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After about 15 minutes spent with Taylor & Brad, I felt like I’d known them forever. In the photography world, I think that’s how you know you’re working with “your people”. You know – the people you’d be friends with outside of work. What’s even better, as much as I enjoyed getting to know these […]

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taylor + brad | engaged

April 9, 2021

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Spring is in the air & it felt so good to break out of winter hibernation for Skyler & Matt’s engagement session. Don’t let the warm glow of the sun fool you – it was still pretty cold (darn wind!), but that didn’t matter because my time with these two seemed to fly by. After […]

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skyler + matt | engaged

March 12, 2021

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As 2020 draws to a close, there is no doubt about it: it has been one strange year for my business. However, when I spend time with my couples, it’s as if the troubles of this world melt away. I experience the joys of love without fear or worry & it has been a gift […]

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kristin + zach | engaged

December 10, 2020

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The unique nature of my job is not lost on me. As I was editing Randi & Kraig’s images last night, I was humbled by this thought. I have the invitation from my couples to experience their love stories first hand—a privilege to say the least. Yes—being in front of a camera & allowing that […]

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randi + kraig | engaged

November 17, 2020

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October was packed full of engagement sessions & I treasure the time spent with so many of my 2021 couples! Want to know something funny?? Out of the last six engagement sessions, only two couples did not include their dog! And of those four that brought their four legged fur baby, only one couple actually […]

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natalie + dalton | engaged

November 3, 2020

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Autumn & Shawn’s engagement session almost didn’t happen! You see, Autumn’s ring had to be serviced & the day she was set to pick it up (the day before our session), she learned their was a temporary shutdown at the jeweler’s due to the pandemic. Luckily, the regional manager came through & hand delivered the […]

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autumn + shawn | engaged

October 29, 2020

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It is not unusual for clients to show up to sessions & tell me they are not photogenic. My response to this statement is always, “I don’t believe you,” because I honestly refuse to believe anyone simply does not photograph well. However, I have never had someone tell me they do not know how to […]

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paxton + nick | engaged

October 26, 2020

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It’s not every day I get to venture away from my typical photoshoot locations to visit someone’s personal property for a session. You can equate the excitement to a field trip day in school! Cara & Tanner so graciously welcomed me to Cara’s family’s property out near Bradford, IL. Besides being a fun place for […]

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cara + tanner | engaged

October 19, 2020

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It feels like just yesterday I had MacKenzie in my cabin at camp. The girls & I would stay up way too late talking about all the things (as girls do) & without fail, every year, we would always talk about their future weddings & dreams of their future spouses. Little did we know that […]

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mackenzie + noah | engaged

October 15, 2020

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Alyssa & Jake’s engagement session was just the pick-me-up this photographer needed. To be honest, I’ve really been missing my job. This time of year I am typically flooded with editing from summer weddings & my camera bag hasn’t been unpacked in months because I am always on the go for sessions. Sadly, because of […]

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alyssa + jake | engaged

September 3, 2020