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Loved photographing this family earlier in September! The Cheever family session has been on my calendar since this spring, so we were praying for a beautiful day for their session… And we got it! After a week FULL of rain, the skies parted and we were thankful for sunshine, clouds, and only wind for their […]


September 18, 2018

The Cheever Family | Milford, Illinois | Iroquois County Family Photographer

BOOKING IS NOW OPEN! It’s that time of the year for mini sessions… And this year, I am looking forward to an afternoon of fall mini sessions in early November! Here are the details you need to know! –    When? Sunday, November 4th –    Where? Watseka, Illinois –    What? 20 Minute Sessions […]


September 10, 2018

Announcing Fall Mini Sessions 2018

It’s always a joy to photograph the Hesterberg family! You probably remember these faces from a past family session back in December 2016, two wedding days (Brittany + Luke and Logan + Josiah), and two engagement sessions. I have LOVED photographing important moments in this family’s life! Since earlier this year, I have been looking forward […]


August 31, 2018

The Hesterberg Family | Penfield, Illinois | Summer Lifestyle Farm Family Photographer

Introducing our sweet niece… Sofia Elizabeth! WE ARE IN LOVE! I say it time and time again, but Kyle and I love being an auntie and uncle to our nieces and nephew. These kiddos are so loved, and we are thankful to have them in our lives. Sweet Sofia was born on August 9th (see […]


August 27, 2018

Sofia Elizabeth | Six Days Old | St. Anne, Illinois | Chicagoland Lifestyle Newborn Family Session

I am so super excited to share this anniversary session on the blog! Yes, yes, yes – I’ve said it before, and I’m going to keep saying it… Anniversary sessions are my favorite! Marriage deserves to be celebrated. And anniversary sessions are one of the very ways to do just that! It is a joy […]


August 9, 2018

Kennedy + Zach Anniversary Session | Lake St. Louis, MO | Klondike Park Anniversary Session

The last couple weeks of July were busy around here with sessions, and the weather (oh and summer sunsets!) did not disappoint! For this lifestyle family session, I met the Brazel family at their farm outside of Milford, Illinois… And let me tell you – between the textures, tall grassy pastures, tree line, and that […]


August 2, 2018

The Brazel Family | Milford, Illinois | Iroquois County Lifestyle Family Photographer

It’s always a joy to photograph the Berry family! I have known this family for many years and had the privilege to photograph them several times, too! We were very thankful for a beautiful summer evening for their family session outside of Watseka, Illinois. That warm light… I love it! This family is the perfect […]


July 24, 2018

The Berry Family | Watseka, Illinois | Iroquois County Family Photographer Summer Session

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… Anniversary sessions are very quickly stealing my heart and becoming my favorite! I truly believe that marriage should be celebrated each day (and passing year!), so anniversary photo sessions are so meaningful for me to be able to document. Jill and Kevin contacted me this past […]


July 23, 2018

Jill + Kevin Anniversary Session | Clifton, Illinois | Kankakee County Anniversary Photographer

Back in June, I loved meeting up with these two for a session marking a super exciting moment in their life… This summer, Bailey and Jake became homeowners together! You may remember sweet Bailey from her senior session a few years ago or maybe it was her session with her sisters (yes, these amazing girls […]


July 10, 2018

Bailey + Jake | Couples | Watseka, Illinois | Iroquois County Couples Photographer

My sweet sister and brother-in-law are having a baby girl! It all truly started to feel real – that my sister is going to be a MOM – at her baby shower not too long ago! I am so proud of her and Sebastian and know they will be incredible parents thanks to our childhood […]


July 9, 2018

The Diaz Family | Bourbonnais, Illinois | Kankakee County Lifestyle Maternity Photographer