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Ar’Jye – Iowa model photographer

Ar’Jye in the studio with some interesting facepaint, courtesy of Abi Warner.View full post »

Wedding at the Stonehaven Barn – DeSoto Iowa

Kayla and Sean have their shotgun wedding at the Stonehaven Barn in DeSoto, IA. No bouquets were harmed in the makingView full post »


Holy White Hounds – Iowa Music Photographer

The Des Moines band Holy White Hounds were recently signed to record label Razor & Tie. They have of course beenView full post »

Dreams of Summer – Iowa Event Photographer

As Iowa is in the firm grip of winter, drift back to the warm summer nights of the Hinterland Music Festival withView full post »


Happy New Year from Lance! I am still taking weddings in 2016. Feel free to contact me for your wedding, party, eventView full post »

Gabbi – Iowa Model Photographer

Gabbi at Leedz Salon in Ames, Iowa.  View full post »

Haley and Jared – Iowa Wedding Photographer

I have had the honor of photographing weddings for my friends. It’s great because it’s something I am goodView full post »

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Fireflight – Iowa Concert Photographer

The Small Town America came through Iowa recently. I took the opportunity to photograph Fireflight at the show inView full post »

Margaret + Ryan ~ Iowa Wedding Photographer

I recently had the honor of photographing Margaret and Ryan’s wedding in West Des Moines. It was a delightfulView full post »

80/35 2015 – Iowa Concert Photographer

I had the privilege to cover both days of 80/35 this year. This was my third year covering the music festival andView full post »

Sydney O ~ Iowa Model Photographer

Model: Sydney O Hair and Makeup: Jordan Armstrong See the whole gallery here.View full post »

Kristen & Steven ~ Iowa Wedding Photographer

Kristen and Steven had their wedding at the Des Moines Art Center. The Art Center is a place Kristen has loved sinceView full post »

Revolver Tour – Iowa Music Photographer

I had the pleasure to cover the Revolver “Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock” tour. The show was at the Val AirView full post »

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Isabel D – Iowa model photographer

One of my favorite images from a session with Isabel D. Shot at Owlwood Studio in Des Moines, Iowa. See the wholeView full post »

My new studio!

Owlwood Studio is now open in Des Moines. It has 2000 square feet of interior studio space and 8.5 acres of woods andView full post »

Studio update!

Sorry for things being so quiet lately. In between photo assignments I have been working on getting my photo studioView full post »

Alicia – Iowa Model Photographer

Images from a late night test with Alicia. See the rest of her gallery here.View full post »

Alexa and Dustin – Stonehaven Barn DeSoto Iowa Wedding

Alexa and Dustin had a wonderful wedding at the Stonehaven Barn, located in DeSoto, Iowa. It looked like rain early inView full post »

Brittany + Jesse – Ames Gateway Hotel wedding

Brittany and Jesse had a wonderful wedding at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames, Iowa. The weather wasView full post »

Lazerfest 2014 – Des Moines Concert Photographer

I had the pleasure of photographing the 2014 Lazerfest concert in downtown Des Moines this year. The day long show wasView full post »

Alex V – Iowa Model Photographer

I have worked with Alex several times and I am always impressed by her professional attitude. Thank you Alex. See ourView full post »

Melinda and Rusty wedding – Iowa City Photographer

Though clients of clients of clients I met Melinda and Rusty. I had a wonderful time photographing their wedding atView full post »

Whitney and Marty – Iowa Wedding Photographer

Here are just a few images from Whitney and Marty’s wonderful wedding in Ames, Iowa. The original plan was toView full post »

Big news! New studio!

I am sorry about my lack of blogging and updates, but I promise I have been busy. In August 2013 my family and I movedView full post »

James Dancing – Iowa Wedding Photographer

Groom James and his brother dancing during the wedding photo session.    View full post »

Shelly and Jack – Iowa Wedding Photographer

I had the pleasure of photographing Shelly and Jack’s engagement and wedding photos. As a photographer I do a lotView full post »

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Back Stage Ball – Des Moines Music Coalition

Erin Wickering invited me to set up a photo booth at the Back Stage Ball, a fund raiser for the Des Moines MusicView full post »

Vanessa P – Iowa Model Photographer

More images from my shoot with Vanessa.View full post »


Model: Vanessa Popiano Makeup: Laurie Jurgensen of EyeCandy Artistry Hair: Amanda Marie CoryView full post »

Des Moines Zombie Walk 2012

Every year I risk life and limb to photograph zombies shuffling through downtown Des Moines, IA. October 13th, 2012 wasView full post »

Laura and Rob – Iowa Wedding Photographer

Laura and Rob had beautiful weather for their summer wedding in Iowa City, IA. We used the Old Capitol as theView full post »

Sleigh Bells – Iowa Live Music Photographer

Sleigh Bells at Wooly’s, Des Moines, IA on 10.27.2012. See the whole gallery here.  View full post »

Andrew Bird – Iowa Concert Photographer

At the Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater, Des Moines, Iowa. See the rest of the gallery here.View full post »

Sarah, Kelsey and Madeline – Iowa Model Photographer

These three young ladies decided to have a studio shoot in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Thank you for having a good timeView full post »


I will be supplying photos for BOGO Bowl dog food. They have a unique spin. For every bag of dog food you buy the giveView full post »

Brooke, Alex and Samuel – Iowa Family Portrait Photographer

Brook, Alex and Sam braved the Iowa heatwave for their fun family portrait session. Thank you!View full post »

Mariah and Brandon

Thank you letting me be a part of your special day. The wedding was held at the Gortz Haus Gallery in Grimes, Iowa whoView full post »

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Live music in Des Moines – Iowa Concert Photographer

People’s Court, Des Moines, Iowa. Young the Giant Young the Giant GWAR GWAR GroupLove GroupLove Ghoul MunicipalView full post »

Kelli and Brett

Des Moines and Clear Lake, Iowa.View full post »

My best shots of 2011

20 of my favorite shots from 2011. Thank you for a wonderful year.View full post »

Kristin and Andy go to the Fair

Some silliness with my friends at the Iowa State Fair.View full post »

Laura and Rob – Engagement session

Images from a Fall e-session with Laura and Rob. Watch for their wedding in 2012!View full post »

Kaehlin and Kourtney

These ladies are available for modeling and other projects. Please contact me if you would like to get into contactView full post »

2011 Des Moines Zombie Walk!

 On October 1st, 2011 The Des Moines Zombie Walk took over downtown. I would like to thank Dallas Moore for hisView full post »

Ellie and Shawn – Iowa Wedding Photographer

Ellie and Shawn had a great wedding in Storm Lake, Iowa. One of my favorite things about photography is the travel. IView full post »

From the wedding of Ashley and Ryan

The Father Daughter dance, Iowa City, Iowa.View full post »

Finders Creepers Fashion Shoot

Erin B, the owner of Finders Creepers contacted me to set up a fashion shoot. Erin and I have known each other for aView full post »

Ashley and Ryan ~ Iowa Wedding Photography

Here are a few images from Ashley and Ryan’s wedding in Iowa City, Iowa. Many more to come!View full post »

Katie and Brad – Iowa Wedding Photographer

Sharing a quick peek from Katie and Brad’s wedding.  View full post »

80/35 Music Festival, Des Moines, Iowa ~ July 2nd and 3rd, 2011

It has been an amazing summer so far. Between weddings, portraits and events I have been super busy. One of theView full post »

Ashley and Dan – Iowa Wedding Photographer – Wedding Preview

You may recognize Ashley and Dan from images of their engagement session a few posts back. On June 18th, 2011 they hadView full post »

Jessica and Chad – Iowa Wedding Photographer

Jessica and Chad had a gorgeous wedding in Ankeny on 06.11.2011. There had been a lot of rain in the area lately, butView full post »

Catherine and Justin – Iowa Wedding Photographer

I had a privilege to photograph Catherine and Justin’s wedding on 06.04.2011. It was a wonderful, intimateView full post »

Memorial Day

Thank you to the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Services.    View full post »

Ashley and Dan – Iowa Wedding Photographer

I photographed the e-session for Ashley and Dan in Mason City, Iowa. I love working with this couple! They are soView full post »

Engagement Sessions – Iowa Wedding Photographer

I am offering free e-sessions for new Brides through the end of May 2011. Book your date and place a retainer beforeView full post »

Around Town – Des Moines Photographer

Big Building Ted's Coney Island gyro Charlie Brown Mini CooperView full post »