Alicia + Nick [North Liberty, IA Maternity Photography]

After a couple reschedules due to this crazy weather, we finally got a nice day for Alicia and Nick's maternity session. These two are due with their first child, a little girl, in mid-August. We had a great time wandering around Kent Park, and all that rain that put a damper on our earlier sessions has made everything incredibly lush and green. These two are so sweet together, Josh and I had a great time getting to know them both.

Alicia and Nick - thank you for an amazing session! I am so excited to meet your little girl when she arrives. I hope you enjoy the preview!

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Alicia, you are stunning!!
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Julian: 6 Months [Iowa City, IA Child and Family Life Cycle Photography]

I can't believe Julian, whose newborn session I photographed at the very beginning of January, is 6 months old already! This little guy just keeps getting cuter by the day, and we had a fabulous time at his session by the lake on Father's Day. His parents, Coelle & Chris are some of my favorite people to spend an evening photographing - they love to laugh and I always have the best time hanging out with this little family.

Coelle and Chris - thank you for choosing me to photograph Julian again! We had so much fun hanging out with you guys, we must do it again soon. :) Julian is a doll, I hope you guys like the preview!


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Karen + Matt [Coralville Marriott Wedding Photography: Coralville and Iowa City, IA]

Karen and Matt were married on June 15th, on a muggy summer day (luckily the rain held off until later that evening!) at Christ the King Lutheran Church with a Coralville Marriott Reception. It was such a great day, filled with tons of family and friends who came in for the event. Karen is amazing, I couldn't believe that she made her own bouquets! Matt and the guys looked very dapper in their tuxedos (loved the bow ties!!) and the girls all were so elegant in their simple black Aria dresses and airy baby's breath bouquets. Their champagne themed reception at the Coralville Marriott was gorgeous, and thanks to Bill from Unique Events the dance floor was packed and the photo booth they provided was a huge hit.

Karen and Matt - Congratulations! It was such a beautiful day and we thank you for choosing us to be a part of it. We wish you the best now and always! I hope you like the sneak peek.

Vendor information:

Bride's Dress - David's Bridal 
Bride's Shoes - Butter via Amazon.com 
Bridesmaids Dresses - Aria 
Men's Tuxes - Men's Wearhouse 
Flowers - ordered in bulk from bloomsbythebox.com, costco.com, samsclub.com and arranged by bride, bridesmaids, mothers, family, friends. 
Reception Venue/Catering - Coralville Marriott 
Cake - Yummy's 
Music/DJ - Unique Events 
Hair/MakeUp - Ari from Hair by Ari and April from Europa

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