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The philosophy behind elopements today + tips for planning your elopement for brides What does 'elope' mean? Elopements are no longer just something that people do to run away & get married. Today's elopements take place in beautiful locations with careful planning & design. ... READ MORE All about my albums products I absolutely love albums! I think they are one of the best ways to show off your photos. You can have a large amount of photos in a smaller amount of space & you can leave an album sitting out on ... READ MORE Open house at the Wishing Hills Barn in Iowa for brides There's a brand new wedding venue opening up just a little ways outside of Omaha. It is called the Wishing Hills Barn & is located near Missouri Valley, Iowa. The venue is gorgeous & is a ... READ MORE Broomball & some other winter fun for fun Have you ever heard of broomball? Well, it is a fun winter tradition at our house. Broomball is basically hockey. Instead of a puck you have a little ball, instead of skates you just wear shoes or boo... READ MORE A quick visit to Colorado travel   I go to Colorado quite frequently & even have some weddings to photograph out that way. My favorite places in Colorado are all along the western slope, west past Denver. My dad is fr... READ MORE Our western road trip out to the Northern Rockies travel Last May I went on a road trip with my 4 best friends who I happen to be related to. Hanna & Isaac are my brother & sister, Gaven & Mali are my cousins. We had been planning it for awhile.... READ MORE The heart behind my business & why I do what I do personal   Small businesses need to have a why to succeed. If there isn't a why you'll give up & lose your how. Eventually you won't accomplish what needs to be done & what you want to do. I have... READ MORE Film vs. Digital photography As a film photographer I get asked a lot of questions about how film works or what difference does it make, what's the big deal about film vs. digital? I would love to fill you in on the differences o... READ MORE About me personal A lot of you have read a little about me, or maybe have even met me in person. But I wanted to go a little more in depth into film photography & my love of birds, orchids, & travel with this b... READ MORE How to have the best wedding photos possible for brides Wedding photography is a fairly significant investment so you want your pictures to be the best that they can possibly be. Choosing a great wedding photographer is only part of it. There are some thin... READ MORE