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It’s November.  It’s STILL FALL.  So why doesn’t it feel like it?!?!  These poor lovebirds had to brave this unbearably frigid temp to get some fall engagement photos!! I LOVE fall!! What happened?!?!  Either way, we still ended up with some pretty gorgeous engagement photos!!  We started with a fall-looking feel (our front yard!) and […]

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Engagements, Sweetheart

Amy & David : Fall (winter?) Engagements

Bianca has some amazing friends!  How do I know this?  Because we have multiple friends in common from college!  Even though we’re all spread out now, I still sure miss those gals!   A few years ago we were blessed with the opportunity to photograph one of those friends’ weddings (Hey, Stacie!) and Bianca was a […]

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Engagements, Sweetheart

Bianca & Luke : Engaged

Let’s talk engagement sessions.  Generally, there are two different camps of people who either can’t wait to have their engagement photos taken and then there are the people who honestly don’t see the value in having them taken.  I’ve actually been there – when Stosch and I got married, I had always dreamed of being […]

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Educational, Engagements

Engagement Session : 5 Reasons Why It’s Important!

This was one of the most fun engagement sessions ever!  Marci spinned & twirled into the perfect poses with the perfect smile and Joe supported her the whole way through. Their chemistry is undeniable and their joy & laughter is contagious! As always, I am incredibly honored to be able to capture their sweet love!  […]

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Engagements

Joe & Marci : A Sweet Engagement

Jessica & Johnny’s relationship started with a ring – a boxing ring, that is.  Jessica started attending a kickboxing class at Johnny’s gym, where they soon began a meaningful friendship that would bud into love.  The gym holds special significance for their relationship, so Johnny decided to take their relationship to the next level at […]

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Johnny & Jessica : Summertime Engagements : Mason City, IA

It was a B-E-A-UTIFUL Sunday evening as we drove to Aaron’s parents’ farm to take Aaron & Courtney’s engagement photos.  Our windows were down, the pheasants were playing in the grasses near the road, and the sun was shining in through our open sunroof.  Then suddenly, a looming, daunting storm cloud came into sight and […]

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Aaron & Courtney : Iowa Country Engagements

Romance.  Myriah was specific in that she wanted romantic engagement photos, and boy did they bring their romance game!  How can it not be romantic with a marine uniform and a long black dress??  It just screams Nicholas Sparks novel! I also got to use our front yard as a backdrop for the first time!!  […]

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Engagements

Garrett & Myriah : Romantic Iowa Engagement

I’m pretty sure we’ve gotten more snow this April than we have the rest of the winter, which has made it really difficult to get some spring photos!  We got snowed out by 18 inches of snow the first time we tried to take Kyle & Jackie’s engagement photos, but we were able to sneak […]

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Jackie & Kyle : Engaged

Courtney & Kevin : ridiculously sweet, kind, fun, easy-going, + adorable Before Courtney & Kevin’s engagement session we got to know them over a couple ciders at Fat Hill Brewing downtown!  Our ciders warmed us up for the chilly night of gorgeous engagement photos and laughter.  The whole evening was simply a fun double date with […]

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Engagements

Courtney & Kevin : Mason City, IA Engagement Session

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