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We originally had this session scheduled for a Sunday afternoon in Ames, but the forecast was calling for 97% chance of rain all day along with thunderstorms. With some quick rescheduling, we chose to do an early morning session on Saturday instead and that turned out to be the most magical decision!!! It meant a […]
They first met years ago at a student government retreat at the University of Iowa, but it wasn’t until the spring of 2020, early in a global pandemic, that they began dating. “We went on a hike at the Res. I had packed apples in case we got hungry and we stopped and sat down […]
This sweet family had such beautiful weather for their session! Just look at that glowy light coming through the trees. I met the Marsh family on a Saturday afternoon, directly during football games, and they were so much fun to photograph. Look at these little cousins/siblings!
They first met at an Iowa football tailgate. Annie worked with Josh’s twin sister, Katie, and had heard a lot about him from her. With the combination of Annie showing up late and drinks being involved, Annie wasn’t sure Josh would remember who she was. “I had a decent amount to drink when she showed […]
They met in high school, freshman year. They had a lot of mutual friends and began their own friendship, which turned into dating their sophomore year. Life took them in separate ways for years and they say their first real date, now as adults, was their senior year of college. “He took me on our […]
I knew from the moment we started Ashley & Jon’s engagement session back in June that their wedding day was going to be a real treat! They are so sweet and just overflowing with so much joy. They just light up around each other and it is honestly so much fun to photograph, that joy! […]
Insider tips for planning your wedding day to genuinely reflect you as a couple.