Venue: Stone Cliff Winery | Dubuque IA

Today we celebrate three years of marriage equality in this country. Three years ago today, the Supreme Court made history with its ruling to legalize same-sex marriage on a federal level. I shot my first same-sex wedding in November of 2012. Nathan & Scott lived in California, but chose Iowa for their wedding. The midwest […]

June 26, 2018

port of dubuque stone cliff winery wedding, candid contrast photography

Happy Friday everyone! Since we breezed right through Wedding Wednesday & Throwback Thursday, let me just combine them & leave you with this: Audra & Michael’s amazing wedding day! The day started with a traditional ceremony at St. Joes Church in Key West and ended with an outdoor tent wedding at Stone Cliff Winery in […]

August 5, 2016

Dubuque Iowa wedding photographer, Candid Contrast Photography

Kaysha got ready for her wedding day at her Mom’s house, surrounded by family & friends. She laughed with her bridesmaids, skyped with her Dad, & received a beautiful vintage makeup compact from her Mom (her something old). The forecast called for rain, but Kaysha wasn’t worried. She was just shining with excitement about celebrating […]

July 21, 2016


Located in Bellevue, Iowa
Serving Eastern Iowa +
Madison, WI + Galena, IL

Modern wedding photography & family documentary sessions in Dubuque Iowa, the Quad Cities, and beyond. Located in Bellevue. Documenting love stories in the everyday moments & the life changing ones. Focused on creating honest images.