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Ethan | A Lifestyle Newborn Session

February 18, 2021

It’s a special thing when you and your best friend have babies around the same time. I met Kate in college and we’ve been forever BFFs and roommates since. Her sweet baby boy, Ethan, is just about a month old and my youngest is 10 months old, so it’s safe to say that these two […]

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Your Guide to Stress-Free and Beautiful Family Photos

September 16, 2020

It’s that time again! You’ve been here before… you recently bought the most adorable, coordinated outfits for your family and are anxiously waiting for your family portrait session. Yay! Then, all of a sudden those dreaded thoughts creep into your head… “Will Ben be cranky because he’s teething?” “I just know Addison is going to […]

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Venturing in Nature | East Peoria, IL Family Portraits

October 9, 2019

Have you ever felt like you were placed somewhere specific to meet someone special? Bethany and I met in college, we were acquaintances and had a few communications classes together. Fast forward several years later. I began my second job with a corporate company as a communications rep. There were a few team members that moved […]

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A Sunflower Family & Friend Session in Brimfield, IL

August 18, 2019

What’s better than a sunflower field session with your family and life-long friends?!? This session made my heart so happy, and it was the beautiful people in front of my camera that made it extra special. This family’s story is filled with love and a beautiful friendship, and I want to tell a little bit […]

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Adam | Princeville High School Senior

July 30, 2019

Picture this… You’re on the field. Grass gripping beneath your cleats. Bright lights pound against your back as the crowd goes wild. What a feeling! Adam doesn’t have to imagine. He lives it! From baseball to football, it’s safe to say he’s left his mark on Princeville High School. Going into your senior year is […]

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A Fun-Filled Family Session | The Polk Family

July 17, 2019

I had so much fun getting to know this family (and Erika’s coworker)! We braved a nearing 90 degree day, but it was so worth it. We jammed to some tunes as I captured a lot of tickle fights. 😍 I have to mention how adorable Conner and Liam were. Conner (the big brother) attempted […]

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Kayla | Milk Bath

July 16, 2017

I’m almost always behind the camera, especially with our clients, as well as with my family pictures that I attempt to take of my two children. My husband Mike and I are expecting our third child this September, and we are so excited that this little bundle of joy will complete our family. Since this […]

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Roselyn | Newborn

June 3, 2017

A living, breathing miracle. That’s exactly what Roselyn is. This beautiful girl had a rough entrance into the world, but God sure did bless her with a pair of her own angel wings. Having photographed Heather and Tony’s wedding, we were thrilled when Heather contacted us for newborns photos of their sweet baby girl. Though things […]

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Taylor + Brad | Maternity

February 19, 2017

It is definitely baby season, and we are loving it!! We photographed Taylor and Brad’s gorgeous wedding last summer, and are so excited for them to welcome their baby boy into the world next month!  We know that Taylor and Brad are going to be great parents and are anxiously waiting to meet their little […]

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Brenna + Justin | Maternity

February 17, 2017

I couldn’t think of anyone more fitting as parents than these two. My (Erika) dear friends welcomed their gorgeous baby boy into the world this week. Drew Alan was born on February 13, 2017 — FIVE WEEKS early! Drew must of been anxious to meet his mom and dad, and it’s obvious why! Brenna and I were coworkers at […]

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