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There is a theory that throughout our lives we will only truly fall in love three times, at three different stages of life, each time serving three very different purposes. This is known as the Three Love Theory. The first love is the one-dimensional love. It is all-consuming; it’s our introduction to the feeling itself, the […]
Back in the summer of 2019, when Perrin was still tiny, we started a fun, informal mural hunt in downtown Iowa City. There were several murals at that time, but honestly, there are so many more now! So we put the remaining murals on our summer bucket list and earlier this week, we visited the […]
It was the most beautiful weekend at Bella Sala celebrating Yejin and Vivek’s wedding. Do you remember their engagement story? They met last November in Florida, where he lives and she was attending a medical conference. Vivek knew immediately, “on the first date”, that Yejin was the one. He was so certain, in fact, that […]
“The first time I met her family I knew she was the one,” Derek said. “Beforehand I obviously had feelings for her and could picture myself spending the rest of my life with her. I loved her personality and her stubbornness and her passion. But once I met her family every piece of the picture […]
Well, this was super fun!! I photographed Sarah & Ian’s wedding back in 2015 and then the entire Whitmore family when Wes was just a few months old. Now Sarah is expected their second (a girl!) and she reached out asking if I could do some photos of them. Of course! Wes was very unsure […]
I first met Austin’s family in 2015 at his sister’s wedding so I was thrilled when he and Katy reached out about their own wedding. Katy and Austin met at work back in early 2016, just a few months after the wedding where I had met him. “I remember the first time I saw him,” […]
Insider tips for planning your wedding day to genuinely reflect you as a couple.