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Sophia | Class of 2023 Senior – Dunlap High School

February 5, 2023

* S O P H I A * Boy, this girl has just stolen our hearts! She’s just the sweetest person you’ll ever meet. She’s so true to herself and she’s so true to others, too. And clearly her friends feel the same way because you’re looking at the Dunlap High School Homecoming Queen! She […]

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Trinity | Class of 2023 Senior – Illinois Valley Central High School

January 29, 2023

T R I N I TY This girl is absolutely gorgeous. She has a tender soul who just cares so much for others. So much so that when we asked Trinity what her favorite part of the senior rep program was she said, “Seeing how beautiful each one of our girls were on the inside […]

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Ally | Class of 2023 Senior – Dunlap High School

January 22, 2023

* A L L Y * Don’t be fooled… it isn’t just Ally’s bright blue eyes that makes this girl so beautiful. It’s her tender, sweet soul that makes her so darn love-able. She is all about helping her community and she has a deep love of animals. Since she was a little girl, she […]

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Lydia | Class of 2023 Senior – Morton High School

January 15, 2023

* L Y D I A * Just about the cutest farm girl you’ve ever seen! Lydia is your down home country girl who loves sports, the outdoors, and 4-H. She has the sweetest soul and the most beautiful smile! She volunteers at Central Illinois Riding Therapy, which is a non-profit that helps with posture, […]

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Craig + Christin | A Beautiful Pear Tree Estates Wedding in Champaign, Illinois

January 8, 2023

It may have been extremely cold on Christin and Craig’s wedding day, but their love kindled a fire in us all! This day was so beautiful. From their sweet first look to their stunning ceremony, every moment was saturated in love. And their reception was so much fun to capture! From the best dancers we’ve […]

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Evan + Christina | A Romantic Desert Rose Wedding in Springfield, Illinois

December 28, 2022

Christina and Evan… where do we even begin?! First and foremost, these two are absolutely made for each other! The joy they share when they’re together is just contagious. Secondly, um… boy can they DANCE (like their whole family)!! Their wedding was a total blast to capture. They laughed the whole day, danced the night […]

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Allison | Class of 2023 Senior – Washington Community High School

December 18, 2022

* A L L I S O N * This gorgeous girl right here… not only is she packed FULL of personality, but she also makes THE BEST cookies this side of Peoria has ever tasted (check out her business AAA Sugar Cookies)! She is near and dear to our hearts… our mothers worked together […]

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Sam + Hannah | A Gorgeous Waterfront Wedding at Eastport Banquets in East Peoria, Illinois

December 17, 2022

Hannah and Sam are just about the nicest people you’ll ever meet. They both have the biggest hearts and that rings true in all of their photos. Sam had the sweetest reaction at his first look of Hannah… and let’s be honest, can you blame him?!? Hannah was an absolutely stunning bride! Their ceremony was […]

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Mia | Class of 2023 Senior – Metamora Township High School

December 11, 2022

* M I A * This gorgeous girl right here is out to change the world! Not only is she a stellar volleyball player (she went to super sections both her junior and senior year!), but she was also homecoming queen and on the national honors society. Mia has plans to study biochemistry at Trinity […]

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Cody + Rachel | A Romantic Wedding at Pear Tree Estate in Champaign, IL

December 10, 2022

Rachel and Cody… these two have stole our hearts! They are the most beautiful couple from the inside out. And their love for one another just radiates off them and touches everyone around them. Their wedding day was just perfect! Every bit of this day was full of gorgeous moments. Rachel shared heart tugging first […]

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