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Karyssa Senior Session (Iowa City, Iowa, Senior)

I used to work with Katyssa’s mom Pam at a preschool some time ago so when she asked me to take her daughters senior pics I was thrilled! Karyssa is just about the the Sweetest person ever and what a beauty! We had such a blast together and I could photograph this young lady All day!! πŸ™‚

Enjoy!! xoxo

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The Leidinger Family Session and cake smash! (Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Iowa)

Seriously I can’t tell you how much I love and adore this family! I went to high school with Mariah so when she had her baby Callie I got to do my first newborn session with them! I was so elated when I got to see them again to do their family pics plus Callie’s one year pictures. She is as Sweet as can be and has some serious love for mama!

Enjoy!! xoxoxo

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Life in Loud Week 12 (Downtown Iowa City)

The other day Aiden has a day off kindergarten so we took the opportunity to go downtown and have a fun time. We went to the Museum of Natural History downtown on the University campus. One of my favorite places to go. I have been going there since I was little so it is so neat to share the experience with my kiddos. Oh and did I mention it’s FREE?!

After enjoying some time at the museum we popped over to Molly’s Cupcakes for a sweet treat to end the day!

Here is my Life in Loud image this week and some others πŸ™‚

Enjoy!! xoxoxo

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Now please hop over and check out the fabulous Jennifer Lawrence atΒ Jennifer Lawrence PhotographyΒ to see her Life in Loud post this week!

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Back to School (themed session, Iowa City, Iowa)

My little guy Aiden started Kindergarten this Fall and my bestie Michele’s little gal Layla was starting as well. Well of course we had to do something awesome together to celebrate this time in our littles lives. So I put together this cute little setup and we all got together to take some pics. Of course the younger siblings had to get in on the action!

Yes this is way late, but better late than never! Enjoy!! xoxoxo

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Life in Loud (week 11, On the Road)

This past weekend I spent about 12 hours in the car going across Iowa and right across the border to Missouri.

I have been very interested lately in finding the beauty in every day things, abandoned items, fields, buildings, old signs. My goal was to actually take pictures without people. I have become so accustomed to taking photos of people, thinking of their expression, the composition etc.. This weekend I just wanted my camera to guide me and I enjoy the results.

Plus my kiddos were pretty pumped I wasn’t aiming the camera at them. πŸ˜‰

My Life in Loud image this week.

“I roamed the countryside searching for answers to things I did not understand.” Β ~Leonardo da Vinci

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Here are some ones to enjoy! xoxo

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Now please hop over and check out the awesome Paige Everson at Β Sweet Magnolia PhotographyΒ to see her Life in Loud post this week!

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Mallorey Senior Session (Iowa City, Iowa Senior Session)

I was so so happy that this beautiful lady was able to travel to Iowa City to have me do her senior session! At this point I was still in a wheelchair with my broken leg but we pulled out an Amazing session.

Mallorey is an amazing young woman, she is kind, funny and a wonderful dancer! Watch out world πŸ™‚

Enjoy!! xoxo

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Campbell Family (Iowa City, Iowa Hickory Hill Park)

I first got to photograph this adorable last year in the winter. This time around we got to go to the park where her awesome little boys could play in the leaves, throw rocks off the bridge and be silly! I just love this family, it is a pleasure every time I get to see them!! πŸ™‚

Enjoy!! xoxo

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