"Family Photography"

A professional family portrait is more than snapshots in time; it is a record of love shared, relationships nurtured and hearts knit together.


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Thank you for visiting our online portfolio. Our goal is to create artwork for your home, and capture portraits that your family will fall in love with and cherish for many years to come. Memories dim and can become distorted over time — photographs are always there to remind you of your pregnancy, your babies learning to walk, your wedding, your final year in high school. Our goal is to capture those memories and preserve them for a lifetime.

We strive to offer a variety of display options to suit your décor, style and taste. We also offer many products, like playdate cards, holiday cards, albums of your favorite images and gallery wraps.

We specialize in on-location photography, this means that all portraits will be taken either outside or in your own home. We have few amazing locations in mind or you can specify your preference for location(s) when you book your session.

We also offer Wedding Photography services as well as Senior Pictures in Des Moines and surrounding areas

About Us

Iowa Journey Photography is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.  We are a local family owned an operated business.  Our goal is to create artwork for your home, and capture portraits that your family will fall in love with and cherish for many years to come.

We are a proud member of Professional Photographers of America and Professional Photographers of Iowa.

Iowa Journey Photography strongly believes in giving back to the community we are a part of, that’s why we are offering FREE family sessions to members of Armed Forces who are getting ready to be deployed or coming back from their deployment through our Operation Portrait program.   Also we volunteer our services to many non-profit organizations in Des Moines and surrounding areas, as well as donating gift certificates to the auctions of local non profit organizations that help our community.


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Des Moines Family Photography by Iowa Journey Photography. Iowa Journey Photography is anything but your average Des Moines Family photographer. Each session is treated with care and creativity. This is Des Moines Family photography at its best. We take pride in offering our clients the type of Des Moines Family photography they are looking for. Our Goal is to create art for our clients. Our Des Moines clients are typically looking for artwork for their home and not snapshots, and that is what draws them into our Des Moines Photography Studio. Serving Des Moines Metro area, Ankeny, Altoona, Waukee and Beyond