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Hello 2023!! Here are some of the top wedding trends we can expect to see this year!

2023 Wedding Trends

Weddings

1/12/23

YOU JUST GOT ENGAGED!
CONGRATULATIONS!!
But…Now what?
Here are 7 tips after you get engaged to help dive right into the planning you actually enjoy.

7 Tips for After You’re Engaged

Tips for Clients

12/28/22

Top 5 Places for photos in Waterloo / Cedar Falls, Iowa If you’re looking for locations in Waterloo and Cedar Falls, Iowa for some photos, I’ve got a list for you! These are local spots I frequent to take photos that range from outdoor and woods, to little shops and cityscape. #1. George Wyth State […]

Top 5 Places in Waterloo / Cedar Falls, Iowa for Photos

Tips for Photographers

Cedar Valley Waterloo Cedar Falls Iowa Photo Locations

6/25/21

How to Pick a Wedding Venue Picking a wedding venue can be the most exciting time and also one of the hardest decisions in a wedding. Maybe you feel like you have a general idea of what you want your day to be like, or maybe you know exactly, but you aren’t quite sure how […]

How to Pick a Wedding Venue

Tips for Clients

Iowa wedding venue Winan Creek barn

2/17/21

Wedding photographers are typically one of the first vendors booked in the wedding planning process. We book up quickly, especially in this crazy season of COVID and reschedules. I’ve talked before about why I believe photographing your wedding is a big deal. I didn’t hire a photographer for my wedding and to this day I […]

Top Videographers in Iowa

Tips for Clients

top wedding videographers in iowa

1/15/21

Cake is AMAZING, don’t get me wrong, but sometimes it’s fun to go outside the box and do something that’s more you or different! Or maybe you just plain don’t like cake?! I’ve been to some weddings for couples who ditched the cake and had some alternative cake and dessert ideas for their wedding day.¬†At […]

5 Wedding Day Cake and Dessert Alternatives

Tips for Clients

wedding cake and dessert ideas

6/18/20

When my husband, Daniel, and I got married I definitely used Pinterest for ideas. However, in 2014 I don’t think Pinterest was as full of unique and trendy ideas as it is now. Fast forward to now, being at weddings with my couples and talking wedding with my brides, I’ve seen some pretty amazing alternative […]

Alternative Guest Book Ideas

Tips for Clients

jenga wedding guest book ideas iowa wedding photographer

3/29/20

So you’re here because COVID19 (Coronavirus) has ripped every form of comfort out from under you. Not only that, but you’re planning a wedding and as if planning isn’t stressful enough, now things are uncertain. Can I keep my wedding date? Will this end by the time my wedding rolls around? What are my options? […]

Coronavirus – To Reschedule Your Wedding or Not?

Tips for Clients

coronavirus wedding reschedule iowa and midwest

3/21/20

You’re engaged!! YAS! CON-FREAKING-GRATS!! – but now what? After you’ve shared the news, celebrated, pinned/Pinterest-ed all the things (which, let’s be real you’ve probably been doing for years. I still do it and I’m MARRIED.) You’re probably wondering when do I book or plan certain things? Is it too soon to pick a cake, book […]

You’re Engaged Now What? (Wedding Planning Timeline)

Tips for Clients

iowa midwest wedding proposal and engagement session

2/18/20

The thought of planning an outfit can seem stressful as heck. “What should I wear?” “What goes with what?” “Does this match enough or is it too matchy?” “Do I have to go buy a whole new outfit or do I have something that will work?” GURL (+ DUDE) I know, it can seem tough […]

What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

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iowa couples photographer Waterloo session outfit ideas

2/09/20

This guide includes 5 of our favorite wedding day and couples poses!

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