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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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October 4, 2018

I have know Becky for a very long time, we played sports together in middle school. She has always been such a friendly and inviting face. Each time Becky and Richie found about their sons Griffey and Jeter, I got to photograph their maternity sessions and milestone sessions along the way. It has been an […]

September 24, 2018

Oh my goodness, Rebecca and Tanner’s engagement session was one of my favorites so far this year! They hand-picked the best spots in their cute little town of Palmyra and we had an amazing time exploring them. Rebecca had a romantic engagement session in mind and we surpassed it! She wore three gorgeous dresses that […]

September 20, 2018

This was such a fun blast from the past for me! I photographed Austin’s senior photos over 5 years ago and Kayla came along for some of the photos. They are both such sweet people with genuine personalities that make them so easy and fun to get along with! I was so excited to hear […]

September 13, 2018

I met Taylor many years ago as we went to the same high school. She was always a positive and upbeat person and boy is it so awesome seeing her so happy with Cameron! Cameron is such a laid back, hilarious guy who keeps Taylor laughing with his simple jokes. It is so obvious how […]

July 30, 2018

This sweet, fun, easy going couple has been nothing but a joy to work with! Emma and Seth have the cutest relationship and it shines bright every time I am around them! They met in St. Louis through their college roommates and spent their first date throwing darts and drinking beer – seriously, my kind […]

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 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 […]

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 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 […]


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