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It was such an honor to be part of Jori & James’ day! It felt like a fun reunion for me since, just last year, I photographed James’ sister’s wedding so I got to see all the Larews again, plus a couple adorable additions! Jori & James first met at the architecture firm where they […]
What a beautiful day! I always love weddings at Walker Homestead and the attention to detail that Brooke & Wyatt brought to their day was absolutely stunning. First of all, it should be noted that Brooke had a two-for-one gown…meaning, she started the day with a beautiful tulle overlay skirt that made it appear to […]
A few years ago, I photographed Kenadi’s family and I was so honored when her mom reached out to me to see if I would shoot Kenadi’s senior photos. We had the most fun afternoon roaming around downtown Iowa City, finding the best nooks and crannies, some of which I’ve never used before! Kenadi is […]
On an ice stormy night in February over three years ago, they decided to brave the weather and stick with their dinner plans to meet in person for the first time after having begun their conversations online. There were some “poor shoes choices” (on Chris’ part, says Victoria) and an icy tumble, but the dinner […]
The last time I saw the Stoner family was when Boyd was little and now he has a little sister who looks just like him. Amanda set up this session to get photos of the cousins together: Elliot, Boyd, and Calloway. We had a perfect morning at the fossil gorge with lots of energy and distractions […]
Back at their winter engagement shoot, with temperatures in the teens (we almost hit 20°F that day!), we knew it would be much warmer at their summer wedding. We weren’t wrong. The heat index this past Saturday hit 110°F leaving us a solid 90° difference between their engagement session and their wedding. These two know […]
Insider tips for planning your wedding day to genuinely reflect you as a couple.