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Jessica & Chase

An Intimate Backyard Spring Wedding During COVID-19

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Their original wedding date was May 30, 2020. When the pandemic hit, wedding couples everywhere started sifting their way through uncharted waters, making decisions based on moving data and ever-changing information and rules. Jessica & Chase made the difficult decision to move their date to August (thinking, as most of us did, that things will […]

Olivia & Malachi

An Intimate Iowa City Spring Wedding During COVID-19

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May 9th was their original wedding date. Because of COVID-19, they were forced to reschedule so they sent out mailings for everyone to save their new date. Early last week, they were notified by their venue that they were going to be forced to cancel the second, rescheduled date. Now anyone who has planned a […]

Taylor & Stanley

A Kent Park Iowa Spring Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

Completely unknown to each other, they had long tailgated in the same lot, had a bunch of mutual friends, and grew up going to the same places. It wasn’t until one of Taylor’s friend got ahold of her phone and decided to send a friend request to “a cute guy” on Facebook that their worlds […]

Kaylee & Kile

A Downtown Iowa City Spring Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

They met in downtown Iowa City in a group of mutual friends. “To be honest I don’t think I took her one a real date for a long time after we started hanging out in the very beginning,” Kile said. But it wasn’t for lack of feelings; it was just that it kept happening that […]

Tarrah & Jacob

A Bella Sala Spring Wedding

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We’ve had a strange spring this year wherein it could be 70 degrees one day and 30 the next. Coats got put away, then pulled back out. Maybe you’ll need rain boots? Maybe you’ll need sandals? Maybe shorts? Maybe winter hats. So in the week leading up to Tarrah and Jacob’s wedding, it was rainy […]

Kristin & Bryce

A Kent Park Iowa Spring Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

They met within the first couple of days of college and, due to some mutual friends, instantly ended up in the same friend group. First semester ended and Christmas break happened and it wasn’t until they reconvened back at school for second semester that they sensed a shift in their feelings. “I knew I wanted […]

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