I'm a twenty-something photographer & lifestyle blogger on the quest for simple living. I live in NE Iowa with my husband, Jared, doodle, Harvey, and a little babe that's on the way. If you love neutrals, home design, or outdoor adventures, we're destined to be friends! 

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How Ready is Ready

How “ready” does a bride need to before the “Bride Getting Ready” photos begin? This question came from a sweet bride and I thought it was a perfect topic for a Wedding Wednesday post. If a bride and groom are getting ready in the same location, I often capture him getting ready as well. So […]

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Jan 17, 2018

WEDDINGS

How Ready is Ready

How “ready” does a bride need to before the “Bride Getting Ready” photos begin? This question came from a sweet bride and I thought it was a perfect topic for a Wedding Wednesday post. If a bride and groom are getting ready in the same location, I often capture him getting ready as well. So […]

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Brian + Mercedes

Sunshine and warm hearts filled the single-digit day Saturday as Brian and Mercedes became husband and wife at the Celebration Farm in Iowa City. The couple joked as many thought their January wedding plans was a bit out-of-the-ordinary but the date was perfect for them, holding a special place in their hearts. Exactly one year […]

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Pure White

You probably know by now that I love the color white. Pure white is symbolic and gorgeous but it actually causes unintended trouble when it comes to photography. Pure white attire photographs blue. For us photographers, this causes trouble when it comes to editing, especially if your pure white wedding gown is paired with blue bridesmaid […]

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Business Outlook

Ready for a very honest post? Well, here it is. Not only has pregnancy brought a number of hormonal changes, it’s increased my desire for openness and transparency. No doubt, there is a time and place for personal matters to stay private but where I’m at now, I’m ready to share. So, y’all ready? Being a wife […]

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Jan 4, 2018

BUSINESS

Business Outlook

Ready for a very honest post? Well, here it is. Not only has pregnancy brought a number of hormonal changes, it’s increased my desire for openness and transparency. No doubt, there is a time and place for personal matters to stay private but where I’m at now, I’m ready to share. So, y’all ready? Being a wife […]

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Dress Shopping

There are many things to consider when shopping for bridesmaid dresses. Do you want mismatched or matching? Does the color tone flatter your girls? Do you want short or long dresses? The number one thing to remember this is your wedding! Make sure you are following your gut and not letting the opinion of others change […]

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Behind the Scenes

That’s a wrap! Another year is in the books. 2017 took me to weddings all over Eastern Iowa and beyond. It was such a joy meeting and serving all my couples this year. I love you all! These behind the scenes posts are always fun to share. This year is a little bit more sentimental for […]

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