I'm a twenty-something photographer & lifestyle blogger on the quest for simple living. I live in NE Iowa with my husband, Jared, baby girl, Thea Grace and doodle, Harvey. If you love sweet treats, puppies, online shopping, or outdoor adventures, we're destined to be friends!
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Your big day is just around the corner and let’s face it – you’re stressing. So much to do. So much to remember. This is all completely normal for a bride! As you prepare, you realize there are so many little details but frankly, you won’t remember them all. I sure didn’t! That’s why I […]
Recently, I’ve been asked an excellent question relating to the wedding day timeline. It’s “Who should be dressed and when for the getting ready photos?“. Brides, when you slip into your gown that day, you are going to get emotional – especially when you look in the mirror for the first time! I know I did! […]
It’s crazy to think I’ve been photographing weddings for almost six years now. Before I began, I had only attended a handful of weddings in my life. (Yikes!) I didn’t know how to curate ideal timelines or memorized shot lists. Thankfully, with the plentiful grace of my amazing clients and years of learning, I now arrive […]
Picture this, friends. It’s your wedding day and you’re getting ready with your girls in your parents’ home. With the radio blasting your favorite tunes, you are soaking in the day the best you can while munching on your favorite fruit. The photographer arrives, greets you with a hug and asks for your bridal details. You hand […]
Debating on having a first look? Does your fiancé want to wait to see you until you walk down the aisle? I completely understand the tradition of not seeing each other before the ceremony but I strongly feel having a first look is incredibly beneficial and even more worth it! If your groom is waiting to see […]
Today I want to share a few tips for your bridal portraits on your wedding day! I love these portraits because it is the perfect opportunity to let the personalities in your party shine. Remember, these portraits are meant to be fun and lively! Lighting is key. Lighting impacts photography greatly. As a photographer, I need […]
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