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Chris + Susan | A Fall Engagement Session at Charter Oak Park

November 29, 2021

Let’s be real… proposals don’t always go as planned. Sometimes though, the mishap is more memorable and always makes for a better story. Susan and Chris have the funniest mishap engagement story we’ve heard so far. You can read about it in Susan’s words: “We were going to go to his sister’s house for a […]

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Doug + Alexis | A Romantic Wedding at Venue Chisca in Peoria, IL

November 25, 2021

Alexis and Doug’s wedding day was so full of laughter, tears, joy, and love. It’s hard to pick just one favorite moment from their day… Alexis shared the most adorable first looks with her dad, bridesmaids, and her hubby. Each reaction was just as beautiful as the last. And then a dancing dinosaur made his […]

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Tyler + Kiara | A Christmas Tree Farm Engagement Session in Brimfield, IL

November 19, 2021

There’s always a little magic in the air this time of year, and it’s certainly safe to say that Tyler and Kiara have GOT the magic. 🤩 We had the best time getting to know these two during their engagement session at the charming Cinnamon Tree Farm. We are always on board for Christmas tree […]

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Sarah | A Fall Senior Session in Peoria, Illinois

November 16, 2021

Sarah has the sweetest soul, the most awesome glasses, a spunky personality, and she’s pretty stellar in front of the camera, too! We had an amazing time getting to know this beautiful senior. We have no doubt that she will go on to do some amazing things in this life. Thank you for letting us […]

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Craig + Christin | A Jubilee Park Engagement Session in Peoria, Illinois

November 15, 2021

Christin and Craig have the kind of relationship that you know will last. They have so much fun together and the way they love is just simply genuine. That’s when you know a marriage will last. We love seeing how life brings people together, and for Christin and Craig it was through working together at […]

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Joey + Abby | A Whimsical Disney-Inspired Vow Renewal in Peoria, Illinois

November 15, 2021

It had been a long journey to get to this day. But if there’s anything Abby and Joey have proven, it’s that love overcomes. No matter what life throws your way! We are SO excited that Joey and Abby finally got to have the celebration they deserved and say “I do” (again), but this time, […]

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Cody + Rachel | A Romantic Engagement Session in Peoria, Illinois

October 31, 2021

Genuine love. That’s how we would describe Cody and Rachel’s relationship. They are so good together, and it shows. We meet a lot of wonderful couples. And we witness a lot of beautiful love. So when two people are perfect for each other, we can sorta tell. Cody and Rachel are absolutely perfect together. Capturing […]

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Daniel + Emily | An Adventurous Engagement Session in Illinois

October 30, 2021

Imagine your graduation party turning into an engagement party… the best, right? Well, that’s exactly what happened to Emily as she was celebrating her graduation from nursing school. On the beach at Lake Whitehurt, Daniel got down on one knee and proposed. The start of so many beautiful adventures on that day! We had the […]

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Josh + Lauren | An Intimate Park Engagement Session in Peoria, Illinois

October 28, 2021

Josh and Lauren have the sweetest souls and the sweetest love. They are so focused on each other and making the other happy and it shows just by simply being around them. We loved so much of their engagement session at Laura Bradley Park! Hearing about their wedding plans and learning more about who they […]

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Colten + Janae | A Candlelit Romantic Wedding at Pear Tree Estates Champaign, IL

October 19, 2021

Janae and Colten have the kind of chemistry photographers dream about! And their wedding day was certainly no exception. The day was beautiful but the couple and their love was simply drop dead gorgeous! Capturing the tender moments of this day was such blessing for us.  The entire day was full of laughter, joy, love, […]

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