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Des Moines Wedding Photographers 

Hey, We're jessica & austin!

Hiya! We’re Austin and Jessica; husband and wife, best friends, co-workers, photographers, videographers and we think we make a pretty great wedding team! We are currently creating films and capturing photos all over the world, but are based in Iowa.

Austin is from Iowa, Jessica is from England, and we fell in love over FaceTime and iMessage whilst living 4,711 miles apart!⁠ Jessica was living in Townsville, Australia and Austin was in Kona, Hawaii. We absolutely love to travel, and pretty much all our vacations revolve around finding the best places to eat and the best coffee to drink!

We can't wait to be your third and fourth wheel and capture all your magic!

Your newest third & fourth wheels

we are the creative

We want to be your friend, not just another videographer, photographer or random wedding vendor. We love when our couples become our friends, because when your wedding day finally arrives, it means that we get to CELEBRATE WITH YOU!

Real People | Real Emotions | Real Life

We capture

and again, and again, and again...

Enjoy the moment, then live it again

Eden & Trevor

Luz & Neko

Recent Love Stories

Eden & Trevor had the most intimate wedding weekend with their closest family and friends. They booked an Airbnb so everyone got to share each and every moment together. We were honored to be welcomed in as if we were family and film and photograph all the moments. .

Luz & Neko shared more laughs, dancing, and love than we have ever seen. We became instant friends because these two know how to have fun! We were so glad that we got to celebrate the day with them. This video is one of our faves and captures their love and excitement!

Luz &

Eden &

Des Moines wedding photographers

(spoiler alert : They're epic)

we photograph the intimacy, the laughs, and all the in between. We want your photos to take your breathe away long after you've lived the best day of your lives

our photos


"When we decided to elope this summer we knew we wanted a videographer so that our friends and family could still witness the big day on video. Austin and Jessica are absolutely amazing to work with. You can really tell that they love what they do. Their enthusiasm and flexibility made the day so fun and easy. When we watched the video for the first time we were completely blown away! The quality and attention to detail were outstanding; these two truly have a creative gift!" - Sadhana & Rachide

Don't just take our word for it.

client reviews


why book a husband and wife team

why hire a videographer

stress free engagement photos

make your photos, video, and wedding stress free

guides for you

we are des moines wedding photographers

We are the faces behind The Creative, and we are here to share the ups and the downs of being in the wedding industry. Come journey with us!

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Who We are - ep 1

the creative wedding