Category Archives: Weddings

The weekend before and the weekend after were both filled with rain, down-pouring rain. Planning an outdoor wedding in April takes the same sort of courage that it takes of winter brides hoping to escape snow storms. My husband and I got married in April and we had the most beautiful weather on our wedding […]

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It rained all day, little water droplets clinging to the windows, gray covering the entire sky. But the weather didn’t stand a chance at bringing down Rose or Paul or any of their guests. The day was a celebration, a joining of two people as one new family and it was filled with such joy […]

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On New Year’s Eve, Emily & Nick were married in her family church in Iowa City. The irony is that Emily & Nick both grew up in in town, but never met until they were in medical school together at the University of Iowa. They now live in Minnesota for their residencies, but came back […]

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Leading up to the day, the chances of Emily’s dream winter wonderland wedding were looking good. She was hoping for “nice weather with a light quiet snowfall right at 5:05pm.” The chances of snow were 60%, but the closer the wedding day got, the colder the temperatures crept. Saturday arrived with bitter winds, a barely […]

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I have long been looking forward to this wedding. There are many intertwined friendships within this wedding and I got to see three of my former couples as guests (one in the bridal party)! What you should know about me is that I love photographing weddings, but what actually keeps me going when the days […]

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Almost exactly a year ago, Brooke reached out to me for engagement photos. Her and Zhas were engaged, but not yet decided on a wedding date (or location) so, as unusual as it is for me, I shot their engagement session without having their wedding booked. If you know this couple, you can see why I […]

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