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Ali was a bridesmaid in a wedding I photographed last year and she reached out to me a couple of weeks ago to see if there was any chance I’d have time to do a family photo session while she and her family were in Iowa over Thanksgiving. Between their schedule and mine, there was […]
I never saw what the wind chill was last Friday, but the temperature hit around 19°F and the wind was bitter on top of that. Annie definitely wanted outdoor photos and had done all the prep work for it, including getting rechargeable hand warmers (that conveniently were hidden in the pockets of her gown), fur […]
The last time I got to photograph the Bloomfield family, they were a bit smaller in number, and it is always so fun to see how time change and the kids keep growing. I first met this group at Elisabeth and Seth’s wedding. We had a bit of a last minute rescheduling since the weather […]
The last time I got to photograph the Penick family was when Colby was still on the inside; just weeks from her birth. It has been so much fun seeing Cortney and Christian grow their family!! I’ve been with them since their engagement! They got married in 2016 and then I got to photograph them […]
If you’ve spent any amount of time around my blog, you know I absolutely adore Trent and Jean Louise. I first met them back in…2021 (is that true? It feels like so much longer ago than that!) for their engagement session and it was absolutely amazing. So when their wedding came later that year, it […]
The goal this year was “no tears”, according to dad, however, we weren’t even out of the parking lot before those started so we failed straight out of the gate. I do remember working pretty hard last year for Gracie’s smile, but this year she felt safest only in her mama’s arms and no one […]
Insider tips for planning your wedding day to genuinely reflect you as a couple.