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Natasha & Adam

A Fossil Gorge Spring Maternity Shoot

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Photography

We did not luck out with weather for their session, but (!) it ended up being just fine. Typically we are out of the cold weather by this time, but this year, the cold and rain is tightly clinging on. So, what should have been a sunny spring morning, turned out to be cold and […]

Morgan & Hogan

A Fossil Gorge Spring Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

For both of them, it happened quickly, the knowing. “By the second date,” she said. They had talked basically non-stop since their first meeting and shared so much about themselves. “He had been so understanding about my past and we have a lot of similarities and connected so well.” “That walk on our first date,” […]

Sarah & Michael

A Kent Park Spring Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

They first met online on a dating app and, after talking for a couple days, they decided to meet in person. Sarah felt comfortable “because he wasn’t pushy about meeting up” and they met at Noodles & Company in the early fall of 2017. “We ended up talking for maybe 3 hours at the restaurant,” […]

Rachel & David

A Kent Park Spring Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

They first met at a community group through their church. “He was one of the leaders of the group so I met him right away, but the group was big enough that we really didn’t get to know each other very well that first year.” That following year in October, they had their first official […]

Lindsey & Jeremy

An Iowa River Power Bridge Spring Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

They first met in person at a local ice cream shop in Alaska, where he was living at the time and she was visiting her parents. “After a 3-hour ice cream date, I was hooked,” Lindsey recalls. “During ice cream, I knew there was something special with this guy. I was not looking for something serious, […]

Our Favorite Children’s Podcasts

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Personal

Sometime in the past two years, my kids (now 4 and 7) have become little podcasters, loving the listening aspect of learning. I think it must have started when we took longer day trips to various state parks and wanted non-video entertainment for the trips. They quickly latched on to Mindy and Guy Raz and […]

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