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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 28, 2019

We tried for a Fall engagement session for Rob and Amanda but instead it ended up being about 80 degrees. Regardless, it was so much fun working with them and capturing their love! Their sweet puppy Zeus joined in and totally stole the show! I had first met Rob in a networking group when he […]

October 25, 2019

I had so much fun running around Springfield with Kalea and Jordan for their engagement session! These two both grew up in the area and love all things about their city, so I loved capturing them in it! Kalea is such a bubbly, energetic person with a big heart and Jordan is so outgoing and […]

September 25, 2019

Michelle and Charles grew up just 30 miles away from each other, but they didn’t meet until college on Michelle first night of her freshman year at the University of Illinois. Charles was a year in already and the perfect gentlemen to show Michelle around campus. They bonded over a love for the outdoors and […]

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 […]

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 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 2, 2019

Michael met Danielle in high school band back in 2012 and they immediately became friends. They went through high school together, studying together, spending weekends with friends and riding to and from school together. It wasn’t until Junior year that Danielle finally gave in to dating Michael after becoming best friends and they have been […]

June 25, 2019

Spending an evening with Carmen and Shannon downtown Springfield was so much fun! These two are so down to Earth and I loved capturing their adorable love.  Downtown Springfield is special to Carmen and Shannon as it was where they met and where they spend a lot of time together. We started their session exploring […]

June 18, 2019

These two are such an amazing couple! Lauren and Leonard make such a cute couple and I loved spending time with them for their engagement session at one of my very favorite locations. Lauren and Leonard met one night downtown Springfield, but didn’t go on their first date until after they met again at the […]

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