Ceremony – Hope Church, West Des Moines Iowa | http://www.lutheranchurchofhope.org/west-des-moines/
Reception – Decades Event Center | https://www.decadeswdm.com
Floral – Hy-Vee Floral | https://www.hy-vee.com/shop/Flowers
Cake – Susan Coocakes (cupcakes) |
DJ – Luke Lichty |



Ceremony/Reception – Principle Ballpark (Iowa Cubs Ballpark)
Makeup – Axis Salon | www.axishair.com
Officiant – Joel Novak | The Knot – Honorable Joel Novak
Cake – Let Them Eat Cake | www.letthemeatcakeiowa.com
DJ – EDJE Productions | edjeproductions.com


Ceremony – St. Perry Church | www.stpatsperry.com
Makeup – Blush Salon
Cake – Ali Cakes | www.facebook.com/AliCakesAmes
DJ – Kaporal-Des Moines
Carriage | Iowa Carriage Service | www.facebook.com/Iowacarriageservice



Nick & Kelly were married in Perry Iowa with the Reception at the Lake Robbins Ballroom in Woodward Iowa.

Bridal Prep – Hotel Pattee | www.hotelpattee.com
Ceremony – First United Methodist Church | www.umc.org/find-a-church/church/50302
Reception – Lake Robbins Ballroom | http://www.lakerobbins.com
Floral – Perry Floral | www.perryfloralandgifts.com
Makeup – Amber Yost | www.facebook.com/ambyost
Cake – Ali Cakes | www.facebook.com/AliCakesAmes
DJ – DJ Skinny | www.djskinnyonline.com

Heather & Brandon were married at the beautiful venue Baqara in Runnells IA.
They both have a passion for the Renaissance Faire’s and are amazing actors. Joy and I have been to a couple of their shows.

Alyssa & Taylor were married at the beautiful Mt. Valley Winery in Forest City, Iowa




TaNisha & Kyle were so much fun to spend the evening with. The session took place at the Greenwood Park Rose Garden & also downtown at the state capitol overlook.

Below are some kind words shared by the couple after receiving their photos. We can’t wait until their wedding day to spend more time with them and capture more of their story.

We LOVE our photos! Thank you so much! We had a great time taking them and they look fantastic! 


What an awesome day at the lake! Alyssa & Taylor rocked their engagement session & their wedding is just next week!!!


Laurie and Shaun’s Engagement Session. Their wedding is May of 2017!!!
We were blessed with a beautiful day and the rose’s were in full bloom!


Adam & Melissa’s wedding was held at the Altoona United Methodist Church in Altoona Iowa,
with the reception held at the Forte Banquet & Conference Center in Downtown Des Moines Iowa.
The day was just as beautiful as the wedding. Adam and Melissa were beaming with joy all day, and we loved helping them capture their day’s story.


Brent & Erin’s Wedding Ceremony & Reception was held at the Des Moines Embassy Club Ruan Center
With a breath taking view and a beautiful day, they will cherish these memories for the rest of their lives!

Their album and fusion video below!!!


Mayra & Grant’s day was nothing short of Amazing!

They were married at Saint Augustin’s Church in Des Moines Iowa with the reception at the Hilton Garden Inn Urbandale Iowa.

The balloons for the capture the moment was a touch of creativity that these two had all throughout their special day. Mayra is a super talented artist and most every item had her special touch.

Joy and I were so honored to have been chosen to capture this special day for such an amazing couple!


Catherine & Carlos were married at the St. Pius X Catholic Church in Urbandale Iowa on 07/09/2016.

Carlos had one of the most amazing speeches  to Catherine we’ve ever heard during a reception. These two truly love each other so much and we were so honored to have been chosen to capture their wedding day story.
~ Ryan

This is what they had to say about their photos!
The photos are great!!! It is awesome to have such a great memory of our special day. We couldn’t be more excited about them! Thank you, thank you so much for all the great work, we are so glad we chose you as our photographer.
~ Cata and Carlos ~ 



Taylor and Jorden were married on at the beautiful Briggs Woods Golf Course in Webster City Iowa on 06/18/2016. We had such a wonderful day with lots of sunshine and the most amazing outdoor tented venue.

Such an amazing and sweet couple. Joy and I just loved having them both as clients and as new friends!
~ Ryan

Below is the review Jorden left for us!
We don’t even know where to begin with how great Ryan & Joy were to work with! Not only did our photos turn out better than we ever dreamed, the fusion video was just the icing on the cake. Taylor absolutely hates having his picture taken and by the end of the night he said one of his favorite parts of the day was working with Joy and Ryan. They had an uncanny ability to capture all important aspects of the big day while bringing out both our personalities. We can not thank them enough for making our day so memorable! Can’t wait to work with them again in the future!
~ Jorden & Taylor ~


What a magical day at the Iowa State Capitol here in Des Moines!
Melissa & Adam’s wedding day will be here so soon! Just 2 months away!!!

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Kyle and Cindy had planned for many beautiful outside photos, until it rained the entire day without letting up even once.
Cindy did not let this take away from her special day and we instead spent time inside her beautiful church capturing
incredible memories for her walls. {Ryan}


April and Rob were married at the Score Pavilion in Nevada Iowa.
From the moment I met these two – you could tell how much they loved each other.
Both being entertainers of Renaissance Faire, with a deep family history, I knew this was going to be an amazing day!
I was honored to have been chosen to capture it.
Congrats April & Rob! {Ryan}


Jessica & Jeremy’s wedding was beautiful! Joy and I we’re so honored to have been chosen to help
capture these life long memories.

You can view their engagement session here

Their wedding day fusion video and photos are below.


We just loved spending the evening with Grant & Mayra + their dog Rocky! We can’t wait until their wedding next July!


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