If it’s true that rain on your wedding day means your marriage will last, then Blake & Taylor’s marriage will last forevvverrrrr – but let’s be honest, it’s going to last forever rain or shine.  It downpoured the first half of their wedding day, which means we had exactly one empty(ish) room for photos the […]

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Blake & Taylor | Rainy North Iowa Wedding

Mr. Thielen has a smile that lights up the world!  He also has a crowd of family that love him dearly (that you can’t see behind the camera making him smile)! :p   It is allllllways such an honor to be trusted to take another photographer’s family photos and Brittany is one of the sweetest!  The […]

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Muellers | Fall Clear Lake Family

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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

Angie & Travis are the most relaxed, down-to-earth couple!  They are adorably sweet on each other and their little cutie, Tenley!  Their wedding day turned out to be a super sweaty August day, but they couldn’t have been better sports about it!  One thing I always keep in my camera bag is tissues – and […]

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Angela & Travis Marzen : Late Summer Iowa Wedding

Kylie is a Texas sweetheart, y’all! 😉 She came to her session all dolled up and full of confidence!  Confidence is key when getting your photos taken – everyone starts a little nervous, but if you just trust me and be confident in who you are, the rest will fall into place and your photos […]

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Maternity

Kylie : Maternity : North Iowa & Southern Minnesota Photographer

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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Engagement Session : 5 Reasons Why It’s Important!

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

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A + M were married at the Historic Park Inn in Mason City, and although we live here, we’d never really explored its details!  The straight lines, moody lighting, short ceilings (good thing we’re short!), and speak easy bar in the basement take you back to another era!  If you haven’t been – you definitely […]

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Weddings

Amanda & Matt : Frank Lloyd Wright Hotel Wedding

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