Colleen & Kyle’s Apple Orchard Engagement Session

Colleen & Kyle’s Apple Orchard Engagement Session

Earlier this summer, I met up with Colleen and Kyle for their engagement session at Wilson’s apple orchard near Solon.  I have long adored photographing sessions here with all of the rows of apple trees, plus the small creek and majestic trees lining its banks, it’s a beautiful location!  When Colleen and Kyle mentioned they […]

Molly & Nick’s West Des Moines Ballroom Wedding

Molly & Nick’s West Des Moines Ballroom Wedding

Sometimes, there are just those couples who you click with so effortlessly – Molly and Nick are one of those couples.  From the very beginning, I knew that I would adore getting to know them and photographing their wedding.  Molly has the perfect taste in style and decor – she loves classic, beautiful, and timeless. […]

Kylie & Alec’s Iowa State University Engagement Session

Kylie & Alec’s Iowa State University Engagement Session

When Alec transferred to Iowa State University during his junior year of college, he had no idea he’d be meeting his future wife pretty much right away.  Kylie had been part of a community of students welcoming transfer students, and throughout that year, they made connections frequently.  And that connection slowly built up to a […]

How to Prep Your Groom for Engagement Photos

How to Prep Your Groom for Engagement Photos

If you’re a bride that is a little anxious about how your groom is going to enjoy your engagement photos,  this blog post is for you. First, we need to let you know that you are not alone.  I speak with many brides who are worried their groom won’t be into it, or isn’t “good” […]

Sun Valley Barn Wedding Styled Shoot

Sun Valley Barn Wedding Styled Shoot

Earlier last year, the owner of a brand new wedding venue called Sun Valley Barn contacted me to work with them on some promotional photos for their new space, a gorgeous reception venue in Pella.  I was so honored when Angie reached out to me, and creating this incredible vision to showcase their space was […]

How to Get the Best Wedding Photos

How to Get the Best Wedding Photos how to get the best wedding photos

We know that every couple we work with dreams of beautiful wedding photos.  It’s one of the most important days of your life, and you don’t want to forget it, and you want photographs that will stand the test of time that you will love.  Even more so, you want the experience to be stress-free. […]