I worked this wedding at the Barnes Place, as a second photographer for a dear friend Aundrea Eilers. I recently counted how many weddings I’ve done in my career thus far. I am sitting at 141 weddings photographed! Even after all of those, I love second shooting. It is my time to feel creative, without… Read more.
Floral: CamBam Custom Florals Cake: Iowa Rent-a-Cake, Shelly Irwin DJ: Chris Laine- MDL Events Second shooter: Aundrea Eilers Venues: Hope Church Waukee & Des Moines Embassy Club west DSML Lindsay & Nick are such a sweet couple. I loved working with them for their wedding day. The whole day went by so quickly. Enjoy these… Read more.
As a Des Moines Photographer, I love it when couples include their animal companions. Roxana & Derek have 2 adorable pomeranians. During our consultation, Roxana mentioned that the dogs took to Derek right away. It is so wonderful when you meet your person and other half. Roxana & Derek have found that in each other…. Read more.
There is always usually one or two very hot 100+ degree weddings a year. As a Des Moines Photographer, I always try to prepare the best for those days. Lots of water, cooler of ice, hydration is key. I loved the golden hour for this day though! That summer golden heat on the winery was… Read more.
I loved Haley and Michael’s wedding! It was so much fun. The day went by so fast! As it always does when you are with great people. For me, It is always enjoyable when I get to work with such awesome people. Haley & Michael are just that. They are wonderfully kind, and genuine. When… Read more.
Emma & Weston are such a super sweet couple. I enjoyed meeting them early this spring and then again taking their engagement session. For their photos we wondered around downtown. I like to use building textures and bricks, etc. We ended their session a top a parking garage getting the golden sun tones of golden… Read more.
Maranda is the oldest daughter in the Bear family and reached out to me a few months ago to book a family session for her mom. Their family hadn’t had any family photos done in 10 years! With Maranda off to continue college in Minneapolis, and Gracie graduating high school, this timing was pretty special…. Read more.
I had a wonderful time being a part in Taylor & Andrew’s day. It was gorgeous outside! With some clouds and lots of sunshine. The ceremony was held at the local parish St. Francis of Assisi. As a result, It had beautiful details in the celling, that made for a stunning view. Vendor Thanks: Flowers:… Read more.
Amanda & Jay reached out to me last year. I always love to ask couples how they meet and hear their story. During our consultation they told me that Jay is a friend of her cousin, they meet during a family NYE Party playing cards. They hit it off and fell in love. Now later… Read more.
Rachael & Travis are a super laid back couple. When we meet up last year for their consultation, and we all clicked right away. Rachael has a way of making anyone around her feel at ease. Both her and Travis have an amazing sense of humor! As you will see in the images from their… Read more.