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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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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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Matt and Dianna were married on a sun-drenched, March day in Chaska, Minnesota. As a Des Moines wedding photographer I always love to travel and capture celebrations in different states. Chaska was no exception! From the feminine details (reminiscent of Spring) to the lovely flower crowns to the Holy Spirit-filled ceremony that spoke of Matt […]


April 10, 2018

Chaska Minnesota Wedding Photographer | Matt & Dianna

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A gorgeous Iowa State wedding with portraits on campus, ceremony at Reiman Gardens, and a reception at +39. John & Samantha’s celebration was truly one for the books.


March 26, 2018

Iowa State Wedding Photographer | John & Samantha

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Ana Woods | Des Moines Wedding Photography Have you visited Glen Oaks Country Club in early September? The air is warm and summer lingers in the air, yet signs of Autumn are hidden like treasures throughout the golf course. Brady and Callie were married in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony on a sunny afternoon. Their celebration […]


September 7, 2017

Brady & Callie | A September Wedding at Glen Oaks Country Club

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IF YOU’RE ANYTHING LIKE ME, YOU HAVE A LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP WITH WEDDING PLANNING… It is so much fun to dream up a gorgeous celebration (and staring at that diamond on your left hand still gives you butterflies) but sometimes it is just plain hard to make decisions. You want a day that is intimate, gorgeous, […]

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June 23, 2017

3 Tips for Planning an Intimate Wedding

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