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When the weather is nice, it is a necessity to take advantage of it! The Koenig’s snuck down to the Island in Prairie for a few quick family photos for their Christmas card in between my two other sessions that day. And I have to say, while hanging out with family is always fun, my […]

Family

RIVERSIDE FAMILY SESSION | KOENIG

I am so happy to finally share this extended family session on the blog! We pulled out all the tricks when it came to getting the littles to smile and from the amount of photos I am editing in their gallery, I would say it worked! It was a cold, cold morning down on the […]

Family

EARLY MORNING FAMILY SESSION

Man oh man! The Lange’s had me running all over Pikes Peak last week, but I would be lying if I said I wasn’t having a blast the entire time. From throwing leaves to an impromptu race, it was a night I will never forget! We just happened to pick the what seemed like the […]

Family

THE PERFECT FALL NIGHT | THE LANGE’S

I am forever in awe of the beauty that is northeast Iowa year round, yet somehow every fall I am stunned by how magical it all truly is. From the bluffs to the wetlands, I can never decide what I should focus on first. So rather than picking just one for this amazing family, we […]

Family

MARQUETTE FAMILY SESSION | THE BOLAND FAMILY

I don’t know how it happened, but it has already been over a year since I got to hang out with this handsome, little guy. I am not gonna lie, it is kind of surreal. I remember being so nervous before Danielle and Luke‘s maternity session and then again before Lincoln’s newborn session. But last […]

Children, Family

CEDAR RAPIDS FAMILY SESSION | WAGNERS

Good morning and happy Friday! Can you believe that the weekend is here? It seems like just yesterday that I was shooting this family session at the Yellow River State Park and now here we are almost a week later! It was so such a joy getting to spend an evening with the Benzing’s at […]

Family

YELLOW RIVER STATE PARK FAMILY SESSION

We are starting out this beautiful Saturday the only way I know how…with a blog post of the sweetest family! I had so much fun hanging out at St. Feriole Island with the Welch’s! Genna and I set this up awhile back so I have had a LOT of time to get excited. Yet nothing […]

Family

WISCONSIN GARDEN SESSION | WELCH FAMILY

At the beginning of the year I made a list of locations that were on my bucket list. Some of them I knew would be a reach (mountain session anyone), while most of them were a bit more attainable! One of those spots was the Seed Savers Exchange just north of Decorah. It is a […]

Family

SEED SAVERS SESSION | VENS FAMILY

We met just as the sun was setting at the Waukon Park. The light was glowing, there was a slight breeze and a calm quiet filled the air. I set up the first shot and as I changed one setting on my camera, a loud burst of laughter errupted from in front of me. I […]

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WAUKON SUNSET SESSION | STUBBS FAMILY

I was driving along what seemed to be a never ending dead end gravel road just trusting that my GPS knew where it was going when I got that feeling. You know that feeling where you get those butterflies in your stomach not from nerves but because you know in your gut that magic is […]

Family

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