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We are Sandra & Liana!  A Midwest photographer team based out of Iowa.  We are photographers, girl moms, and iced coffee connoisseurs!  On our blog you can find all of the love stories that we have been honored to document, as well as engagements, families, tips for brides, and a glimpse into our lives!  Feel free to dive right in or you can use the categories on the right to find exactly what you are looking for!

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An Iowa State Fairgrounds Wedding | Des Moines, IA A few months back we stood on Dana’s Sister’s deck and watched as Dana and Mitch vowed to love each other forever.  The deck was filled with their families and closest friends there to witness their vows.  It was such a sweet and intimate afternoon; and […]

September 29, 2020

By Liana

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I first met Bethany & Jon for their engagement session and we quickly became close friends. After one year of marriage I was thrilled when she asked me about doing an anniversary session. I was even more excited when she told me she wanted to end their session in the water! Heck yes!! Drake and […]

September 29, 2020

By Liana

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A Hotel Blackhawk Wedding | Davenport, Iowa What a joy it has been to get to know Ellen and Kevin over this last year!!  They both have extremely sweet and kind personalities that just draw everyone around them in, and they are seemingly made for one another. We started the day at PURE where the […]

September 28, 2020

By Cassandra

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A Moline, Illinois Engagement Session I had so much fun adventuring around with Chelsea and Thomas for their engagement session last week!  We had some beautiful weather and it was the perfect almost-fall evening. Chelsea & Thomas told me all about their sweet little kiddos, their jobs, and hobbies that they have!  I love getting […]

September 25, 2020

By Cassandra

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A Des Moines Wedding at The Knotty Pine If you ever wanted to see what a good time was, then you should have been at Mary & Colton’s wedding!  From the cackling laughter coming from the bridal suite, to the beer-quets held by the Groomsmen during the ceremony, and the rocking dance floor that was […]

September 22, 2020

By Liana

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A Quad Cities Engagement Allison & Greg traveled all the way from the West Coast to capture their engagement where Allison grew up, the Quad Cities. So of course we captured some of the city and some beautiful greenery. They even brought both of their pups to hang out at the session, check out those […]

September 15, 2020

By Liana

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A Celebration Farm Wedding Most of time when a Cubs and Cardinals fan meet, there’s nothing more than a few disgruntled remarks exchanged and everyone will go on their way.  But with Alyssa and Bryan it turned into a love story that they will never forget! Alyssa and Bryan were surrounded by their family and […]

September 12, 2020

By Liana

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A Chicagoland Engagement | St. James Forest Preserve I spent the most perfect evening wandering the grounds of St. James with Emily & Joey!  Emily and I had already chatted for over an hour on the phone so I felt like I already knew both of them!  I always feel a bit creepy showing up […]

September 8, 2020

By Cassandra

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A Dubuque Summer Wedding Katie and Mike had a beautiful summer wedding at Eagle Point Park in Dubuque, Iowa.  Katie did all of the decorations herself by piecing together special finds at thrift stores.  She even made the cookie cake herself and it looked perfect.  The whole park pavilion was filled with family and friends […]

September 2, 2020

By Cassandra

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I cannot stress enough the importance of styling your family session!!!  Having great light, a great photographer, a great location and great weather are only part of the equation… Your outfits truly make your photos EPIC! This is why I invest so much of my time in educating each of my clients on wardrobe tips […]

August 18, 2020

By Liana