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Favorites from 2014 | Family and Portraits

Things have been crazy lately….a whirlwind of lease signing, painting and construction!  I’ve officially opened my studio and have started taking studio sessions!  I’ve had some clients ask if I will still be taking on location and

Favorites from 2014 | Engagements

Having an engagement session is a great way to practice being photographed before your wedding!  It’s also a great way for me to get to know my clients better and understand more of what they’re looking for on their big day!  I was

Governor Branstad’s Inauguration Ceremony and Ball

I get to do a lot of cool things as part of my job, but one of the coolest experiences I’ve had  was getting to photograph the inauguration ceremony and ball for Governor Branstad and Lt Governor Reynolds this year at the Iowa Events Center. 

Favorites from 2014 | Weddings

2014 was one of the busiest years of my career and I wouldn’t have it any other way!  I love my job, love my clients and love, LOVE weddings!  People say all the time how surprised they are are to hear how much I love weddings (obsessed is

Chrissy and Ryan | Wedding

Sometimes the universe just gives you what your soul needs, and my soul needed Chrissy and Ryan’s wedding!  I’m sitting here trying to find the words to express how much I loved their special day and I’m kind of at a loss.  For

Emily and Jimmy | Wedding

I adore, ADORE Emily and Jimmy!!!  They are some of the nicest, most sincere and most in love people I’ve photographed!  Their wedding at West End Salvage was very unique and perfect for them!  Here are some of my favs from their awesome