Katie & Bryan: Des Moines Country Club Wedding

It’s been almost two months since Katie & Bryan’s beautiful fall wedding, and I can still remember all of the joy and excitement that day!  Nothing is better than going back through “old” images and reliving such a beautiful array of moments.  Katie & Bryan were married in October at a Catholic ceremony, followed by a reception at Des Moines Golf & Country Club.  For this wedding, I was blessed to be assisting Allison as a second shooter.  I’ve had such a great time shooting with Allison this year, thank you so much for allowing me to assist you – it’s been wonderful!

Fair warning – this is a big share!  I had lots of favorites and it was super hard to choose!

We started the day at Salon de Vallon, a gorgeous French-inspired salon in West Des Moines.  Katie and all her bridesmaids got ready there, and it was the perfect setting to start the day.

salaon de valon wedding

I loved Katie’s shimmery dress – so beautiful!

Katie, getting all gussied up at the salon.

All throughout the day, Katie’s laugh was infectious!

We headed over to valley junction with the bridal party – I loved this old train!

Next, we went to the Des Moines Art Center for a few more photos.

Katie, you are truly beautiful!

Just before walking down the aisle…

My absolute favorite moment during almost every wedding is the vows.  It may sound cliched, but I love how you can just see the love people share by the way they look at each other during the vows.


So many gorgeous fall details for their reception!

My favorite cake shot from this year.

Congratulations Katie & Bryan!



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