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Kyle + Andrea | A Beach Waterfront Couples Session in Peoria, Illinois

September 29, 2022

Kyle and Andrea met when they were in high school. But their story goes even deeper than that because fate is a funny thing. They actually took swim lessons together when they were FIVE YEARS OLD… but of course, they don’t quite remember splashing around together this early on in their love story. 😉 Life […]

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Trent + Mona | A Faith-Filled Wedding in Peoria, Illinois

September 12, 2022

Trent and Mona have such a deep love for each other, but they have an even deeper love for our Lord. And that is what makes these two so beautiful together. God is at the center of everything they do, and it shines through in the profound way they love each other. Our favorite part […]

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David + Millie | An Artistic Fairytale Wedding in West Terre Haute, Indiana

September 7, 2022

Millie and David are the perfect balance of sweet and funny. Millie brings the sweetness and David brings the laughter. We love watching these two together and we loved capturing their wedding day. Their day was absolutely beautiful! We aren’t even sure where to start with our fave moments of Millie and David’s day! From […]

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Evan + Christina | A Lakefront Engagement Session in Springfield, Illinois

August 11, 2022

When two people just simply love being together, it shows. Christina and Evan have the kind of relationship where they are always having fun. Always laughing. And the joy they radiate bounces off everyone around them… we felt it so strongly in the short time we spent with them. These two are doing life right… […]

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Josh + Lauren | A Beautiful Golf Course Wedding in Peoria, Illinois

August 9, 2022

Lauren + Josh = the true definition of love. Just scroll down to Josh’s reaction of Lauren walking down the aisle… that literally says it all! 😭😍 These two are so perfect together and their wedding day couldn’t have been more beautiful! We had the privilege of photographing this lovely couple on two local golf […]

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Cici | A Sunflower Senior Session in Peoria, Illinois

August 7, 2022

When someone has such a beautiful soul, it just shines through. Cici just radiates beauty from the inside out. So naturally, having her senior photos taken in a sunflower field just fits her personality so perfectly! We loved capturing her gentle and beautiful soul so much. We even got to hear her strum a few […]

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Ryan + Kenzie | A Scoop-tastic Wedding at The Waterhouse on State

July 25, 2022

When you marry the girl behind the ice cream shop counter, of course you have to get photos at the place where it all began on your wedding day!! Ryan first spotted Kenzie scooping ice cream at Emack & Bolio’s… that scoop sparked the start of a beautiful adventure and many many more scoops! We […]

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Your Guide to Picking the Perfect Location for Your Session

July 7, 2022

Picking a location for photos can be a little challenging when there are so many beautiful options! There are a variety of backgrounds that can provide your photos with completely different vibes. If you’re up in the air on where to have your photos taken, this blog is for you! We’ve highlighted a few of […]

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Mike + Courtney | A Romantic Roof Top Engagement Session in Downtown Peoria

July 7, 2022

We’ve made up our minds… we’d like to do roof top for ALL our engagement sessions! 😆 But seriously! Courtney and Mike blew their session out of the water! These two clearly love each other. Their photos just speak for themselves. Not only are their engagement photos edgy and romantic, but so was their proposal… […]

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Zac + Abby | A Lake Front Engagement Session in Hanna City, IL

July 5, 2022

Abby and Zac love something fierce. They don’t just love fiercely… they live fiercely, finding joy in everything. Especially in each other and their sweet family. There are couples who just mesh so beautifully together, and these two do just that. The joy radiates off them when they’re together, and their engagement photos genuinely reflect […]

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