Brad + Ashley, married | Eureka, IL

Brad + Ashley, married | Eureka, IL

This wedding was one of the cutest I’ve photographed… but it’s so much more. Read all my thoughts at the bottom of the post. (I wanted to keep it short initially for those just wanting to see the pretty pictures!) I woke up suddenly in the middle of...
Mark + Larissa, married | Bloomington, Illinois

Mark + Larissa, married | Bloomington, Illinois

Mark and Larissa had the sweetest, loveliest (and rather chilly) spring wedding! Their weekend was so personal and full of all the things and people that they love (including a coffee and ice cream stand at the reception!) One of my favorite moments was when a group...
Jeremiah + Kayla, married

Jeremiah + Kayla, married

I definitely teared up a little as I watched Jeremiah + Kayla promise forever to each other, for better or for worse. These two have been through a lot in the past two years and it’s been inspiring to watch them persevere through any obstacle life throws at...
Jack + Ellynne | Proven Grounds Farm Wedding

Jack + Ellynne | Proven Grounds Farm Wedding

Jack + Elly. Two of the most big-hearted, fun people I’ve met. As I prepared to leave the reception, Jack thanked me and told me that I truly felt more like a friend coming to photograph their wedding rather than “just another vendor.” That is one of...
Zach + Macie, married | Weatherford, Texas

Zach + Macie, married | Weatherford, Texas

I was very excited and honored when Zach + Macie asked me to travel to Texas to photograph their wedding.  It couldn’t have been a more perfect day… truly. The venue was incredible, the bride was beautiful, and every detail came together perfectly, but...
Never Too Old For Dress Up

Never Too Old For Dress Up

When we were little girls, my sister and I loved to play dress up. We would dig through my mom’s old prom dresses and do each others makeup and play pretend. I don’t think we ever quite grew out of it, and this winter when central Illinois had the most...