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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.

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Hotel Zachary Engagement RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Emily and Mike had met at a mutual friend’s place where Emily was impressed by Mike’s sense of humor and Mike liked Emily as a person. Soon, Mike approached Emily to meet up and the rest is history. The two fell in love and got engaged. They decided on an engagement photography session in the […]

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Easton United Methodist Church Wedding RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Love wins against all odds. This saying rings true in the case of Lorena and Nick. This beautiful couple got married in April, 2020 amid the COVID-19 crisis in a simple and cute ceremony at the Easton United Methodist Church in Easton of Illinois. It was such a lovely spring wedding and I loved being […]

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Outdoor shoots are fun and when you are capturing one of those couples who you already know, the amount of happiness you feel is indescribable. It was such a pleasure when Erin and Bryan called me up on the phone to photograph their anniversary celebration. It was me who had photographed their wedding ceremony and […]

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Fall sunset anniversary session in a field, Bloomington IL

Although wedding and engagement sessions are my main game, I’m always up for doing some sweet couple sessions just for fun! I especially love meeting new couples that are not from the area, so getting to do a Midwest photo session with Jesmin and Saajid was a blast! Being from out of state, Jesmin and […]

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Coffee date on Anniversary Photo Session

“Marriage is sharing life with your best friend, enjoying the journey along the way and arriving at every destination together.” Besides photographing engagement and wedding sessions, I absolutely adore anniversary sessions. After all, what’s not to love? Engagements are about sharing the dating chapter of a love story, while weddings capture the love and romance […]

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Bloomington IL Anniversary Session by Rachael Schirano Photography

“Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every single day.” (Anonymous) Anniversary sessions are so much fun to shoot, and Larissa and Dane’s was no different! It was wonderful getting to know the fun-loving couple, learning the stories of […]

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Fall engagement session in Central Illinois with dog

Cassie and Cory’s fall anniversary session in Bloomington, Illinois was a perfect autumn wonderland. The addition of their pup only added to the magic.

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