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

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I had a great time taking these family pictures for my neighbors! We had the perfect fall evening and I couldn’t be happier with how the pictures turned out!

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Miller Family 2022

October 27, 2022

Families

I always enjoy having this family in front of my camera! They always have so much fun together and it’s clear how much they all enjoy being with each other. This year we were even able to include the family dogs!

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Sobolik Family 2022

October 27, 2022

Families

I had the most perfect Chicago engagement session with Sarah and Nick! These two live in Chicago but are getting married in Iowa next September. I’m looking forward to their big day already!

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Sarah and Nick Engagement

September 29, 2022

Couples

I loved shooting Ben and Alyssa’s engagement pictures! We started at one of their favorite parks, and ended at The Map Room, where they first met.

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Ben and Alyssa Engagement

September 22, 2022

Couples

I had fun taking these pictures for the Danay family! We had some beautiful early morning light, and managed to finish the session right before it started raining!

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Danay Family Pictures

September 22, 2022

Families

Faith was a bridesmaid in a wedding I shot last year, and I’m so glad she asked me to take her maternity pictures! I enjoyed getting to know her and Austin and couldn’t be happier with how their pictures turned out.

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Faith and Austin Maternity

September 15, 2022

Couples, Families

I had a great time shooting Charles and Miranda’s engagement pictures! These two have so much fun together and I’m looking forward to their wedding day.

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Miranda and Charles Engagement

September 13, 2022

Couples

Morgan and Derek are some of the nicest people you’ll meet and I loved getting to capture their wedding. My favorite part of the day was seeing Derek’s reaction as Morgan walked down the aisle!

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Lonneman Wedding

September 8, 2022

Weddings

I couldn’t be happier with how Matt and Abby’s wedding pictures turned out! These two met at a party as teens, but they didn’t start dating until a few years later when a friend set them up. I’m glad I could capture their day!

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Ries Wedding

August 31, 2022

Weddings

Congratulations to Marley and Jake!

My favorite part of the day was hearing the speeches and toasts at their reception. It’s clear that these two are loved by so many and I’m glad I could be their wedding photographer!

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Van Oort Wedding

August 24, 2022

Weddings