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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 […]

May 16, 2018

Andrea and Bryan’s wedding was THE most laid back wedding I have ever photographed. These two are so adorably in love, and the whole day was filled with happy tears and so many laughs. Andrea’s bridesmaids were completely on point, helping her with everything she needed and helping keep everything on time. Andrea’s sister, Alison […]

May 9, 2018

I am swooning over this gorgeous couple. Get ready for some insanely gorgeous eyes from these two! I have known Lacey for years and I have always admired her strong-willed, beautiful personality. She is always a positive ray of sunshine and I couldn’t be happier to see her so happy! When she and Kyle got […]

May 2, 2018

Sydney and Cody grew up in neighboring small towns and met in high school through mutual friends. They are the absolutely perfect couple. They both have such kind and generous personalities and their wedding day was filled with so much joy! The whole entire day ran so smoothly and on time, I kept thinking I […]


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