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Breanna & Jared | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

Once upon a time, we had the pleasure of stepping into a page of Breanna and Jared’s fairy tale.  DreamyView full post »

Molly & Kyle | Iowa City / Coralville, Iowa Wedding Photography at Bella Sala

We were so delighted to spend a perfect October day with Molly and Kyle.  There was so much to love about thisView full post »

Heidi & Nathan | Coralville / Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at Brown Deer

It was such a joy to spend the day capturing Heidi and Nathan’s wedding.  What a stunning couple!  We adored theView full post »

Dani & Kevin | Muscatine, Iowa Wedding Photography

We loved every little detail about Dani and Kevin’s Muscatine, Iowa wedding.  The bride’s heirloom ring andView full post »

Shannon & Andrew | Chicago, Illinois Area Wedding Photography at White Pines

As Shannon and Andrew pulled each other close, smiling through their portraits on the picturesque grounds of WhiteView full post »

Jess & Adam | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

Luscious light of a September day and a couple that never stops making each other laugh – what a perfect combination. View full post »

Jen & John | Dubuque, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Grand River Center

We had the pleasure of joining Jen and John in Dubuque, Iowa to capture all the sweetest moments of their wedding day. View full post »

Maria & Dom | Iowa City, Iowa / Solon, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Barn

From a beautiful color palette, pearl and gold accents, and the most beautiful sun-drenched portraits by theView full post »

Kelsey & Kyleigh | Iowa Same-Sex Wedding

Some things are just meant to be. Like Kelsey & Kyleigh. And their cat having kittens (I adopted one…his nameView full post »

Laura & Wes | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Sheraton

Laura and Wes, longtime friends of Tanya (my business partner and co-owner of CTW Photography), tied the knot in IowaView full post »

Stephanie & Dan | Burlington, Iowa Wedding Photography

Some things are just meant to be. I’d say that these two are the most glaring example of that I’ve ever hadView full post »

Heidi & Ben | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

Heidi and Ben – an easy-going, super sweet, 4th of July-loving couple with wonderful details (such as pearls andView full post »

Hayley & Corey | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the University of Iowa Club

From start to finish, Hayley & Corey’s wedding day was a dream. Truly. Sweet moments, smiles, delicateView full post »

Kaitlyn & Nathan | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm :: Amphitheater and Double Round Barn

I hope that I never cease to be amazed by the gorgeous details and palpable happiness on a wedding day. Fortunately forView full post »

Molly & Andy | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

I am so incredibly excited to share this post with all of you! Why? Well, for a few reasons…for one, I distinctlyView full post »

Chelsey & Andrew | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm – Timber Frame

It all started with a delightful email and phone conversation with Toni, Mother of the Groom. It’s moments likeView full post »

Emily & Troy | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at hotelVetro and the Sheraton

As many of you know, I am also a Social Worker at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The work I do on theView full post »

Emily & Mario | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm (with a Guest Appearance by Herky)

I remember chatting with Emily on the phone for the first time…it was just before their trip to Costa Rica (yes,View full post »

Ellyn & Alex | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Old Capitol Museum and University Club

What an amazing start to our 2017 wedding season! Next up on the blog is another amazing Iowa City area wedding,View full post »

Jillna & Sam | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at hotelVetro

Tanya and I have had the pleasure of getting to know Jillna & Sam over the past year and a half or so. From theView full post »

Lindsey & Mike | Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Session, Dinosaur Peeks Edition

You guys. My life. It’s complete. Last month, I got to photograph my first ever destination wedding (you canView full post »

Zoe & Jason | Durant and Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

We have another beautiful winter wedding to share with you today! The day started in Durant, Iowa, where Jason’sView full post »

Jess & Scott | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

Where do we even begin? The CTW Photography team has been super blessed with opportunities to photograph gorgeousView full post »

Danielle & Luke | Ames, Iowa Wedding Photography

We have had the pleasure of photographing friends and/or family of our couples before…but I’m pretty sureView full post »

Natalya & Brennan | Iowa City, Coralville, Iowa Wedding Photography at Brown Deer

Carissa here, as always. Posting highlights from Natalya and Brennan’s gorgeous wedding. I wasn’t even there and I’m inView full post »

Sara & Chris | Emmetsburg, Iowa Wedding Photography at The Shores at 5 Island

So I had this lovely little post written…before my computer had a panic attack and I lost it all forever. Maybe I’llView full post »

Brooke & Mike | Iowa City / Solon, Iowa Wedding Photography and the Original Celebration Barn

We photographed our first wedding at the original Celebration Barn in Solon and it was amazing. Beautiful venue.View full post »

Misty & Steven | Des Moines, Iowa Wedding Photography at Glen Oaks

Misty and Steve got married on a beautiful summer day in Des Moines, Iowa, surrounded by family and friends whoView full post »

Deidre & Jordan | Iowa City, Iowa and Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Hotel Kirkwood

No doubt about it…July 23, 2016 was a hot one. I’m happy to report that everyone survived (including the guys in allView full post »

Ciarah & Michael | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

Ciarah and Michael: Your wedding was absolutely gorgeous and the day…perfection. Of course, I can’t say that I’mView full post »

Allison & Kyle | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the University Club

Perfection. One of so many positive words to describe Allison, Kyle, and their perfect wedding day. Congratulations,View full post »

Kim & Adam | Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wedding Photography at Hotel Kirkwood

Kim and Adam. Congratulations! You two can light up a room with your smiles and sweet personalities. Thank you forView full post »

Sarah & Luke | Clinton, Iowa Wedding Photography

Congratulations to the new Mr. and Mrs. Dever! Thank you so much for inviting us toView full post »

Melissa & Brent | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

I could go on and on and on about these two, but instead, I’ll keep it simple:View full post »

Sarah & Bruce | Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wedding Photography

When happiness radiates off of two people the way it does off of these two, it can light up an entire room. And that’sView full post »

Sasha & Marcus | Downtown Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

Although the temperatures were sub-zero on January 9, 2016, Sasha and Marcus’ wedding was absolutelyView full post »

Lindsey & Juan | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

If I am being perfectly honest, I do not like winter. Let me clarify – I love seasons and I love snow (if IView full post »

Katie & Tyler | Iowa Wedding Photography

As much as I hate the cold, I have to admit – we have a soft spot for winter weddings here at CTW Photography.View full post »

Angie & Luke | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

Angie & Luke…their story begins long before we met them, but we’re so glad they chose us to photographView full post »

Katie & Matt | Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wedding Photography

  Once upon a time, there was a girl named Katie and this fella named Matt. They both worked at Hy-Vee and,View full post »

Bri & Josh | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

October 17, 2015…a day to remember, for sure! We got to spend our day with this lovely couple, their family andView full post »

Madison & Exodus | Iowa City, Iowa / Muscatine, Iowa Wedding Photography

There’s a lot we knew going into Madison and Exodus’ wedding…like how sweet they are and howView full post »

Abby & Adam | Moravia, Iowa Wedding Photography at Honey Creek Resort

We were invited to photograph our second wedding at Honey Creek Resort in Moravia…this time for Abby &View full post »

Ashlynn & Brent | Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Kirkwood Hotel

Once again, here I am with a few “too many” photos (is there such a thing?) for the blog post. I’llView full post »

Cathy & Adam | Dubuque, Iowa Wedding Photography

Where do I even begin? Cathy & Adam are the perfect couple and the perfect photography clients. No joke, theyView full post »

Tara & Andy | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

Quick shout-out and huge thanks to our new associate photographer, Rebekah, for helping us out at Tara &View full post »

Melissa & Matt | Dubuque, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Grand River Center

Two weeks ago, Tanya and I traveled to Dubuque for a lovely wedding at the Grand River Center. I had a lot of troubleView full post »

Bri & Mike | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

Here is a slightly belated preview for Bri & Mike’s wedding a couple weekends ago…enjoy! A Dad seeingView full post »

Hannah & Kyle | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Newman Center and the Celebration Farm

This is one of those posts that is barely worth captioning because the pictures do most of the talking for me…soView full post »

Casey & Clay | Cedar Falls, Iowa Wedding Photography

The Friday before last, we traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa for Casey & Clay’s amazing wedding at the Park PlaceView full post »

Emily & Jacob | Long Grove, Iowa Wedding Photography

Alright everyone – it’s me again, Carissa, with another amazing wedding shot by Tanya and Joni to shareView full post »

Hannah & Wes | Cedar Falls, Iowa Wedding Photography

Hello and welcome to CTW Photography’s blogsite! This is Carissa, the author behind 99% of any written contentView full post »

Sarah & Josh | Des Moines / Adel, Iowa Wedding Photography at Barnes’ Place

The Friday before last, Tanya and I traveled to Des Moines (technically, Adel) for Sarah & Josh’s wedding.View full post »

Ashley & James | Iowa City and North Liberty, Iowa Wedding Photography at Wilson’s Orchard & Southslope

I first met Ashley & James about a year and a half ago when Ashley was pregnant with their now toddler, Gavin. AView full post »

Molly & Brad | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

I have been working on getting these pictures prepared for this blog post for a while now and have barely been able toView full post »

Hanna & Adam | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

I just want to start this post of by apologizing for the lack of my typical narrative. My Internet has been totallyView full post »

Linnay & Brad | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

Where do I even begin? I loved so many things about this wedding…from the amazing people to the sentiment ofView full post »

Kelsey & Tanner | Iowa City, Lisbon, Iowa Wedding Photography at Sutliff Cider

A couple Saturdays ago, Tanya and I got to photograph Kelsey & Tanner’s gorgeous wedding at Sutliff Cider. ItView full post »

Lauren & Ben | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at hotelVetro

Tanya has known at least half of the people in this blog post for years… I, on the other hand, am not an IowaView full post »

Amy & Bryan | Burlington, Iowa Wedding Photography at Barn on the Ridge

On May 2nd, Tanya and I officially kicked off our 2015 wedding season with an amazing couple in Burlington, Iowa. AsView full post »

Shelby & Taylor | Des Moines, Iowa Wedding Photography at Rollins Mansion

As per usual, the voice of today’s blog post is brought to you by Carissa. However, unlike most weddingsView full post »

Lisa & Dustin | Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wedding Photography (Paramount Theatre Cedar Rapids)

December 28th to January 2nd was an absolute whirlwind for us over here at CTW Photography. But you know what? It wasView full post »

Alli & Dan | Iowa Wedding Photography at Bella Sala

New Year’s Eve. What an absolutely perfect date for a wedding. I’m sure I’m reading into thisView full post »

Kate & Logan | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

Where do I even begin? Kate & Logan’s wedding day was absolute perfection. We loved every second of gettingView full post »

Kelly & Kyle | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

Such a sweet and absolutely beautiful couple. Thanks for inviting us to help capture your big day! We (bride, groom,View full post »

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One of our favorite and popular product offerings are our personalized Image Boxes. Each box is custom-designed and canView full post »

Allison & Joel | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

What a gorgeous weekend full of great moments and wonderful details…these two and their families certainly willView full post »

Kate & Nick | Iowa City and Coralville, Iowa Wedding Photography

Last weekend was a double-header weekend for CTW Photography. Fortunately, we had two amazing couples to work with onView full post »

Jenn & Ankur | Iowa City and Coralville, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Marriott

Last Saturday, we photographed Jenn & Ankur’s wedding at the Coralville Marriott. Now, to say I was lookingView full post »

Darby & Mitch | Iowa City, Tiffin, Iowa Wedding Photography at Bella Sala

Folks, you better get out the tissues for this one. I totally cried while getting these pictures prepped for theView full post »

Kim & Corby | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography at the Celebration Farm

Kim and Corby’s wedding highlights preview is here! Okay…so the next few pictures need just a quickView full post »

Hannah & Keith | Kalona, Iowa Country Rustic-Chic Wedding Photography

Where do I even begin? We had the most amazing time with Hannah & Keith and their friends and family on theirView full post »

Allison & Eric | Iowa City, Iowa, Wedding Photography at Bella Sala

Oh my…where do I even begin?! A couple of weekends ago, Tanya, Brian and I photographed Allison and Eric’sView full post »

Amanda & Walt | Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

What can I say? Amanda and Walt’s wedding at the Terry Trueblood Recreation Area in Iowa City was just perfect.View full post »

Brooke & Matt | Sigourney, Iowa Wedding Photography

Last weekend, Tanya and I traveled to Sigourney, Iowa for Brooke & Matt’s wedding. Overall, we lucked outView full post »

Ashley & John | Des Moines / Johnston, Iowa Wedding Photography

We had the most amazing weekend in Des Moines the Saturday before last. Although it rained, everyone (the bride, groom,View full post »

Natalie & Jay | Cedar Falls, Iowa Wedding Photography

One week (and one day) ago, we got to photograph Natalie and Jay’s wedding in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Although we wereView full post »

Holly & Nolan | Wedding Highlights :: Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wedding Photography

Last weekend, Tanya and I traveled to Cedar Rapids for Holly & Nolan’s wedding day. It was absolutelyView full post »

Kelly & Kyle | Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

Kelly & Kyle’s downtown Iowa City engagement preview is finally here! Be excited. These two are perfectlyView full post »

Jen & Steve | Burlington, Iowa Wedding Photography

Jen & Steve’s Highlights Preview is here! Last weekend, Tanya, Brian and I had the pleasure of traveling toView full post »

Karen & Kade | Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

I am in the passenger seat of our Toyota Corolla, on the back-roads on our way to Pella, typing this post with exactlyView full post »

Devan & Rusty | Fort Madison and Burlington, Iowa Engagement Photographer

As many of you may know, Devan is also a wedding and portrait photographer…and an amazing one at that (you canView full post »

Jenn & Ankur | Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

I have to be honest…if not for how adorable Jenn & Ankur are in these pictures, I’d probably be aView full post »

Brooke & Matt | Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

Brooke and Matt braved the cold with us one snowy morning in January. We had an interesting time navigating the park inView full post »

Shannon & Preston | Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

I’m still playing catch-up but, to be honest, am kind of loving it. I just adore looking at all of these sweetView full post »

Kate & Nick | Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

Alright people…it’s time to play a little bit of catch-up on the blog. First up: Kate and Nick. I meanView full post »

Meet Joni!

Many of you already saw our big announcement on Facebook, but we wanted to bring it here (with a little more detail),View full post »

Kim & Corby | Muscatine, Iowa Engagement Photography

We now present to you…Kim and Corby’s Engagement Session Preview! Aren’t they just adorable? We haveView full post »

CTW Photography USB Flash Drives

This post has been a long, long time coming…but here it is (finally): our official announcement that we haveView full post »

Kylie & Mike | Wedding :: Iowa City, Iowa Wedding Photography

Okay everyone, prepare yourselves…this is about to be one of the longest posts to grace our blog…ever. Yes,View full post »

Natalie & Jay | Engagement :: Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

A couple months ago, a little thing called fate happened. It all started when Natalie so kindly complimented one of myView full post »

Mitch & Darby | Engagement :: Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

Last weekend, we met up with another one of our 2014 couples for their engagement session. If you don’t alreadyView full post »

Chris & Andrea | Engagement :: Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

Last Friday, I got to spend part of my Friday afternoon photographing this lovely couple. Andrea got her hair andView full post »

Alex & Michelle | Engagement :: Iowa City, Iowa Engagement Photography

While my business partner was off enjoying the beaches of Jamaica for her honeymoon…I was off having my own funView full post »

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