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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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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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Rylee is one of our 2023 Senior Spokesmodels and we are so excited to have her! She might have had to battle the rain for her senior session but that didn’t phase her! And she still ended up with a HUGE gallery to choose from. I have SO many favorites from her senior session!

June 29, 2022


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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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