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Tyler + Kiara | A Rose Garden Backyard Wedding in Peoria, Illinois

June 17, 2022

Tyler and Kiara had the most beautiful backyard wedding. Kiara’s grandpa would grow a rose garden every year, and he recently passed away. So not only did the rose garden make a stunning back drop, but it also holds such precious meaning to Kiara and her family. But also… who wouldn’t dream about getting married […]

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Janae | A Nature Maternity Session in Normal, Illinois

June 17, 2022

When your wedding clients become your maternity clients… your heart about bursts!! We love these two so much, and that sweet little girl Janae is carrying. Stanley had his debut too! How couldn’t he?! And he’s going to make a wonderful, soft and snuggly big brother! We are SO excited for the beautiful journey Janae […]

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Trent + Mona | A Nature Engagement Session in Chillicothe, IL

June 3, 2022

Want to meet the sweetest couple in the entire universe? Keep scrolling! Trent and Mona have dedicated so much of their lives to helping others. They even met while serving at Methodist Hospital. Mona was a housekeeper and Trent was a chaplain. Talk about the sweetest and humblest start to their love story! They both […]

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Kaitlyn + Joe | A Ewing Manor Engagement Session in Bloomington, IL

May 28, 2022

Kaitlyn and Joe pretty much knocked their engagement session out of the park! We had the best time with these two at Ewing Manor in Bloomington, Illinois. After many reschedules due to crazy Illinois weather, we were finally able to snap away at this beautiful couple and their ON FIRE chemistry. Boy, was it worth […]

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A Bradley University Senior + Couples Session | Abi + Nate

May 26, 2022

We had so much fun reliving our college days with Abi and Nate during their senior sessions at Bradley! A lot has certainly changed since we went to college there. But exploring the campus and snapping away at these two fellow BU graduates was a lot of fun for us! Abi and Nate have been […]

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Tim + Kourtney | A Nature Engagement Session at Laura Bradley Park

May 7, 2022

Kourtney and Tim had their couple’s session planned with us and we were secretly hoping it’d turn into an engagement session or surprise proposal. Wellll… GUESS WHAT?! It did! These two got engaged shortly before our session with them, which was so fun for us to capture!! And let’s just say, they nailed their couples […]

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Chris + Susan | An Intimate Ceremony in a 100-Year-Old Barn in Green Valley, IL

May 6, 2022

Susan and Chris had the most beautiful, intimate ceremony in their family’s 100 year old barn. It was absolutely stunning! And so beyond cool that they’ll forever have these memories in such an amazing piece of their family’s history. After their small ceremony, they had a big party at The Forman Center. It was such […]

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Sam + Hannah | A Camp Wokanda Engagement Session in Peoria, IL

April 14, 2022

It took reschedule after reschedule for us to FINALLY have a clear day for Hannah and Sam’s engagement session. (That’s Illinois weather for ya!) But we are so glad the sun decided to peek out (at least for a short while lol) as we snapped away at all the beauty that is Hannah and Sam! […]

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2023 Senior Rep Program | Have an unforgettable senior year!

March 24, 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 2023 seniors will receive free sessions + […]

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The Stampers | A Botanical Garden Family Session

March 19, 2022

It’s safe to say this beautiful family was made to be in front of the camera. Sweet little Raya nailed her camera time and made our jobs so easy! It’s so special capturing these moments, but it makes it ever so sweet when it’s your own family members. Kaitlyn is our beautiful cousin who we […]

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