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Heather + Kaleb | The River Center Des Moines | Iowa Wedding Photographer

Heather + Kaleb had a stunning wedding in downtown Des Moines, Iowa! It was a beautiful day for this couple! The 40 mph wind didn’t dampen anyones mood and instead we were able to capture the most gorgeous veil shots! These two were so incredibly easygoing and it was amazing to spend the day with […]

Red Acre Barn | Mattie + John | Iowa Wedding

Venue: Red Acre Barn Planning + Design: White Willow EventsFloral: While Willow Events

Harpors Vineyard | Taylor + Drew | Iowa Wedding Photographer

Photographer: Brooke Pavel Photography. Venue: Harpor’s Vineyard.  Floral: Flower Moxie.   Wedding Dress: Bridal Connection.  Bridesmaid Dresses: Azazie. Wedding Planner: Michelle Nelson Co. Events Video: Toni Ugolini Original Films  Cake: Kathy’s Cakes.

Emerald Hills Events | Iowa Winter Wedding | Iowa Wedding Photographer

“Dad I need you to bring me your fishing boat for a styled wedding shoot vision I want to create!…. Yes, that old tin boat you have!…. No I’m not joking!… Yes, I know it’s the middle of winter… No, it really is going to look good, just trust me!!!” This is the conversation I […]

Stephanie + TJ | Ashton Hill Farms Wedding | Iowa Wedding Photographer

TJ + Stephanie | Ashton Hill Farm Wedding | Iowa Wedding Photographer | Cedar Rapids, IA.This stunning garden inspired wedding. The most full cascading bouquet. The bold yet romantic color palette. The men’s french blue suits. The deep purple, velvet head table with  running garland, and a bloom infused garland chandelier hanging above. Stephanie and […]

Jordan + Drew | The Tea Room Des Moines | Iowa Wedding Photographer

“In your arms is where I belong” This weekend we celebrated Jordan + Drew’s Marriage! With the weather getting warmer we were blessed with a gorgeous day for this dreamy wedding. We started the day with the sweetest moments between Jordan and her family, and one of the most precious first looks with her dad! […]

Jordan + Jeremy | Country Lane Lodge Wedding, Adel Iowa

Marissa + Colton | Keller Brick Barn Wedding | Iowa Wedding Photographer

Sam + Allie | Glen Oaks Wedding | Des Moines, IA Wedding Photographer

Allie + Sam | Glen Oaks Country Club Wedding | Brooke Pavel Photography When Allie was a little girl, she was with her aunt, who was a member of Glen Oaks Country Club, and she told her that some day she wanted to get married at Glen Oaks! And years later, we are standing on […]

Katelyn + Max Wedding | Henry A. Wallace | The Gathering Barn

This wedding…. It was by far not one of the biggest or elaborate weddings I have ever shot, but there was something about it that made it just as special and meaningful as those over the top weddings!:) They embraced their surrounds, and everything just felt so pure and sincere.The bride said it best: “We are less […]