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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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Hannah and Scott met while attending Millikin University so it was only fitting that their engagement picture were done at the place they first laid eyes on each other. However, Hannah and Scott did not hit it off at first. Hannah says it took them a few months to warm up to each other and […]

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They say that distance makes the heart grow fonder; I definitely believe this to be true for Ellen and Mike. Their engagement session was full of rustic charm and lots of love! Currently they are in a long distance relationship with Mike living in Alabama and Ellen living in Peoria, but that doesn’t stop them […]

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“We genuinely enjoy being around each other and things are just easy when we’re together!”  If that is not a statement of two people in love I don’t know what is. During Anna and Jeff’s Chicago lakefront engagement session it was clear to see just how much these two care for each other. Some of […]

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Maggy and Lucas had met several times over the years through Maggy’s cousin. Lucas was her cousin’s college roommate. However, it wasn’t until Maggy’s cousin’s wedding that the two really hit it off. Both Maggy and Lucas were in the wedding and spent a few days laughing and participating in various wedding festivities. At the […]

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Katie and Joe have actually known each other since high school but her first impression of him was that she was less than impressed. She thought he was a little annoying and kind of full of himself and Joe doesn’t even remember meeting Katie in high school. So you may be thinking how in the […]

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Like true Chicagoans Lauren and Trevor share a love of deep dish pizza and exploring iconic city spots with their dog Chelsea such as Lincoln Park; which is also where Trevor proposed! They love to hang out in Chicago together and try new restaurants with their friends, but they also enjoy spending time at home […]

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Before even meeting Kelly and Michael for their engagement shoot at the scenic Illinois Wesleyan campus I already felt like I had known them for years! Before working with a new couple I like to send a questionnaire to get a better understanding of what they want out of their engagement session and also to […]

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Rachel and Nathan just have that something…that sweet “love in their eyes” look whenever they catch a glimpse of one another. Throughout their city chic Chicago engagement session, the love and admiration that is at the core of their relationship, continued to shine through – from the very first picture to the very last. And […]

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