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Faye and Dan | Engagement

Faye and Dan are just too cool for school….that’s the only phrase that comes to mind when I think about them.  They are super laid back, wear matching Converse, LOVE baseball games and concerts and Faye has the slightest twinge of an English

Matt and Erin | Engagement

Matt and Erin are like baseball and beer, Nutella and graham crackers, the iPhone and iTunes….they are great on their own, but put them together and BAM: epic awesomeness!  To paraphrase Dorothy Boyd (you know, from Jerry Maguire, duh)….they

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