whitney + pete || des moines wedding photographer

to put it simply, i love this session. Pete is my cousin. The fact that he is getting married 1) makes me wonder whereView full post »

heather + brian || des moines wedding photographer

These two were high school sweeties! How fun is that!?! Heather and Brian are absolutely adorable, he is so sweet toView full post »

pam + jonathan = 3.31.12 || des moines wedding photographer

March in Iowa can still be a cold, blustery, and often  gray time of year. Not this year. This March wedding was duringView full post »

sweet baby G.

“i was put on this earth to be her mom” ~lindsay B. welcome sweet baby. welcome.View full post »

kelsey + shane || des moines wedding photography

kelsey and shane came to me with ideas galore for this session. I love that! They bought an awesome old car inView full post »

alex + nate || des moines wedding photographer

so. in. love. coming to a wedding venue 10.27.12View full post »

emilee + ryan ~ des moines wedding photographer

What a wedding!! A beautiful wedding downtown then some quick photos on the way to the airport.  Now, I’ve seenView full post »

lisa + toby ~ des moines wedding photographer

a beautiful backyard wedding with an intimate reception on the top floor of the Ruan Building. I love weddings likeView full post »

theresa + kyle ~ des moines wedding photographer

a couple from a recent engagement session. These two will be getting married next September. I am in full belief thatView full post »

jade + doug ~ des moines wedding photographer

i am way, way behind on posting weddings on the blog. So forgive me for not telling too much of a story on these next 5View full post »

megan + jon ~ des moines wedding photographer

holy cuteness alert. Megan and Jon were a dream to photograph. They are both amazing people, with wonderful (andView full post »

leah + jim ~ des moines wedding photographer

Jim and Leah’s day began in Ames and ended at Echo Valley on a perfect summers night. Simply put, the love thatView full post »

beautiful fall family session

a couple examples from a beautiful family session.View full post »

first october wedding today!

happy wedding day to stacy and nick!View full post »

so in love

july 14th, 2012. So In Love.View full post »

colleen + brandon ~ des moines wedding photographer

sweet, darling, smart and kind Colleen got married. I remember Colleen when she was in Junior High School! When i heardView full post »

andrea + skip ~ des moines wedding photographer

these two belong on tv. I don’t mean some crappy reality show, they belong in those commercials aboutView full post »

lisa and toby ~ des moines wedding photographer

lisa and toby are getting married in a few weeks so i figured it was high time to get these photos up! We did an miniView full post »

jessica & shawn ~ des moines wedding photographer

sometimes getting the photographs you want at your wedding is harder then you might think. Jessica and shawn are fromView full post »

ashley + owen ~ des moines wedding photographer

one never knows where you will find love. It could be in an elevator, at a bus stop, at the check out at the groceryView full post »

jasmine & max ~ des moines wedding photographer

Jasmine might be one of my favorite people, and not to mention, was the perfect bride. A lesson in being calm,View full post »

cassie + mike ~ des moines wedding photographer

What a fantastic, fun, wedding on an absolutely perfect day. Cassie and mike live in Chicago but decided to have theView full post »

baby Bryn ~ des moines childrens photographer

sweet, sweet baby Bryn. Oh how i love new baby shoots. There isn’t anything more sweet in this life then a newView full post »

the B family ~ des moines childrens photographer

I traveld to Grundy Center for this photo shoot. I hadn’t been to Grundy Center since i was 21 years old. I haveView full post »

kristen + cory ~ des moines wedding photographer

kristen and cory are finally married! yay! Such a beautifully planned day for such a fantastic wedding. Ive knownView full post »

jennifer + justin ~ des moines wedding photographer

Jennifer is fabulous. She is absolutely stunning and simply lit up every photo that she was in. At one point she was aView full post »

stacy + nick ~ des moines wedding photographer

October can’t get here fast enough! I am really excited about this wedding, i adore these two. Talk about my kindView full post »

kari + CJ ~ des moines wedding photographer

this wedding took place on May Day, complete with may baskets for all the guests. It was simply yummy and beyondView full post »

Connies love

a short while back i asked people to submit stories to me recommending families for photo shoots. Families that mightView full post »

katie + ryan ~ des moines, wedding photographer

Meet the ever amazing, katie, and her man, ryan. Katie is a knockout.  Ryan and the guys were pretty fabulousView full post »

updated availability 2011-2012

below are the dates that are BOOKED for 2011 and 2012. if your wedding falls on an open date, i would love to meetView full post »

jamie + cerra ~ des moines wedding photographer

yay! jamie and cerra are married! jamie and cerra are friends of myself and my husband, jason. Turns out jason andView full post »

The recipients are…

i am in awe of how many of you submitted a friend or family member to receive a free photo session. It is so wonderfulView full post »

charlie ~ des moines newborn photographer

meet miss charlie. i was able to do a quick photo session of charlie before she was off to grandma’s for theView full post »

megan + naki ~ destination wedding photographer

nothing can stop the love between these two. Not even a tsunami. Megan and Naki had quite the eventful few days leadingView full post »