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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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Who doesn’t love a romantic Chicago engagement session? Meeting up with Jenny and John in the city to shoot their engagement photos was a blast! They have such an undeniable connection, and their engagement photos made it look as if they had just waltzed right out of a story book. Jenny and John met through […]

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From high school sweethearts to “I do”! Teagan and Michael have been together over eight years and finally decided it was time to tie the knot. So, obviously, they had to do a fun engagement shoot to capture their cute moments, romantic glances, and all-around fun personalities! The couple chose to Indiana University campus, where […]

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It’s difficult to think of anything more romantic than a spring Chicago engagement session! And that is exactly what we did for this wonderful couple. It was a great session, full of lots of smiles, loving glances, and pure joy! Nicki and Kyle look into one another’s eyes as though they’ve known each other their […]

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Ballie and Logan meeting was fate. They met online through eHarmony. Bailie had been on eHarmony for 6 months already and was planning on canceling, but she missed the cancel date by two days. Ballie and Logan were matched together the next week, started talking, and had their first date on April 9th. Logan says” […]

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Some people believe in love at first sight; but for Paige and Brian it was more a collection of moments compounded together that ultimately had them thinking; “I’ve found the one.” Paige says she knew that it was meant to be when she saw how well Brian got a long with her family and friends, […]

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One of my favorite quotes about distance is “ Absence is to love as wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small and kindles the great” by Roger de Bussy-Rabutin; this is very fitting for Shannon and Connor. The couple met in high school but after experiencing long distance during college; and even longer distance […]

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Carly and Mick’s engagement session at their home was cozy and sweet. There is something so intimate and beautiful about capturing a couple in their natural state, just cuddling on the couch and hanging out at home. We also took a trip over to the Barrelhouse 34 in Champaign. This was equally as fun because […]

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For these outdoorsy high school sweetheart’s outdoor shots were a must have for their engagement shoot. Jenna and Josh are perfect together. The couple met while they were in high school and started dating their senior year. Both say they knew within the first few months that it was meant to be. Jenna says she […]

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