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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 13, 2018

Travis and Alexa are college sweethearts. They met at Western Illinois University their sophomore year and have been together ever since! Travis asked Alexa to marry him in front of a waterfall at Starved Rock State Park in the most picture-perfect setting. Fast forward to this weekend – the wedding day. Alexa and Travis eagerly […]

March 7, 2018

It all started in the sand. On a perfect summer night, beneath the lights of the volleyball court, Chase met his beautiful bride-to-be, Emma over a friendly match. I wasn’t there but I am sure Emma impressed Chase with her thrilling spikes and Chase followed with his wise, older man charm (sorry Chase, just one […]

January 3, 2018

Wow, this year was one for the books! We had 24 gorgeous weddings to photograph in 2017 and they were definitely top notch! I got to check out 8 venues I have never photographed at before and hung out with so many amazing couples. Witnessing true love between two people is by far the best […]

December 27, 2017

Shana and Weston were the hands down the best couple I couldn’t have handpicked to end out my 2017 wedding season. Shana is cousins with one of my dearest friends, Kara (also an amazing photog!) and I knew from meeting many of their family and friends that their wedding day was going to be a […]

December 20, 2017

Randall and Christie, I am not even sure where to start. These two are so full of fun and love for each other! Christie is such a sweet and selfless person, she always makes sure everyone around her is having a good time. Randall is a a caring, relaxing and humble guy who loves Christie […]

December 11, 2017

Kastin and David’s con-validation ceremony was such an amazing experience to be apart of. These two have been married for a little while now and have the sweetest little boy, Rowan. They brought all of their closest friends and family together to acknowledge their marriage under the faith and the Catholic church in the most […]

December 4, 2017

I have nothing but amazing things to say about Jordan and Devin. It has been an amazing journey watching them grow as a couple and getting to know them both so well. Devin is absolutely hilarious and does his best to make everyone in the room laugh and Jordan, she just has the most adorable […]

November 27, 2017

Rob and Danielle have adorable eyes for each other. Rob is infatuated with Danielle’s quirkiness and Danielle loves everything about Rob’s kind-hearted manor. I was honored to be apart of their special day! Danielle has a small obsession with sunflowers, so it was no surprise when her wedding day was flooded with them! Terri Gutierrez […]

November 7, 2017

Where do I even start with James and Bree. I feel as though we will be best friends for life! These two have huge personalities and even bigger hearts. Bree has a smile that makes the whole room light up and James brings out all of the happiness in Bree. Just being in the same […]

October 23, 2017

Reed and Courtney’s wedding day was such a refreshing mix of colors, romance and fun! Courtney has a huge heart of gold and makes everyone around her feel so welcomed. Reed is a man of few words, but is so genuine and humbling to be around. I have enjoyed watching them on this journey of […]


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