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 I’m all about preserving those moments that tell your story.

Whether it’s four feet ankle-deep in mud, tenderly clasped hands, a happy tear cascading over a cheek, a hair-back laugh or a sun-drenched kiss,

The ones that move you. Bind you. Bring you together and keep you together long after the memory fades.

Our Latest Entries

Introducing the newlyweds…Mr. and Mrs. Moran! Rachel and Nathan’s southern elegance wedding at Central Christian Church in Dacatur, IL was everything they dreamed of and more. Their big day was full of smiles, happy tears, pure joy, and love. It was a pleasure witnessing these sweethearts tying the knot and capturing each moment that made […]

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Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Heide! Trevor and Lauren’s summer wedding was picture-perfect in every way. From the intimate ceremony at St. Patrick’s Church of Merna to the fun reception at Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, this special day was full of laughter, happy tears, emotional moments, and pure love. There could have been no […]

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The secret of a long life…laughter. The secret of a long-lasting relationship…laughing together! I had so much fun with Anna and Bruce during their nature engagement session. It was evident through their entire session that this is a couple that truly loves, cares, and supports each other. They couldn’t keep their eyes off of one […]

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Congratulations to these cute newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. Deters! Their June wedding at Tuscan Hills Winery was full of love, joy, and excitement. It was so sweet to watch college sweethearts Hannah and Scott pledge their love to each other and celebrate this new beginning in front of all their family and friends. College Sweethearts […]

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May your love shine brighter and your companionship grow richer with each passing day. City engagement shoots are always a blast, and Kylie and Rafael’s session was no different! For their Chicago engagement session, we took to the city to capture some stunning photos of the couple with the Chicago architecture and skyline as a […]

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“Chains do not hold marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.” ~Simone Signoret The threads of Anna and Felix’s journey started to sew them together when they met in Champaign, IL. Now, they continue to weave together, as these incredible sweethearts get ready to embark on […]

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When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. For Katie and Brett, the rest of their lives is happening now! Their recent scenic engagement shoot was one for the books. The scenery was stunning with its […]

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“Once in a while, right in the middle of ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale.” Maggie and Cody’s lakeside wedding at Wildcliff in Blackwater, Missouri was truly a fairytale. This historic quarry-turned-lake created the most incredible and magical backdrop for this loving couple to say “I do”. Romance, elegance, and pure love filled each […]

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