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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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Rachel + Connor

July 11, 2020

“It’s not going to be easy. It’s going to be really hard. And we’re going to have to work on this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, you and me.” The Notebook Remember that sexy rain scene from The Notebook? I mean, how […]

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Hannah + Calvin

July 5, 2020

‘Cause baby there ain’t no mountain high enoughAin’t no valley low enoughAin’t no river wide enoughTo keep me from getting to you babe This song is sorta cheesy but it was stuck in our head after our starved rock engagement session with Hannah and Calvin. These two are a GORGEOUS couple from the inside out! […]

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