Portrait Photography

Mayson Rooftop Senior Session | Des Moines Senior Photographer

Mayson Rooftop Senior Session | Des Moines Senior Photographer

For the second half of Mayson’s session we went up to my favorite downtown spot to catch the sunset in all it’s glory. With Mayson serving looks the entire time it made my job easy. I literally snapped away while she glowed.

The Hoefer's: Des Moines Lifestyle Session | Des Moines Portrait Photographer

The Hoefer's: Des Moines Lifestyle Session | Des Moines Portrait Photographer

On my way to our go to local Hy-Vee I always pass an Ivy covered building and I have been drawn to it and wanted to do a shoot featuring it. Hoefer and Hannah were perfect fit to bring what I envisioned to life!

Mainframe Studios Morning Shoot | Des Moines Portrait Photographer

Mainframe Studios Morning Shoot | Des Moines Portrait Photographer

Yesterday morning I met up for the second time with other Des Moines lady photographers at Mainframe Studios.  If you have never been I definitely recommend you check it out! There are so many cool artists that rent within the space. I was able to test out some awesome light gear brought by Maggie Gulling and try out a new technique using a prism thanks to Meanz Chan.

DSM Girl Gang Morning Shoot | Des Moines Portrait Photographer

DSM Girl Gang Morning Shoot | Des Moines Portrait Photographer

Last Friday I took the plunge and set my alarm for 6am to meet up with some awesome local photographers I've connected with through DSM Girl Gang. It was a great opportunity to meet other female's in the field and stretch the creative muscles.

Ben + Becca: Ankeny In-Home Session | Ankeny Lifestyle Photographer

Ben + Becca: Ankeny In-Home Session | Ankeny Lifestyle Photographer

I had SO much fun photographing Ben and Becca inside their super cute apartment last weekend. They insisted they needed to practice their photography chemistry as a couple, but as you can see below they are both naturals.