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You’re engaged!! Heck Yeah! – but now what? After you’ve shared the news, celebrated, pinned all the things on Pinterest (which, let’s be real you’ve probably been doing for years. I still do it and I’m married­čĄ¬) You’re probably wondering when to book or plan certain things like..Is it too soon to pick out a […]

Wedding Planning Timeline: What to Plan and When

Tips for Clients

5/30/23

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

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3/29/20

Weddings can get hecka expensive, real fast. There are a bunch of ways to cut some of your wedding costs, without sacrificing your vision for your day. Let’s dig into the 6 ways to save money on your wedding day.   #1. WEDDING WEBSITE Instead of including all the extra prints and invites for rehearsal […]

6 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

Tips for Clients

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1/28/20

Ethan + Emily secretly noticed each other during college at the gym and throughout the campus. Once these two were formally introduced at a bar a couple days before halloween, they hit it off. Since then, these two love hiking together in Arizona, going on walks, in Iowa, where they call home and hanging out […]

Emily + Ethan | Love On Campus

Couples

iowa state university engagement session couples photography

1/28/20

In most modern weddings, you’ll witness a unity ceremony. This symbolizes the joining of “two becoming one” or “two families becoming one”. This started with the unity candle. One partner taking a candle and together, lighting a new one. Unity Candle Here are some more fun ideas for your unity ceremony during your wedding! 2. […]

Unity Ceremony Ideas

Tips for Clients

1/21/20

All the special details that went into Kayla + John’s day were so amazing to have the honor to capture. As Kayla was getting ready in her dress, her sister/maid of honor helped button up the back as her mom pulled out Kayla’s “something borrowed”. Her mom latched Kayla’s great grandma’s pearl necklace around her […]

Kayla + John | Wedding in Fairbank, Iowa

Weddings

Iowa bride and groom wedding photography

9/04/19

Honestly this has been something I’ve been wanting to write about for a long time, but frankly, it’s awkward as heck. “I don’t want to offend people” “Of course I’d preach about this — it’s my job.” “No one will listen.” These are all things I told myself when I thought about writing this and […]

Photographers Don’t Cost “An Arm + A Leg”

Tips for Clients

8/15/19

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

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