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This session made me yearn for warmer spring weather even more than I already was! Even though it was a chilly April day, Madison’s beauty was the focus of these photos! We all know that it’s not often that I photograph senior sessions, so Madison is a very special lady! It’s so fun to me […]


April 10, 2018

Madison | Class of 2018 | Kankakee, Illinois | Kankakee County Photographer

It’s ALWAYS a joy to photograph the Sawyer family… Throughout the years that I’ve known Amanda and Caleb, I’ve photographed their proposal, engagement photos, wedding day, anniversary photos, maternity photos, lifestyle newborn photos, and now family photos with their one year old daughter, Charlee. How time flies! And if Amanda and Caleb aren’t my biggest […]


March 29, 2018

The Sawyer Family | Springfield, Illinois | Urban Downtown Springfield Family Session

Baby Cooper is three months old! When I photographed Cooper’s three month milestone, I couldn’t help but think that it felt like yesterday when we met him for the first time on his birthday and then photographed his lifestyle newborn photos… Our nephew is growing up so fast! I loved photographing this little guy with […]


March 27, 2018

Cooper | Three Months Old | Minier, Illinois | Central Illinois Lifestyle Family Photographer

BOOKING IS NOW OPEN! It’s that time of the year for mini sessions… And this year, I am so excited to offer an afternoon of springtime mini sessions in May! Here are the details you need to know! –    When? Saturday, May 5th –    Where? Watseka, Illinois –    What? 20 Minute Sessions Your […]


March 20, 2018

Announcing Spring Mini Sessions 2018

You guys, I am simply OVERJOYED to share this session with you today! Meet our sweet new nephew, Cooper George! Aren’t his little cheeks just so kissable? And that chin – we just adore this little guy! Cooper made his appearance on December 28th just before the end of 2017, and Kyle and I loved […]


January 18, 2018

Cooper | Two Weeks Old | Minier, Illinois | Central Illinois Lifestyle Newborn + Family Session

Throughout 2017, I have had the honor to work with an incredible number of families… I truly feel honored! This job is my joy! All throughout the changing seasons, I photographed returning clients and new families, and it has truly been a season of joy. This year I really pushed my family work to become more […]


December 29, 2017

Families of 2017 Recap | Central Illinois Family Photographer

Not too long ago, I LOVED meeting the Bonavita family for the first time at Cupola House Tree Farm for their Christmas + wintery photoshoot… This family is so so adorable! Kaitlyn and I connected earlier in November after she found my work online, and I was so excited to meet her little family of […]


December 26, 2017

The Bonavita Family | Bourbonnais, Illinois | Cupola House Tree Farm Family Session

Hi friends! Yes, I’m still here sharing 2017 session goodies with you… The season is definitely slowing and starting to wrap up, but I still have a handful of wonderful sessions to share! As I write this blog post, I’m having a hard time believing that my niece is six months old! You probably remember […]


December 21, 2017

Anna Pixley | Six Months Old | Bourbonnais, Illinois | Bourbonnais Lifestyle Photographer

I just cannot believe I’m sharing these photos with you… My brother-in-law and sister-in-law are expecting a sweet baby boy, and we cannot wait to meet him! You probably remember Derek and Erin from their engagement, wedding, and other family photos that I’ve previously taken. These two can’t get rid of me as their photographer! […]


December 14, 2017

The Evans Maternity | Bourbonnais, Illinois | Bourbonnais Family Photographer

I love this family! It’s true, it’s not often that I photograph newborns, but the DeBolt family has been with me since before I officially started my business, and they are so very special to me. I have documented their growing family for years and years, and I hope to for many many more! Earlier […]


November 28, 2017

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