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Tayler & Travis

A Rural Iowa Farm Snowy Winter Engagement Shoot

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Engaged

“It almost happened immediately,” Travis said. “I knew on our first date,” Tayler added. For Travis, he said it almost happened immediately, “but also slowly over time. She was so supportive right off the bat, but the way we clicked, it’s nothing I can really explain and do justice. I had never really experienced a […]

Erin & Tyler

A Rapid Creek Cidery Snowy Winter Wedding

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Weddings

Erin & Tyler are some of the kindest, sweetest people you’ll ever meet. It has been so much fun getting to know them and work with them throughout their engagement and wedding-planning season of life. Their original wedding date was set for February, but they are both pilates in the U.S. Navy and when they […]

The Sewards

A Winter Farm Family Shoot

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Photography

We struggled with coordinating our calendars this year, which is why we ended up doing their family photos in December instead of early fall like we have in years past (here and here). However, the colors we ended up getting were perfectly coordinated with their outfits so it’s basically like we planned it perfectly. I […]

The Miller Family

A Winter Farm Family Shoot

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Family & Kids

I woke up on Saturday to the sound of wind battering against the windows. Thankfully, when I checked the weather, it was supposed to die down a bit by the afternoon, but it was still chilly. Carleen scoped out this location and I love the options we had, blocking as much of the wind as […]

The Vos Family

A Cedar Rapids Lifestyle Newborn Shoot

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Family & Kids

Since my last trip to their home in late October for Andrea’s maternity session, much has changed. The Christmas tree is up, the holiday decor beautifully displayed throughout the house, Harlow’s face is healed (!!), and they have welcomed their beautiful new daughter, Maren, into their family. This time, after having photographed their family several […]

The Penick Family

A Fossil Gorge Winter Family Shoot

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Family & Kids

This beautiful family is just weeks away from becoming a family of 4 and I was so glad to get to see them again this past weekend and to celebrate this time in their lives! I have been lucky enough to know Cortney and Christian for years now, all the way back to their engagement […]

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