Beth & Brian Family

Des Moines Photographer | dad with twins | family photographer | Kara Vorwald

Beth & Brian Family| Des Moines Photographer I got to photograph this sweet family the other night. Beth & Brian are kind, wonderful people, with their twin daughters Penelope & Louisa. Those girls are wild, curious, & adventurous souls. LOL They definitely kept me on my toes trying to capture them. Good thing I am going… Read more.

Brauer Family

Des Moines Photographer | congenital heart disease | congenital heart defect awareness | family photographer | Kara Vorwald

Brauer Family| Des Moines Photographer Savanna & Dan’s family have been long time friends of ours. Their family has been so special to us. Savanna & I have been pregnant buddies with all 3 of our kids together, & it was my honor to take a few photos of her family and new baby! Little… Read more.

Shannan & Greg

Des Moines Photographer | Des Moines wedding photographer | Iowa Sate Capitol | Kara Vorwald

Shannan & Greg | Des Moines Photographer Venue: Marriott Downtown  Second Photographer Thanks to: Emma  I loved being a part of Shannan & Greg’s wedding day! We made the most of a hot September day by photographing in the Iowa State Capitol building. Which I think complimented Shannan’s wedding dress so well as it reminded… Read more.

Ashley & Michael

Des Moines Photographer | Iowa photographer | midwest photographer | wedding photographer | schafer century barn | Adair Iowa | Kara Vorwald

Ashley & Michael | Des Moines Photographer Venue: Schafer Century Barn Second Shooter Thanks to: Aundrea Eilers Video: Lance Floral: As You Wish Floral I am horrible at blogging, but hang with me. Lol I had a wonderful time photographing this charming wedding yesterday! I loved all the details Ashley had done for the barn!… Read more.

Jani & Duane Wedding

Des Moines Photographer | Back bone state park | Wedding photographer | Kara Vorwald | Dundee Iowa

Jani & Duane Wedding | Des Moines Photographer As a Des Moines photographer, I had a wonderful time yesterday with Jani & Duane at Backbone park. Their wedding was like a magical fairy land! Duane was so giddy all day, just so excited to marry his best friend. We got to frolic in the woods… Read more.

Melissa & Ryan

Des Moines Photographer | Wedding photographer | midwest photographer | Kara Vorwald | downtown des moines

Melissa & Ryan | Des Moines Photographer   I had the honor of photographing Melissa & Ryan’s big day this past weekend! Melissa looked radiant & the trivia at the end of the night was so much fun. Venue: West End Architectural Salvage Food: HyVee Wedding Planner: Becky Second Photographer: Emma  

Anna & David Family

Des Moines Photographer | family photographer | midwest photographer | Kara Vorwald | thomas mitchell park

Anna & David Family | Des Moines Photographer “Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” —The Minpins by Roald Dahl We had the beauty of exploring this creek bed, finding frogs,… Read more.

Nicole & Matt Family

Des Moines Photographer | family photographer | midwest photographer | Kara Vorwald |

Nicole & Matt Family| Des Moines Photographer I meet Nicole a few years ago through my Willowsong village. She’s an amazing creative, and vibrant person. I am always honored to photograph her and her family. Did I mention she is also a photographer as well?! I loved working with her and her husband Matt this… Read more.

Lori & Brad Family

Des Moines Photographer | ledges state park | family photographer | midwest photographer | Kara Vorwald |

Lori & Brad Family| Des Moines Photographer I first meet Lori last year. I had answered a desperate model call for local photography workshop team by Alex & Val. Lori had been taking a class taught by Alex and Val and photographed my family, since then we’ve followed each other on social media. So Lori got… Read more.

Tiffany Family Session

Tiffany Family Session|Des Moines Photographer As a Des Moines Photographer, I had a great time photographing my friend Tiff’s family. We took their session at Ledges State park. It is one of the places that they love to visit. I’ve known Tiff for awhile through my midwife village but this was the first time I… Read more.