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Category Archives: Weddings

Jen & Paul’s Galena Wedding

Jen & Paul’s Galena wedding was full of heartfelt moments and beauty that was just incredible.  This wedding was special for me because I first met Jen almost 7 years ago at another JWP wedding for Glen and Abby.  Jen was the maid of honor for Abby’s wedding, and she’s just one of those people...

Tina & Chris’s Spring Wedding at Palmer House & Stable

When two introverts meet for their first date and talk for hours on end, that’s definitely a good sign!  That’s where it all began for Tina and Chris, who found they share a mutual love of travel, art, good wine and delicious food.  Which is perhaps why I get along so great with them!  They...

Kelly & Joel’s Bash Wedding in Des Moines

Kelly & Joel’s wedding was my first time photographing at Bash, a unique venue in downtown Des Moines right across from the sculpture garden.  The space has an industrial vibe, the most incredible food, and awesome rooftop views of the city!  So when Kelly and Joel contacted me late in the fall to photograph their...

Rachel & Drew’s Elegant Central College Wedding

When you meet and fall in love at Central College, you definitely need to have your wedding there!  Rachel and Drew surrounded themselves with friends and family to exchange vows and celebrate at the place where it all began.  After spending several years taking classes together (they were both student athletic trainers) and Drew harboring...

Natisha & Josh’s Wintery Wedding

I first met Natisha (Tish) when she was a first year student at Grinnell College.  I was actually in the process of resigning from my position working with students in order to focus on photography full time, and so while I didn’t get to know her incredibly well, when she reached back out to me...

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