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Josh + Hannah | A Majestic Pine Tree Engagement Session in Washington, IL

September 3, 2021

Picture it… You’re walking on the sandy beaches of Destin, Florida. You sit down in the sand with your handsome boyfriend, hand in hand. The sun sets majestically over the water as a beautiful pink moon arises. You start walking back to the car after what feels like a perfect night… how could it get […]

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Justin + Katy | A Downtown Peoria, Illinois Engagement Session

August 9, 2021

Meet Katy and Justin. The cutest couple of all time! Taking their engagement photos was a blast! We loved getting to know more about them and their beautiful love story. They are clearly meant to be. It’s obvious in the way they love each other. They have the sweetest proposal story. On their one year […]

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Keith + Krista | “One Year Later” Session in Downtown Peoria, Illinois

June 8, 2021

When a pandemic prevents you from having the wedding of your dreams, you celebrate your one year wedding anniversary with the photos you never got to take on your wedding day. So many couples have had to face some really tough decisions. Decisions that tend to steal away some pretty special moments. BUT all you […]

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Kenzie + Ryan | A Jubilee State Park Engagement Session

June 1, 2021

Fate has a way of coming full circle when you least expect it. And sometimes that makes for the sweetest love stories. Kenzie and Ryan has one of those stories… They went to high school together, but never really talked to each other. Occasionally passed glances in the hallway and knew of each other, but […]

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Seth + Sam | A Dream-filled Edelstein, Illinois Engagement Session

May 19, 2021

When you get to photograph a couple for their engagement session on the property where they plan on building their future… THAT is pretty darn special. Seth and Sam took us on a little journey around their future property. The property where they intend to plant their roots. They showed us where they want to […]

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Kayla + Brock | A Spring Engagement Session in Peoria, Illinois

April 23, 2021

Kayla and Brock have quite the love story. A love story that’s been tested by difficult times in both their lives. No one ever wants to lose someone dear to them. But having a constant shoulder to lean on and an ear to listen makes the sting a little more bearable. Like all things, God […]

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Alexis + Doug | A Hopedale, Illinois Engagement Session

April 11, 2021

When you meet your soul mate, you instantly click. It’s safe to say, these two click… like sprinkles to ice cream or cheese to macaroni. Matches made in heaven (amirite?)! Alexis and Doug are clearly meant to be. They initially met on eHarmony. After talking for a few weeks, they decided to take it a […]

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Justin + Megan | A Princeton, Illinois Engagement Session

January 1, 2021

We love engagement sessions that hold sentimental meaning. And Justin and Megan’s engagement session was jam packed full of sweet memories. They took us on a beautiful journey of their relationship’s firsts. We retraced the steps of their first date and we even took photos outside the bar where Justin first saw Megan. Major heart […]

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Preparing for Your Wedding: 6 Things the Groom Should Know

November 3, 2020

Grooms can sometimes get confused by the duties and responsibilities that befall on them before their wedding. Why? Because traditionally, the majority of wedding planning has hardly fallen into the domain of the groom. So it’s easy to get lost in a sea of wedding colors and themes, or even decide on simpler things like […]

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Central Illinois Wedding Venues for Every Type of Bride

October 27, 2020

Central Illinois may not be the first place you think of when dreaming of your perfect wedding day. We don’t have a mountain range… or an ocean… or an expansive skyline.  But you know what? That’s okay. Because we have elegant hotels, lush gardens, historic homes, shady forests, revamped warehouses, rolling fields, and art galleries… […]

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