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When you invite AMP to be part of your day, we pull out all the stops (and tons of prep + planning) so you can leave the stress behind. It’s just you, your person, your people, and your promise of forever—precisely as it should be.

Because your wedding will be a series of moments you’ll want to relive for the rest of forever. But here’s the thing—when the day comes, it flies by faster than you expect. But with photos that genuinely capture all of the moments you loved—and even the ones you missed—you’ll be transported back again and again.



Wedding Photographer Serving Waterloo Iowa and Beyond

I could spill my whole story and convince you to become BFFs within minutes, but we’ll save that for my about page. What I want you to know is this—whatever you’re bringing to the table on your wedding day, I can handle it. Chaotic family? I have one too. Kids running around? That’s a normal day at my house. Uncle Jim brought his camera to take his own photos? Cool, if it’s okay with you, it’s okay with me. Stain on your dad’s suit? Hand it over, and Tide-to-go and I will take care of it.

This is your day. The one time you can (and should) unapologetically own the main character role. And I’ll do everything I can to help make your experience seamless and stress-free. Because when you’re living your best life, your photos reflect that. And it would be my absolute honor to document your wedding story for you to have and to hold for the rest of time.

Hey, I’m Alex!

the “A” behind AMP 

Documenting your day - exactly as it happens

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We’ll never place you or your people in forced, stuffy poses that no one does in real life. Instead, we take a prompts-only approach, allowing for genuine interactions that result in gorgeous portraits, emotive candids, and a laidback vibe. But don’t worry! You’ll have all the guidance you want and need (so you’ll never have to worry about what to do with your hands).



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Jordan + Tysen

"These (photos) are quite honestly the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. We absolutely love them. All the things you already think you have forgotten about or didn't know happened and being able to relive it all was just ahhhh!

I couldn't have asked for anything better. Seriously! I showed my parents.. and my mom and dad both started crying!"

Reid + Mariah

"Reid and I were so thankful to have you as our photographer!! You are so personable and fun and really bring shy couples out of their shells. You made us feel comfortable.. I really felt beautiful on our wedding day and the pictures turned out amazing. I never felt stress and always know you had everything taken care of. Thank you so much for everything!"

Mollie + Randall

"You and Chelsea were so awesome to work with! Saturday was easily hands down one of the best nights of my life. It was better than I ever imagined and I wish I could do it all over again!"

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Our Vows To You

Here’s what we’re promising to help you experience 

Presence: You deserve to feel fully in the moment for the entirety of your day. Not worried about timelines, other people’s opinions, or that stain on your flower girl’s dress. We’ll handle the details; you simply soak it all up.

Comfortability: With us, you’ll never need to perform. We want to see and capture the real sides of you and your relationship. Because that’s where the beauty is—in the two of you existing exactly as you are.

Low stress: Let’s face it—weddings can feel overwhelming. But we’re here to shoulder the stress, so you don’t have to. We’ve seen it all and are fully prepared for whatever chaos comes our way (and if you need an excuse to tell your nosy aunt no about something—simply blame us).

on the day you wed