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.
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.
As a Des Moines photographer, I was honored to be a part of Krystal & Johanna’s day. The weather was cloudy but beautiful. It had rained earlier, however it helped make everything so green and lush. We did some bridal party and family photos before the ceremony, and then finished the rest after. As, Krystal… Read more.
As a Des Moines photographer, I love it when clients include their animal companions. Including animal companions can be a wonderful way to may your session meaningful, and special. I always advise my clients to bring treats. Having a client arrive early can also help their animal. Sometimes it does take a few minutes before… Read more.
As an artist, a creative, and a Des Moines area Photographer; I can tell you that sometimes the hardest things for me to do are to sit still. Any creative can tell you they’d rather be out creating magic than be at their computer or doing the business side of things. Our brains are hard… Read more.