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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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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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Kendra & Matthew met exactly four years ago at Kendra’s sister’s wedding on Memorial Day weekend and so it was only fitting that they too had a Memorial Day wedding. These two are such a sweet couple with some of the very best friends and family! (Matthew is now the second sibling in his family […]

June 10, 2021


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And that is a wrap on another year with another wonderful group of senior spokesmodels. I love the opportunity to get to know a new group of girls each year but I am always sad to see them go. These girls (and the others that aren’t pictured because they weren’t able to make the Cap […]

June 7, 2021


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Courtney & Wesley got married at the STUNNING Barn at Fairview Acres outside Biggsville. I had heard about the Barn at Fairview several times but we hadn’t ever had the privilege of working there before but WOW now we know what all the rave is about. It is a beautiful property with the most beautiful […]

June 3, 2021


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We had the pleasure of meeting these two for their engagement session on the most beautiful spring evening! The trees were in full bloom and the spring colors were popping! (my favorite!) Here are some of our favorites from their spring engagement session. We can’t wait for their wedding this November!

May 11, 2021


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