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Surviving the Holidays Newly Engaged

Surviving the holidays when you are newly engaged can be fun but also daunting sometimes depending on your family. Hi I’m Kirstie, a wedding and engagement photographer located here in Des Moines Iowa! I love helping couples have the best time during this short engagement period in their lives! These are just a few tips […]

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Millwork Ballroom & Event Center | Dubuque Iowa, Wedding

I had so much fun getting to know Jake and Emily as a couple.  Almost a whole year ago we did their fall engagement photos and they were just so beautiful and they were so much fun as a couple so I knew their wedding day was going to be a blast! They chose on […]

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West Des Moines Country Club Wedding

“Blake and I actually met through Bumble, an online dating app. Neither of us expected much going into it, but it was completely meant to be. We were so perfect together and knew pretty early on that we didn’t want to be with anyone else!” Erica and Blake had one of my favorite spring weddings!!! […]

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Wedding Tablescapes : The Do’s and Don’ts

Tablescapes are probably the biggest reception detail brides will spend hours thinking about!  They are the biggest eye catcher in your reception and the perfect way to incorporate your wedding colors! Chances are that your venue will have tables, chairs and white table cloths available for you to use!  Now this tip is something you […]

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What You Need For Bridal Detail Photos

Getting lots of beautiful detail photos is more important to you than you might think! Years from now, it will be so neat to see all those little details you put time into picking out! I always tell my brides to gather items they want photos of together the night before and place them in […]

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Shattering Silence Des Moines Ia Wedding

Kamila and Mitch are such a blessing to be around! The whole day was filled with lots of laughs, special intimate moments and just a ton of love for this amazing couple! With family traveling all across America, as well as from Brazil! From the father daughter first look, the beautiful ceremony at the shattering […]

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4 Questions You Should Ask Before You Book Your Wedding Photographer

So I was recently at a wedding show over the weekend and I overheard a bride walk by and state, “Wedding photography is the thing I am most stressed about.” Anyone relate to this? It’s one of the longest lasting items you will have from your wedding day. To make life easier for ya, Ive […]

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Black Tie Embassy Club Des Moines, IA Wedding

When I met Allison and Tyler, I instantly knew that they would be amazing to work with! It felt like we were already friends and we just clicked! They were getting married at the Embassy Club in Des Moines and I couldn’t have been more excited. With Allison being from New York originally, she had […]

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French Cottage Inspired Styled Shoot | Iowa Wedding Photographer

Back in May, a few local wedding vendors and I put together a styled shoot, and it was a really great experience! It started with meeting Katie, from August Wolf Floral Design and we both agreed it would be fun to collaborate on a shoot together!   We gathered together some more amazing vendors and […]

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Anna + Reed Married | Osage Iowa Wedding Photographer

Ohhh this is such a bitter sweet blog for me to write because that means the wedding is all over. 🙁  I know I say this probably after every wedding but I truly feel like I get to work with the best of people. Ever since Anna first messaged me, I knew she was going […]

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Kirstie Veatch Photography is a Wedding Photographer based in Des Moines, Iowa.