Little Lights on the Lane Editorial

Little Lights on the Lane Editorial little lights on the lane editorial shoot

This incredible modern and elegant Little Lights on the Lane editorial styled shoot brought together some of my favorite trends.  The design concept and styling was put together by Karla from Honey and Joy Events.  We love how it all came together! Many thanks to the incredible vendor team: Design & Styling: Honey & Joy […]

Tips for Planning a Covid Wedding From a Covid Bride

Tips for Planning a Covid Wedding From a Covid Bride tips for covid wedding

When I got engaged in 2019 I can tell you confidently that “Covid Bride” is a title that I never saw coming. And now looking back, it’s still not a title I’d choose. But it was one that taught me an awful lot and I hope it will be used to teach a lot of […]

Introducing Our New Virtual Assistant – Madeline! Virtual Assistant

Introducing Our New Virtual Assistant – Madeline! Virtual Assistant

Hi everyone, my name is Madeline Spencer and I work for JWP as a virtual assistant! I’ll be tackling some of the blogging, social media, and hopefully getting to interact with some of you! I’m an Iowa girl through and through – however, it feels a little weird to claim that because I assume that […]

Mary Kate & Nate’s Intimate Backyard Wedding

Mary Kate & Nate’s Intimate Backyard Wedding

After considering rescheduling their wedding entirely due to COVID, Mary Kate and Nate opted to have an intimate wedding in their parent’s beautiful backyard here in Iowa.   Instead of a large wedding, they opted to gather just with their friends and immediate family.  They held their wedding ceremony at the church Mary Kate’s parents […]

Sarah & Tim’s Summer Engagement Session in Grinnell

Sarah & Tim’s Summer Engagement Session in Grinnell

Everything about this engagement session held in Grinnell on a late summer day was perfect.  Tim and Sarah are seriously the kindest people you will meet.  And I love that their story connects across the country with right here in Grinnell, and that they are coming back to where it all began to start their […]

Maddy’s Grinnell Senior Session

Maddy’s Grinnell Senior Session two piece maxi dress senior photos

Maddy’s Senior Profile Graduating Class: 2020 School: Grinnell High School Future Plans: Studying Biology at University of Northern Iowa Favorite High School Memory: Getting to go to Wells Fargo Arena to watch the girls basketball team win 2nd place! Favorite Movie at the Time of Session: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile Sports or Extracurriculars: […]

Downtown Des Moines Engagement Session

Downtown Des Moines Engagement Session des moines engagement session

Chloe & Kian wanted a downtown urban vibe for their engagement session, so heading to the East Village in downtown Des Moines was the perfect option.  We started off at one of my favorite spots, the infamous ivy wall! Street photography is so fun and fresh, and this location suited them perfectly. Literally, I did […]