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06.17.20
Downtown Chicago Engagement Photos
Downtown Chicago Engagement Photos
I had an absolute blast hanging with Jessie and Dan in the city this weekend. We spent the evening walking around their neighborhood and finding gems of photo locations that turned out so beautiful! Did I order Lou Malnati’s to go for the car ride home? Yes, yes I did. Enjoy these photos, and if you want to send these to your engaged friends, I might just send you some...
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06.07.20
Irishman Acres Clover Barn Wedding
Irishman Acres Clover Barn Wedding
Irishman Acres’ Clover Barn Wedding Yesterday I was able to document Sarah and Jason’s beautiful intimate wedding in Bondurant, Iowa. Due to Covid, Sarah and Jason’s wedding plans have been up in the air a lot, but they ended up deciding on having an intimate ceremony and dinner this weekend and will be having a larger celebration in the fall. These two were so relaxed on their big day and made...
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06.03.20
Summerset Winery Wedding
Summerset Winery Wedding
An intimate wedding at Summerset Winery This weekend I was able to photograph a wedding for the first time since Covid began. This was a Summerset Winery wedding in Indianola, an absolutely beautiful venue that has photogenic vineyards surrounding the property. We took advantage of these vineyards for Gabby and Otto’s first look and portraits! After almost four months of not photographing a wedding, I was SO excited to spend...
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06.01.20
Iowa City Engagement Photos
Iowa City Engagement Photos
This weekend I headed out to Iowa City to spend some time with Rae and Brandon. We met up at Joe’s Place, coincidentally where several of their first dates took place. From there, we wandered around downtown Iowa City and found several beautiful and unexpected locations for photos. A lot of photographers tend to have their favorite locations to photograph engagement sessions at, but I love the process of exploring...
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03.13.20
Arizona Engagement Photos
Arizona Engagement Photos
I had an absolute blast visiting Kodie and Payton for their Arizona engagement session. I love when couples who are getting married near where I live don’t live in my state because it gives me an opportunity to travel for their engagement session. It allows me to be a part of their story both at their hometown wedding and where they are building their life together currently. When we first...
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03.08.20
Engagement Photos Des Moines
Engagement Photos Des Moines
From the moment we met at the Des Moines Wedding Show, Tabbi and I hit it off. She introduced me to her fiancé, Ethan, when we met for a cocktail at Juniper Moon. This was a great opportunity to chat and learn more about them before their engagement session. I loved that Tabbi and Ethan gave me the freedom to plan the locations for their engagement session in Des Moines....
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02.25.20
02.13.20
Lauren + David
Lauren + David
Photographing a friend’s wedding is always a special honor. I’ve known David for years, and when he asked me to join Him and his fiance Lauren in Clark, Colorado to photograph their wedding, I couldn’t have said yes any more quickly. Enjoy the photos of these beautiful humans below!
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12.09.19
A look back at 2019
A look back at 2019
Quick note: If you’re a recently engaged couple who stumbled on this blog post, be sure to submit the contact form if you like what you see and would like to check my availability for your wedding date! 2019 was one hell of a year! I can’t thank all of my couples enough for allowing me to be a small part of their journeys together! Below are 255 (yep, buckle...
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10.21.19
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05.19.19
Icona Avalon Wedding
Icona Avalon Wedding
Have Your Dream Icona Avalon Wedding Near the Beach. If you are getting married, you deserve to have the ceremony of a lifetime – one that is everything you could have possibly dreamed of ever since you were younger and first thought of marriage. While there are plenty of venues to choose from, there is something truly breathtaking and remarkable about getting married on the beach. If you would like...
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05.01.19
Metropolitan Building Wedding
Metropolitan Building Wedding
Looking for a vintage-inspired wedding in New York City? Marielle and Adam’s beautiful Urban Vintage wedding took place in the Metropolitan Building in Long Island City, giving unlimited beautiful areas to capture the couple’s love. Marielle looked stunning in her chic, beaded, vintage gown designed in Australia by Karen Willis Holmes. Accenting her dress was a custom clutch designed with the fabric from her mother’s wedding dress. Adam looked just...
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04.10.19
Eloping to New York
Eloping to New York
Philip and Konstantinos were eloping to New York all the way from Greece. I feel so incredibly lucky that our paths crossed and that I was able to be their NYC elopement photographer. There are a few steps to be conscious of if you’re looking to elope to NYC: Obtain all of the correct documentation. Find a location that resonates with you. Coordinate with an experienced photographer and/or planner.  ...
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03.12.19
Strand Bookstore engagement
Strand Bookstore engagement
This Strand Bookstore engagement session was definitely one for the books, and it’ll be hard to top the uniqueness of it all. In fact, I’ll be surprised if this isn’t one of the most unique locations I shoot at all year!  Libby and Tim put together a wonderful plan that was led by an exquisitely personal vision. There is nothing I love more than couples who come to me with...
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02.13.19
St Regis New York wedding
St Regis New York wedding
This weekend I had the opportunity to photograph a beautiful wedding at the St. Regis New York. I first met Jenna and David for their engagement session, and I knew they were going to be a fun, happy couple to work with. This was great for me because fun couples are so easy to photograph. Better yet, they were set to get married at one of the most beautiful wedding...
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02.08.19
Sofitel Wedding
Sofitel Wedding
This past weekend, I had a chance to photograph Brandy and Fernando’s incredible Sofitel Wedding in New York City. This hotel is absolutely incredible. Everything is perfect from top to bottom including the location, aesthetic and staff. If you haven’t seen the bridal suite at Sofitel, you are absolutely missing out. It has stunning views of the Empire State building and Chrysler Building and even has a wrap around balcony...
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01.17.19
Questions to ask a Wedding Photographer
Questions to ask a Wedding Photographer
So you’re newly engaged and you’re ready to start planning the big day! There are many resources that try to list questions to ask a wedding photographer, but none of them are done BY a wedding photographer. I’m here to fill that void. When a couple starts with a list of questions, a lot of times photographers will know which site you got your list from. Usually, these lists turn the...
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