live in the moments









 Weddings are the beginning of a new chapter in your lives.  I love to witness the story of two individuals coming together.  I love telling the story of your wedding day and welcoming viewers into your love story.  My images from a wedding day are not traditional in the sense of both of you look at the camera and smile all the time, although we do some of those as well :).....I want to capture emotion, to bask in the love that shines all day on your wedding day and capturing that love to relive for years to come.

Looking back at my own wedding day, I was young (19) on a strict budget and hired someone who I could "afford"(without a stretch).  That is something I regret daily as the images are the only thing I have left to remember that day.....I have some photos, but not enough to tell the story of the day.  

I don't want you to have those same regrets, so whatever you have to do, make the investment in your memories.  Let US tell your story.

You may have seen our work in :

The knot
DIY Bride
Midwest bride
wedding wire
Evoking you



Wedding day coverage begins at $3,000

We used Mississippi Pearl for our wedding photos and could not be more happy with our overall experience working with Michale. The pictures turned out absolutely beautiful. Michale is professional and her passion for photography truly shows when she is working. She made our experience fun and comfortable. We were able to trust her direction which made our wedding day that much more enjoyable. We would highly recommend Mississippi Pearl Photography to anyone looking for a professional photographer.

"pictures were absolutely beautiful"

"Her passion for photography truly shows"

Cody & Caitlin
A hotel vetro-iowa city rooftop wedding

Mississippi Pearl Photography is absolutely AMAZING! Michale did a wonderful job capturing mine and my husband's style for our wedding pictures. She was on top of things all day! I don't know what I would have done without her! From making sure my hair was perfect in every picture.. To making sure my mom ate a plate of food.. To communicating with the DJ.. She did it all! Highly recommend Mississippi Pearl Photography!!!

"Absolutely amazing!"

"I don't know what I would have done without her!"

aaron & abby
A country chic iowa wedding

Michale and her team were wonderful to work with on our wedding day! The photos they took were beautiful and represent our day perfectly. Michale really has an eye for tasteful and timeless photos. We ordered a package that included a leather bound, photo album designed by Michale. Friends and family agree that it is one of the nicest quality professional albums they have seen. I would highly recommend Mississippi Pearl Photography for your special day!

"Tasteful and Timeless"

"Wonderful to work with"

Chase & Madeline
A timeless iowa wedding with blush details

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