Amy & Josh

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Amy & Josh| Des Moines Photographer Venue: Memorial Union Reception Venue: Gateway Hotel Iowa State Pep Band I loved Amy & Josh’s wedding! Josh is one of those people that has a wonderful sense of humor. Constantly being able to make those around him bust out in laughter. The day was a little chilly, but… Read more.

Sarah & Derek

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Sarah & Derek| Des Moines Photographer I loved Sarah & Derek the moment I meet them. They were both such warm and kind people! Sarah has one of those inviting personalities that makes you instantly comfortable. She has a bubbly and amazing sense of humor. It was a little brisk the day of the wedding… Read more.

Brittany & Aaron Martin Family

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Brittany & Aaron Martin Family| Des Moines Photographer I got to photograph a beautiful blended family in Des Moines. All these kids are super amazing. Right away you can see the sense of play and rambunctiousness of siblings. but also there is a unique bond of trust, love, and kindness. Complete with a new lil… Read more.

Brooke & Max

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Brook & Max | Des Moines Photographer I am posting up some sneak peak photos from Brook & Max’s wedding this past weekend. Brooke is the Bee and Max is the Taco. Their nicknames for each-other and together they became the TacoBee. I love their adorable proposal story of how Max wrote her letters and… Read more.

Megan & Sam

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Megan & Sam | Des Moines Photographer It is in the swing of wedding season and I have fallen off the blogging wagon, but I am trying to get back in the swing of updating here. Between working and kids, I am sad to say my blog kinda hits the low priority. However, I had… Read more.

The End of Winter

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I am so happy that it is almost the end of what seems like a very long winter for the midwest. I can not wait for green, flowers, and warm sunset sessions. This photographer is missing that sunset! Although we did have a couple warmish days here and there. I got my kids outside a… Read more.

My Family 2017

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I realized that life and work as a photographer really caught up with me last year. I never had time to blog about what my family had been up to, then we had our baby and I got busy in newborn survival. Haha. I am not always good about discussing my personal life. I spent… Read more.

Momma & Me Sessions

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  Spring Minis I am so excited to offer these sessions this year! I am so fortunate to have had a doula at 3 of my children’s births. The wisdom, love and care a doula can give a birthing mother and her family should be standard care for every birth. Unfortunately here in the U.S…. Read more.

Aundrea & Keaton

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Aundrea & Keaton| Des Moines Photographer I am still pregnant and technically on maternity leave, but lets face it, I can’t stop not being busy! hahah! Aundrea is one of my main second shooters and I am lucky to also call her my friend. If you have had a wedding with me this year, you… Read more.

Earhart Family

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¬†Earhart Family | Des Moines Photographer I had a lovely time with the Earhart family. The kids were so brave as we attempted to face a cold & very chilly evening. We tried playing some games to warm up and it helped for a few minutes but ultimately blanket snuggles won out. Next time, I… Read more.