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Mark and Amber | Wedding

On April 16th my dear friends Mark and Amber got married!  I was fortunate enough to be there to photograph Amber getting ready through some of the craziness at the reception.  It was a really beautiful ceremony filled with a few tears and a few

Ashley Goemaat | Hair Stylist

So a little while ago I blogged about Margo’s amazing Post Wedding Session and mentioned a great stylist, Ashley, who was responsible for making Margo’s hair look fab!  Ashley not only created an amazing, romantic and very intricate hair style for

Mark and Amber | Engagement

Mark and Amber are not only a totally gorgeous couple, but they are also super sweet, genuine people and I am honored to not only have them as clients, but as great friends!  My husband and I have been friends with Mark and Amber essentially since

Margo | Post Wedding/Bridal

Margo got married recently in the Quad Cities and since she lives here in Des Moines now she decided to do a post-wedding/ trash the dress session downtown.    Originally her husband, the soon-to-be “Dr. Ryan” was supposed to join us and make it a

Colton| Portrait Session

So if you and I have ever had a conversation, it’s pretty obvious I’m not from around here!  I have an accent (though it’s getting better the longer I’m in Iowa) that is unmistakably southern!  I grew up in Kentucky and only moved here after my

Musical Edge | Promo Pics

Last weekend I did three things: watched my Kentucky Wildcats beat North Carolina and advance to their first Final Four since 1998, threw my back out while putting in my contacts and shot some promo pics for the always awesome Musical Edge DJ