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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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Meet Karissa, our first 2021 senior of the year! We were so excited for our 2021 senior season to start and had a great evening getting to know Karissa! Here are some of our favorites from her session. Enjoy!

June 27, 2020


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We have enjoyed getting to do so many engagement sessions lately! Even though we aren’t getting to photograph weddings like we were expecting this summer we are so thankful that we get to spend time photographing our engaged #creativetouchcouples Here are a few of our favorites from Shelby & Jared’s engagement session last week.

June 15, 2020


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Happy Sunday! We are so excited to be sharing some of our favorites from our session with this awesome family. And just a warning…Ledger’s little smile will melt your heart, I promise! (Don’t say I didn’t warn you!) Such a fun evening!

June 15, 2020


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We had so much fun getting to know Hannah & Josh during their engagement session. The weather was beautiful and the sun was shining despite the rain that was originally forecasted! Hannah reached out to us that afternoon about the possibility of doing a few photos out at the airport, and of course we said […]

June 5, 2020


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Bailey and John’s engagement session was during that incredibly LONG stretch of days where we didn’t see the sun and it just rained and rained and rained. Now typically we reschedule during rainy weather BUT these two came in from out of state (two separate states at that) and so we couldn’t let a little […]

May 30, 2020


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Ashley & Scott had to wait for what seemed like forever to get to have their engagement session. They were so patient and understanding each time we had to reschedule. After such a long wait I was extremely thankful that they got the most gorgeous weather for their session. After this gorgeous evening, we didn’t […]

May 25, 2020


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Don’t get me wrong I am ready for spring as much as the next person, but a few weeks ago I was praying for snow! We were trying so hard to get Sami and Brody’s engagement session in for a snow session and the weather just wasn’t cooperating. BUT we finally got a snow that […]

March 5, 2020


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Today, we get to share Aaron and Jessica’s beautiful winter wedding day with you all, and we are so excited about it! Just wait until you see all the details! There was no better way to start out the 2020 wedding season than by celebrating Aaron and Jessica’s wedding day!!! Even with the cool temps […]

February 14, 2020


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Erika & David had a beautiful winter wedding just days before Christmas. But to be completely honest the weather was far from “winter” it was a beautiful day! Erika is from Oregan and loves pine trees (she even brought some huge pine cones from Oregan to use for their reception decor. It was so fun!) […]

January 3, 2020


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Happy Monday, friends! Can you believe that Christmas is only 2 days away!?!? Because I know that I can’t! Yesterday we shot our last wedding of 2019 and are ready to head into full Christmas mode, BUT before we do that we couldn’t wait to share Anna & Josiah’s November wedding day with you all!  […]

December 23, 2019


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