to the blog

WELCOME

We love Jesus, our kiddos, traveling, and capturing tender moments. We run on coffee and scones. We’re obsessed with mountains, the beach, and making new friends! We’re so glad you’re here! 

we're Kayla and Erika

Hello friends!

recent on the blog

beautiful love stories, wedding tips, and our lives as moms + photographers.

come along for the ride

Jodie + Andrew | A Nature-Immersed Couples Session in Peoria, Illinois

October 24, 2022

Andrew lived across the street from Jodie. If that doesn’t sound like the start of a beautiful love story or a fun rendition of a ‘Friends’ episode, we don’t know what does!! To top it all off, Andrew proposed to Jodie with a ring pop. LOL! Which is sorta awesome. But of course, he pulled […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

Joe + Kaitlyn | A Vintage Boho Wedding at The Cannery in Eureka, Illinois

October 15, 2022

Kaitlyn and Joe couldn’t have had a more beautiful wedding day. They were surrounded in the greatest group of people who celebrated them so big… just the way they deserve to be celebrated! The Cannery made such a beautiful back drop to their gorgeous day. And the vintage boho vision they had for their day […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

Kyle + Emily | A Romantic Engagement Session at Eureka Lake

October 13, 2022

Oh my goodness, these two are just absolutely beautiful together! Kyle and Emily go together like cheese to macaroni or peanut butter to jelly. It’s a good thing Kyle asked the new girl in school to homecoming 4+ years ago! Because the world would have missed out on the beauty and love these two radiate […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

Avery | A Hockey + Ewing Manor Senior Session in Bloomington, Illinois

October 12, 2022

A V E R Y ! This girl is so gorgeous… from the inside out! Personality is just beaming from her! Getting to photograph her during this exciting phase of her life is the greatest honor for us. Not only is she charming and full of so much kindness, but she kicks butt on the […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

Zac + Abby | A Rustic Wedding at 3300 Event Center in Peoria, Illinois

October 7, 2022

To say that Abby and Zac surrounded themselves with the best, most hilarious and loving people would be an understatement. Abby and Zac’s day covered the full spectrum of emotion… from the sweetest, tear-jerking moments… to hardcore laughing till you cry moments. Truly an incredible group of people, and we feel so honored to have […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

Rustic Barn Minis at Top of the Hill Farm in Chillicothe, Illinois

October 3, 2022

We had the sweetest families who let us capture their beautiful selves this year during our barn minis. As always, Top of the Hill Farm made the perfect backdrop for our minis for these gorgeous families. We even had a surprise visitor! The cutest little goat, who got its debut with its beautiful owner. We’re […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

Kyle + Andrea | A Beach Waterfront Couples Session in Peoria, Illinois

September 29, 2022

Kyle and Andrea met when they were in high school. But their story goes even deeper than that because fate is a funny thing. They actually took swim lessons together when they were FIVE YEARS OLD… but of course, they don’t quite remember splashing around together this early on in their love story. 😉 Life […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

Trent + Mona | A Faith-Filled Wedding in Peoria, Illinois

September 12, 2022

Trent and Mona have such a deep love for each other, but they have an even deeper love for our Lord. And that is what makes these two so beautiful together. God is at the center of everything they do, and it shines through in the profound way they love each other. Our favorite part […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

David + Millie | An Artistic Fairytale Wedding in West Terre Haute, Indiana

September 7, 2022

Millie and David are the perfect balance of sweet and funny. Millie brings the sweetness and David brings the laughter. We love watching these two together and we loved capturing their wedding day. Their day was absolutely beautiful! We aren’t even sure where to start with our fave moments of Millie and David’s day! From […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

Evan + Christina | A Lakefront Engagement Session in Springfield, Illinois

August 11, 2022

When two people just simply love being together, it shows. Christina and Evan have the kind of relationship where they are always having fun. Always laughing. And the joy they radiate bounces off everyone around them… we felt it so strongly in the short time we spent with them. These two are doing life right… […]

MORE OF THE ADVENTURE

© NOW AND THEN Photography, LLC    

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

|

JOIN OUR ADVENTURES!

Stay current on wedding tips, beautiful love stories, and our crazy lives.