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Happy Wedding Wednesday to you! It’s true, and I’m just going to say it… Weddings can be very expensive, and there are undoubtedly many expenses to budget for when it comes to wedding planning! As the planning process begins, a budget is usually put into place and couples start making decisions as to what they […]


November 15, 2018

Investing in Your Bridal Bouquet | Wedding Wednesday

Today’s blog post is going to be short and sweet, and all about wedding veils! Have you ever taken a moment to think about how many different options – color, length, fabric, hair placement, etc. – that are available when it comes to choosing a wedding veil? Well, of course, I have as a wedding photographer […]


November 14, 2018

Wedding Veil Inspiration | Wedding Wednesday

Hannah and Steve are a dream of a couple… They are funny, kind, and perfectly fit into this life together. Today, I’m honored to share more of their wedding day with you! These two met while working out at a local Crossfit gym. They were both taking different classes, but they would cross paths and […]


November 8, 2018

St. Patrick Catholic Church Wedding in Urbana, Illinois | Hannah + Steve

Eeeek… I cannot even begin to tell you how much I am IN LOVE with romantic sunset photos on wedding days. Goodness, these photos are my some of my most favorites on wedding days! Wedding days are full. They are full of love and emotion, but they are also full of photos, fun, and celebration. […]


November 7, 2018

Romantic Sunset Photos on Your Wedding Day | Wedding Wednesday

So many beautiful fall weddings this year, and next up is Marissa and Michael’s romantic wedding day! I adore this couple! They are kind, caring, generous, and so in love with each other. It was a joy to connect with them last year when they were searching for a wedding photographer. These two currently call […]


November 2, 2018

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Wedding in Springfield, Illinois | Marissa + Michael

I’ll be honest, it truly wasn’t until I became a wedding photographer that I realized the importance of a day-of coordinator on wedding days. Just think about it for a moment… You spend months (sometimes years) planning your wedding – setting a budget, gathering inspiration for your wedding day style, researching + booking vendors, dress […]


October 31, 2018

The Importance of a Day-Of Coordinator on Your Wedding Day | Wedding Wednesday

Say hello to this oh so sweet couple, Kait + Justin! You may remember these two from their engagement session last year… And today, I’m over the moon excited to share about their backyard bohemian elegance wedding day! Kait and Justin go back to May 2015 where they met while working on an audit for […]


October 30, 2018

October Bohemian Elegance Wedding in Springfield, Illinois | Kait + Justin

Goodness, I’m still ooh-ing and aah-ing over Chloe and Kyle’s wedding day… I met these two while we were students at Illinois College, so it was one of the highest compliments when they reached out to me after getting engaged as they began the wedding planning process. Before we knew it, we were working together […]


October 25, 2018

Westminster Presbyterian Church Wedding in Springfield, Illinois | Chloe + Kyle

When it comes to your engagement session, planning is KEY! I LOVE to work with my couples to plan for their sessions – from location to wardrobe to accessories. You name it, I love to help! And, it’s a fun process that helps our relationship grow even more! Here are my four tips for your […]


October 22, 2018

Four Tips for Your Engagement Session Outfits | Wedding Wednesday

Torie and Adrian’s wedding day is making its way to the blog today! You may remember these two from their super snowy engagement session at the start of this year – yes, we met for their engagement session during a snowstorm, and it was beautiful! I’ve never had such a snowy session (and that snow […]


October 18, 2018

Momence, Illinois Wedding Day | Torie + Adrian | Newly Wed