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Quinton and Kelsie's wedding - Sioux City, IA

April 18, 2018 - Quinton and Kelsie Wedding Photography - Delta Hotel & Event Center & Country Celebrations; South Sioux City, NE/Sioux...
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Sioux City Summer Fest 2017

June 04, 2017 - Sioux City Summer Fest 2017 - Sioux City, Iowa So last year when the Summer Fest carnival came to town, I was out on an...
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Devon and Abby's wedding - Sioux City, IA

August 14, 2015 - Devon and Abby Wedding Photography - Peace Reformed Church & Bev's on the River; Sioux City, Iowa Two weekends ago...
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Tori and Ben's Iowa Wedding!

July 05, 2015 - Benjamin and Victoria Wedding Photography - Silver Sioux Barn; Quimby, Iowa I have been super busy and have neglected...
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John and Kelly's Wedding - Marcus, Iowa

August 10, 2014 - John & Kelly Wedding Photography - Marcus, Iowa I first met John at a different wedding Becca and I were photographing...
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Hard Rock Casino now open in Sioux City!

August 01, 2014 - The Hard Rock Casino opened tonight here in Sioux City! I dropped by to grab some photos of the guitar smashing ceremony...
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Jeremy and Ann Marie - Proposal, engagement, wedding, reception and THRILLER

July 13, 2014 - Jeremy and Ann Marie Wedding Photos and more - Sioux City, Iowa Let me start out by saying, if you're looking for the...
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Melissa and Craig's Wedding photos - Sioux City, Iowa

July 12, 2014 - Melissa & Craig Wedding Photos - Sioux City, Iowa As I prepare to walk out the door to shoot another wedding today, I...
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Rebecca and Kevin's Wedding Photos - Elk Point, South Dakota

June 26, 2014 - Rebecca & Kevin Wedding Photos - Elk Point & Dakota Dunes, South Dakota I usually have the opportunity to do engagemen...
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Brittany and Lee's Wedding - Storm Lake, Iowa

June 25, 2014 - Brittany & Lee Wedding Photos - Storm Lake, Iowa Becca and I had the joy of photographing our first wedding at the bea...
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Leah and Stephen - Engagement Photos, Sioux City, Iowa

June 13, 2014 - Leah & Stephen Engagement Photos - Sioux City, Iowa Living in Iowa, Becca and I don't have the opportunity to shoot...
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Sonya and James wedding photos - Sioux City, Iowa

June 11, 2014 - Sonya and James Wedding Photos - Sioux City, Iowa Becca and I first met Jim almost 15 years ago. When Sonya first ca...
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Amanda and Brett's wedding - Sioux City, Iowa

June 10, 2014 - Amanda & Brett Wedding Photos - Sioux City, Iowa Amanda and Brett are two incredible people and I absolutely misread t...
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Kendra and Tyson's Engagement Photos - Sioux Falls, South Dakota

May 15, 2014 - Kendra & Tyson Engagement Photos - Sioux Falls, South Dakota Tyson and Kendra are two of the nicest people. They are o...
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Stacy and Jared's wedding - Sioux City, Iowa

May 12, 2014 - Stacy & Jared Wedding Photos - Sioux City, Iowa Stacy first contacted me to photograph her wedding nearly TWO years ag...
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Kathy and Brandon - Engagement photos - Sioux City, IA

May 08, 2014 - Kathy & Brandon Engagement Photos - Sioux City, Iowa After a full weekend in Omaha which included a trip to the zoo an...
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Angie and Sias' wedding - Sioux City, Iowa

May 01, 2014 - Angie & Sias Morningside Assembly of God, Sioux City, IA Angie and Sias are two absolutely amazing people. They...
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Josh and Kristin's Engagement Photos - Sioux City, Iowa

April 05, 2014 - Josh and Kristin met at a bank and their love grew from there. I have a soft spot for bankers as I used to be one myself...
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Shane Monahan Photography featured in an article by Siouxland Life

April 04, 2014 - This is just a quick post to share the great article Ally Karsyn of the Sioux City Journal did about Becca and I and wha...
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Betsy and Bryan's Wedding Photos - Mapleton, Iowa - Shane Monahan Photography

March 28, 2014 - Becca and I have been in full swing already this year with weddings, engagements, photo booth rentals and more! We had t...
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Number 1 reason to have your wedding photos put in an album or some kind of print

March 17, 2014 - Reason number 1 to have your wedding photos put into an album or some kind of print There might be 10 reasons, 20 reaso...
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Romantic Proposals or Proposal Ideas

March 05, 2014 - Win a FREE, no obligation, engagement photo shoot ($300 value) by submitting the most romantic proposal story! These tw...
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Wedding Planning 101 Do's and Don'ts

February 26, 2014 - Warning, this is probably the longest blog I have ever posted. I hope it is useful to you in your planning.:) There aren...
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Time for an update Sioux City!!

February 21, 2014 - Well it has been almost a year since I've updated my blog. This has not been intentional. It has just been THAT busy! Wh...
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Alisha and Nate's Omaha Wedding!

February 23, 2013 - I've been in beast mode the last 24 hours and have been getting through lots of weddings from this last season. I'm wait...
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From the archives! Oprah and Bono - Chicago, Illinois 2006 Project RED

January 14, 2013 - So, before I decided to pursue photography full time, I did what most wanna be photographers do... I shot everything and...
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Holly and Weston's Wedding - Craig and Akron, Iowa

January 14, 2013 - Here is another wedding I shot this fall. If this is the first blog post of mine you have read, I've been gradually tryi...
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Bridal Spectacular attendees! - Sioux City, Iowa Convention Center

January 06, 2013 - Becca and I had a wonderful time meeting with so many wonderful future brides today! Thank you again to our former bride...
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Donna and Jack's Art Deco Wedding - Sioux City, Iowa and South Sioux City, Nebraska

January 04, 2013 - I am still way behind on my blogging, but here is a wedding I shot this last fall in South Sioux City, Nebraska at the M...
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Hiring a wedding photographer

October 17, 2012 - Hey everyone! If you're stopping by because you met us at the recent Bridal Show at the Stoney Creek Inn here in Sioux C...
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Saul and JoBeth's wedding! - South Sioux City, Nebraska

October 09, 2012 - The last two months have been a whirlwind for Becca and I! We've had a wedding every weekend since August. Most of the w...
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Alyssa and Zach's wedding - Remsen, Iowa

September 10, 2012 - Alyssa and Zach are a couple after my own heart! These two are so incredibly sweet! (I'm telling you, Becca and I are so...
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Maggie and BJ's Wedding! - South Sioux City, NE Marina Inn

September 10, 2012 - I'm still playing catch up on my blog from recent weddings here in Sioux City! Hopefully over the next week or so I will...
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Becky and Channing's wedding! Sioux City, Iowa

August 11, 2012 - I'm way behind on updating my blog, but it has been a busy month! We've been out of town, photographed 3 weddings, been...
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Holly and Weston - Engagement Photos - Sioux City, Iowa

July 07, 2012 - Becca and I had an early morning engagement photo session yesterday here in Sioux City. Holly and Weston are two of the...
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Chicago Skyline

July 03, 2012 - Just a quick blog post. We got back into Sioux City yesterday and I wanted to put a quick photo from our trip! We had a...
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Off to Chicago!

June 28, 2012 - We're heading to Chicago and I'm hoping to come back with some great skyline photos and more of the Windy City. I've nev...
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Alyssa and Zach's engagement photo shoot!

June 27, 2012 - Sometimes you're just having so much fun with a couple, time gets away from you. Our engagement photo shoot with Zach an...
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Becky and Channing's engagement photo session - Sioux City, Iowa

June 26, 2012 - This past Saturday started off rainy and gloomy, but by the end of the day it was a perfect, gorgeous day for shooting e...
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Jabrel and Drew's Engagement Photos

June 19, 2012 - Last night, Becca and I had the pleasure of photographing Jabrel and Drew's engagement photos! These two are a super swe...
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Kayla and Brandon's Wedding!

June 19, 2012 - I'm a little behind on some of my recent photo shoots! This wedding was from 10 days ago when Becca and I had the great...
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Alisha and Nate's engagement session - Sioux City

June 05, 2012 - We postponed this engagement photo shoot a couple days. It was originally supposed to be last Friday, but cold, rainy we...
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Megan's Grad party!

May 31, 2012 - Becca and I had a great time with the photo booth at Megan's graduation party here in Sioux City! If you were at the par...
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Brandon and Kayla's Engagement Session

May 26, 2012 - Becca and I got out of Sioux City for this engagement photo shoot! I graduated from the University of Nebraska so any ch...
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A few quick shots from Brooke and Matt's wedding today!

May 19, 2012 - Well, we had a fabulous time photographing Brooke and Matt's wedding today here in Sioux City. The rain held out long en...
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Engagements, Photo Booth Rentals and Weddings!!

May 10, 2012 - Wow, things are really heating up! We have been setting up lots of appointments recently for engagements, and photo boot...
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Peggy and Jesse's engagement photo session!

May 03, 2012 - Becca and I had a great time Tuesday night photographing Jesse and Peggy's engagement photos here in Sioux City, Iowa! T...
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A break from normal photography to hear our baby's heart beat.

April 20, 2012 - As many of you already know, my wife Becca and I are expecting our first child. Today was the second time we got to hear...
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Easter Photos at RiverzEdge Church

April 13, 2012 - Becca and I are regular attenders at RiverzEdge church here in Sioux City and for the last couple of years we have offer...
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Engagement shoot with Chris and Alyssa!

April 13, 2012 - I'm behind on my blog updates, but we had the great privilege of shooting engagement photos with our friends Chris and A...
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Engagement Shoot with Maggie and BJ!

April 05, 2012 - Becca and I had the honor of photographing Maggie and BJ's engagement photos tonight! They are one of the nicest, cutest...
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Best Friend Photo Shoot - Emily and Sarah

March 15, 2012 - I did a best friend photo shoot tonight with a couple of girls that my wife and I have known since they were in Middle S...
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Thanks to the Sioux City Camera Club for giving me the stage tonight!

March 08, 2012 - I have been stressing out for the better part of the last two weeks trying to put together a presentation that I thought...
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Lawton High Senior - Jesse Rhodes

March 08, 2012 - I had the opportunity to do a Senior Photo Shoot with Jesse a couple days ago! The weather was an unheard of 70 degrees...
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Another photo from Ireland! Sphere in Sphere

March 07, 2012 - As I prepare for my presentation I have tomorrow with the Sioux City Camera Club, I keep finding old pictures from our I...
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For Today new single released tonight!

March 05, 2012 - I didn't expect to put up another blog post so soon, but I like to promote good things that come out of Sioux City, Iowa...
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Ireland on my mind this week. Sioux City Camera Club talk on travel.

March 05, 2012 - So I have been grinding this week trying to put together a presentation for the Sioux City Camera Club. First of all, le...
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Rock Climbing Photographer in Sioux City, Iowa

March 03, 2012 - Becca and I had the pleasure of rock climbing today (actually Becca wasn't feeling up for climbing so she just hung out)...
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A Night at the Theater - Downtown Sioux City, Iowa

March 02, 2012 - Just a look at Downtown Sioux City from March 1, 2012. It was chilly out, but that didn't keep people from coming downto...
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Make it a Redbox night! Oscar winner - Hugo

March 01, 2012 - Well, if I'm being honest, I'd have to say the Oscar winner for Best Picture, Hugo, never appealed to me. That said, it...
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Peach Wave frozen Yogurt!

February 27, 2012 - Have any of you been to or tried the new frozen yogurt shop in town? It's called Peach Wave and it's located next to Buf...
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New website! Thoughts?

February 23, 2012 - Hi everybody! Thanks for visiting my website. If this is your first time visiting the site, welcome. I am a Sioux City P...
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Wedding dates for 2012 filling up FAST!

February 23, 2012 - Weddings, weddings, weddings! Becca and I have had the privilege of attending some Bridal shows here in Sioux City this...
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Does retouching a photo really matter?

February 22, 2012 - Does retouching a photo really matter? This is a question as a photographer, I've heard often. The answer really comes d...
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Sioux City, Iowa Fall photos

February 22, 2012 - Sioux City, Iowa Fall photos! My wife and I woke up extra early this week to capture some good fall photos. I was concer...
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The Cunningham family

February 22, 2012 - It's getting chilly in Sioux City! I had the opportunity to photograph the Cunningham family tonight. We had a great tim...
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Lacey and Seth - Engagement Session

February 22, 2012 - I had the privilege of meeting Lacey and Seth tonight for their engagement photo session! These two are such a sweet cou...
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Nicole - 2012 Senior

February 22, 2012 - I had the pleasure of hanging out with Nicole and her Dad Tim tonight during Nicole's Senior Portrait session. Nicole is...
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Margee - 2012 West High Senior

February 22, 2012 - Margee - 2012 - Sioux City, West High Senior Photos I had the pleasure of photograph ing Margee this week and had a bla...
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Mark and Anna Engagement Session

February 22, 2012 - Mark and Anna's engagement session Mark and Anna are such an amazing couple! I met these two while photographing the Di...
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Happy Fourth of July Sioux City!

February 21, 2012 - Happy Fourth of July!! Happy Fourth of July Sioux City, IA; Jefferson, SD; and all of America!! Here are some photos I...
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The Big Parade Mardi Gras Parade - 2011 Archives

February 21, 2012 - The Big Parade Mardi Gras Parade in Sioux City, Iowa - July 1st 2011. I took a bunch of photos from the Mardi Gras Para...
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A last look at the Sioux City water front before the flood takes over

February 21, 2012 - A last look at the Sioux City water front before the flood takes over I wandered around some of the flood ed water front...
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So Sioux City is gonna be flooded...

February 21, 2012 - So Sioux City is gonna be flooded... So it appears Sioux City is going to be flood ed in a bad way in some of our popula...
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Gunderson's Diamond Dash a success! 2011 archives

February 20, 2012 - Gunderson's Diamond Dash a success! Thank you so much to all of the people who came out and participated today at the Si...
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An oldie but a goody - 2011 Archives

February 20, 2012 - An oldie but a goody So tonight is Sioux City Camera Club night and I've been looking through some of my old pictures to...
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Have a bright, COLORFUL Day Sioux City! 2011 Archives

February 20, 2012 - Have a bright, COLORFUL Day Sioux City! I was driving through my neighborhood a few days ago and passed a house I've man...
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Mercy Medial Birth Center/Child Advocacy Program Fund Raiser Event - 2011 archives

February 20, 2012 - Mercy Medical Birth Center/Child Advocacy Program Fund Raiser Event I will be helping out with a fundraiser on April 9,...
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Siouxland Swine Rugby - from 2011 archives

February 20, 2012 - Siouxland Swine Rugby! I had the opportunity to go photograph some pictures during the Siouxland Swine Rugby game this p...
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January Photo Winner!

February 20, 2012 - January Photo winner! So, now that I've got a blog on my site, I want to share projects and things that I have done or w...
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