Obsessed with my dogs, taking photos of my dogs, and posting said photos of my dogs on facebook. (I am proudly one of those people.) 

I laugh at everything, and love to tease my grandma any chance I get! I love a good shopping trip with my girlfriends while screaming Lizzo lyrics, but equally love chilling on the couch with my hubby and pups, watching Disney +.   

Being an Iowa wedding photographer has been on of the best joys of my life! Getting to learn about couples stories and meet so many amazing people is the best part of my job! 

ALL ABOUT kirstie

Fine art Iowa WEDDING & PORTRAIT Photographer 

I'm kirstie

it's nice to meet you

Why I am Different

So I know you’re sitting there and you’ve probably got tons of tabs open on your computer and have a ton of different photographers you are looking at. But, how do you even start to choose?! Here in Iowa there’s no shortage of talented photographers but let me ease the overwhelm and share a little bit of what I offer to my couples. After seven years of being a professional wedding photographer I have found that it is so important that we are both the perfect fit for each other.  So here are a few things that I offer my couples and if these strike a chord with you then we will totally LOVE working together! 

Go-To Organizer 

When I am your wedding photographer, I don’t just show up on the day and take photos my job starts way before the actual wedding day. From helping you create your perfect wedding day team by sending you vendor referrals, to giving you examples of full wedding days broken down! Not only do I help couples with timelines but I hope you build your wedding day that feels most authentically like you guys! Stressed about family formals? Girl I got you!! I have a list and guides for all of the small and big details in between throughout our time from the engagement photos to your wedding day! 

Authentic Directions 

Think that you might feel awkward in front of the camera? Well newsflash, You Will!! But good news, thats A-Ok because everyone feels kinda weird in front of the camera at first! 
I am not that fly on the wall photographer who told you to just act natural together. I avoid those “what the heck do I do with my hands?” moments and give my couples authentic direction. During engagement session I will teach you some of my core posing messages that are going to get you guys to look natural bring out real laughter and even incorporate some fun silly movements that will make your photos make you look bomb but also look exactly like you guys!   

Heirloom Keepsakes 

So I think it’s safe to say that nobody wants or intends for their wedding photos to just die on Facebook or as a jpeg file on their computer. I know most people think “Oh we’ll get our photos printed!”, but how many of us actually do that? (I’m a photographer and even I am guilty of this.) This is why I think it’s so important to offer quality artwork and wedding albums to all my couples. Albums are my favorite way to preserve your wedding day as it tells your story! I have lots of examples that I can show you of these beautiful heirloom wedding albums, but just know that these are not those crappy flimsy little books that you can order on Shutterfly. An amazing Metal Print or Wedding Album are always included in my collections! 

Why I am Different

So I know you’re sitting there and you’ve probably got tons of tabs open on your computer and have a ton of different photographers you are looking at. But, how do you even start to choose?! Here in Iowa there’s no shortage of talented photographers but let me ease the overwhelm and share a little bit of what I offer to my couples. After seven years of being a professional wedding photographer I have found that it is so important that we are both the perfect fit for each other.  So here are a few things that I offer my couples and if these strike a chord with you then we will totally LOVE working together! 

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Go-To Organizer 

When I am your wedding photographer, I don’t just show up on the day and take photos my job starts way before the actual wedding day. From helping you create your perfect wedding day team by sending you vendor referrals, to giving you examples of full wedding days broken down! Not only do I help couples with timelines but I hope you build your wedding day that feels most authentically like you guys! Stressed about family formals? Girl I got you!! I have a list and guides for all of the small and big details in between throughout our time from the engagement photos to your wedding day! 

Authentic Directions 

Think that you might feel awkward in front of the camera? Well newsflash, You Will!! But good news, thats A-Ok because everyone feels kinda weird in front of the camera at first! 
I am not that fly on the wall photographer who told you to just act natural together. I avoid those “what the heck do I do with my hands?” moments and give my couples authentic direction. During engagement session I will teach you some of my core posing messages that are going to get you guys to look natural bring out real laughter and even incorporate some fun silly movements that will make your photos make you look bomb but also look exactly like you guys!   

Heirloom Keepsakes 

So I think it’s safe to say that nobody wants or intends for their wedding photos to just die on Facebook or as a jpeg file on their computer. I know most people think “Oh we’ll get our photos printed!”, but how many of us actually do that? (I’m a photographer and even I am guilty of this.) This is why I think it’s so important to offer quality artwork and wedding albums to all my couples. Albums are my favorite way to preserve your wedding day as it tells your story! I have lots of examples that I can show you of these beautiful heirloom wedding albums, but just know that these are not those crappy flimsy little books that you can order on Shutterfly. An amazing Metal Print or Wedding Album are always included in my collections! 

Authentic Directions 

Think that you might feel awkward in front of the camera? Well newsflash, You Will!! But good news, thats A-Ok because everyone feels kinda weird in front of the camera at first! 
I am not that fly on the wall photographer who told you to just act natural together. I avoid those “what the heck do I do with my hands?” moments and give my couples authentic direction. During engagement session I will teach you some of my core posing messages that are going to get you guys to look natural bring out real laughter and even incorporate some fun silly movements that will make your photos make you look bomb but also look exactly like you guys!   

Heirloom Keepsakes 

So I think it’s safe to say that nobody wants or intends for their wedding photos to just die on Facebook or as a jpeg file on their computer. I know most people think “Oh we’ll get our photos printed!”, but how many of us actually do that? (I’m a photographer and even I am guilty of this.) This is why I think it’s so important to offer quality artwork and wedding albums to all my couples. Albums are my favorite way to preserve your wedding day as it tells your story! I have lots of examples that I can show you of these beautiful heirloom wedding albums, but just know that these are not those crappy flimsy little books that you can order on Shutterfly. An amazing Metal Print or Wedding Album are always included in my collections! 

Heirloom Keepsakes 

So I think it’s safe to say that nobody wants or intends for their wedding photos to just die on Facebook or as a jpeg file on their computer. I know most people think “Oh we’ll get our photos printed!”, but how many of us actually do that? (I’m a photographer and even I am guilty of this.) This is why I think it’s so important to offer quality artwork and wedding albums to all my couples. Albums are my favorite way to preserve your wedding day as it tells your story! I have lots of examples that I can show you of these beautiful heirloom wedding albums, but just know that these are not those crappy flimsy little books that you can order on Shutterfly. An amazing Metal Print or Wedding Album are always included in my collections! 

Rachel & Ethan

hotel kirkwood

Emily & Jake

millwork ballroom 

Kamilla & mitch

shattering silence monument 

JOY & ANDREW

GLEN OAKS COUNTRY CLUB

DANIELLE & DANIEL

LA POSTE

SARAH & ZACH

BLACK HAWK HISTORIC SITE

French Editorial

rollins mansion

SARAH & JARED

backyard wedding

AMY & DAVID

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WEDDING VENDORS

cannon green

BLAKE & RYAN

boone hall plantation

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I don't think five stars is enough!!

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Kirstie was beyond amazing. Nick and I will forever be grateful to her and the photos that she captured of our wedding. I can't begin to explain how amazing our photos are and how happy we are. We were blessed to work with her and can't wait to watch her grow, I don't know how she could get any better though! She is a true professional and I will always know we made the best decision in the world hiring her as our photographer!

kayla & nick WELTY

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The only thing as perfect as marrying the man of my dreams was having Kirstie as our engagement and wedding photographer.

02.

She is exceptionally talented, kind, FUN, prompt, detail oriented, and professional. Her eye for lighting, landscape, and capturing the beauty of each unique client is stunning.  A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. I would recommend her to all of my closest family and friends in a heartbeat.
We love you, Kirstie!!!!

anna & reed SCHWARCK

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I can't say enough about Kirstie. From the moment we met her, I knew she was the right person to photograph our wedding.

03.

She's kind, personable, honest, and has unending patience with couples who just can't take a single thing seriously on the big day :) I am not someone who likes having their photo taken, and Kirstie made me feel so at ease. She captured every moment and our photos are absolute perfection. This gal knows what she is doing and I cannot recommend her enough!

allison & tyler WALLACE

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You deserve the absolute best. This is why I want to makes sure we are the right choice for you.

We don't take on every wedding that inquires because it's super important that we work with the right couples, and they with us. 

I would love to get to know you and your fiance's story!
Fill out the contact form and I will get back to you in a jiffy! 


kirstie.veatch@gmail.com

515 777 8837

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Let's get this party started!!! 

You deserve the absolute best. This is why I want to make sure we are the right choice for you.

I don't take on every wedding that inquires because I want to make sure that were the best fit! Not only that you love my photography style, but that we click on a personal level too!

I would love to get to know you and your fiance's story!
Fill out the contact form and I will get back to you in a jiffy! 


kirstie.veatch@gmail.com

Thank you!
we'll be in touch soon! 

515 777 8837