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

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Petersen Wedding

Even though it had been cold all week, Max and Jacy had a beautiful sunny day for their wedding. They had their ceremony at New Era Lutheran Church in Muscatine. I love how their burgundy color scheme matched the interior of the church. Their color scheme was accented with pale pink, navy, and lots of greenery.

November 12, 2019

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Melissa and Dan Engagement

Melissa and Dan put up with the snow, cold, and even rain during their session, but we still got some amazing shots! Loved spending a little time with these two before their big day in April!

November 4, 2019

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Bacon Wedding

Rachel and Jeremy got married on a chilly fall day in Hopkinton, Iowa. These high school sweethearts had a rustic burgundy wedding and the perfect fall colors outside to celebrate their big day.

October 30, 2019

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Cobb Family 2019

We had a gorgeous fall evening for the Cobb’s family session. These kids are adorable and it made me so happy to be able to capture them for the second time!

October 28, 2019

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Zoey and Jack Engagement

The wind was terrible but I still had a great evening with Zoey and Jack for their engagement pictures! Luckily we were able to find some spots away from the wind and the pictures turned out amazing!

October 23, 2019

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Drew Senior Pictures

We took Drew’s senior pictures at Wildcat Den State Park and the Durant bowling alley. Drew has been bowling since he was 5 years old so this was the perfect spot for some of his senior pictures.

October 22, 2019

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Terri and Ross Maternity

Terri was a bridesmaid in a wedding I shot last year so I was thrilled when she asked me about taking some maternity pictures for her and Ross. These two are SO nice and we had a great time.

October 8, 2019

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Olson Wedding

I loved getting to be a part of Haley and Curtis’s wedding day! It rained most of the day, but we had a couple dry hours in between the ceremony and reception for pictures. The Figge Art Museum provided a beautiful modern location for the bridal party and bride and groom portraits.

October 8, 2019

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Lemus Wedding

Rachel and Cristian tied the knot at the Terry Trueblood Park Lodge in Iowa City. Cristian is a fisherman so they liked that they could be married on the deck facing the lake. The venue was also surrounded by trees and paths, perfect for pictures.

September 30, 2019

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Ashley and Jon Engagement

We took Ashley and Jon’s engagement pictures at Black Hawk State Park and Vander Veer Park. The weather was perfect and it was so much fun to get to know these two and meet their fur baby, Kya!

September 26, 2019

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Miller Wedding

It rained all day, but a little rain couldn’t stop Austin and Becca from having the best day ever! I loved their rustic design elements and all of the natural light in the venue.

September 24, 2019

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Emilie and Daniel Maternity

I’m so glad I could take some maternity pictures for these friends! We had a perfect golden hour at Deep Lakes in Muscatine.

September 20, 2019

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Emily and Aaron Engagement

I had a great time with Emily and Aaron in Des Moines! We visited some of their favorite spots including a few breweries in the East Village, the Capitol building, and Drake University. We even got their dog, Hansel, in a few pictures!

September 16, 2019

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Hayley and Nick Engagement

I had the best afternoon in Chicago with Hayley and Nick! These two live right downtown so we started their session in the park near their apartment. We finished off the afternoon with views of the city. I couldn’t be happier with how these pictures turned out!

September 10, 2019

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Rhine Family

My nieces and nephew are just the cutest! I loved getting to take these pictures for them!

September 8, 2019

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Arpy Wedding

Brianna and Ben tied the knot at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Some of my favorite pictures from the day are the shots of the bridal party just hanging out and having fun before the reception. I also loved the wedding design that featured wildflowers and different shades of pink and purple.

September 4, 2019

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Jenny and Marvin Engagement

Jenny and Marvin’s engagement session couldn’t have been more perfect! These two are so nice and easy to be around. I’m already excited for their wedding next year!

August 28, 2019

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PJ and Joe Maternity

I loved being able to take these maternity pictures for my sister and brother-in-law. I can’t wait to meet my new nephew soon!

August 28, 2019

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Jacy and Max Engagement

I had a great evening with Jacy and Max! These two hiked all around Wildcat Den to find the best picture spots. We finished the night up at Discovery Park with the perfect golden hour.

August 28, 2019

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Woods Wedding

Maddie and Patrick started dating their sophomore year of high school. They’ve been together over 7 years and it was so much fun being able to document the start of their lives as a married couple!

August 20, 2019

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