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2024 Senior Rep Program | Have an unforgettable senior year!

December 2, 2022

Do you want more than just an awkward senior session where you pose and smile for the camera? How about an experience packed full of new friendships, activities, and modeling? If you’re all for it, our senior rep program may be right up your alley! A handful of 2024 seniors will receive a variety of […]

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Jonah + Jena | A Country Romantic Wedding at Elmore Stock Farm in Laura, IL

December 1, 2022

Jena and Jonah are the sweetest people you’ll ever meet. Their wedding day was gorgeous, as they gave glory to God throughout every portion of their day. These two are grounded in their love for each other, but even above that… their love for God. They did a beautifully humbling foot washing ceremony during their […]

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Dillan + Kelsey | A Nature Engagement Session (+Special Announcement) in Peoria, Illinois

November 28, 2022

Dillan and Kelsey are just beautiful. From the inside out, these two radiate love! We had the absolute honor of capturing not only their engagement photos, but their super special announcement too! THEY’RE HAVING A BABY!! AHH! Dillan is our cousin so being able to capture so many special milestones in his and Kelsey’s lives […]

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Jake + Tori | A Terracotta Fall Wedding at the Cannery in Eureka, Illinois

November 23, 2022

Jake and Tori had the most beautiful wedding day… from their gorgeous colors and theme to the perfect fall weather. This day was stunning, but what made it so special was the joy and love that surrounded every moment. Jake had THE BEST reaction to Tori during their first look. Enough to try to keep […]

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Travis + Stephanie | A Fall Nature Engagement Session in Green Valley, Illinois

November 16, 2022

If your relationship can withstand having a baby during a pandemic, you can withstand literally anything. Stephanie and Travis have had their fair share of curve balls thrown their way, but with every hit they fought back relentlessly. And here they stand, with a beautiful daughter about to promise their lives to one another. These […]

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Emmy | A Downtown + Riverfront Senior Session in Peoria, Illinois

November 5, 2022

E M M Y ! Holy cow, gorgeous Emmy! We had the best time capturing this beautiful soul during her senior session. She may be soft spoken, but boy can she WORK IT for the camera! Emmy has a beautifully tender soul, and it shows in her volunteer work at the animal shelter. She loves […]

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Tyler + Kristin | A Nature-Filled Fall Engagement Session in East Peoria, Illinois

November 3, 2022

It may have snowed mid-session, but that didn’t stop Tyler and Kristin from lovin’ on one another and letting us capture their beauty! Tyler and Kristin are just so sweet and we had the best time getting to know these two. Like most great love stories these days, they met on a dating app. Something […]

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Jake + Kristina | A Downtown and Riverfront Engagement Session in Peoria, Illinois

November 2, 2022

So let’s set the stage… imagine going on one of your first dates. A leisurely hike through nature, not sure where this newfound relationship is leading, but you know it’s taking you somewhere beautiful. (Not to mention those butterflies fluttering around in your stomach, not just on your hike! 😉) You stop to take a […]

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Zach + Hannah | A Gorgeous Lakefront Wedding at Parker Run Vineyards in Windsor, Illinois

October 27, 2022

Hannah and Zach experienced the most crazy weather events on their wedding day! From sunshine to sprinkles to downpour to the bluest clear sky. Everything cleared beautifully just in time for them to say “I do”, overlooking the most beautiful backdrop at Parker Run Vineyards. Plus, you know what they say… rain is good luck […]

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Matthew + Grace | A Romantic Engagement Session in Brimfield, Illinois

October 24, 2022

Imagine renovating your future home with your boyfriend… the place where you dreamed big dreams of planting roots. And your boyfriend gets down on one knee, mid-renovation, and becomes your future HUSBAND! Dreamy right?! Well that’s exactly how Matthew proposed to Grace. And we’re pretttyyy sure their proposal story should be made into a Hallmark […]

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