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”Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.” -Friedrich Halm The other day, I joined two beautiful souls to celebrate their loving hearts that beat as one! During Paige and Brian’s urban engagement session, we spent the time capturing their unique love story. From romantic moments, bright smiles, sweet kisses, […]

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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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One of the best things about engagement sessions is having the opportunity to capture the personalities of the future bride and groom. And there is no better to place to see the true feelings of a couple than at their home! So, when Carly and Mick asked me to travel to them for their engagement […]

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For these outdoorsy high school sweethearts, outdoor photos were a must-have for their engagement shoot! I had such a fun time getting to know Jenna and Josh during their outdoorsy and rustic photo session. From their loving smiles, covert looks, and genuine laughter, each photo captured the couple’s personality with ease. These two are all […]

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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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