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Spring Iowa Wedding Inspiration

So even tho I look outside and there is snow on the ground, I know you brides are planning for spring weddings!!! That sounds so amazing right now! Warmer weather, birds chirping, trees budding and everyone is twitterpated.  I wanted to put together some spring wedding inspiration photos together for you! As an Iowa wedding […]

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Best in Weddings 2018 | Des Moines Iowa Wedding Photographer

I can’t believe all of the amazing couples I got to meet and work with this year! I have learned a few things this past year about myself. I almost always cry during the toasts. I also almost always cry during the first dances. My favorite people to work with are those who are quick […]

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Best of Engagements 2018 | Des Moines Iowa Wedding Photographer

I can’t believe its the end of 2018! The end of the year really snuck up on me, while it also feels like its been so long! I had the opportunity to photograph so many amazing couples! Engagement photos are some of my absolute favorite things to shoot! I always have an amazing time getting […]

Engagements

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Rachel + Ethan Hotel Kirkwood Wedding

Rachel and Ethan’s wedding was absolutely wonderful! Because of the lack of snow on Christmas here in Des Moines, Their wedding was the closest thing to magic Christmas snow. The couple got married at the Kirkwood Hotel in Cedar Rapids and was the last wedding on my 2018 list! The colors and natural light this […]

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Ellen + Mack – Ned Ashton House Iowa City Wedding

Ellen and Mack are such amazing people! I loved the green bridesmaids dresses Ellen picked out, along with the orange accents! These two are truly unique and created such a one of a kind wedding!  The Ned Ashotn house is a truly beautiful venue and I hope to shoot more weddings here in the future! 

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Rothy’s the Better Flat for Photographers

As an Des Moines Iowa wedding photographer, I am on my feet a lot during the day and I need shoes that are comfy but not ugly. I have been a loyal tieks wearer for the past year, but I think this shoe has finally met its match in almost every way! You can find […]

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Kayla + Nick – Veterans Memorial Building, Cedar Rapids Wedding

This past spring, Kayla and Nick were married inside the most beautiful ballroom at The Veterans Memorial Building for this  Cedar Rapids Wedding.  It was so beautiful, and every photo was taken inside, but my favorite parts for sure was when Kayla read Nicks note to her. I was even able to use my dress […]

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my clients love that i don’t shoot with film

Hello there non photographer lingo speaking person.  You might be wondering what this post is about and why you should really even care about film vs digital. Whats it matter to you what equipment someone uses and what does it mean for your experience and images. Well….. a whole lot actually.  I’m going to lay […]

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Heartfelt Glen Oaks Country Club Wedding | Joy & Andrew

When Andrew’s brother was giving his toast at Glen Oaks Country Club, he mentioned how Joy was exactly what her name is, and when she enters a room she just makes it brighter and I completely agree from experience! I met Joy at a wedding bridal show here in WDM, and in a sea of […]

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Why Printed Photos Hold More Value than Digital

  The thing is, digital photos have a really short and fragile lifespan. As an Iowa photographer, I am here to tell you why printed photos hold more value than digital images, and why its important to get your images printed. In today’s world, it’s not official until it’s facebook official, if you didn’t post […]

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