Monthly Archives: February 2012




Sarah had gotten Charlotte and Gemma these cute birthday hats off of Etsy. What a fun new tradition for the girls’ birthdays! What a sweet moment between Gemma and her great grandma! “You want some of my cake, mom?”. 🙂 Loved this sweet moment of Anna holding Stephanie’s hand. I will be posting the slideshow […]

Gemma’s First Birthday Party Post #2



Over the weekend, we photographed Gemma’s first birthday party.  We were thrilled when Sarah and Andy asked us to be a part of Gemma’s special day.  First birthday parties have so many cute moments: eating cake for the first time, opening gifts, playing with friends which make them one of our favorite things to photograph. […]

First Birthday Party Session – Grins and Giggles Session in ...


Famous Hollywood Sign in Hollywood, California at night with blue sky and clouds in the background
Did you know that the famous Hollywood sign doesn’t light up? This was a surprise to me, but the reason why is apparently because it would draw too much traffic to the neighborhood where you can view the sign. Getting to this spot requires navigating narrow, winding residential roads and quite understandably, too much traffic […]

Fine Art Friday: Hollywood! | Des Moines Photographer