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I am Kate. A dog momma, daughter, sister, aunt and loving girlfriend. I am a chaser of light, a moment protector and an imagery artist. I love Harry Potter, country drives and a tall glass of sangria - red please! Read More...

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May 11, 2020

Jessica and Troy had a very special wedding day planned for 250 guests at a beautiful local winery. But then COVID-19 happened and shelter-in-place orders began. They quickly had to decide how to proceed with their wedding day and there seemed to be no question that they were ready to get married now. They opted […]

April 13, 2020

Meeting Rachel and Craig for the first time was just like meeting up with old friends! These two were so welcoming of me to Rachel’s family farm down in Nashville, IL and I just loved that we got a semi-warm, Spring day to capture them! Rachel and Craig went to the same high school but […]

April 8, 2020

I loved photographing Kristi and Nick’s engagement session! Nick has been a friend of Dustin’s for a long time and when I finally got to meet his girlfriend Kristi, I just knew they were going to be perfect together. I was ecstatic for them when they got engaged and so honored to be asked to […]

April 2, 2020

We are a group of local photographer friends who have set out to document a slice of our lives during this time in our world. Our project is called “THE FAMILY WAS HERE,” and is taken from the original project by KETTI PHOTOGRAPHY called “THE KIDS WERE HERE.” The idea is simple but gives such […]

March 26, 2020

We are a group of local photographer friends who have set out to document a slice of our lives during this time in our world. Our project is called “THE FAMILY WAS HERE,” and is taken from the original project by KETTI PHOTOGRAPHY called “THE KIDS WERE HERE.” The idea is simple but gives such […]

March 6, 2020

The late winter weather tried as hard as it could to ruin Karley and Jimmy’s engagement session. We had finally found an available date for their crazy busy schedules to make their session work and of course an 80% chance of rain popped up. I quickly got ahold of them and instead, we decided to […]

March 3, 2020

I was so excited for Karlee and Bryant’s engagement session because it wasn’t the first time I had worked with them. I got to photograph them together for a Fall mini session last year and just adored every second of it! There isn’t much chance to break the ice at a mini session, but these […]

February 6, 2020

What a year for weddings! I am so very blessed to have been apart of 27 couples’ big days and every single one was gorgeously unique! My couples really knew how to throw parties and planned some serious stunning soirées! The variety of dresses they all wore was probably my very favorite part and I […]

February 4, 2020

What an amazing year 2019 was for engagements! I met so many beautiful couples on the beginning of their journeys to becoming husband and wife and I could not be more excited to watch them all tie the knot! I love engagement sessions SO much because usually it is one of the first times I […]

January 16, 2020

Carly and Nick’s wedding was the most perfect way to end the 2019 wedding season! Winter weddings are my absolute favorite and with an adorable couple like these two special people, I just knew it was going to be an amazing day! Carly is a planner, she works for the college admissions department at Illinois […]

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