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Sunflower Minis | Jubilee State Park in Brimfield, Illinois

August 2, 2021

We had the best time this year with our amazing clients! The stunning sunflower fields and our gorgeous models did all the work for us. 😉 We’re so excited to share a few of our favorites from this year’s sessions. Enjoy! Special thanks to our amazing clients! We had the best time capturing your beautiful […]

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Kristen + Kyle + (baby) | A River Sunset Maternity Session in East Peoria, IL

July 21, 2021

Kristen + Kyle + Baby = STUNNING All these maternity sessions are giving us baby fever. Kristen and Kyle literally blew their maternity session out of the water. Their session is the perfect example of why we tell our clients to be a little adventurous, get a little wet or dirty… believe us, IT PAYS […]

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Amber + Eli + (baby) | A Sunset Maternity Session in East Peoria, Illinois

July 7, 2021

Capturing mamas-to-be is the absolute best. As moms ourselves, we know how special these moments are. You take the good with the bad… the aches and pains, along with the kicks and hiccups. The end result is beyond rewarding and worth it all. Growing a human life is incredible. What our bodies are capable of […]

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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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