Another year of this sweet family! I absolutely love being able to photograph the Albers. And since last time they added Jagger to the fam. Jax and Jagger are two sweet brothers and it was fun seeing Jax hold his brothers hand and give him hugs and kisses.Read More
Another year of having the privilege of photographing the Vandenberg family. They are so full of LIFE and energy and I love it. From all the fist bumps, family squeezes and excitement over caterpillars, we got some adorable shots.Read More
Nick & Whitney married in Alton Iowa at a local barn with a reception to follow at the Hospers Community Center. Although that is not what was planned! It rained the day of the wedding, which made the reception area unusable. While they had to move all their reception decor the morning of, Whitney didn’t complain once, and her smile never left her face.Read More
March can’t come soon enough for Brennan & Rachel.
I had the pleasure of going to Rachel’s Grandpa’s family farm for their engagement photos. There were so many sentimental props all around, including her grandpa’s initials on the silos.Read More
Jennifer and John were married at the WineHaven Winery & Vineyard in Chisago City, Minnesota with both the ceremony and reception taking place there. And what a beautiful day it was!Read More
Little miss Addison is going to be a BIG SISTER to a little BROTHER! The first grandson on both sides, so you know he will be more than loved.
I love working with this family. They love photos as much as I do, and they are so fun to work with. And I just love seeing their daughter Addison’s personality grow and grow. Miss independent is exactly what comes to mind.Read More
This sweet little thing is going to be a senior at Western Christian. She loves volleyball & track and is the youngest with 4 older brothers. I guarantee this girl is protected beyond belief!
Spending the evening with Olivia and her mom was so fun. We braved the bugs, deep slopes and many people staring. Which as a photographer I am so used to!Read More
Isaac and Olivia were married at Seeds of Faith in Lester, IA with reception to follow at Grand Falls Casino in Larchwood, IA.
I knew it was going to be a fantastic day when Lauren and I walked into the bridal suite. So many girls laughing and eating, cause that’s what us ladies do best. Olivia screeched with excitement and that is what I love. She was SO HAPPY. Which is exactly how all brides should be on their wedding day.Read More
Meet the Obbink family. A calm, sweet relaxed crew. We all know that most boys aren’t big fans of having their photos taken, but these 3 (or 4) were great sports. I like to think we even had some fun and made great memories they’ll all cherish! Their outfits were on point and we actually had beautiful non humid weather!! Does that ever happen in July? Enjoy!Read More
Taylor & Dulce were married in Orange City, Iowa at Trinity Reformed Church, with a reception to follow at the Crossroads Pavilion in Sheldon, Iowa.
When I think of this wedding, the word ‘joy’ comes to mind. The whole day everyone seemed so happy. When we were just a tad behind schedule, everyone was happy. Taylor hurt his leg and needed some stitches, (his dad ended up super gluing it shut for the time being) he smiled through it all. You’d never know he had an injury!Read More
It was obvious when I did Luke and Christa's engagement pictures that they were meant to be together. They are the kind of couple that make photographing weddings so much fun! From an incredibly sweet and touching first look to the first dance at the end of the night, this day was full of memorable momentRead More
Give me two sisters in twinning outfits and it will make any photographer happy. I had a fun, energetic morning with Landry & Claire. They love their mama as much as they love their Cheerios. ) Sometimes you just need some Cheerios and a soft blanket to be happy, right?? That did the trick, These sisters ate, shared kisses and plenty of waves. So adorable! Enjoy!Read More
The Van Roekels are a stinkin’ wonderful family. I have been working with these guys for about 2 years now! Over those 2 years, I have formed relationships with all of them. Their daughter Peyton and my daughter Aria have had a play date which consumed of categorizing Beanie Babies by animal type and then throwing them down the steps. :) The next one to come is going to be a pizza picnic in the park! Cannot wait. :)Read More
Meet the De Groot family! Liz had the fantastic idea of having their photos taken in a green house! I was thrilled. I love when my clients are creative and have specific unique places.Read More
Julia & Grant experienced a warm, muddy, gorgeous spring wedding at First Christian Reformed Church in Hull, Iowa with a reception to follow at the Terrace View Event Center in Sioux Center, Iowa.
With spring and Iowa combined, you never know what you’re going to get weather wise. The morning of their wedding, it was cool and rainy. But doing what Iowa does best, the weather did a 180 on us and by the time portraits arrived the sun was in full bloom! And so were the muddy puddles..Read More
Luke & Christa got engaged just before Christmas and now they are down to 6 weeks! And a busy 6 weeks for sure. Moving into their first apartment, Christa finishing the school year as a teacher, and then the wedding!!Read More
I have known Katie for about…. 8 years?? I first met her when she came into Hills Photo Center, where I used to work, to have photos of her son Hurley taken. And now, look at this guy! He is loosing teeth like crazy and getting some good $$ for them. :) Am I the only one whose parents didn’t do the whole ‘tooth fairy’ thing??Read More
Winter is always a slower time of the year for me as a photographer. It gives me time to work on the business end of things. Templates, website and continuing education.Read More
Little miss Kendall decided to come 5 weeks early. She was in the NICU for about a week and always had these fantastic cheeks. She is doing oh so well and definitely is ADORABLE!!Read More