Kristy and Allen’s Eagle Ridge Resort Session | Wedding and Engagement Photography

Kristy and Allen traveled all the way from the Chicago area for their session last May.
We met up at the Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena, IL.
Which is a gorgeous location.
(One of my favorite weddings was shot there a few years ago!)
The plan was to have their session end with a hot air balloon ride.
Sadly the weather was uncooperative and there was too much wind.
We still ended up with some gorgeous photos and I believe they got their hot air balloon ride the next day!

As a side note – Kristy is a gorgeous Kate Hudson look alike!!!!

Maggie and Brian | Dubuque Area Wedding and Engagement Photography

It’s a small world.

When Maggie contacted me last year about shooting her upcoming wedding we came to discover that her fiance is from the same area that I am.
(About 3 hours from where I live now)


that we had briefly met.
Brian was friends with my friend Katie.  And he and his friends had dj-ed some of my school’s dances.
I actually have pictures of him in my shoe box full of  high school memories.


Since I’m busy working on the guestbook for their wedding I thought I’d go ahead and throw some of the pictures from their
super cute session up on the blog.

I can’t wait to photograph their wedding in May!


It’s been far too long! | Dubuque Area Wedding Photography

Oh gosh.

Has it really be OVER A YEAR since I blogged?

When things get busy the blog is the first thing to get cut from the must do list.

I wish I were a better blogger.  Pictures just look better here than they do on facebook.

So here I am.

Trying to be a better blogger.

I’m hoping to blog a bunch of sessions from last year over the next month before wedding seasons gets started up again.

Because once that happens… expect radio silence around here.

I know myself well enough to not promise consistent blogging.

I can promise to try though.  :)

I’m starting with engagement sessions.

This one is from last March.  Notice all the snow on the ground????

 Makes me feel a little bit better about this never ending winter.

Apparently March wasn’t too much nicer last year?

This is Jen and Carl.  They got married this past June.  Maybe I’ll even eventually blog their wedding.

Maybe.  :)



Michelle & Jake’s Park Farm Winery Wedding | Dubuque Area Wedding Photography

Michelle and Jake’s wedding at Park Farm Winery was one of my favorites of 2012.

Beautiful location.  Gorgeous couple.  The BEST wedding vows I have ever heard.

And an extremely entertaining speech from the maid of honor made for an unforgettable experience.

Thanks to Cat from Candid Contrast Photography for shooting with me!

Nicole and Blaine’s Winter Wonderland | Iowa Wedding Photography

I am now in love with winter weddings.

Full blog post sometime in the next couple weeks.

Congrats Nicole and Blaine!!!


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