Sienna & Caleb’s Des Moines Engagement Session

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July 9, 2021

Get ready for an overload of perfection – these two are my new favorite people!  You could not ask for a more photogenic couple, but also just genuinely, they are the BEST people!  Caleb and Sienna are high school sweethearts, and photographing their engagement session in Des Moines literally made my heart burst with excitement!  Number one, the weather and lighting was absolute perfect.  Truly – not much wind, a glow-y soft sunset, and a late evening to enjoy a number of favorite locations around Des Moines.  But more importantly, are they just not the cutest couple ever!?!  Enjoy a TON of my favorites!

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I’m obsessed with the outfits Sienna chose – this dress!

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And this super cute romper too!  Plus, Caleb looks pretty darn good too!  Take outfit pointers from them – this is one of my favorites!

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We stopped at the Capitol, then walked around a few favorite spots around Des Moines that are iconic, including the travelers sign!  PS – there are sometimes parking guards there, so if you’re counting on getting photos here, it’s kind of a toss up.  We got lucky on a weeknight, but weekends tend to be a bit more iffy!  I get asked ALL the time where this spot is – send me an email and I’m happy to help point you in the right direction!

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Sunset kiss by the Iowa capitol!  <3

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You know how every photographer raves about golden hour? This is why – so dreamy!

I love the way Sienna and Caleb look at each other – it’s the sweetest!

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LOVE THESE two so much – the perfect outfits, beautiful sunset, and genuine smiles!

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This was a new spot for me that I hadn’t tried before – a different vantage point at the capitol!  Everyone always goes for the skyline views, so I thought I’d try something different.  Love how these turned out!

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I didn’t ask her to look at Caleb like this, but it is the perfect expression that encapsulates their relationship.  <3

I’m always looking for new spots, and this is one I’ve walked past dozens of times but never thought to use – and now I love it!

Love love love the hints of fall just starting to show!

That dress was seriously perfect for this location!

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So many favorites from this shoot!  I know I shared a LOT more than usual, but I hope you loved them!  Can’t wait for their wedding to be here soon!

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