Des Moines, Iowa has so many cool places for engagement sessions and weddings alike. Meredith and Sam braved a cold, windy spring Iowa day for their engagement session. Luckily, we were able to get amazing photos without having to walk very far into the Iowa winter cold for these stunning pics. If you’re looking for a place in Iowa to have your engagement session, Des Moines has many beautiful locations to offer! Take a peek at their session here.
Most people come to this spot for the background of the capital building. Personally, though, I love it for the background of Des Moines! When it comes to engagement sessions, I love diverse backgrounds and wide open spaces.
Just a short drive from the Iowa Capital building is Gray’s Lake! Even with the cold, this location was definitely worth making a stop at. When planning Des Moines engagement sessions, Gray’s lake is one of my favorites!
For another nearby engagement session idea, check out Jester Park!
Or, if you’re looking for amazing wedding venues, Des Moines has tons of those to offer too. Here’s a list of wedding venue suggestions around the Des Moines area!
When it comes to planning your Des Moines engagement session, there are definitely a few things to consider!
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