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What a beautiful day for Kassie and Tucker’s wedding. Debbie’s Celebration Barn provided the perfect backdrop for Kassie and Tucker’s “I Do’s” The joy that comes through on a wedding day is a different kind of joy. It is a once in a lifetime feeling, and I am beyond honored to get to preserve it […]

KASSIE & TUCKER | DEBBIE’S CELEBRATION BARN

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I am starting off with a very busy spring season and my heart couldn’t be more full! I feel so blessed to be working with some of the sweetest couples. Vanessa and Christain’s wedding at the Airport Winery was incredible, despite the cold weather! Weather in March can be very unpredictable and March 16, 2024, […]

VANESSA & CHRISTIAN | A COOL MARCH WEDDING

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Abby and Gavin are married; it was the most perfect and fun way to end a year. Not to mention, the date was 12.31.23! A date they will never forget, not only for the date but for the magical day it was!   Abby and Gavin’s day was so full of energy and excitement! Their […]

ABIGAIL & GAVIN | A FUN NEW YEAR’S EVE WEDDING AT COUNTRYSIDE EVENTS & VENUE

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New Year's Eve Wedding 12.31.23 Wedding

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On November 18, 2023, I had the honor of photographing Abbie and Jared’s beautiful wedding at This Old Barn located in Fairfield, Iowa. The cool air made for a perfect fall wedding. Abby and Jared tied the knot on a sunny November day and I am so excited to share a peek into their day! […]

Abigail & Jared | This Old Barn Wedding

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This Old Barn November Wedding

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A November wedding is pretty up in the air as to what kind of weather you will get on your big day. For Katie and Trever, it could not have been more perfect! it was an AMAZING day! The day, the couple, the venue…everything was just beautiful! You could just feel the love Katie and […]

Katie & Trever | November Wedding | Bessie’s Barn

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Christine and Bradley had the best theme for their wedding: LOVE! Love took front row and center at this sweet event. I simply adored Christine and Bradley’s wedding ceremony at the cutest little white church, The Living History Farms – Church of the Land in Urbandale, Iowa, followed by their reception at the Event Center […]

Christine & Bradley | Living History Farms

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Love triumphs over stormy weather! Every couple has that concern: what if there is bad wether on my wedding day? For Brooke and Kevin, that was a reality. All day Brooke and Kevin knew rain was in the forecast. Brooke, Kevin, and their family watched diligently out the windows pondering on if they should move […]

Brooke & Kevin | Bridge View Center

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For Aubrey and Caden it was a perfect June day for a wedding! Aubrey and Caden’s love for each other shined throughout the entire day! Aubrey and Caden had their ceremony at the Third Church in Pella, Iowa. Such a beautiful church and surrounding area! Weeks leading up to the Ceremony, Aubrey and her family […]

Aubrey & Caden | June Wedding

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Emily and Caleb had a beautiful wedding at the Westchester E-Free Church in Des Moines, Iowa. When I first met Emily and Caleb, I could see straight away the special bond these two shared. Their big day was the perfect celebration of the two of them. Just an honest celebration of their love for each […]

Emily & Caleb | Beautiful Church Ceremony

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Madison and Josh had an amazing wedding celebration at the Pella Opera House in Pella, Iowa. The weather was perfect! Sunshine during the day with a slight cooler evening. Madison and Josh could not have asked for a better day to say I do! Madison and Josh wanted their first sight of each other on […]

Madison & Josh | Pella Opera House Wedding

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Carole and Neil had a beautiful wedding held in Melrose, Iowa on family property. Carole and Neil’s wedding was a beautiful day celebrating the two of them along with family and friends. The couples theme was lots of greenery, beautiful flowers and terracotta colors for the wedding party. The bride wore a beautiful ivory gown […]

Carole + Neil | Married

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Everyone should know by now that I could go on and on about my couples and all the beautiful things that make them AMAZING! Ashlee and Zach are so amazing! I felt instantly connected with Ashlee & Zach throughout their entire wedding planning. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate couples that stay in […]

Ashlee and Zach | Willow Brook Barn

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