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February 13, 2016

Oh, Mr. and Mrs. Morgan. Was this day even REAL? Thank you for your thoughtfulness, your light-heartedness, and for being endlessly kind. I’m so happy our paths have crossed, and am even happier they’ll cross again. Enjoy a few of my favorites! —js ——————————————————- What was the most memorable moment from your wedding day? Jen […]

February 26, 2015

Erik and Maren, I’ve been thrilled about you ever since you first contacted me about your wedding plans. I loved that you wanted to keep things small and simple, and to share your ceremony with those closest to you. There was no shortage of joy on your wedding day, and I couldn’t have been more […]

January 2, 2015

This fun couple was just one of the reasons I loved December. I met up with them in Spearfish for engagement photos, and adored every minute. These two had each other laughing the entire time, which as you’ll clearly see, makes for the very best smiles. Erik and Maren, thanks for traveling this way and […]

October 8, 2014

This is Derek and Melody, and they’re especially adorable. During our first meeting this summer, it didn’t take long for me to become smitten with the idea of photographing their wedding, and working with them for engagement photos didn’t disappoint. Derek and Melody, thank you for this lovely afternoon and for making me feel extra […]

November 12, 2013

Austin and Anne, the two of you were amazing from the beginning, and I can’t thank you enough for asking me to be a part of your wedding day. Everything about it felt true to who you are as a couple, and it was such an honor to be there when everything came together and […]

August 12, 2013

A few weeks ago I met up with Austin and Anne for a quick engagement shoot.  They’d already had engagement photos taken by a friend, so I promised it could be short and sweet—just for wedding day practice.  After the first 5 minutes, I was trying to think of ways to make it not short […]

January 17, 2012

Have I ever mentioned how much I love engagement sessions? Because I do. A lot. Today I’m posting a few of my favorite engagement photos of 2011. I tried to keep it short, but it was just too hard to narrow it down, so you might want to grab a cup of coffee. To those […]

January 5, 2012

I am blessed. Blessed for the opportunity to work with amazing brides and grooms. Blessed with support from my family and husband. And blessed to be able to do something that brings me fulfillment and joy. Here are a few wedding favorites from 2011. I tried to pick some that maybe you haven’t seen before, […]

October 21, 2011

After only three or four minutes of discussing wedding plans with Aric and Andrea, I knew I wanted to work with them. They had questions, gorgeous smiles, and didn’t mind my being inquisitive. Aric and Andrea are both students at BHSU in Spearfish, and are planning their wedding for next August. Aric is studying photography […]

September 23, 2011

While driving to Tyler and Ashley’s wedding in Spearfish, I prayed earnestly and often for clear skies, but rain was inevitable. It began to fall halfway through the bridal party photos, forcing the family portraits indoors. My heart sank a little when it didn’t let up. I knew that with a perfectly dry “plan b”, […]

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