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Friends, it is a true honor to photograph couples time and time again. I love my people so very dearly! Weddings, engagements, and anniversary sessions are my favorites. And I love anniversary sessions because I love celebrating marriage… It’s as simple as that. Of course, it’s a joy to catch up and photograph my past […]

WEDDING

October 16, 2018

CayLee + Ryan Anniversary Session | Bourbonnais, Illinois | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

Goodness… How is it that I just photographed my nephew’s NINE MONTH milestone? It truly feels like just yesterday that Kyle and I were meeting Cooper for the first time on the day he was born. And before we know it, we will be celebrating his first birthday! Time really flies when you’re having fun […]

FAMILY

October 11, 2018

The Evans Family | Mackinaw, Illinois | Central Illinois Family Photographer

Loved this engagement session and love this couple more! Samantha and Nick met while working for a college athletic department in the north suburbs of Chicago… As they continued to get to know each other, they started dating on New Year’s Day and fell in love. What a beautiful start to the new year that […]

ENGAGEMENT

October 9, 2018

Samantha + Nick | Engaged | Champaign, Illinois | Champaign-Urbana Wedding Photographer

Engagement sessions are in FULL swing! And today, I’m so excited to share Sarah and Paul’s engagement session on the blog! I mean, just look at these two… They are ADORABLE! These two met in June 2014 at a mutual friend’s birthday party… Sarah is a teacher and these two connected immediately as they started […]

ENGAGEMENT

October 8, 2018

Sarah + Paul | Engaged | Chicago, Illinois | Lincoln Park Chicago Engagement Session

Eeek, I am beyond excited to share this wedding day with you! Jessica and Ashton are my favorites, and their perfect wedding day was one I will remember forever and always. You probably remember these two from their winter photo session and then their engagement session last year, but in case you don’t, I would […]

WEDDING

October 4, 2018

Jessica + Ashton | Newly Wed | Milford, Illinois | Town & Country Events Wedding Day

Hello, happy Wedding Wednesday!  Today, we are talking bridesmaids dresses! I’ll be 100% honest… As the mismatched bridesmaid dress trend has grown and gained popularity over the past few years, I am continually in LOVE! I’ve photographed countless weddings where the couple chose mismatched bridesmaid dresses for the ladies and while they are mismatched, they all […]

WEDDING

October 3, 2018

Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses | Wedding Wednesday

One of my favorites… The Clemmons family! I loved this year’s session with this sweet family! Each year, I join them on their family farm for photos and this year did not disappoint. A little pop-up September storm rolled in before (and another after!) the session, but it didn’t stop us from taking some beautiful […]

FAMILY

October 2, 2018

The Clemmons Family | Sheldon, Illinois | Iroquois County Family Photographer

Happy October! It’s officially my birthday month, so you better bet I’m going to enjoy cake a time (or two or three) this month! The past month was slightly nutty, but I’ve come to realize that there is ALWAYS going to be something going on in life and busy things happening, so why not just […]

PERSONAL

October 1, 2018

My Life Mondays | No. 45 | September 2018 Recap

Meet Cari and Nick! This September, I traveled south to Beardstown, Illinois for their engagement session. These two were very welcoming of me to their neck of the woods, and we were thankful for a lovely fall-like evening (despite the 90+ degree temps and unexpected storm clouds that rolled in – eeek!). Cari and Nick […]

ENGAGEMENT

September 28, 2018

Cari + Nick | Engaged | Beardstown, Illinois | September Farm Engagement Session

Over the last year and a half, I have been looking forward to Alison and Brandon’s wedding day! And today, I’m honored to share their wedding day on the blog. Alison and Brandon are high school sweethearts. These two met back in 2010 when they were in high school and working at the local Monical’s. […]

WEDDING

September 27, 2018

Alison + Brandon | Newly Wed | Kankakee, Illinois | Kankakee County Fairgrounds Wedding Day