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We are a mother-daughter team tucked in the heart of rural illinois. though we are located in rural illinois we always love photographing new places and new people. so grab a dessert and coffee (or tea in our case) and take a look around at the moments we have captured. we are so glad you are here, make yourself at home!

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Barn at Fairview Acres | Biggsville, IL Hannah & Josh had a beautiful wedding day at The Barn at Fairview Acres. Hannah’s excitement for the wedding day was contagious, you could tell she was SO ready to be marrying her best friend. It was so sweet to see her excitement and speaking of sweet I […]

July 31, 2021


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Kenzie’s smile is beautiful and oh so contagious! You can’t help but smile when around her! We had so much fun during her session and have SO many favorites. We absolutely love having her on our 2022 Spokesmodel Team and are so thankful for the chance to get to know her this year. Here are […]

July 29, 2021


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We had a great time with Eli for his senior session. It’s always fun when clients want to include things that are unique to them, in this case Eli brought his car along for a few shots! And we can’t forget to mention the basketball photos, I mean how many high school seniors can DUNK?!? […]

July 28, 2021


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What better time to post this beautiful senior’s gallery than on her birthday!?! Katelyn will be a senior at Illini West this fall and is also part of our 2022 Spokesmodel Team. She is the sweetest soul and we have LOVED getting to know her this far! We can’t wait to make more memories with […]

July 27, 2021


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One of my favorite things about our spokesmodel team is that each of the girls get their own personalized session in addition to the group sessions. It is so fun to see each of the girl’s personalities shine! Ava’s full session was so much fun and she had the best shoes to go with every […]

July 15, 2021


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Samantha and Dustin waited quite some time for their wedding day after having to postpone due to COVID. We are so thankful to have been a part of their special day and can’t wait to share some of our favorites with you!

July 10, 2021


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Barn on the Ridge Wedding Shane & Kim had the most beautiful (and yes slightly HOT) wedding day at Barn on the Ridge. Of course I loved all of Kim’s details and purple accents! (that was my wedding color too!) It was such a pleasure to work with this sweet couple and the families! We […]

July 3, 2021


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4th of July Paint War What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than covered in red and blue PAINT?!?! These girls are so much fun and we have created SO many memories already and we are just getting started! So thankful for this group and having them represent us during their senior year!

July 2, 2021


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It was impossible to pick just a few favorites from Marie’s senior session. We met Marie and her mom at their family farm for Marie’s session and there were so many beautiful spots to use! It was fun to use a new location and one that was special to the DeSotel family. Here are some […]

June 29, 2021


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So excited to capture Maddie & Dustin’s wedding this November! We had such a great time during their engagement session this summer! Here are a few of our favorites.

June 16, 2021


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