I was so blessed to capture the wedding day of Thackery and Kiah on Sunday, October 13. Their relationship is truly one-of-a-kind, and to be in their presence, was to be in the presence of true love. Nearly ten years ago, their love story began– based on friendship, music, and church. And that foundation […]

I’m so excited to share images from a recent wedding I did that took place at in Annawan and was celebrated at The Stables. This was obviously the PERFECT location since the newlyweds had a romantic, rustic-inspired wedding! Alli and Brandon thought this thing through from beginning to end, and there wasn’t a shortage of […]

  Some people may hesitate at a request to do birthday portraits inside a local farm store. But knowing Adelyn’s mom and hearing of the birthday girl’s fascination with Farm & Fleet, I couldn’t resist. Adelyn loves all things Farm & Fleet. She adores shopping trips with her Daddy and roaming the aisles endlessly. She […]

Coming to you on the blog today is Karleigh and Jake’s wedding, which is a serious contender for one of the most fun weddings I have ever had the chance to not only photograph, but to also attend. From the time I arrived to the time I left, it was a non-stop stream of laughing, […]

August 9. 2019– not only the date of Katie and Joel’s wedding, but the joining of their two families. Their day was filled with lots of laughter and joy, and was hosted at the beautiful Honey Creek Resort in Moravia, Iowa. Katie was stunning and Joel was studly, but it was their three sons who […]

    Ross and Jill are married! I’m so excited to share Ross and Jill’s wedding day with you today! From the day I met Jill, it was clear– she was 200% smitten and over-the-moon thankful for the path that led her to Ross. She told me of their long-distance relationship, career moves, house hunting, […]

Have you thought about your wedding day timeline? What about a first look? You know what I’m talking about– those few minutes before the craziness of the day that the bride and groom get to share a few moments. Traditionally, first looks are somewhat taboo, but realistically speaking, they offer many benefits! The time before […]

Far and away my favorite part of photographing weddings is the amazing couples I’ve met along this journey! Enter Ross and Jill. Jill and I had an immediate connection over education, as she currently works as a teacher and my background is also in education. When we met for our wedding consultation at Panera back […]

Before you book with a wedding photographer, you should plan on having a wedding consultation. These are valuable meetings for both you and the photographer. The purpose of such a meeting is twofold: To determine whether personalities, wedding style, etc. will fit together. You will spend a lot of time with your photographer on your […]

The weather is finally coming around and we’ve had some time to get out and do some engagement portraits! Today I introduce you to Blake and Mercedes. When Mercedes saw my list of suggested engagement session locations, she immediately jumped on Vanderveer Park, as that’s where they had recently gotten engaged. Naturally, we had to […]