Category Archives: Weddings

While I admire all of my couples in some way, the reasons for this admiration vary with each of them – they all come from different backgrounds, with different individual stories and their own unique kind of chemistry and balance between one another. The thing (there are many more, but let me begin here) I […]

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When I first arrived to the room where the girls were getting ready on Ashley and Mike’s wedding day, Ashley turned to me in the midst of getting her hair done and said, “we really just want three good ones. You know, like three good pictures of the two of us. That’s all we need.” […]

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I walked through the front door of Laney and Casey’s home the morning of their wedding and was immediately greeted by their two dogs; Henry was perched on the back of the couch, while Essie casually sniffed at my camera bag. Laney and her girls were scattered across the main floor getting their hair and […]

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Beth and Jon’s wedding day was the second wedding I shot on Labor Day weekend; I photographed a wedding on Friday in Chicago, and made the drive Saturday morning to the Quad Cities for their big day. While these double-header weekends can often be exhausting, I couldn’t have possibly picked a better couple to spend […]

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Every so often, I’ll have a bride who asks me about if I have any “favorite things” I’ve seen at weddings – locations and photo ops, or beautiful signs and clever hashtags. To be completely honest, I rarely remember any of these sort of details – after photographing weddings for seven years, I can honestly […]

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