Vala's Pumpkin Patch

Vala's Pumpkin Patch

Marbled orb-weaver (Araneus marmoreus)

Marbled orb-weaver (Araneus marmoreus)

Mia is 4 Months Old!

Mia is 4 Months Old!

Alex and Amira Engagement

Alex and Amira Engagement

Iowa State Fair 2016

Iowa State Fair 2016

I didn't get any photos in the fair this year, but we had a good time and tried some new food.

The Big Slide

Aftermath of Ryker going down the slide.

The Leinie Lounger

Happy 3rd Birthday to Ryker!

Happy 3rd Birthday to Ryker!

Lake Michigan Vacation

Lake Michigan Vacation

I took the family on a 3 day weekend trip to a couple spots along Lake Michigan.

 

Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day

Travel Wall

Travel Wall

My wife wanted a "travel wall" in our living room so I went through some old vacation photos and sepia'd them. They look pretty sweet when they are all lined up like that!

5 Year Anniversary

5 Year Anniversary

Me and Alyssa's 5 year wedding anniversary is this Saturday so we got out her dress to take photos of it with Mia... and Ryker.

 

May 28, 2011
Our wedding night
shot by Life Art Photographs

May 28, 2016
5 years and 2 kids later
Shot in my studio by my mother-in-law Becky

Baby #2: Mia Jolee

Baby #2: Mia Jolee

Mia Jolee Briggs born at 9:55am on May 7th. She was 9lbs 1oz. and 20 inches long. She is so pretty and our son Ryker loves being a big brother.

Schultz Family

Schultz Family

Here are a few highlights from my photoshoot with the Schultz family. We went to the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in Downtown Des Moines a couple weeks ago and I got some great family photos, portraits of Raina, and lightsaber battles that I edited.

Fun in April

Fun in April

Catching up with with some Ryker photos. We went to the Pappajohn Sculpture Park and have been playing in the sprinkler in the backyard and getting ready for summer!

Easter Bunny and Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Bunny and Easter Egg Hunt

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

Alyssa in her 3rd trimester