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September 30, 2020

What a seriously fun evening I had with Courtney and Joey for their engagement session! Their sweet pup, Axle joined us in the beginning for some photos. Courtney is the type of dog mom who’s dog has a middle name, exactly my type of person haha! Mr. Axle Jameson was absolutely adorable! Then we explored […]

September 28, 2020

I had been so excited for Brooke and Pete’s engagement session for awhile now. They told me they wanted to take their photos out a Rolling Meadows Brewery and I have always heard how gorgeous he property was. It did not disappoint! We had a beautiful summer evening to work with and Brooke picked out […]

September 24, 2020

Kalea and Jordan’s wedding day was such a sweet and intimate event and I felt so lucky to be a part of it! They had originally planned to have a big wedding with all of their friends and family but when they realized that wasn’t possible, they shifted gears. Instead, they would say “I do” […]

September 23, 2020

I met Sam and Cory for the first time over Facetime in the Spring. I just knew they were going to be a fun couple after the first five minutes. I got to meet them before their engagement session when Cory was a groomsman in another wedding I had the pleasure of working on. It […]

September 18, 2020

Lauren and Zach’s wedding day was long awaited, but so completely worth the wait! They were originally supposed to get married in May, but covid obviously had different plans for them. They had to push it back to September, chang venues and then make cuts to their guest list, but finally their day arrived and […]

September 15, 2020

Corey has been one of Dustin’s best friends since childhood and when he started dating Abbie we pretty much became instant friends. I have loved watching them go through their relationship, then get engaged (seriously, Corey proposed after him and Abbie jumped out of a plane together!) and now as they prepare to get married. […]

September 9, 2020

I was blown away by all of the beautiful details of Olivia and Brayden’s wedding day! They both worked incredibly hard to fix up their own little farm to hold their ceremony on. Olivia thought of seriously everything and Brayden helped to bring it all together. They both worked so hard, even in the midst […]

September 8, 2020

Laura is one of my best friend’s sisters, in turn making her like a little sister to me! I was so excited when she reached out to tell me she was engaged and that she would like me to photograph her and Toby’s wedding day! These two got engaged on the hill at Southwind Park […]

September 2, 2020

Danielle and Michael’s wedding day was long awaited, as they originally planned to get married in June, but were forced to push back another month due to covid. They were so patient and so graceful through the whole process and it paid off in the end because they had the most beautiful day! The temps […]

September 1, 2020

Rachel and Jared were such a joy to photograph for their engagement session! On the day Jared proposed to Rachel, they were exploring a few spots around Springfield before they set out to ride bikes on a trail over the river. When they approached the river, they stopped on a bridge to overlook the water […]

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