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Julia + Travis (and Averie!!) – Engagement session

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Engagement sessions are in full-swing at Cadenza Photo Imaging and I couldn’t be more excited! This beautiful sunset session couldn’t have been any more perfect (minus the crazy amounts of gnats) but we powered through! This fun couple will be tying the knot this August and I couldn’t be more excited to capture their wedding! […]

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Laura + Kurt – Vander Veer Park – Figge Art Museum- QC Engagement Session

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This sunny afternoon couldn’t have been a more beautiful day for an engagement session! We may have had a late spring this year, but Vander Park in Davenport was in full bloom! Perfect timing! Laura and Kurt were so much fun and so easy to work with. This couple is tying the knot very soon […]

Victoria & James Part II – The Par-tay

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I am such a huge believer that your reception and party should be the most fun you’ve ever had! I’m also a huge believer that you NEED to keep me there to photograph it. I can’t imagine NOT capturing these amazing smiles and moments! This is part II of Victoria & James awesome Quad Cities […]

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Victoria & James Part 1

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Wow! I am SO glad this was my first 2018 wedding! My nerves are always on overdrive for the first wedding of the year and this one definitely squashed those nerves within minutes of arriving! Victoria and James are some of the most genuine & laid-back couples I’ve ever met. The moment I met them, […]

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The Big Announcement & Chasing Dreams

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  Hang with me, this is a long one. This announcement is coming a lot sooner than I had planned, but since word has already spread I figured this would be the best possible way to address “the word on the street.” So . . . After this school year, I will be pursuing my […]

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Best Candid Images of 2017 – Quad Cities Wedding Photographer

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If there’s one element of photographing people that I love the most, it’s the candid moments. Those moments when people are unaware that their photo is being taken and are just being . . .  real. In my mind, the candid moments are where the heart and soul of photography dwells. Candid moments aren’t always […]

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Best Epic Wedding Images 2017 – Quad Cities Photographer

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    Wow. 2017 was an amazing year! It was the busiest wedding year yet and I had the honor of working with many amazing Quad Cities couples, as well as my very first destination wedding in Hilton Head, South Carolina! Not only did all of these weddings turn out amazingly perfect, but I have […]

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Six tips to be sure your photographer is a professional

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Six Tips to be sure you are hiring a professional Hey brides and grooms! I’d like to send out a warning about wedding photography. Currently, there are some very scary trends going on that you need to know about as a consumer. Just in the last week, I received 2 messages from panicked brides who […]

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Emily & Austin – TPC Deere Run Wedding

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This was a very special Quad Cities wedding for me! Besides being the photographer of Emily and Austin’s wedding, I also had the opportunity to grow up across the street from Emily and her brothers. I’ve literally known Emily since she was born!  If anyone reading this had an amazing crew of neighbor friends when […]

In-home lifestyle newborn session – Quad Cities newborn photographer

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When Katie told me that she was down to do a lifestyle session in her home I was super excited. Truth be told, I’m not much for props and backdrops (although I do own these things!) I just prefer the simplicity of my clients’ homes. This way new parents (and baby!) don’t have to leave […]