Monday, May 27, 2013

a few frames | cedar falls, ia wedding photographer

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shooting weddings for really good friends is such an honor & blessing...and such a hoooooot! especially when you have some of the craziest and most hilarious groomsmen out there. and the sweetest bride—you can't go wrong!

excited to share more of Q + B's perfect day with you soon! enjoy your memorial day with your family + friends, and hug the ones you love extra today. thank you to all the service men & women who have fought bravely for our freedoms, and to all those who are fighting still.


Friday, May 24, 2013

in-home newborn session | baby Naiya

i'm going to be trying something new...something to capture the authenticity of you, of your family, of your life. 

remember as a kid, how you loved those home videos? the ones of your first birthday party, or when your parents brought home a brand new sibling from the hospital? the ones where you wore the MOST ridiculous outfits—and it's humiliating but oh-so-hilarious now!

i want to capture that, but now. and sans-embarrasing 90s clothes. ;) those real moments...i want to experience them with you, capture them & put the in a book or on your wall for all to see. so that in 20 years, you'll look back at these days & be able to feel them.

more about all this will be coming soon...but first, an introduction of sorts. sweet little miss naiya, when she was just 11 days old. 

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Ben | 2013 Senior | Waterloo West High, Waterloo IA

when Ben asked me to do his senior portraits, I wasn't sure what all we'd come up with...because my last standing memory of him was halloween. ben was waldo from "where's waldo?" and i had no idea what doing his photos would be like. ;) not to mention iowa kind of skipped spring...hah!

we ended up having the most gorgeous mostly-overcast-and-just-few-sprinkles evening to shoot on. and it was a BLAST! Ben rocked his Abercrombie model looks and we had lots of fun exploring waterloo together. secretly hoping he sends all his younger siblings to me, 'cause if they're half as cool as their older brother, well...i'd be stoked! ;)

enjoy your last summer before college and good luck at the U of I in the fall, Ben!

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