Your love story deserves more than just meh photos.. tell your story, and tell it in print!

Hello Humans!! Welcome back to the blog, if you’re new here – stay a while! Let me help you plan your intimate wedding / elopement! Today’s post is all about Kristi + Andy’s Oregon Coast elopement in August of 2020. They tied the knot on a Wednesday, and couldn’t have asked for better weather (65-75 […]

Oregon Coast Elopement // Short Sand Beach, Oregon

October 12, 2020

Hello human! Today’s post is all about Michelle + Mitch’s wedding day!! They finally were able to get married on Friday, July 3, 2020 after COVID-19 ruined their original May plans. Their day was warmer, I mean can’t help it in an Iowa Summer.. but it was seriously beautiful! 😉 Sister Hill Inn is one […]

Sister Hill Inn Outdoor Summer Wedding | Michelle + Mitch

July 29, 2020

Hello Human!! I know, I have all the tea for your wedding + elopement needs and I am about to spill it all over myself because my cats will not get off my lap AH! Want to know our favorite Venues + Vendors in Iowa? You have come to the right place… These are in […]

Iowa Wedding Venues + Vendors We LOVE | Jamie Tobin Photography

January 7, 2020

Hello Human! IT’S NEW YEAR’S EVE! IT’S THE ROARING 20’S AGAIN come morning! Welcome to our last blog post of 2019… holy quads.. I just typed that. Our year consisted of beautiful love stories, some rad high school seniors, and announcing our workshop, The RAW Workshop that we will be putting on with our friends […]

Our 2019 Year Rewind! | Cheers to a new 365 days in 2020!

December 31, 2019

Hello Human! This time of year is kind of my favorite, it’s chilly, it’s family time.. and business things are switched to prepping for 2020 wedding season! We do a lot of behind the scenes work during December – February, and do not feel guilty about our time off spent traveling to see family in […]

20 Bachelorette / Bachelor Party Ideas!

December 17, 2019

Hello there fellow human! I’ve had multiple occasions of humans in my inbox asking for advice over the years (which is why we started The RAW Workshop with Chelsea Dawn Weddings + Jamie Orr Photography) to help those humans in the inbox with their photography + weddings! We want to help, we also don’t mind […]

6 Tips for beginner Wedding Photographers!

December 10, 2019

Hello Human!! Welcome back to our blog! We attempt.. most days we are human, other days I am in a state of mania and can schedule out our weekly blog posts for months at a time.. to post new content every Tuesday for real brides + grooms! Today I want to help your confidence with […]

Skin Advice for Brides + Grooms | Pre Wedding Prep

Iowa Bride / Iowa Wedding Photographer

December 3, 2019

Hello human! Today’s post is full of photos from Reanna + Cameron’s wedding day!! They wed on November 16, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa at the Botanical Gardens! We then went over to the Taproom to cheers with the good beers! They also were the wrap to our 2019 wedding season! HOLY QUADS I JUST […]

Des Moines Botanical Garden + Iowa Taproom Wedding | Reanna + Cameron

November 26, 2019

Hello Human! How is it hanging today? I adjusted my camera strap so the bruises hit a little higher meow 😉 Welcome to JTP’s blog, we post new content every Tuesday! We are wedding photographers, cat parents, and overall just weird humans. Today.. I want to talk to vendors. We recently announced our new venture.. […]

Vendors, get off your phone.. |The RAW Workshop

November 19, 2019

Hello human! Today’s post is all about Leslie + Matt’s wedding day!! They wed on October 26, 2019 in Iowa!! Happy blog day! If you’re new around here we post new blogs *basically * EVERY Tuesday! Our blog is full of Real weddings + advice for planning your dream wedding! Their day was seriously fall […]

Iowa Fall Wedding downtown Historic Cedar Falls | Leslie + Matt

November 12, 2019