The Big Day

  Today is the day you have always dreamed of and planned for since you were a little girl. Every detail has been carefully thought out, and you want the day to turn out better than you ever imagined.

You will hold these memories dear for the rest of your life. Not only will the big moments be cherished - the first look, walking down the aisle, the first dance - but every little moment will be a perfect memory locked in your mind forever. It is my priority to preserve these moments as long-lasting, visible keepsakes.

Let me make your special moments be my special moments. Let me share this moment with a photo in his wallet. Let me share this memory with family and friends looking through a coffee table book. Let me share your love with the world with the canvas on your living room wall, the picture frame in your office, or your profile picture on social media. Will you let your day be more than a memory? Will you let me share your day so that all may experience the love between you?  

Wedding Checklist

1. Contact Me!

After you have selected your package and booked your big day, we will meet up to go over the "wedding shot list" (a list of ideas that you specify exactly what you are looking for) so we're on the same page for your special day! We will also go over the wedding contract (where you let me know all of the details you have planned - theme, wedding party, officiant, location, etc.)!


2. Choose Your Package

You can count on me to communicate with you often! Our next step is to talk about your package, review the details, the style of your wedding (colors, theme, venue, etc), and to specify any special/distinct details you would like me to record.

3. Don't Sweat the Details

A week or two before your wedding, we talk/meet one more time! We go through the timetable of events, meeting locations, etc. You can depend on my assistant and I to know your needs and keep things flowing smoothly, all the while having fun and bringing two families together as one. Just relax! We've got this. Go marry the one that you love, and enjoy your day!

How to Choose a Photographer

What is your style?

My style is creative, passionate, and unique. I want you to have the most relaxed and stress-free day as possible!! My assistant and I are here to make sure your photo dreams come true on your wedding day! 

Those small moments-your gentle caresses, playful smirks, or soft whispers are what make unforgettable photos. It's our goal to make the atmosphere relaxed so you feel at ease.

Education

I have an Associate's Degree in Photography and various experience in the field. While obtaining my degree, I performed understudy work with a seasoned photographer, which has proven to be invaluable to me. I have served as a second shooter and a candid photographer for several weddings as well!

These opportunities have made me a well-rounded and very experienced photographer, as I try to incorporate the traditional, unique, and candid photos into each of my packages!

Do you have another person coming along on wedding day?

Yes!! I have an AMAZING assistant that comes along the whole wedding day. We work seamlessly together-she is so organized and detail-oriented, friendly, and upbeat. See below for more information!


Experience

Your wedding is comprised of a series of special little moments that will only happen once. Put your trust in someone that has skill in a variety of areas within photography. This is not just a hobby for me-I have a degree in Photography and I have a great amount of knowledge! Explore my page to see my wide experience with both portrait and candid photography.

Will all the photos be edited?

Completely! All the photos you receive will be professionally enhanced to look their very best (blemish removal, glasses glare, hair flyaways, etc.)

Pricing

Packages start at $1,750. Contact me for detailed packages and pricing-we can find a perfect package to match your needs!

I would LOVE to meet with you and your other half in person-over coffee, smoothies, or ice cream-and get to know each other! I want to know EVERY detail about your special day, and answer any and all questions that you might have. 

It’s my goal to make your dream wedding day your reality!

Frequently Asked Questions

When is payment due for my package?

I require a non-refundable deposit of one-half of the package price to book the wedding day. After I have received the deposit, I am officially your wedding day photographer!

Your final payment is due before the wedding date. After the wedding, things are so rushed, and I don't want to bother you and your special someone!

Where will we take the photos?

Once I know the style of your wedding, I will go to your wedding venue and "scout" out some perfect locations- based on backdrop, lighting patterns, and professional discretion- that will be perfect for you, your groom, wedding party, and family!

Extra Information

I know that on the wedding day, moments can fly by! That's why it is important for me to visualize your dream.

Once I know more about you, I will create several unique ideas using your style and wedding theme! You don’t have to worry about figuring out ideas, locations, or poses-I will take care of it all! I LOVE to think of fun and new ways of capturing you and your new life partner, friends and family.

When should my USB drive be ready?

Typically, I will have the USB finished within 4-6 weeks after the vows have been said! 

Do you offer other products other than the digital images?

YES! I would absolutely love to talk over all the products I have to offer, such as wall art for your new home, or a custom coffee table book of mementos of your day. I would be happy to send you a list of my A La Carte items!

Meet my Assistant

Abbie

I am so privileged to be able to call Abbie my assistant! She lives in the area, I've known her all my life, and she is a mother of two-so no need to be concerned about all the littles in your wedding party! Abbie works incredibly hard to make your vision a reality. With all our experiences together, there is no one I trust more with this responsibility on your big day!

Abbie is very qualified-she's done numerous weddings with me. We make a great team, and work effortlessly together. I have also trained her to be my second shooter, so we are able to catch every detail! Abbie is greatly organized and will keep things flowing smoothly. You can sit back, relax, and count on us to catch all of those breathtaking moments!

Contact Me

Let's do coffee!

Feel free to give me a call at the number below!

A Thousand Words Photography by Tash

3116 370th St, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250, United States

712-470-0628