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Engagement Sessions

Hallie + Olivia When Hallie & Olivia each swiped right, they may not have guessed that they were about to match with their future wife. However, it didn’t take long for them to realize they wanted to spend forever together. After strongly considering a secret courthouse wedding, they decided against it. Instead, Hallie came home […]

April 20, 2023

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Kristin + Matthew Kristin and Matthew initially met online. They first met in person in late February 2020, right before the world shut down. They both knew right away how special the other was. Matt said, “We walked around town and went to a museum where Kristin won me over by pointing out historical inaccuracies […]

December 10, 2022

Abby + Cody They met through mutual friends during high school. When they were 20 & 21, the timing was just right, and they started to date. Now, after almost 7 years together, these two are getting married! “He can always cheer me up, make me laugh, and change my mood at any given time.” […]

October 13, 2022

Rachel + Brad Rachel played volleyball with both of Brad’s sisters but didn’t end up meeting him until a graduation party. They hit it off right away, and now, about 7 years later they are tying the knot! “We both love having fun and goofing around together.” – Rachel What Rachel thought was an impromptu […]

October 6, 2022

Rachel + Isaac Rachel & Isaac met during a church retreat while they were both Freshmen at Iowa State University. After a few weeks of studying together and building a friendship, they made it official. “I realized that he is the one person in life that can truly make me feel at peace.” – Rachel […]

September 23, 2022

Emily + Paul Paul had seen Emily before and officially met her during a mutual friend’s birthday party. As Paul was standing on the rooftop bar at Social House, a friend “dragged Emily” up to him and said, “Hey, this is Emily. You should buy her a drink.” He did just that. They talked that […]

September 9, 2022



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