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This is by far my most requested post every year. I’m running behind with blogging, so this is both my year review and my behind the scenes post for the year. JANUARY The year began with a quick trip to northern Minnesota for a funeral. We got to see my entire family while there, which […]

2019 Year Review

January 22, 2020

January 15, 2020

Marcos & Sarah :: Ankeny Iowa Engagement Photos

The night before this session, we nearly called it off. It was snowing heavily and the weather man was predicting 8-10 inches of snow! Thankfully, it was much closer to 3 inches, so I made the drive over to Ankeny to spend the afternoon with Marcos and Sarah. They really do have the sweetest story. […]

Lauren and Zach’s wedding day began bright and early at 5:30 am. Lauren got ready with all her girls at the Magnolia Hotel in downtown Omaha. The courtyard there was perfect for their first look! They said their vows and exchanged rings at St Mary Mary Magdalene, a stunning cathedral, after which, everyone headed to […]

Zach & Lauren :: Magnolia Hotel :: Winter Wedding

January 7, 2020

December 31, 2019

Caleb & Andrea :: Harlan Iowa Christmas Wedding

Surrounded by their sweet friends and family, Caleb and Andrea married just after a green Christmas. It was a rainy Saturday, odd for December, but Caleb and Andrea didn’t seem to mind one bit. The girls got ready and after all the finished touches were done, Andrea walked down the aisle. You could see Caleb’s […]

This blog post is always a favorite of mine! It’s so sweet to look back and see all the amazing couples that I’ve photographed and become friends with. This year was my busiest year yet and I am so thankful for each and every one of these couples. Now you may be thinking HOW is […]

The Best Images of 2019 :: Weddings

December 20, 2019

November 6, 2019

Nick & Alie :: Three Sisters Barn | Dallas Center Wedding Photographer

This day started with so many smiles, lots of hugs, and just the right amount of coffee and friendship. It seems like it was just last week that Nick, Alie, and I were standing in a parking lot, talking and dreaming about wedding plans 45 minutes after their engagement session was supposed to be over. […]

These two love birds sure are something special, and I’m so excited to show you their photos!! Joe and Angela showed me one of their favorite parks, and then we went to the Aksarben Village, where they brought me to one of their favorite coffee places, ROAST Coffeehouse. They also showed me several of their […]

Joe & Angela :: Aksarben Village, NE Engagement Photos

October 28, 2019

October 24, 2019

Travis & Brittany :: Keller Brick Barn | Dallas Center, IA

Where to even begin? Travis and Brittany’s wedding day at the Keller Brick Barn in Dallas Center was such an amazing day! The day began with some rain, but the sun was peeping out just when the boys needed to start setting up the chairs for the ceremony. The excitement was so contagious and Travis […]

I know you probably won’t believe this, but we had to reschedule this shoot not once, but TWICE because of bad weather! There is a huge window in my office, and about one hour before when their session was initially schedule for, I saw a wall of hard rain headed our way. The second time, […]

Justin & Leslye :: Harlan Iowa Fall Engagement Session

October 16, 2019

October 14, 2019

Zach & Lauren :: Des Moines Wedding Photographer

It’s not every day that you meet two people as sweet as Lauren and Zach! We had such a fun time walking all over Downtown Des Moines together and they were up for absolutely anything I threw at them! They’re getting married in January and I can already tell it’s going to be an amazing […]