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There’s just something extra special about intimate weddings at your childhood home. Don’t get me wrong, I love the 250 person, ballroom, dance the night away weddings too. But these 10 person weddings hold a special place in my heart. Clay and Rachel chose Clay’s parents’ home as their venue. Only their immediate families were […]

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VIVIAN MAE 8lb 13oz 22.5 in Born March 2nd, 2021, at 2:54am into Mama’s arms, at home, in the tub!   As I sit here and type this, Vivian is already more than 17 hours old…and I have been awake for 38 hours. My birth high is wearing off and I will likely sleep like […]

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Did you ever meet someone and you just KNEW you were going to be friends? I feel like that about these two lovebirds. From the very first minute we met, we instantly clicked. We spent their entire session laughing and joking. I can tell they are so deeply in love and I can’t wait to […]

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When Ashley told me she wanted engagement photos in the snow my heart LEPT with joy! Winter is my absolute favorite season. Getting to go out and take engagement photos in this winter wonderland that Mother Nature blessed us with was the best way to start the new year! And to top it off – […]

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Holy cow – can we say, PROFESSIONAL MODELS?! At the beginning of the session, Megan told me all about how horrible they are in front of the camera. It’s obvious that was not true and they are complete naturals! We had such a good time talking about our love for cows and their wedding plans. […]

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Kerrigan & Tanner – Two of the most personable, determined and loving people are MARRIED! They met at church the summer before their freshman year of high-school, and were the best of friends. Kerrigan was pretty shy and it look a LOT of hinting for Tanner to finally make a move. They dated for two […]

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51-year-old mother serves as a surrogate for daughter struggling with infertility. The Lockwood family has grown by ONE thanks to a lot of love and a little science. Breanna and her husband Aaron were struggling with infertility. After countless tests including having reproductive DNA taken and frozen through IVF, something you wouldn’t wish on anybody. […]

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I met Haleigh & Brett last year when I was photographing their good friend’s wedding. Within a few hours, Haleigh & I were taking selfies in the bathroom like we had been best friends for years. When they reached out to me soon after about photographing their wedding, I was HONORED! After months and months […]

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Julie and Ryan…two of the sweetest, laid back, and most down to earth people you could ever meet. I mean, you don’t always spend time in an Uber just jamming to music with your wedding couples! (All while being a smidge late to their ceremony thanks to Chicago traffic). They met one another in grad […]