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

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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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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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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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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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Jacey and Reed Engagement

I had the best morning with Jacey and Reed! These two are crazy about each other which made the session effortless. We had so much fun taking pictures in downtown Cedar Rapids and at Lake MacBride. We even got a few with their fur baby, Rooney!

August 5, 2019

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Kayla and Ben Engagement

Ben and Kayla started dating in high school and have been together ever since! They both went to the University of Iowa so campus was a great location for their engagement pictures. Loved spending my morning with these two!

July 25, 2019

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Kirby and Chris Engagement

Kirby and Chris met and fell in love while in college at Augustana so it was the perfect place for their engagement pictures! I had a great time with these two!

July 10, 2019

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Annika and Kevin Engagement

It was one of the hottest days of the summer so far, but I still had a great time with Annika and Kevin. It was so fun to get to know these two before their wedding next summer.

July 1, 2019

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Rachel and Jeremy Engagement

It was so much fun to capture Rachel and Jeremy’s engagement pictures because these two know just how to make each other laugh. My favorite part was getting to take pictures on Rachel’s family farm.

June 29, 2019

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Jenna and Tanner Engagement

The Old Capitol Museum in downtown Iowa City was the perfect spot for Jenna and Tanner’s engagement session since they met while in college at the University of Iowa. These two get married in a little less than a year and I couldn’t be more excited to be the one to capture their big day.

June 11, 2019

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Mackenzie and Ethan Engagement

I had the best Saturday morning with these two! We had a gorgeous spring day and the sun was shining for the first time all week.

May 7, 2019

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Rachel and Cristian Engagement

It was so nice to get outside and shoot Rachel and Christian’s engagement pictures! I enjoyed getting to know these two and am glad that we had a break in the freezing cold weather for their session.

March 12, 2019

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Haley and Curtis Engagement

We had a rare sunny and warm December afternoon for Curtis and Haley’s engagement session. We started the session off at Wildcat Den State Park and ended at Riverfront Park in Muscatine.

December 21, 2018

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Maddie and Patrick Engagement

I had a perfect afternoon taking Maddie and Patrick’s engagement pictures. We started at Palisades Kepler State Park and enjoyed the sunshine. To end the session, we got some shots at their favorite local coffee shop! These two are both kind and easy going and I’m already looking forward to their wedding.

December 10, 2018

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Donna Jo and Derek Engagement

Since Donna Jo lives in Michigan, Chicago was the best option for meeting up for her and Derek’s engagement session. I had an amazing time exploring with these two and enjoyed the change in scenery.

November 5, 2018

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Meagan and Tony

We had a sunny evening with some beautiful fall colors for Meagan and Tony’s mini session. Meagan has an eye for style and interior design, so I wasn’t surprised to see how perfectly their outfits coordinated. Despite the cold and wind, these two made the session so fun.

November 2, 2018

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Becca and Austin Engagement

We had a warm fall evening for Becca and Austin’s engagement session in Iowa City. These two know exactly how to make each other laugh. I was so excited when Becca asked if she could bring their fur baby, Duke. He was an adorable addition to their session.

October 29, 2018

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