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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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July 18, 2018

Now that this beautiful lady is married I am so excited to show off her bridal portraits we took a few weeks ago! I had such an amazing time with Alexis, her sister and her mom walking around the beautiful Lewis & Clark College campus for some stunning bridal portraits. Alexis had a to-die-for dress […]

July 6, 2018

Natalie and Steve are such a perfect match! They both have huge personalities, Natalie’s with a ton of sweetness and attitude and Steve’s full of sarcasm and genuineness. They met a the Globe Tavern, downtown Springfield one evening when Natalie’s mom introduced them. Her first words to him included a sassy comment, he threw one […]

June 28, 2018

Sweet little Natalie had the cutest smiles! Her parents, Neil and Danae were so fun to work with as well!

June 27, 2018

Amy did a fantastic job of styling her family for their portrait session. Aren’t these girls just adorable?

June 26, 2018

Alex and Blake’s wedding day was an amazing (and hot) one to remember! It was about 92 degrees with a heat index of 102. It was sticky, Illinois, humidity heat. What I thought would turn out to be a day of frustration from the heat, turned out to be so amazingly beautiful! When I arrived […]

June 15, 2018

This is going to be a loooong post – but I love these two for so many reasons I just had to share. First off Molly and Kody are Eagles fans, so it was so nice to be in the presence of other champions (LOL), but they also both have the best personalities! Molly is […]

June 12, 2018

What a sweet engagement session I had with Victoria and Blake last week! These two are so adorable and so nice. Blake met Victoria on E-Harmony and after both of them searching for a very short time – they were a perfect match! Ahh, I love a great online dating story – so many amazing […]

June 7, 2018

Paul met Emily one day when a work colleague invited him to the Sangamo Club for lunch. The adorable general manager, Emily was there to welcome them and her an Paul hit it off immediately. I am not joking when I say, Emily and Paul are absolutely perfect for each other. I knew from the […]

May 30, 2018

These two sweet people made for such a fun engagement session! Hillary and Stuart told me from the beginning they were a little nervous in front of the camera, but after a few frames they loosened up and we had a ton of fun! Stuart and Hillary met through mutual friends and have been enjoying […]

May 18, 2018

These two high school sweethearts turn the adorable notches all the way up! Samantha and Troy have been together for over eleven years, through high school, college and two years of long distance for Samantha’s law school journey, they have been through so much. Troy proposed to Samantha while traveling in Florence, Italy celebrating Samantha’s […]


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