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This Iowa engagement session at Big Creek State Park in Polk City made for the perfect fall engagement session. Teammate Chelsea did an amazing job capturing this engagement session this October. If there was ever a fall engagement session to capture all the warm colors and cozy vibes, it would be this one of Aimee […]

Iowa Engagement Session at Big Creek State Park in Polk City: Aimee and Max

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There are quite a few things to consider when choosing a wedding photographer. It is okay and encouraged to ask questions when talking to your potential wedding photographer. The more questions you ask, the more you will know if you will make the perfect team together. If you aren’t sure what questions you should be asking, here are some ideas for you.

20 Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Photographer

20 Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Photographer

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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 married🤪) 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

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Jennifer and Sean got married at St. Boniface Catholic Church in New Vienna, Iowa. This church was immaculate.. When I pulled into the parking lot I was amazed at how gorgeous it was. When I stepped inside I was even more blown away by the details, the light, everything was perfect. Jennifer and Sean’s wedding […]

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Classic Cathedral Wedding at St. Boniface in New Vienna, Iowa

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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 […]

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Alternative Guest Book Ideas

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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 […]

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Kayla + John | Wedding in Fairbank, Iowa

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I got to meet these two for the first time at their engagement session. I was so excited hearing about the adorable way they met (which we’ll get to) and all the things they love to do, big Saturday breakfasts, hang out with friends, family and their dog, Ralph, also going on hikes + adventures. […]

Katy and Josh's Iowa Wedding at Country Lane Lodge in Adel Iowa www.alexmccraryphotography.com

Katy + Josh’s Wedding | An International Love