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Capturing special moments, unscripted, unposed, for clients who want more, putting them at ease in front of the lens and helping them stay in that happy place so that together we can make art that is personal: one-of-a-kind. 

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Being a photographer is an active job. We crawl, jump, dance and sprint all in the name of getting the perfect shot. But when you are a wedding photographer like myself, what you wear on the job will make or break the day. Finding the balance between classiness for a formal occasion and functionality is […]

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When you know what’s right, there is no need to second guess it. That’s the case of this whirlwind romance between Dan and Alicia. These two met in February of 2021 and as Alicia describes ‘felt an instant, indescribable connection.’ It wasn’t long before Dan and Alicia were planning the rest of their lives together. […]

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Why do photographers charge for their images? Why can’t my client simply share with anyone they wish? But your photos are on the internet, so I shouldn’t have to pay to use them, right? These are the questions that every photographer gets on a daily basis. Finding the balance between running a business, promoting your […]

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One of the most unique parts of my job is getting to experience others’ cultural celebrations. I recently had to privilege of attending my first Polish wedding and let me tell you, it was incredible. From the feast that we ate to the joyous dancing, this was one for the books. But let me tell […]

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Love is wild. And a lot of the time, that makes wedding planning a little wild too. Adam and Maureen had grand plans for their big day many moons ago. Then COVID did them dirty and they postponed. With a new date in sight, their originally booked photographer had a baby and that’s when I […]

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On a sunny day in May, Kelsey and Ryan finally got to have the simple and elegant wedding of their dreams. After 2020 changed their big plans, these two brought their loved ones together for a perfect summer ceremony a whole year later.  The Gingrich wedding was beautiful and no fluff, much like these two! […]

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   A pandemic love story. I love nothing more than two people finding each other during challenging times. Liz and Aaron met virtually in March of 2020, right as the world was falling apart. They were casually set up by Liz’s minister after she proclaimed she wanted to start dating someone. After many emails, phone […]

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   One of the best parts of my job is that I get to fly to amazing destinations with incredible people. After 2020 wreaked havoc on their Dubuque wedding, John and Willa scrapped the plan and brought everyone to Florida for a beachy Florida day off matrimony. The Langford’s loved ones came from all over […]

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   Seth and Reba’s story is a truly modern tale of love. They met on Hinge in April and by December they were hitched. When you know you know! This whirlwind romance is one that makes every human out there believe that love exists and is worthy of waiting for. Reba is a total bada** […]

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   On a beautiful fall day Joe and Amber gathered their loved ones for a magical day at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium. Light leaked through the floor to ceiling windows of the train depot, illuminating Joe’s nonstop smile and the sparkle in Amber’s eyes.  Touches of red scattered across the room mimicking […]

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