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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.

Our Latest Entries

One of my favorites parts about doing wedding photography is seeing all the cute details that come together to make a couple’s day special. One of those details is the wedding hashtag! Whitney and Zach’s wedding hashtag was #ItsAShelabration (Zach’s last name is Shelnick). Wedding hashtags really show the personality of a couple and set […]

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I love the traditions of weddings and the way that couples choose to honor loved ones on their special day. Laura and Brandon’s wedding at the Magnolia Urban Garden in Kansas City, Missouri was full of time honored traditions and special touches. Laura wore a pin in remembrance of her paternal grandmother and all the […]

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I guarantee you have never met a couple quite as adventurous and unique as Bridget and Nathan. From their extreme love of traveling to their cute way of sharing a meal when they go out to eat together there is something about the two of them together that works perfectly. Their Chicago wedding reception at […]

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There are few things I love more than an Allerton Park wedding in early fall. What a unique and beautiful location made even better by the true love that Carly and Mick share. Their color theme was blush pink and navy. With the backdrop of the red barn and dozens of interesting statues these colors […]

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I cannot gush enough about how gorgeous Teagan and Michael’s fall wedding day at Illinois Wesleyan University was. Between the autumn color pallet and the gorgeous September day it couldn’t of been a more perfect day for these love birds to say their I do’s. Teagan and Michael met through mutual friends in high school. […]

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Ilana and Ben’s wedding was full of special details that made their wedding day truly unique. From the upbeat father/daughter choreographed dance to Uptown Funk, the sparkly Kate Spade Keds and the knotted design on Tiffany Co. cufflinks it was clear that every aspect was decided with so much love and care. Their colors were […]

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When thinking back on this elegant and classic Bloomington IL wedding day, the first thing that comes to mind is the word fun! Clare and Connor’s colors were white and gold with some added greenery; the white classic bridesmaid dresses kept with this theme along with Clare’s simple but gorgeous long gown with thin straps. […]

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Jana & Bryan celebrated their romantic and elegant wedding.This creative Allerton Park and Retreat Center Wedding is one I wish I could shoot every day. Their wedding was shared with an intimate group of family and friends. Unique Details Instead of a traditional white bridal dress, Jana opted for something totally fun and unique. She […]

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