Author: Joel Carter

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Styled Shoot + The HarMac Cedar Rapids Wedding Venue Spotlight
It was a great privilege to partner with an all-star team of vendors for this styled shoot at the new HarMac wedding venue in Cedar Rapids. I love telling a story with the photos that we capture, but sometimes it is refreshing to just shoot pretty stuff. Unique Events was the driving force behind this shoot, and when they get a cha ...
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The Big Day: Matt & Nicole’s Wedding Pictures
Matt and Nicole's original wedding plans succumbed to the coronavirus, just like countless other couples that chose 2020 as the year to have their wedding. But just as many others have done, they proceeded with their wedding date and still had the best day ever, regardless of how different the day looked from their original plans. ...
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The Big Day: Darin & Maren’s Wedding Pictures
Darin and Maren had a small, intimate wedding ceremony at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Though their day was small by attendance standards, it was by no means small in terms of emotion, meaning and pure joy. It’s always a treat to photograph people who are just so darn excited to get married! The day started with u ...
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Chase & Morgan’s Epic Event Center Wedding Pictures
We spent this past weekend capturing the story of Chase and Morgan's wedding day. Family runs deep for these two, and they had special ways of weaving their families into the day, even honoring their two grandfathers that had passed. We started the day with the girls getting ready at Morgan's grandma's house. I played around on the ...
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Blaine & Abby’s Celebration Barn Wedding Pictures
What was probably the most popular wedding date of 2020 was also probably the most popular day for some strangely named minute pirate bugs to come out to play. And apparently the savages are undeterred by any sort of bug spray. Bugs aside, Blaine and Abby were blessed with an absolutely perfect wedding day and I was surprised by ho ...