This is why photographs are so important - so you can look back and remember how it felt, even though you'll never be able to fully explain it.
I believe that wedding photographs tell a story. From the quiet moments getting ready with your girls, to the deep joy when you walk back down that aisle holding your brand new husband’s hand. Those memories are sacred.
Those are the memories you will be able to show your grandchildren in 50 years - photographs that capture you, your soulmate, and your love for one another.
If you're looking for a wedding photographer in Omaha Nebraska, or anywhere - really, I'd love to share your adventure and photograph you along the way.
I understand it. I get your spur-of-the-moment kisses, your tears... all of it. I don't have words to describe how I feel about my person, and I know love cannot be explained.
It's so good to have you here.
Hello, I'm Anna!
I fell in love with photographs long before I fell in love with taking photographs.
This fascination with photographs began in a small attic room, surrounded by photo albums. There were albums full of wedding photos, grandparent visit, family vacations, and everything in between. My dad photographed and printed everything. I still love pouring over those albums. The memories and moments those photographs hold are special, but the people in them are even more priceless. They’re my people. Those photographs represent where I came from - my history, and my family’s history.
The years passed and I continued to watch my dad photograph life. When I was 14, I decided it was time and I bought my first point and shoot camera. It’s maiden voyage was to D.C. to photograph our family vacation. I don’t know how many photographs I took on that camera, but to say that I loved it is an understatement. I upgraded cameras through the years and found myself continuing to photograph everything in sight… my friend’s senior pictures, engagement photos, and eventually - my first wedding.
I watched the groom’s face as he saw his bride for the first time. I watched the dad’s eyes tear up as he walked his little girl down the aisle. And I definitely couldn’t miss the gleam of pure joy in the bride’s eye as she walked back down the aisle holding her new husband’s hand.
That was the moment when I realized that photographing people on the best day of their life was what I wanted to do for the rest of mine.
Since that day 9 years ago, I’ve had the privilege of photographing wedding after wedding and capturing memories for over 50 couples. Documenting my couples, their people, and their history gives me so much joy. They’re not just photographs—they’re memories that will be passed on from generation to generation, leaving a legacy.
I'm an early bird and always try to be up before the sun. My favorite way to start the day is with my Bible and a cup of coffee in my big cozy chair. It gives my mornings a consistency that I love.
My husband, Matthew, is my best friend. We've been together for 5+ years at this point and every year just gets better. We live on a farm near the Iowa/Nebraska border and taking care of our corner of the world is so fun!
I'm a smidge addicted to getting my passport stamped.
I've visited eight countries at this point and I definitely have plans to add more to that list.
I was born and raised in the mountains of Washington State and spend as much time outside as possible. My brother and I would ski every day we could in the winter, and explore backroads and find new places in the summer. It was a great way to grow up.
Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I'm firmly convinced that there is no better combination than a good cup of coffee with a freshly baked cinnamon roll - or any kind of fresh bread!
Cows have been my favorite animal for as long as I can remember. I never imaged that I would marry a farmer and get to own cows! Living in the country is a dream come true.
Old photographs are where it all began for me. My dad made sure to document our family. I grew up looking through all those photos, and they have heavily impacted me over the years.
We have the sweetest dog in the world - Ziva. She's named after a character on my favorite show, NCIS. She's a rott, husky, mastiff mix and is the best farm dog on earth.
Interested in a glimpse of what it looks like to be an Anna Brace Couple? Head over to the experience page to see what the process looks like from beginning to end!
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This gorgeous destination wedding happened in a hayfield on a ranch in the beautiful mountains of Missoula Montana. The couple had pancakes served to their guests for supper, and then left the wedding in a shower of confetti.
Re-creating a significant date is always a great engagement session idea! This engagement session started at Red Rocks Amphitheater, before heading to Evergreen Lake to walk around, and then we finished on top of a mountain overlooking Denver - at the exact spot that Joel proposed to Sara. It was well worth the flight from Omaha, Nebraska
There's so many good venues in the Omaha area! From The Glass Chapel to The Stables at Copper Ridge - the options are endless!
I've broken down my favorite venues, as well as their capacity and some photos I've taken there.