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6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Your Engagement Session

Over the past ten years of photographing weddings, one thing that I have learned is that I really adore photographing engagement sessions.  There is something so special about this phase of life.  You’re planning a big party to celebrate you and your best friend, and you get to spend an entire day celebrating that newfound...

Taylor & Wesley’s Glen Oaks Country Club Wedding

Wesley and Taylor have an incredible love story!  They first found a mutual attraction towards each other in middle school, which didn’t progress into a romantic relationship until the end of their high school years. What started off as waving to each other from the school bus, progressed into an inseparable relationship. Wes and Taylor...

Miranda & Kyle’s Dreamy White Wedding at Ashton Hill Farm

Five days before their wedding at Ashton Hill Farm, the forecast called for rain…just like it had for nearly the last week and a half.  Miranda said that she and Kyle had talked on the phone earlier that week, crying over the forecast and lamenting that they wouldn’t have their dream outdoor wedding or beautiful...

We’re Hiring! JWP Associate Photographer Position

I’m so excited to share that we are searching for an associate photographer to join the JWP team for 2019 and beyond!  As JWP has grown and changed, we are greatly enjoying working with many couples throughout Iowa!  For myself, I’ve decided that for 2019 and beyond, as the owner and lead photographer for JWP,...

Sam & Maneesh’s Iowa City Cross Cultural Indian Wedding

Sam & Maneesh’s wedding was one of the most joyful celebrations I have ever been a part of!  When we first met over a year ago to talk about their wedding, one of the priorities for their wedding was for it to be FUN and exciting celebration with their friends and family – and they...

Katie & Luke’s Elegant Des Moines Tea Room Wedding

They say the best relationships are those that start with friendship and laughter, and that is certainly true for Katie and Luke.  When a mutual friend set them up on their first “group” date together, it was a bit suspicious when those friends had to bail because of a missing babysitter.  But all was not...

Katie & Landon

A wedding that was full of sunshine and joy – sounds cheesy, but it’s true!  One of their officiants shared stories of Landon and Katie from their younger years, with enough critique of the groom to get the crowd laughing, but ended it with the hope they have for their future because they share the...

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