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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 Abbey, another gorgeous spokesmodel on our 2023 team! We are so thankful to have Weinberg State Park to use for sessions and a few other favorite locations in the Augusta/Bowen area! So excited to share some of our many favorite’s from Abbey’s summer session.

August 22, 2022


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This sweet girl and her mom hand picked all her locations based on spots that were special or important to her! (With one or two quick stops added in by us!) So together we explored around Quincy on one VERY hot summer evening. We are so thankful that Sierra and her sweet sweet personality are […]

August 20, 2022


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We have a line up of seniors waiting their blog posts from before we left for vacation and I’m happy to say that Brenna’s session is done and ready to be shared! We loved spending the evening with Brenna and her mom! They are both so SWEET and she had some super cute outfits picked […]

August 15, 2022


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These two high school sweathearts are adorable are they not? We absolutely loved getting to do their engagement photos and can NOT wait for their wedding day but for now… here are some of our favorites from their engagement session.

July 28, 2022


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Allison has the most energetic and fun personality and that definitely shines through in her photos. I mean look at her gorgeous smile! We had an absolute BLAST with Allison and her mom for her summer session are so excited to share her session with you! Here are some of our MANY favorites!

July 27, 2022


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Lake Hill Winery | Carthage, IL Alex & Nicole were married at the beautiful Lake Hill Winery outside of Carthage where they had a sunset themed wedding. Nicole had thought of every detail for their theme from invitations, decorations, to even the bridesmaid dresses! We are so excited to share some of our favorites from […]

July 22, 2022


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Bailey will be a senior at West Hancock this fall and is also part of our 2023 Spokesmodel team and we enjoy her SO much! She is such a hard worker and puts everything into her academics and extra curriculars. We know she will do incredible things! Here are some of our favorites from her […]

July 17, 2022


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So many gorgeous seniors have been in front of our camera lately. Jenna being one of them! We have been photographing Jenna (and her younger sister) for MANY year now. It’s crazy to think it is already time for Jenna to be taking senior photos! But yet here we are and she is even one […]

July 10, 2022


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So many beautiful spokesmodels on our blog lately! We loved our session with Alivia and taking her around to some of our favorite spots in Nauvoo. Here are some of our MANY favorites from her summer session!

July 6, 2022


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Myra is another one of our beautiful spokesmodel girls! She was one of the lucky ones that got her session in before the crazy heat wave we had mid June. We are so excited to get to know Myra better this year! Here are some of our favorites from her full senior session.

June 29, 2022


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