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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 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 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 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 […]

April 24, 2018

I have loved Haley and Alex’s story from the very beginning. They met in college after many run-ins at the library, Haley finally asked Alex to her sorority formal. Their first date was spent talking on their favorite spot on campus and their love grew deeper over a love for beer and wine – especially […]

April 16, 2018

Rainy wedding days can very often be very challenging, but with Katie and Aaron you would never have known it rained if their wasn’t photographic proof! These two handled the weather thrown at them with grace and perfection! The morning started off so relaxed. Katie was surrounded by her bridesmaids as she got hair and […]

April 10, 2018

I am not even sure where to start with these two. All I know is their awesome DJ, JR, said it best at the end of the night that Katie and Kelby set the bar high for the year for all other couples and I completely agree! I knew Kelby back in the day when […]

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 […]

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