Guster and Vetiver at Wooly’s

I have a lot of work to do on my concert photography, but my friend Alyssa and I have made it a goal to shoot more shows this year and we're making it happen! We snagged 2 press passes for a show tonight with Guster headlining and Vetiver opening. It was an amazing...

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Kephart Gender Reveal

I'm thrilled I got the chance to do this gender reveal / family session with the Kepharts on Marissa's birthday! They have such a sweet, beautiful family, I'm excited for her new baby boy due in spring! These are some of my favorite photos from the...

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Morning Shoot at Woodland Cemetary

It's been much easier to stay in bed on these cold winter mornings. That's why when I go on a morning shoot, I feel refreshed and ready to take on the world. I'm glad I made myself get out to bed to capture this beautiful light with these 3 amazing...

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Blue Eyed Babe Club in the East Village

Today, we did a mini shoot after another planned shoot that I'll talk about when the time comes. The lighting in Ish Girl Studio is "tasty" as Liz described it; just absolutely beautiful and striking as well as my friends. These three basically make up the blue-eyed...

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Sady in the East Village

I met Sady a little over a month ago at Scenic Route Bakery, which is now one of my favorite coffee shops. We bonded over our introverted tendencies, how our dogs love our significant others more than us and our choice in baked goods. She's a fellow graphic designer,...

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Nicole in the East Village

This is Nicole. She is a lifestyle photographer and owner of Preservation, an exquisitely curated vintage and modern lifestyle shop in the East Village. Nicole just has such a great eye for style. I couldn't stop gushing over her outfit that she wore yesterday. It's...

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Chelsea in the Drake Neighborhood

I met with Chelsea for coffee at Mars Cafe after work today. I gave her some advice on social media, marketing, and websites. Then, we walked around the Drake neighborhood and found some nice, textured and weathered backdrops! Chelsea is a professional princess, wants...

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Morning Shoot: 5.18.2015

This shoot is from this past Spring. The four of us met up at Smokey Row and walked around Sherman Hill. The light was...

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Anna

I met Anna at Eatery A for dinner for the first time a month or so ago. I connected with her through the DSM Girl Gang. She has a great spirit and is extremely passionate and ambitious. She has a band, Annalibera, a solo project or two that she is working on, and a...

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Selma in Ames

Selma has been a close friend for about four years now. She's going to school at Iowa State for Art and Design with a advertising minor. We share a love for cats, sarcasm and food. She's always there for me when I need her. Even if we go a while without talking we can...

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Hannah

This is Hannah. I met her recently, about a month ago when reconnecting with an old friend because of the Des Moines Girl Gang that I started with a few friends (more on this later). We went to high school together, but never crossed paths. She's an assistant manager...

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