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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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Ashley and Scott got married at the beautiful Lake Hill Winery. To say these two went through a lot to get to their wedding day is an under statement. Planning a wedding in 2020 wasn’t easy for anyone but when case loads start to ramp up just weeks before your wedding it is bit of […]

December 7, 2020


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Anna had her senior session in downtown Burlington at some of my favorite spots as well as some new ones we found along the way. Here are some favorites from her fall senior session.

November 15, 2020


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I met Kim and Shane at Crappo Park for their engagement session and the fall colors were AMAZING! Crappo Park has so many beautiful spots. It doesn’t matter what season it is… summer, fall and winter each time I’m there for a session it does not disappoint. Here are some of our favorites from Kim […]

November 13, 2020


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Sami and Brody got married at the beautiful Lake Hill Winery followed by a reception with their friends and family. Here are some of our favorites from their big day! Hair Stylist: Morgan Staub Florist: The Watering Can Make-Up Artist: Knockout Beauty- Stephanie Dearwester DJ: Premier Sound & Light Venue: Lake Hill Winery  Lights & […]

November 13, 2020


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Callie’s senior session was on the most beautiful 70 degree fall day. It felt more like early September weather than late October weather! The leaves were GORGEOUS, as is this beautiful young lady! I love every minute that I get to spend with Callie and her momma. So many favorites from this fall session!

November 10, 2020


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Nick wasn’t too excited about pictures at first (as most of our guy senior clients aren’t) but he decided it wasn’t that bad by the end of the session. That is high praise coming from a high school boy 😉 Here are some of our favorites from his fall senior session.

November 6, 2020


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We have done several different things with the Mohr family from playing at the park, building a snowman, going fishing and more! This year one of their family farms was celebrating the 100th harvest and so a farm session it was! We are so thankful for the Mohr family and being able to capture their […]

November 5, 2020


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We met Ryanne and Jacob at Ryanne’s parent’s house for their engagement session and it was the perfect spot! Not only was it special because it was her childhood home but their property had SO many beautiful spots. Beautiful fall trees, and of course we can’t forget the gorgeous pond with swans! Take a look […]

November 3, 2020


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We had another awesome session with Megan a few weeks ago. The fall colors were INCREDIBLE for her session! Between her sunflower photos this summer and her fall session I’m going to have a hard time choosing a favorite from her sessions. She is the most beautiful girl inside and out! I’m so thankful she […]

November 2, 2020


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Jerik is a senior at Southeastern High School, he was also one of the lucky ones that had their session during those early October days when the weather was AMAZING! (minus those annoying little black bugs that kept biting!) Here are some of our favorites from his session around Augusta.

October 29, 2020


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