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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 […]

For Brides, Weddings

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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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Sarah + Zach’s Vibrant Iowa Wedding at Black Hawk Historic Site

Sarah and Zach has one of the best intimate weddings I have ever been too! Last Fall, their ideas of having their wedding surrounded by greenery was re imagined due to the weather, but the end result in my opinion couldn’t have been more perfect! They decided to forgo a wedding party and focused on […]

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Sarah + Jared Iowa Backyard Wedding | Wedding Photography Iowa

An Iowa Backyard Wedding Sarah and Jared were one of the best couples! Sarah was so intentional and artistic with her Iowa backyard wedding! With her blush and mauve tones sprinkled through her details, this wedding is one of my all time favorites! Their wedding was in the backyard of a dear friend, and you […]

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The Ecosystem of Wedding Photographers | Are Wedding Influencers Hurting the Industry? | Des Moines Wedding Photographer

First things First Today, I’m going to share some thoughts that might ruffle a few feathers.  It’s about the recent influx of online photography education superstars, and how they are impacting the wedding community as a whole. I first want to start this post off stating that I am sharing my own personal observations and […]

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