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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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Smokin Gun | Hamilton, IL What a beautiful OUTDOOR wedding Jennifer and Skylar were able to have! It was raining the morning of their wedding and me and many others were a little worried about their outdoor ceremony but it turned out to be the perfect day! They were able to have their ceremony outside […]

June 13, 2022


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These girls! I can’t believe they have graduated. They captured such a special place in my heart this year! Don’t worry though, I have one more blog post of them coming. We had to do one more fun session before we finished our year together!

June 5, 2022


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I don’t know if there is a higher compliment than to do ALL three siblings’ weddings in a family. Afton is the third Power sibling wedding we have captured. First Kayla, then her brother Blake and now Afton’s wedding just a few weeks ago. We have absolutely LOVED getting to know this sweet family and […]

June 5, 2022


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Sports Session We love when seniors do a mini session to highlight their extra curricular involvement or interests! In Ramsey’s case that was a basketball session. Thanks for letting us highlight your love of basketball, Ramsey and Congrats on an awesome senior season!

June 5, 2022


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When you play four sports like Tanner does your senior session has a whole LOT of sports photos. But we aren’t complaining because we love to highlight each senior and sports were definitely a big part of Tanner’s senior year!

June 5, 2022


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It had been WAY too long since we had gotten to see our 2022 Spokesmodel girls, so we were due for a session together! The snow made the perfect excuse to get together and take some fun winter photos. I can not stress enough how awesome these girls (and the girls not pictures that couldn’t […]

January 20, 2022


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We have done several Ramsey weddings over the years so of course we were looking forward to another Ramsey wedding. Unfortunately my whole family was struck with COVID just days before and I wasn’t able to shoot Maddie & Dustin’s beautiful fall wedding. I’m so thankful for my good friend Brenna of Brenna Pherigo Photography […]

December 3, 2021


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Jessica & Jeremy have been so graciously patient with us waiting for their blog post! Sickness hit our house shortly after their wedding, delaying their preview but these two have been so understanding and we couldn’t be more thankful! They had the most BEAUTIFUL November day for their wedding. November in Illinois is a bit […]

November 30, 2021


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Callie is one of those seniors that makes me feel old! This lovely lady is my husband’s cousin and was maybe 7 years old when I first met her, so the fact that she is somehow already a senior in high school doesn’t seem possible! Yet here we are! I am so honored that they […]

November 5, 2021


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The gorgeous Hallie is one of our 2022 Spokesmodels. Due to an ankle injury and surgery she wasn’t able to do her session this summer but luckily it worked out to get her session in this fall! The fall colors had JUST started turning when we did her session, and I don’t know about you […]

November 4, 2021


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