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Amanda made all of our dreams come to life on our day. My wife had a dream, and knew exactly what she wanted, and Amanda made it come true. When we first looked at photographers, we knew right away after seeing some of Amanda's work that she is worth every penny. From a beautiful sunflower field, to an amazing farm, she was able to find something in the surroundings and make our photos unique, and unlike any other i have ever seen. If your unsure who to choose, or who to book with for your wedding, i would 100% recommend Amanda to anyone looking for a wedding photographer. Have high hopes, because she will exceed your expectations. She is very easy to get in contact with, and she follows up to make sure everything is how you want it to be. Thank you Amanda for making our day truly special, and for capturing every moment so we can relive it for the rest of our lives.

PAIGE AND BLAKE

people approach us about our photos! " AMANDA was she is the best wedding photographer unbelievable!!!! I've ever seen! We've had so many " Leta & Zach
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I could never ever describe how amazing Amanda was. I mean, her credibility as an award-winning photographer and the images she takes speak for themselves. She thinks of things that I never would, and rolls with any visions that you have. She made us feel extremely comfortable acting all lovey-dovey and was patient and relaxed the entire time (which, trust me, I was stressed enough for the both of us and she absolutely calmed me down). Half of the time, I didn't even realize she was there, until later, when I saw these AMAZING candids that we'll treasure for years (as cheese-ball as that sounds). But if that isn't enough, she went beyond providing amazing photos, tying ties and running around the place to help out. I never in a million years expected that from her. I was uuuuuuber picky about photography even though I was on a pretty tight budget, and I couldn't have made a better decision. I still hear about how amazing our photographs were, and it's been almost a year since the wedding. Hell, one day I woke up to a photo Amanda took of me and my husband on the main page of instagram with like 3000 likes and comments. What is that? Do it. You will never ever regret it. I have such a special place in my heart for this chick. She totally rocked it out. Eternally grateful!! Agh!

TEAH AND LOGAN

thank you for everything!! " The photos turned out we couldn't have had a more artistic, easy- going beautifully!!! friendly & gorgeous photographer! " Michelle & Kurt
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My husband found Amanda through our search to hire a photographer for our wedding and I couldn't be happier that he did! Upon meeting her, it was clear that she is not only extremely talented, but that her personality would be the best to have around us all day long! Amanda is so thoughtful, relaxed and creative that she made our engagement sessions a piece of cake and on our wedding day she was the perfect person to have along every step of the way. She considers unique shots and angles you don't see every day and as one of the very best photographers in Iowa, she is so creative. Some of my favorite photos are ones that were a tad riskier but turned out completely epic. She helps you along every step of the way, from how to feel comfortable in front of the camera to even suggestions on other vendors to work with! Looking back, we first chose her for her amazing and breath-taking photos but ultimately I'm thankful we chose her for her support, and relaxed approach on the day of our wedding. I remember saying over and over "I'm so glad we have you along the ride for today!" She doesn't take away from any of your moments throughout your wedding day, rather helps you get the most out of your day and pause to enjoy the best parts of a whirlwind day. She is absolutely amazing and we couldn't be happier with her service, photos, and awesome personality. Definitely work with her for your wedding!

PAIGE AND NICK

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Amanda did both our engagement session as well as our wedding day photography, and we were over-the-top thrilled with our entire experience from start to finish. Amanda is fun, professional, enthusiastic, and so passionate about what she does, and this truly shows in the quality of her work.

She quickly replied to all my questions before hiring her and as we got closer to wedding day. She captured all of the little details to help us relive our special day, and made everyone (wedding party, family, and me and my husband) feel at ease, even when we got a little behind schedule. Several guests commented on her attention to detail as well as her willingness to stay into the evening, and she was always "on."

We loved having sneak peeks of our photo sessions within a couple of days and eventually received access to all of our photos digitally, which was hugely important to me. I knew I wanted to find a photographer who would provide digital access to and printing rights for ALL of our photos to help us remember our special day, and we could not have asked for anything more with Amanda. I highly recommend her photography services and hope to schedule another session with her when we reach other milestones in our marriage!

KRISTI AND ANDY

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