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Monday, August 24, 2009

Austin & Danielle's engagement

Taking pictures for customers that live in other states can be tough sometimes making schedules coordinate and with Austin and Danielle living in Minneapolis that proved to be the case. Thankfully we found a Sunday that would work and were fortunate that the weather cooperated for us. We headed up to Ames to get some pictures on ISU's campus. Both Austin and Danielle are recent grads and knew of some great locations for their pictures. We had a really nice time walking around trying to avoid all of the new freshman that seemed to be everywhere! Here are a few of the shots from the evening.

Thanks again for showing me around, I had a great time hanging out with you guys. I hope your trip home went fast and was uneventful! Talk to you soon!

Erik - Inspired Images

Shane & Marcy's wedding

What a beautiful day for an outdoor wedding! When I booked Marcy and Shane and we were sitting down talking about their wedding they mentioned that they were going to be getting married in the rose garden. My first thought was awesome, it's going to be so beautiful!...but then my mind quickly remembered what the date was! I was thinking 95 and humid but Saturday was the opposite with the temperatures almost feeling cool by the end of the evening. The wedding was gorgeous and being a 6:00 ceremony the light was being filtered by the huge oak trees which made for great shots. Following the ceremony we headed downtown to the Iowa State Historical Building for the reception. Before heading up I talked Shane and Marcy into going on a little walk to get some additional shots and it's a good thing we did cause they turned out awesome! The reception was gorgeous, and how could it not be with a great view of Des Moines' skyline to the west and the State Capitol Building to the east and the capper was watching the fireworks from the I-Cubs game! All in all it was a beautiful wedding for two wonderful people. Here are a few shots from their day.

Thanks again guys, I hope you had safe travels to British Columbia and have a wonderful time on your honeymoon! I can't wait to hear all about it. Talk to you soon!

Erik - Inspired Images

Ryan & Rachel's engagement

We were finally we were able to get Ryan and Rachel's engagement pictures in before their wedding next month! We had a beautiful evening for pictures and we took advantage by heading first to Grays Lake and then heading downtown for a little bit of variety. It was a lot of fun chatting with both of them and talking about future plans. I can't tell you how much I'm looking forward to their wedding, it's going to be a lot of fun! Here are some pictures from our shoot.

Thanks again guys, can't wait to see you again soon!

Erik - Inspired Images

Maegan & Rich

Maegan and Rich had their wedding a couple of weeks ago and HOT can describe a lot of things about this wedding, the temperature, the photographer, seriously I was sweating like crazy, the couple (and when I say couple of course I'm talking about the bride...sorry Rich but you know it's true!) Maegan and Rich are close friends of ours and it was a privilege to be able to not only be able to attend their beautiful wedding but to be able to capture the images. Following the ceremony we headed to a nearby park and everyone was great considering the temps. We got as many pictures as we could stand before heading to the reception. Of course if any of you have been to Audubon you know we had to get some pictures with Albert the Bull. Unfortunately I don't think I'll post any of them from there as it got quite interesting with all of the groomsmen. Here are some of the web appropriate pics!

I'm so happy for you guys and so glad that I was there, you are truly meant for each other and I couldn't be happier for you! Talk to you soon!

Erik - Inspired Images

Friday, August 7, 2009

Eastman Family

It had been a long time coming to get this shoot in but it was worth the wait. On Thursday I had the privilege to take some family pictures for the Eastman's at their home. It was a beautiful setting and a wonderful family. Their little man Logan is just about the cutest kid I've seen, he was so full of energy and personality. We took advantage of their gorgeous wooded lot and were able to get some really nice pictures. Here are a few.

Thanks again for allowing me to spend some time with your family, I'm looking forward to working with you again in the fall! Talk to you soon.

Erik - Inspired Images

Monday, August 3, 2009

Dana & Renee

I say it all the time, we have awesome clients! Dana and Renee were so much fun on Saturday. I went to school with Renee and her sister Michelle so it was awesome to get to see them again along with all of their family and friends. The wedding was held at the beautiful Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny, with the reception following at Stoney Creek Inn. Immediately following the wedding we headed out for some more fun pictures, we ended up below the Saylorville Dam and were able to get some great shots. Everything went off without a hitch save for the fact that we had to have a scavenger hunt looking for Dana's lost sunglasses! It was a great time getting to hang out with old friends and to see two wonderful people commit their lives to each other. Here are a few pictures from the day.

I hope your flight was enjoyable to Mexico, have a wonderful time down there and just relax! Thanks again for everything, we'll see you soon!

Erik - Inspired Images