Mini Sessions

My May is completely booked but if you’d like to book a mini session this summer or fall please contact me. I will only be taking on a limited number of these. Thank you!


Getting ready to send off a client’s engagement session!

Fall Bridal show

                r fu Had a wonderful time exploring the vintage warehouse. So excited to start planning for the fall bridal show coming up in November. I know it is a ways off but fall is always busy! If you would like to come see me at the show… Read more.

Mother’s Day Weekend

I am so glad we are now settled in our new house. Did I mention we bought our first home?! I finally have all my kitchen things and it has been so nice to cook good meals for my family again. We went to the farmer’s market this weekend and basically got all our groceries for… Read more.

Spring is Here!

Happy Spring you guys! While it is still a bit chilly coming up I seriously can’t wait to bust out all my dresses and tights. This month I’ve been prepping for the bridal show. I.E. getting my portfolio ready and printing off my work. I am getting pretty excited. As with any girl I am… Read more.

Vintage Inspired Wedding Dresses

Years ago I worked at Anthropologie during my college years. For anyone who has ever been in one of those stores, I don’t need to tell you how dreamy it is! (Oh how I miss that store discount!) I always thought the company should start selling wedding accessories. Low and behold they opened a new… Read more.

What a photographer’s wedding time line looks like.

Des Moines Photographer|kara vorwald Photography

Wedding Time Line|Des Moines Photographer It is here! Your wedding day! You’ve spent months planning it but what really happens on the photography end? Usually as a Des Moines photographer I always like to ask couples about their time lines? When are you planning the ceremony, reception, cocktail hour, dancing? All these things are so important to… Read more.