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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 […]

Education

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The District Venue Ankeny Iowa | Best Wedding Photographers Des Moines|Alyssa + Aaron

Alyssa and Aaron were married this past early winter, and the love their friends and family gave them was one of the most genuine loves I have ever felt at a wedding. As a local photographer to the Des Moines area and just capturing Iowa photography moments all around I have really come to love wedding toasts! I cry almost every time.
To see one of my favorite bridal photos of all time, you will want to check out this blog by the best wedding photographer in Des Moines! Alyssa and Aaron had a beautiful early winter wedding at The District Venue in Ankeny Iowa.

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Year 30 Cake Smash | Des Moines Photography

Happy Birthday Alyssa!! Yesterday, I had so much fun shooting a 30 year birthday cake smash! Now, as a local photographer in the Des Moines area who mainly does weddings, I knew that this was a perfect opportunity to take advantage of slow season. Alyssa is one of my past brides who got married last […]

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The White Wedding Dress | Des Moines Wedding Photography

A White Wedding Dress isn’t so White After All You just got engaged, (Eeeeek!!!) You found your venue, and booked the photographer, but now it’s time to think about the dress. So many things will go into the perfect wedding dress for you. Will you want satin, lace, short sleeves, long sleeves, ball gown, sexy […]

For Brides

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Meet Me | Iowa Wedding Photographer

Hi There!!! I’m Kirstie! A wife to my husband Todd, a dog mom to my mini dachshunds Ellie, and Link and I am an Iowa wedding photographer located in the Des Moines area! I really feel like it’s my calling to serve my couples during this time of being engaged and being excited but also […]

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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 […]

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