Blair + Bryce ~ des moines wedding photographer

I could list lots of reasons as to why i adore blair. Besides being smart, witty, and funny she has one small requestView full post »

mindy + co

this family is very special to me. Mindy has been an intricate part of my life for over 11 years now. Ranging from myView full post »

updated availability for 2011

Below are the updated dates in 2011 that are already taken. If your wedding falls on an open day, i would love to hearView full post »

2011 Wedding Dates

Below are the dates in 2011 that are already taken. If your wedding falls on an open day, i would love to hear fromView full post »

kayla + johnathan

Salt and pepper. Silver and gold. Ebony and ivory. Kayla and Jonathan. Kayla resembles a porcelain doll. Her skin isView full post »

kim & nick ~ des moines wedding photographer

five. that isn’t the number of bridesmaids, or layers on the cake. It isn’t the number of stops we made forView full post »

audrey + stephen ~ des moines wedding photographer

Hot doesn’t even begin to describe the weather at this wedding. Living in Arizona, you would think heatView full post »

belly to baby ~ des moines children photographer

I know i’ve said it before, but i’ll say it again, I absolutely love belly to baby shoots. And this mommaView full post »


I wanted to let everyone know that i am officially full for fall sessions thru October. I can fit in a couple ofView full post »

church rant

I understand policies, i understand rules. I have both when it comes to my business. What i don’t understand isView full post »

jadie + hans ~ des moines wedding photographer

what a perfect day this way. The weather was amazing for an outdoor wedding and reception and this wedding party wasView full post »

katelyn + colby ~ des moines wedding photographer

What fun!! I just adore katelyn and colby. If I could clone Katelyn, i would. She is such a joy to be around with anView full post »

the ‘D’ family

I love little boys who love their mommy’s. This little guy could wrestle with mom all day if you would let him.View full post »

sweet olivia ~ des moines newborn photographer

this is sweet olivia. She is just a little bundle of joy. I absolutely love going to homes to do newborn sessions. TheyView full post »

kristin + steve ~ des moines wedding photographer

a classic beauty marries a sweet and funny man. Kristin and Steve were married in des moines with a reception at theView full post »

filling up

I am filling up quickly for fall family sessions. If you would like to get on the calendar email me atView full post »

the ‘G’ family ~ des moines children photographer

i have been waiting to take these photos for what seems like years. There are some families that you meet that, as aView full post »

megan + dave ~ des moines wedding photographer

what a fabulous wedding! Megan and Dave traveled to Des Moines from Chicago for their beautiful wedding at St. Ambrose.View full post »

ohh sweet beautiful babies

Finley might be one of my favorite kids to photograph. She is so beautiful and has a wonderful air about her. She justView full post »

anderson ~ des moines children photographer

anderson is 7 months old…in these photos anyway. I am WAY behind on blogging so I am trying to catch up as muchView full post »

miles of love for miles

meet the big guy, Mile Curtis. He came into this world in a hurry and weighing in at 9 lbs 9 oz. I swear he was alreadyView full post »

laura + john ~ des moines wedding photographer

laura and john had a stunning day for a wedding. It all started out at lauras house for some getting ready photos thenView full post »

little malaya ~ des moines children photographer

the natural momma had her baby! Meet the newest and youngest of the ‘C’ clan. She just happens to be myView full post »

dana + david ~ des moines wedding photographer

These images are from a wedding i got to second shoot at with the talented Amy Allen. Dana and David were adorable andView full post »

jodi and nate – des moines wedding photographer

i am really, really excited for this wedding. For one, jodi is just as nice as can be and nate will do just aboutView full post »

jen + bryan – des moines wedding photographer

this was my Derby Day Bride! Jen and bryan were so much fun to spend the day with, knowing it was derby day she boughtView full post »

sweet, sweet gemma- des moines childrens photographer

those of you that have been following my blog for the last year or so will remember michaela and tyler. I did theirView full post »

whacked out blog

please excuse the blog right now. I am trying to get this remedied as fast as possible. ugh.View full post »

Natural momma

Pretty Jodi and her beautiful belly just weeks before her due date. This is my sister-in-law and I couldn’t beView full post »

leah + greg

Leah is adorable. Greg is pretty hysterical. Together they are two very happy people who were married on a beautifulView full post »

beautiful autumn

Autumn and Lenny drove in from Chicago so I could photograph her perfectly pregnant belly. Autumn has the kindest soul.View full post »

happy lauren – des moines children photography

A little over 6 months ago i photographed this little beauty’s mom while she was still pregnant. I just love whenView full post »

katie, parks and some crutches – des moines wedding photographer

katie and parks were married in march on one of the first nice days we have had in what feels like years. It was aView full post »

amanda & jason

In a perfect world there would be a rule that all photo shoots must end with a cold beer. Well, in my perfect worldView full post »

just a few seniors – des moines senior photography

I pretty much finished up shooting seniors and then had a baby. I recently realized I never blogged about any of them.View full post »

Attention 2011 Seniors

Attention 2011 seniors!! Paige Peterson Photography is currently looking for senior reps for your class. Only 2 repsView full post »