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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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Illinois Winter Engagement RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Katie and Danny love to travel together. It was during one of those travels that Danny proposed to Katie. She found it to be a perfect proposal. The much in love couple then decided to get their engagement photographed. I captured their love on camera in Illinois in the month of January. It was a […]

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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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Chicago Engagement rachael schirano photography

Love always finds its way even when you are not aware of it. Stacie and Brady are from the same hometown. Their families have known each other for many years but they had never been formally introduced until at a wedding in 2017. That was it. They met and it was love at first sight. […]

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Christmas Tree Farm Engagement RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Christmas is such a happy time. Be it, kids or elders, all of us love this time of the year. It is definitely a good idea to make this happy time even happier by celebrating important events of your life at this time. Megan and Frank decided to get their engagement photography done early in […]

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Bloomington Winter Engagement rachael schirano photography

Hillary and Sam’s winter engagement photography session in Bloomington was one such event. I enjoyed photographing them amidst the December snow. Photographing during winters with snow settled on all surfaces can be a bit challenging. But when the end results are out, you realize the efforts were all worth it. They’re often some of the […]

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Shaw Nature Reserve Engagement Rachael Schirano Photography

When it comes to choosing a location for an engagement photography session, the options are limitless. Some may prefer something in the city while some prefer to be closer to nature and greenery. Emme and Jake chose Shaw Nature Reserve in Missouri for their engagement photography session. I had the pleasure of photographing this lovely […]

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Fransen Nature Center Engagement RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Love can knock your doors any day and anywhere. For Shae and Elliot, it came to them during a party. They met each other, fell in love and got engaged. It was all so dreamy. They then decided to capture the celebration of their love and engagement through photographs. I am thankful to you, Shae […]

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Urbana Country Club Engagement RACHAEL SCHIRANO PHOTOGRAPHY

I just love it when couples have ideas about venues and the kind of photographs they want. Kelsey and Daniel had pre-decided on Urbana Country Club for their engagement photoshoot. The engagement photography session was set up in October. It was a great venue and the photographs came out beautiful. Their Love and Proposal Kelsey […]

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