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I am a wedding and family photographer of ten years with home base in Clinton, Iowa (Quad City area). I love creating classic, timeless images with rich colors and authentic expressions.

I have a passion for weightlifting, but am equally (maybe more) obsessed with tacos. The struggle is real! I spent many years on an up and down weight-loss journey only to discover that I should have been on a journey to self-love all along. Positive changes can’t happen until you learn to let go of the negative, and that starts with being kind to yourself!

No one has taught me more about love than my two adorably spirited little boys who call me Mom and my husband of ten years who you may have seen around town dressed as a Ghostbuster (yes, we’re big dorks in our free time)!

I’m a super friendly, yet kinda quirky introvert who truly loves humans. If I wasn’t completely in love with photography I probably would have been a therapist because I love learning about people and relationships. Photography allows me to not only learn about people, but to capture them in a way that shows the world just how beautiful authentic human connections really are.

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Kind Words

Amanda and her staff were absolutely outstanding for our wedding! Timely, professional, well organized, thoughtful and hard working. The day went so smoothly and we were able to get photos that were important to us to last a lifetime. I highly recommend and am so happy we chose her!
— Catherine + Mike
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Amanda has taken photos for my family and me multiple times. She is very professional, flexible, and responsive when it comes to setting up appointments. What stood out to me most was my engagement photo session when she took the time to get to know my fiancé and me ahead of time in order to prepare for our session and make it exactly what we wanted. Our photos were edited so quickly, and we were able to see them within a few days of our shoot. I was very happy with the quality of her work. I would recommend Amanda for any photo shoot! She is great at what she does!
— Katie + Greg
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We had a great time with Amanda! We were both a bit apprehensive about engagement [and wedding] photos, we tend not to take many photos ourselves and haven’t done professional photos since high school! But we were comfortable and relaxed after just a few minutes.
— Ivy + Ethan
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