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Fall is in FULL swing! I first met the Johnson family when my husband and I started attending GatheringPoint Church, and we soon made it our home. This family is the best, so it was a true honor when they asked me to photograph all of them this fall season! On the original date of […]


October 19, 2018

The Johnson Family | Bourbonnais, Illinois | Bourbonnais Family Photographer

Torie and Adrian’s wedding day is making its way to the blog today! You may remember these two from their super snowy engagement session at the start of this year – yes, we met for their engagement session during a snowstorm, and it was beautiful! I’ve never had such a snowy session (and that snow […]


October 18, 2018

Torie + Adrian | Newly Wed | Momence, Illinois | Kankakee County Wedding Photographer

Friends, it is a true honor to photograph couples time and time again. I love my people so very dearly! Weddings, engagements, and anniversary sessions are my favorites. And I love anniversary sessions because I love celebrating marriage… It’s as simple as that. Of course, it’s a joy to catch up and photograph my past […]


October 16, 2018

CayLee + Ryan Anniversary Session | Bourbonnais, Illinois | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

Goodness… How is it that I just photographed my nephew’s NINE MONTH milestone? It truly feels like just yesterday that Kyle and I were meeting Cooper for the first time on the day he was born. And before we know it, we will be celebrating his first birthday! Time really flies when you’re having fun […]


October 11, 2018

The Evans Family | Mackinaw, Illinois | Central Illinois Family Photographer

Loved this engagement session and love this couple more! Samantha and Nick met while working for a college athletic department in the north suburbs of Chicago… As they continued to get to know each other, they started dating on New Year’s Day and fell in love. What a beautiful start to the new year that […]


October 9, 2018

Samantha + Nick | Engaged | Champaign, Illinois | Champaign-Urbana Wedding Photographer

Engagement sessions are in FULL swing! And today, I’m so excited to share Sarah and Paul’s engagement session on the blog! I mean, just look at these two… They are ADORABLE! These two met in June 2014 at a mutual friend’s birthday party… Sarah is a teacher and these two connected immediately as they started […]


October 8, 2018

Sarah + Paul | Engaged | Chicago, Illinois | Lincoln Park Chicago Engagement Session

Eeek, I am beyond excited to share this wedding day with you! Jessica and Ashton are my favorites, and their perfect wedding day was one I will remember forever and always. You probably remember these two from their winter photo session and then their engagement session last year, but in case you don’t, I would […]


October 4, 2018

Jessica + Ashton | Newly Wed | Milford, Illinois | Town & Country Events Wedding Day

Hello, happy Wedding Wednesday!  Today, we are talking bridesmaids dresses! I’ll be 100% honest… As the mismatched bridesmaid dress trend has grown and gained popularity over the past few years, I am continually in LOVE! I’ve photographed countless weddings where the couple chose mismatched bridesmaid dresses for the ladies and while they are mismatched, they all […]


October 3, 2018

Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses | Wedding Wednesday

One of my favorites… The Clemmons family! I loved this year’s session with this sweet family! Each year, I join them on their family farm for photos and this year did not disappoint. A little pop-up September storm rolled in before (and another after!) the session, but it didn’t stop us from taking some beautiful […]


October 2, 2018

The Clemmons Family | Sheldon, Illinois | Iroquois County Family Photographer

Happy October! It’s officially my birthday month, so you better bet I’m going to enjoy cake a time (or two or three) this month! The past month was slightly nutty, but I’ve come to realize that there is ALWAYS going to be something going on in life and busy things happening, so why not just […]


October 1, 2018

My Life Mondays | No. 45 | September 2018 Recap