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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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September 24, 2019

I was so excited to photograph the wedding of Edie and Luke because these two were just made for each other; they even share the same birthday and were born just hours apart!  Edie grew up in Springfield and we shared some mutual friends, I was ecstatic when she reach out to me about her […]

September 12, 2019

Remember that adorable couple with the three cute boys who got engaged last year during their photo session? Well I got to go back to see them for their engagement session this time! Brooklyn and Cole are such a cute couple and I was ecstatic to get to work with them again!  We traveled to […]

September 11, 2019

Alison and Devon are two very special people. These two lived mere miles from each other, their families connect all the way back to their grandfathers, they went to the same high school followed by the same college, but it wasn’t until moving back home from school that fate finally crossed their paths. I cannot […]

September 5, 2019

I have loved getting to know Adriana and Nico over the last couple of months! They are so sweet and have such a unique love story. They both grew up in the same town, had mutual friends and their families even knew each other! But it wasn’t until they were 15 and 17 years old […]

September 4, 2019

Sweet Rebecca and Tanner were married by his cousin at the historic courthouse in Carlinville. Rebecca had been looking forward to their first look for such a long time, she was a little nervous, but Tanner’s presence made her feel totally at ease while I snapped away at their reactions towards one another. He was […]

August 1, 2019

Wandering around the big city with Jenny and Nick was so much fun! They are both very adventurous souls who met at a rock climbing gym in the city–so it was perfect for their engagement session to include some adventure! It automatically felt like we were longtime friends as Jenny and Nick both have down […]

July 26, 2019

Ali and Luke are such a sweet couple. I have really enjoyed working with them over the last year. Ali has worked so hard planning her big day and I have been so excited to see it all come together! From the moment I arrived at her bridal suite, I felt right at home with […]

July 10, 2019

You ever meet anyone and just automatically think “these are my people!”? Well that is exactly how I felt when I met Lauren and Zach for the first time for their engagement session. I felt like we had so much in common and we’re instant friends! Lauren and Zach are college sweethearts who met through […]

July 8, 2019

Ever since I met Shea and Ben I knew they were going to be such a sweet couple to photograph. They did not disappoint when I met them again for their engagement session. Shea was very nervous at first for photos, but being in Ben’s arms helped to relax her into the awkwardness of being […]

July 4, 2019

Grace and Dane both grew up just miles apart and their families knew each other for years, but the two of them had never met. Dane’s father introduced them one night at The Anchor, a local bar in Carlinville, after Grace moved back to the area from Chicago. Dane proposed to Grace on Christmas Day […]

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