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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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One of the most significant choices a bride and groom has to make about their wedding is the venue. As the setting for the ceremony and entertainment, the wedding venue is key to creating a romantic atmosphere and highlighting the couple’s personality. Each venue also has its own preferred vendors – think catering, flowers, photography, […]

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“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” – John Lennon Flowers are so key to a wedding. They make up the bouquets, boutonnieres, decorations, centerpieces, and the entire aesthetic. They add color, fragrance, texture, style, personality, and beauty to the ceremony and reception. Sometimes, though, finding the right florist can feel overwhelming and […]

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The Pear Tree Estate is a beautiful wedding venue located in Champaign, IL. As a wedding photographer, I have had countless opportunities to photograph weddings at the Pear Tree Estate and capture intimate moments between newlyweds. The magical setting provides the most romantic atmosphere for weddings and wedding photos! Not only does this venue offer […]

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