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My favorite part about being a Des Moines Senior Photographer? Meeting SO many talented, gracious, and enthusiastic young women. It never ceases to amaze me the things my seniors have accomplished and their goals for the future. Take Abby Kate. She is a singer (although I didn’t get to *actually* hear her voice during our […]


August 3, 2018

Abby Kate’s Farmhouse Session | Des Moines Senior Photographer

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Sweet Maren Grace is the sweetest, most joyful little eight month old. I’ve been over the moon to capture some of her milestones over the past few months and am counting down the days until her one-year portrait session! First year portrait packages are such a great idea to make sure your little ones memories […]


June 24, 2018

Maren at 8 Months | Midwest Fine Art Family Photographer

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For the past four years or so, I’ve been absolutely terrible about blogging my work. I mean, I have thousands of photos that have never seen the light of day because I can’t seem to go through and pick favorites. But today, my coffee-fueled self is getting. weddings. on. the. blog. if its the last […]


June 19, 2018

John and Cassie’s Hyperion Wedding | Des Moines Wedding Photographer

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A few years ago I had the honor of capturing the Keller kids for a charity gala campaign. When Rachelle reached out to book a session at the farmhouse studio this Spring, I was so excited to see them all again. Cheesy? Maybe. But walking through different seasons of life with my clients makes me […]


June 19, 2018

The Keller Family | Des Moines, Iowa Family Photographer

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Cherry blossoms, dusty blue, wild bouquets, and a whole lotta love. Here you’ll find a handful of my favorite frames from Will & Ellie’s gorgeous spring wedding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. As an Iowa Wedding Photographer, I often get to explore places outside of my stomping grounds of Des Moines. Cedar Rapids (especially the arboretum) […]


June 19, 2018

Will & Ellie’s Linn County Fairgrounds Wedding | Cedar Rapids Wedding Photographer

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“As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of our common, everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder Grateful indeed. A few weeks ago, I was invited to the Snead family homestead to capture their new adventure. Uprooting […]


April 25, 2018

A Day At The Farm | Des Moines Family Photographer

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