding: Part 1}

June 10, 2019 - At the end of May, I headed to Palmer House Stables in Solon to capture the wedding of Jake and Chelsey. The forecast wa...
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Jonathan + Emily {Sneak Peek}

June 03, 2019 - A quick sneak peek of Jonathan and Emily's stunning wedding this past weekend. So gorgeous and a joy to capture! Be sure...
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Kyle + Haley {Celebration Farm Wedding: Part 2}

May 31, 2019 - Kyle and Haley's wedding ceremony in the amphitheater at Celebration Farms was beautiful, filled with smiles, laughter,...
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Jake + Chelsey {Sneak Peek}

May 27, 2019 - Oh my word! What a wonderful day!! I absolutely loved capturing Jake and Chelsey's wedding this past weekend. Here's a l...
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Ted + Megan {Salisbury House Vow Renewal}

May 24, 2019 - What a gorgeous day! Not only are Megan and Ted a gorgeous couple; the venue, the flowers, the decor, everything was sim...
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Kyle + Haley {Celebration Farm Wedding: Part 1}

May 20, 2019 - After what felt like storm after storm, the skies cleared and the sun came out in time for Kyle and Haley's gorgeous wed...
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Ted + Megan {Sneak Peek}

May 15, 2019 - A little sneak peek at Ted and Megan's stunning celebration of their 10th anniversary at Salisbury House and Gardens in...
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Kyle + Haley {Sneak Peek}

May 06, 2019 - I could not have asked for a more perfect wedding day to kick off my 2019 wedding season this past weekend! Here's a lit...
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Josh + Marissa {Wedding: Part 2}

February 18, 2019 - Josh and Marissa's wedding ceremony was beautiful, filled with laughter and tears of joy. The church layout was perfect...
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Josh + Marissa {Wedding: Part 1}

February 08, 2019 - Last October, I had the pleasure of working with Emily Crall and assisting her in capturing Josh and Marissa's beautiful...
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Mick + Shelby {Wedding: Part 2}

February 06, 2019 - Can I just point out how incredibly lucky we were with the weather? This is January in Iowa. JANUARY! We were able to be...
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Mick + Shelby {Wedding: Part 1}

January 28, 2019 - Recently, I had the pleasure of being able to step in and help out another photographer with capturing Mick and Shelby's...
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Josh + Marissa {Sneak Peek}

January 25, 2019 - Last fall I had the pleasure of assisting Emily Crall in capturing this beautiful wedding day. Check back soon for more...
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Mick + Shelby {Sneak Peek}

January 21, 2019 - Such a gorgeous wedding day! A little peek at Mick and Shelby's stunning Davenport wedding. Check back soon for more fro...
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Welcome Gifts {Wedding Wednesday}

January 16, 2019 - I love packing welcome gifts for my new couples! They are filled with great tips for engagement sessions, the first look...
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Bryce + Jill {Wedding: Part 2}

January 14, 2019 - After the ceremony, we headed to the home of one of Jill and Bryce's friends for a few portraits in the evening light. T...
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2019 Couples' Choice Award Winner

January 07, 2019 - I am so honored to be awarded another Couples' Choice Award! Thank you so much to all of my couples for being so amazing...
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Bryce + Jill {Wedding: Part 1}

January 04, 2019 - On a beautiful December day, we headed to New Hampton to capture the wedding of Bryce and Jill. The day could not have b...
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Best of 2018: Weddings

January 02, 2019 - It's hard to believe that 2019 is here already! 2018 was an amazing year, filled with gorgeous weddings and great couple...
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Little Gifts

December 26, 2018 - These are just a few of the special gifts left the studio recently. Love them so much and cannot wait for them to arrive...
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The Benefits of Professional Prints

December 07, 2018 - The Benefits of Professional Prints QUALITY The number one reason for investing in professional prints is the unsurpass...
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Erik + Ellen {Wedding}

November 26, 2018 - At the beginning of September, I had the pleasure of assisting Shuva Rahim, of Accent Photographics, in capturing Erik a...
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Scott + Meagan {Wedding: Part 2}

November 23, 2018 - After the ceremony, we enjoyed some time in the church capturing formal portraits at the alter. How sweet is Meagan's si...
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Scott + Meagan {Wedding: Part 1}

November 09, 2018 - What a beautiful fall day Scott and Meagan had! I absolutely adored capturing their wedding day! We began the day at St...
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Scott + Meagan {Sneak Peek}

October 29, 2018 - What a gorgeous weekend! Here's a little peek at Scott and Meagan's wedding this past Saturday in Davenport. Be sure to...
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Ben + Rebecca {Wedding: Part 2}

October 26, 2018 - After a quick ride in his car, Ben and Becka headed back to First United Methodist for their formal portraits together a...
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Ben + Rebecca {Wedding: Part 1}

October 19, 2018 - It was a raining softly as I arrived with my assistants, Eric and Andrea, at First United Methodist Church in Iowa City...
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Joe+Lynda {Wedding: Part 2}

October 12, 2018 - I think Joe and Lynda's wedding music for their ceremony is quite possibly my fave ever. They hired a wedding singer, wh...
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Joe + Lynda {Wedding: Part 1}

October 05, 2018 - It was a hot September day when we arrived at Hunter's Ridge for Joe and Lynda's wedding, but the skies were clear and i...
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Ben + Rebecca {Sneak Peek}

October 01, 2018 - A quick peek at Ben and Rebecca's beautiful wedding day this past weekend. So gorgeous!! Check back soon to find out mor...
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Chuan + Ye {Wedding: Part 2}

September 28, 2018 - Their wedding ceremony was held in the old senate chamber in the Old Capitol building and it was beautiful. The smiles o...
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Chuan + Ye {Wedding: Part 1}

September 21, 2018 - This sweet couple traveled half way around the world to celebrate their wedding and it was gorgeous! I'm so honored to h...
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Joe + Lynda {Sneak Peek}

September 17, 2018 - A little peek at Joe and Lynda's gorgeous wedding day this past weekend. It was such a beautiful day! Be sure to stop ba...
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Luis + Jillian {Wedding: Part 2}

September 14, 2018 - It was August and the weather was quite hot, so we headed to Black's Building where Jillian and Luis' ceremony and recep...
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Big Announcement!!

September 10, 2018 - Do you like big announcements? Well today just might be your lucky day! I’m posting now, thrilled to announce that we no...
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Luis + Jillian {Wedding: Part 1}

September 03, 2018 - It was a beautiful day for Jillian and Luis' wedding. The August weather was quite toasty, but the sun was shining and t...
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Greg + Meredith {Wedding: Part 2}

August 31, 2018 - Their was held at her home church, Zion Lutheran in Iowa City. While Meredith and Greg live in Texas, her family is stil...
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Greg + Meredith {Wedding: Part 1}

August 24, 2018 - When we arrived at Zion Lutheran in Iowa City, the skies were overcast. The gray skies didn't dampen the excitement as G...
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Chuan + Ye {Sneak Peek}

August 20, 2018 - A little peek at Chuan and Nora's gorgeous Old Capitol wedding. So beautiful!! Check back for more from their wedding da...
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Matan + Natalie {Wedding: Part 2}

August 17, 2018 - It was a beautiful sunny afternoon for Natalie and Matan. The ceremony began as Matan escorted Natalie's grandfather and...
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Luis + Jillian {Sneak Peek}

August 13, 2018 - Such a gorgeous day!! A little peek at Luis and Jillian's stunning wedding day. Be sure to stop back by for more! Are y...
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Matan + Natalie {Wedding: Part 1}

August 06, 2018 - My first wedding after Italy was Matan and Natalie's beautiful day at Celebration Farm in Iowa City. It could not have b...
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Ryan + Hannah {Wedding: Part 2}

August 03, 2018 - The weather was hot, but it didn't put a damper on Ryan and Hannah's gorgeous wedding day. Their ceremony was held in fr...
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Jon + Alyssa {Wedding: Part 2}

July 27, 2018 - After formal portraits at Sunnyside Country Club, the bridal party and family headed to St. Edward's Catholic Church to...
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Greg + Meredith {Sneak Peek}

July 23, 2018 - Here's a little sneak peek of Greg and Meredith's Cedar Ridge Winery wedding. Come back soon for more from their gorgeou...
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Ryan + Hannah {Wedding: Part 1}

July 16, 2018 - We began the day at the Old Capitol for Ryan and Hannah's first look. Not only is it a gorgeous location, it was the per...
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Jon + Alyssa {Wedding: Part 1}

July 13, 2018 - Jon and Alyssa's June wedding was absolutely stunning and a joy to photograph. The ladies began their day with hair and...
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Matan + Natalie {Sneak Peek}

July 09, 2018 - Matan and Natalie's Celebration Farm wedding was absolutely beautiful! I cannot wait to share more from their big day!!...
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Thomas + Sydney {Wedding: Part 2}

July 02, 2018 - Shortly before the ceremony a storm rolled through to the south, creating a stunning backdrop for the detail pictures of...
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Blake + Stephanie {Wedding: Part 2}

June 29, 2018 - Blake and Stephanie's ceremony was beautiful. "We were most excited to see all of our friends and family gather in one...
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Ryan + Hannah {Sneak Peek}

June 22, 2018 - What a beautiful day! It was a joy to photograph Ryan and Hannah's wedding day. Come back soon for more from their weddi...
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Jon + Alyssa {Sneak Peek}

June 20, 2018 - Jon and Alyssa's wedding was stunning! Here's a little look at their gorgeous day. Be sure to check back again soon for...
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Thomas + Sydney {Wedding: Part 1}

June 15, 2018 - It was a hot afternoon, as I drove out to Lake Keomah State Park for Thomas and Sydney's wedding. I hadn't had the pleas...
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Blake + Stephanie {Wedding: Part 1}

June 08, 2018 - It was a beautiful morning when I arrived at the New Hampton bed and breakfast where Stephanie and her bridal party were...
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Thomas + Sydney {Sneak Peek}

May 28, 2018 - Such a beautiful day with Thomas and Sydney this past Saturday! Here's a little sneak peek of their stunning day. Love!...
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Blake + Stephanie {Sneak Peek}

May 21, 2018 - A little sneak peek from Blake and Stephanie's stunning wedding day this past Saturday. Lovely!! Are you planning a wed...
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Welcome Gifts

April 16, 2018 - 2018 is shaping up to be a very busy year filled with many beautiful weddings. 2019 is filling fast as well! I have be...
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Our New Heirloom Albums

April 04, 2018 - I am so excited to offer this beautiful line of albums! So many cover options (supple leathers and stunning linens), gor...
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How to Ensure the Best Detail Photos on Your Wedding Day

March 16, 2018 - You spend so much time planning your wedding day, including every little detail that makes your day uniquely yours. You...
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5 Tips for Amazing Engagement Portraits

March 12, 2018 - Are you planning a wedding and looking for timeless, authentic photos? Contact us here to see if we are available for yo...
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Albums

March 09, 2018 - I love albums. Not only are they beautiful, they tell the story of one of the best days of your life, your wedding day....
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Guest Books

March 02, 2018 - I recently posted about the power of print. Today, I'd like to share about one of my favorite printed products. Custom d...
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Engagement Portrait Style Guide

February 19, 2018 - One question I'm often asked is, "What should we wear for our engagement portraits?" So I thought I'd share some tips fo...
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Rayce + Amy {Wedding: Part 2}

January 26, 2018 - Their ceremony was held in front of the waterfall, though the chilly November weather had frozen it. The bright yellow l...
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Expertise Award 2018

January 22, 2018 - Wow! I am blown away and so very honored to have received notice that Geno Photography has once again made the Expertise...
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Rayce + Amy {Wedding: Part 1}

January 19, 2018 - It was a cold November day, but the sun was shining when I arrived at Bella Sala in Tiffin for Rayce and Amy's wedding d...
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2018 Wedding Season

January 17, 2018 - It is cold and I'm dreaming of warmer days. I am so looking forward to another year filled with beautiful love stories a...
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Rayce + Amy {Sneak Peek}

January 12, 2018 - A little peek at Rayce and Amy's beautiful November wedding at Bella Sala in Tiffin. Be sure to check back soon for more...
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Couples' Choice Award 2018

January 10, 2018 - Yesterday, we were thrilled to receive notice that Geno Photography has won a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award for 2018...
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Best of 2017: Weddings

January 01, 2018 - 2017 was a wonderful year! I am so thankful to have the best couples ever. I am absolutely blessed to have been a part o...
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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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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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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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Rapid Creek Cidery

November 01, 2017 - Recently, I was invited to capture images at one of Iowa City's newest event venues, Rapid Creek Cidery. Rapid Creek Cid...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hello!

January 30, 2017 - Hello! Well, believe it or not a new year has begun and we're already a month into it. I don't know about you, but I can...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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