Doesn’t Get Any More Real!

There are many moments during the wedding celebration that are special: walking down the aisle, exchanging vows, theView full post »

April Wedding Snapshot

Locations: Honey Creek Resort State Park (Moravia, IA) Photographer’s Notes: Adding touches of your favorite hobbies orView full post »

Wedding Memories

Clients Olga and Stephen have a unique love story. Olga is from Russia. Stephen is from the U.S. They quite literallyView full post »

April Engagement Snapshot

Locations: Clare & Miles Mills Rose Garden; Iowa State Capitol Building; The Principal Riverwalk Photographer’sView full post »

Ring Shot – Dowerah Wedding

Love this image for the Dowerah wedding. I always look for interesting accents for ring details. I am always on theView full post »

Gladson Wedding

This image was captured by my second shooter, my daughter Trisha, at Happy Apple Orchard south of Des Moines, Iowa.View full post »

Creative Gifts for Your Wedding Party

Express your appreciation to your bridesmaids and groomsmen with these favors. It’s customary for the bride and groomView full post »

Two Images from Marybeth and Blaine Engagement Session

Fun with Marybeth and Blaine on a beautiful spring day at Waterworks Park in Des Moines, Iowa. James A. SteppView full post »

Father/Daughter Dance

There are few times in life that are more moving for a father than the father/daughter dance. Capturing the emotion ofView full post »

Great-Looking Wedding Favors Guests Will Love

Wedding favor by Des Moines, Iowa wedding photographer James A. Stepp. Presentation is key for turning these tokens ofView full post »

Where to Find Wedding Inspiration

Turn to these sources for wedding ideas. American Gothic-themed wedding. Don’t be afraid to piece together your dreamView full post »

Singh Wedding

Click here or on above image to view image from Singh wedding.View full post »

Engagement locations with meaning

Choosing Locations for Engagement Photos

Your choice of an engagement photo location may have special meaning to you. It may be a place you met or express anView full post »

5 Ways To Preserve Wedding Memories

Relive the joy of your wedding day with easy and creative ideas for preserving happy memories. Your toasting flutes,View full post »

Capturing the Details of Your Wedding

Is it all in the details? With weddings and engagements, the answer would have to be probably not. The differenceView full post »

Not even the Rain…

Not even the rain could dampen this beautiful couples wedding on Saturday! Megan & Jeff, thank you for the honor ofView full post »

Alternative Bridal Bouquets

No matter which way you toss them, these bouquets will make a statement at your wedding.  If you’re a DIY bride,View full post »

Father of the Bride

I love this image in B&W! Whenever I look at it, I wonder what is going through her dad’s mind.View full post »

Fun themes with the Bride & Bridesmaids

Popular movies can be an inspiration for a location session with the bride and her court. Here is a fun group strikingView full post »


9 Wedding Cake Alternatives

Satisfy your guests’ sweet tooths with fun, creative alternatives to traditional wedding cake. Crumbs cling to theirView full post »

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