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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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How to Make Professional Photos Less Uncomfortable

July 2, 2020

For the party pooper who hates getting their picture taken… GET OVER IT! Okay, that’s a little harsh. But we had to get your attention some how! 😉 Listen, if you hate being in front of the camera and photos have you feelin’ like… You are not alone! We even feel awkward when we’re taking […]

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What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

July 2, 2020

The average person spends 100,000 hours of their life picking out what to wear. JK! We made that ridiculous stat up. But it certainly feels like it takes that much time. (Can we get an amen!) Especially when it’s for your engagement photos. Don’t fear! We have some killer inspiration coming you way, along with […]

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What to Expect During Your Engagement Session

June 16, 2020

Getting your engagement photos done should be fun and exciting! But it’s easy to be nervous about something when you don’t fully know what to expect. So we’re here to give you a taste of our process and what your session will look like. During your session with us, we want you to LIVE IN […]

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Nick + Claire

May 26, 2020

You know when you meet someone and you just click? Like you were really good friends in an alternate reality or something? Well that’s how we felt when we met Claire and Nick. The four of us pregamed for their engagement session. 😂 Which was the best decision we could have made when shooting during […]

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Jake + Alex

March 12, 2020

Sometimes our friends know just what we need. Jake and Alex’s friend, Josh, knew they needed each other, long before they did. So much so that he tricked Alex into going to a party to meet Jake. At this point, Alex had turned down Josh’s repeat attempts of setting her up on a blind date with […]

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