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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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9 Years, we have been photographing this wonderful family for the past nine years! It doesn’t seem possible, and it makes you think to yourself how does time go by so fast?!?! But we have honestly loved being able to watch Kaleb grow and be a part of capturing their family photos. It does however, […]

September 9, 2021


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Meet Kaytan, an Illlini West senior who is also part of our 2022 Spokesmodel Team. We adventured around Argyle for her session and then finished up in Macomb, it was a a fun day! Check out some of our favorites below!

September 8, 2021


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Mikie and Eric may have had to endure some BEASTLY temperatures for their session but at least we had pretty evening light to go along with it. Here are a few of our favorites from their engagement session at Lake Argyle.

September 7, 2021


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We had the pleasure of photographing Aiden’s sister’s senior session a couple years ago and now we had the chance to capture his senior year as well. Here are a few of our favorites from his senior session at Argyle State Park.

September 7, 2021


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This beautiful young lady is not only one of our 2022 spokesmodels but also part of a family that we love so very much. The Kerr family is extra special to us for many reasons, I wouldn’t even know how to pick just one! They were some of my mom’s very first clients when she […]

September 3, 2021


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We have had several senior guys in front of our camera lately! It isn’t always that way, most times we go long stretches of just senior gals. We did Jacob’s session out at Argyle which is starting to pop that fall “yellow” color! (YAY!) We had a great time highlighting Jacob’s passion for hunting, being […]

September 2, 2021


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It’s always fun to do a local wedding where we know either the bride or groom or both! In this case we knew Caitlin and LOTS of her friends and family. Matt and Caitlin were married in Caitlin’s hometown of Carthage followed by a beautiful reception at Barn on the Ridge in Burlington. We always […]

August 31, 2021


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It’s time for another senior blog post! We had the pleasure of photographing Lance a couple weeks ago, but more are to come! A full sports session to come later this winter! But for now here are a few favorites from his summer session.

August 30, 2021


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Senior season continues! We have had a lot of seniors in front of our camera these last couple months, but we can’t complain about that since seniors are our favorite! Ramsey’s session was a fun one and lucky for him (and this super pregnant photographer) it was before this ridiculously intense heat wave came through! […]

August 27, 2021


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It’s always such an honor when siblings of past clients come to us for their photos. Afton is the THIRD of the Power siblings to have us capture their engagement and wedding photos. We are so honored that all of them have trusted us with these special memories! Here are a few of our favorite […]

August 23, 2021


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