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There’s a bit of discrepancy as to when they first met. Amanda says it was in Indianapolis when the Iowa Hawkeyes were playing in the Big 10 Championship, but Tyler says it was in Pasadena at the Rose Bowl. Tyler was friends with Amanda’s older brother, who lived in Santa Monica at the time, so […]
It’s mid-September and the weather has been absolutely perfect; crispy in the mornings and evenings and comfortably warm during the days. This past Saturday was just that, a dream of weather cooperation. We got to the church prior to the bridal party so we were able to scope it all out before things really got […]
Brendan’s mom, Becky, is one of my good friends and when she asked if I would consider shooting his senior photos, I was so honored! Brendan is a senior at West High and plays both soccer and golf (and likes to play basketball just for fun). We lucked out with the most beautiful afternoon after […]
September and October are packed with family sessions and this beautiful family of 8 is just one of the many! This family is new to me, although we have several connections (as it usually happens), including that I have done family photos for Leah’s brother’s family! With a family of this size and age range […]
If you ever need a little dose of sunshine, you just need a squishy little Boyd in your life. It was such a pleasure meeting the Stoner family! We had been eyeing the weather as it was super gloomy a few hours before their session and I was debating rescheduling (which is always tricky to […]
I cannot believe it’s been almost 5 years since their gorgeous wedding at Glen Oaks! Their sunset photos that day had to be some of the best and that was due, in part to the location and in part to the perfection of Iowa fall colors. I’ll always remember their wedding day with a smile […]
Insider tips for planning your wedding day to genuinely reflect you as a couple.