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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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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 soirĂ©es! 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 […]

January 9, 2020

Miranda and Zach’s wedding day was so beautiful and full of so much love! I instantly felt welcomed from their families when I arrived at the Homestead. Miranda had the most beautiful details for me to photograph and everything flowed so nicely into the dream wedding that she planned! In the getting ready room Miranda […]

January 2, 2020

Calla really wanted a fall engagement session and I just did not want to disappoint her. Two days before their session was scheduled we got slammed with a snow storm. I thought for sure we would finally lose the last bit of leaves and she would have to settle for winter only. We postponed a […]

January 2, 2020

Jessica and Daniel are such a sweet couple. I would be lying if I said I didn’t swoon over all the adorable moments on their wedding day. Jessica is a teacher, so I just knew she would have everything so perfectly planned down to every last detail. She wore the most beautiful lace gown with […]

December 27, 2019

Olivia and Brayden’s engagement session was so special. I got to photograph them on the property where they will be holding their wedding ceremony and eventually one day building their dream home! These two fit so perfectly together, and I just loved getting to know them both! Olivia and Brayden have known each other since […]

December 20, 2019

What an amazing afternoon I had with Alyssa and Cody for their engagement session! We were to shoot their sessions day prior b ut a snow storm came through an forced us to reschedule. Thankfully the snow melted quickly and we still had some gorgeous fall leaves to work with! Alyssa and Cody met while […]


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