We have been extreeeemely blessed with gorgeous weather for all of our spring and summer weddings so far!! I swear at a week out, it ALWAYS says rain, but never trust it until the day of!  Seriously!!  Luke & Bianca got married on a gorgeous June day in Iowa City! L & B are an […]

read the post


Luke & Bianca : Celebration Farm Wedding

Iowa City, wedding, hotelVetro, hotel vetro, hotel vetro wedding, classic wedding, elegant wedding, simple elegance, iowa wedding photographer, iowa city wedding photographer, coralville wedding photographer

It’s all in a name.  Elyse. Ted.  These names mean the world to this beautiful couple – they way their names roll off their tongues is “delicious”, as Elyse would say.  Elyse & Ted wrote their own meaningful words to each other during their ceremony and the resemblance between the two was uncanny.  Elyse spoke […]

read the post


Elyse & Ted : Classic hotelVetro Wedding

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 […]

read the post

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 […]

read the post

Educational, Engagements

Engagement Session : 5 Reasons Why It’s Important!

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!!  […]

read the post


Garrett & Myriah : Romantic Iowa Engagement

2016 was our best year yet and we have no one else to thank but YOU wonderful people for believing in us and trusting us with your precious moments! Please take a few minutes to take a look at our “Best of 2016: Families”! Turn your sound on and cherish the moments we shared! Be […]

read the post

Children, Engagements, Family, Maternity, Newborn

Best of 2016: Families

Was it freezing cold this day?  Yes.  Was it muddy?  Yes.  Did little Miss Evy do amazing anyway?  Yes, yes and YES!  PLUS we had some amazing fall sunlight, which makes these images seem like the day was that much warmer!  I’ll take it! My style of family photography is a little more candid, a […]

read the post

Children, Family

Engels Family: Mason City, IA Fall Photography

High school sweethearts Lauren & Ben were married under the stars with lanterns to light the night sky and the scent of lavender drifting in the wind. It could not have been a more gorgeous night for a sunset wedding at Celebration barn near Iowa City.  Their love is strong, yet sweet, and they both […]

read the post


Mr. & Mrs. Libby: Lavender & Lanterns – Iowa City, IA Wedding Photographer

 Lauren & Ben…they have the best engagement story!!  Ben took Lauren to a farm that has a special place in his heart to watch the sunset.  No, they didn’t just sit on a hay bail and watch the sun set from there, they climbed to the TOP of a silo and spent the evening there…watching […]

read the post


Ben & Lauren Engaged – Iowa City, IA Photographer

get inspired with our most popular blog posts!

Hosting overnight guests is our jam!!  We've thought of all the details for what you need for a uber-functional and cozy guest room so you don't have to!  

top 10 guest room essentials

Years of trying, doctor appointments, hospital bills, weird medications, things people shouldn't say, diet changes, functional medicine - hear our infertility journey here!

our infertility story

First look or down the aisle? Our thoughts and why we promote a first look (but love both!)!  Which option is right for you? Check out this popular blog post!

should we have a first look?

fan faves

on the blog

ready to finally have fun at a photo session and have photos of you in real life??

the best service + a session that feels like a date night out + photos that capture the real you --- that's what we're about

yes! I'm ready!