Iowa is full of amazing and unique locations for photos! From urban locations, to State parks there is going to be something that will resonate with any couple! Sometimes, as an Iowa wedding and engagement photographer I love learn about my couples and what they love to do together! This way we can create a […]

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A month ago, I was so excited to be able to photograph a talented new Florist!! Kathryn, owner of Beautifully Bloomed is such and amazing and kind soul! She really wanted bright images that made her blooms stand out and pop! It was so much fun and getting to know her and watch her create […]

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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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