The American Heart Association Des Moines Go Red for Women Dinner took place on September 26, 2019 at the Ron Pearson Center - HyVee in West Des Moines, Iowa, and I was honored to photograph the event this year. Read more about this incredible event and the fight against cardiovascular disease in women.
Meet Anastasia, Owner, Buyer and Founder of Albany James, a modern women’s boutique in Clive, Iowa (formerly known as The Funky Zebras Clive).
Is farmhouse charm your thing? Then you will absolutely love these! Read more to learn about these beautiful reclaimed barnwood frames for your home!
Do you dread trying to figure out what everyone should wear for your family photo session? I'm here to help! Today I'm sharing tips and tricks to pull your family's wardrobe together easily.
Meet Jackson, the awesome soccer player with seriously great hair from Urbandale High School, Class of 2020!
We just had our own family photos done this past weekend and, since I’m usually behind the camera, this was a great reminder for what it’s like for my clients to be in front of the camera. On today’s blog I’m sharing about our experience with family photos and the things I learned (or was reminded of) by being on the other side of the lens.
Check out my top 5 tips on helping your High School Senior son look amazing for his Senior pictures!
With only a week before yearbook photo submissions were due, we were under the gun to get Jordan’s Senior pictures done and crossed off of her to-do list quickly! Read more about this Urbandale High School Class of 2018’s Senior session on the blog.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 is a day I'll never forget. Mom had been in hospice care for a little over a week, having battled bladder cancer with metastasis for 2 years. Yesterday marks the 6th anniversary of her passing into Glory in Heaven. Sad for all of us left behind, but a glorious day of complete healing for her, and meeting her Savior Jesus Christ face to face.
Senior girls (or moms of Senior girls) - are you still trying to decide what to wear for your Senior pictures? Read more to learn my top 10 tips on styling, accessories, and a few extras you probably haven’t thought about! #4 is my favorite…
The mission of Des Moines Christian School is "Equipping minds and nurturing hearts to impact the world for Christ". What an honor to support their annual True-Blue Gala fundraiser this year by donating a photography session. Read more to learn about this amazing and beautiful DMCS family.
After a hiatus from the blog this summer I’m back at it! Today I’ll take just a moment to introduce myself and my family, and talk about what really makes my heart sing as a family photographer here in the Des Moines metro area. Thanks for joining me!
The first full week of school is complete! Read more and check out this rare moment I was able to bribe my boys for a few Back To School photos. There may have been ice cream involved!
Today’s Small Business Spotlight is on Janet Calhoun, Licensed Esthetician and owner of Vibrant Skin & Body in West Des Moines, Iowa. Learn more about Janet and her skin and body care services for your best and most vibrant you!
When your kids grow up and move away, it’s not often enough that everyone is back home at the same time. So when everyone IS back home, wow…..that’s priceless. And it’s the perfect time to do family portraits together just like the N family did this summer.
This Senior from Des Moines Christian School is an awesome golfer and an all-around great guy! Meet Nate, Class of 2019, in today’s blog post.
This blessed family is now a family of FIVE! Meet sweet lil’ baby B, her big sister and big brother, and mom and dad who are all over-the-moon in love with this little girl in today’s blog post.
At 38 weeks, Tara is more than ready to meet her little one face to face! Check out this stunningly beautiful mama and her gorgeous Maternity session on today’s blog!
With TWO daughters off to college this year (and they already left....sniff sniff....), this beautiful family took the time to capture this moment in time while everyone was still home.
A beautiful early fall evening to photograph my sister-in-law's family out in the country in beautiful southwest Iowa.