Hello and welcome. I'm Gigi! I'm a wedding and portrait photographer based in Eastern Iowa.

Thanks for stopping by the blog. This is where I share recent weddings and shoots, tips for brides, and tips for photographers.  


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For brides

After your wedding day is over and you have all your beautiful pictures in an online gallery, the next step is to consider a a wedding album. Albums make a great keepsake and are a beautiful way to look back on your big day.

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Your Wedding Album

February 2, 2020

For brides

In which season should you get married? In this post, I’ll discuss the pros and cons of getting married in each season.

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In Which Season Should You Get Married?

January 14, 2020

For brides

Choosing a session location is hard! Here’s a guide to give you an idea of some popular locations that I’ve shot at before.

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Location Guide

January 3, 2020

For brides

2019 was a great year! Even though business was a little bit slower, I was still able to be a part of 13 weddings. Besides just weddings, I loved taking lots of family and maternity pictures. It was especially fun to capture some of my own family members and good friends.

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2019 in Review

January 2, 2020

For brides, Lifestyle

All of my wedding packages include me as the main photographer, with the option to add on a second shooter. Here are 3 reasons why you should consider adding a second photographer.

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Should You Have a Second Shooter?

December 11, 2019

For brides

I’m so excited to finally share this styled shoot on my blog.  It was amazing to work with Amanda from White Ivy Events who pulled this whole day together. We hope you enjoy the pictures and the story! 

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Trendy Tassels at an Iowa Vineyard

July 9, 2019

For brides, Weddings

I absolutely loved getting to photograph these gorgeous dresses throughout New Bern, NC.

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New Bern Bridal Shoot

April 18, 2019

For brides, Weddings

One of the most frequent questions that I get asked is “How many hours of wedding photography coverage do I need?” When you’re just starting to plan your wedding, it can seem overwhelming! If you’re looking to get a rough estimate of how many hours of photography coverage you need on your wedding day, I’ve put together this guide.

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How Many Hours of Coverage Do You Need?

February 26, 2019

For brides

Before the wedding day, a lot of work has to be done to make sure that the big day runs as smoothly as possible. Here’s a look at how I prepare for every wedding that I shoot.

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How I Prepare For Weddings

February 1, 2019

For brides, photography tips

The amount of people involved in a wedding day can be overwhelming! Here are some of my favorite wedding professionals in Iowa and Illinois.

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Recommended Vendors

January 31, 2019

For brides