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Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Rooke! After a classic, romantic, and eclectic wedding at Salvage One in Chicago, IL, this beautiful couple is ready to start the next chapter in their lives! Paige and Brian first met during their senior year of college at the University of Iowa. Although the two had business classes together, it […]

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There are two less fish in the sea, which calls for a sweet engagement session! Emily and Nick met on Plenty of Fish, and now they are ready for the next step. To celebrate their everlasting love, they joined me for a sweet engagement shoot. We headed outdoors for their session, which made for some […]

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#LoveYouMoore! On March 23, 2019 the new Mr. and Mrs. Moore said “I do” in a romantic and classy wedding ceremony in Champaign, IL. It was a beautiful day all around, and a great way for this sweet couple to seal their love! Bailie and Logan met online through eHarmony. It is so wonderful how […]

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Oh, to love and be loved in return! Love was certainly in the air during Katie and Trent’s woodsy engagement shoot. They were so much fun, laughing and showing off their personalities the entire time. So how did this adorable couple meet? On good ol’ Katie was given a free month trial for the […]

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Here comes the bride, all dressed in white! Brooke and Adam’s winter wedding at the Calvary United Methodist Church in Normal, IL was one for the books. After having the opportunity to shoot this sweet couple’s engagement photos, I was incredibly excited to capture their big day. From their “I do’s” to their loving glances […]

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Love was in the air at Alana and Jon’s winter engagement session! The story of how Alana and Jon met is unique, funny, and something the couple loves to tease each other about now. It also proves that when you are supposed to be with someone, the universe will make sure you meet them at […]

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A beautiful wedding for a beautiful couple! Shout out to Lindsay and Randy’s mothers for setting these two lovebirds up on their first date. If not for their awesome mom powers, these two might never have met. What a pity that would be! Luckily, these moms knew what they were doing. Lindsay and Randy had […]

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What do you do when you find your soulmate? Throw a romantic wedding and get married, of course! There is nothing more exciting to a wedding photographer than witnessing the joining of two individuals who are very much in love, and Amanda and Pete’s romantic and elegant June wedding at the Embassy hotel in Pekin, […]

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