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

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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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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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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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Jen Chapin Branding Shoot

I loved getting to take these head shots and branding pictures for Jen. In addition to working full time and raising two kids, Jen is an amazing YouTuber!

June 19, 2019

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Gulbrandsen Family

We had a wonderful spring evening for the Gulbrandsen’s family pictures. I just loved their outfits and loved getting to capture them!

April 30, 2019

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Aidric’s First Birthday

It was such a joy to capture Aidric’s first birthday celebration!

April 23, 2019

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New Bern Bridal Shoot

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

April 18, 2019

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Emerson Newborn

I don’t take a lot of newborn pictures, but after this session I definitely hope to shoot more! Emerson looked so precious with her bows. Along with her newborn pictures, we were also able to take a few family pictures!

December 18, 2018

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Perez Family

The last time I photographed the Perez family, they were a family of 6. It’s so clear that their new addition, Enrique, is SO adored by both his parents and siblings. Their natural happiness and love for each other made my job easy.

November 28, 2018

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Cobb Family

The Cobb family was a joy to photograph! Despite the cold, the sun was shining and I loved what we were able to capture. My favorite shots are the candid ones that I was able to get in between the posed pictures.

November 13, 2018

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Hofmann Family

The last time I had the Hofmann family in front of my camera was when I was just getting started with photography. It was so nice to be able to take their pictures again, a few years later. It was a windy fall day, but the sun was shining and we still got some great shots!

October 30, 2018

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Tolle Family

I loved getting to capture the Tolle family at Pinecreek Grist Mill! Tristian planned this session as a gift to his wife. This family was so happy and a true joy to capture.

October 18, 2018

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McGarry Family

We had a cold but sunny evening at West Lake Park for the McGarry’s family pictures. Their pink and grey color scheme and their outfits made this session one of my favorites.

October 18, 2018

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Josie Senior Pictures

I had a great time taking Josie’s senior pictures! We started on the Swinging Bridge in Columbus Junction and ended at the Muscatine Riverfront. I love that she included her two dogs into the session as well!

August 22, 2018

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Niko Senior Pictures

I loved getting to take Niko’s senior pictures at Vander Veer Park. It was the first really nice spring day of the year and I love the way the pictures turned out.

April 24, 2018

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Roos Family

Michelle was the realtor that sold Jake and I our house. I was honored when she asked me to take her family pictures! I don’t always love shooting in the winter, but with a beautiful family and beautiful light, you can’t go wrong!

November 20, 2017

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