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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 our favorite fall backdrops is the goldenrod and so this year we added mini sessions in September to be able to capture this early season of fall color. We are so thankful we did, because it was in FULL golden bloom during these sessions. Check out these beautiful families that we got to […]

October 13, 2019


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We absolutely when this sweet family travels home for a visit and we get the chance to catch up with them; all the while taking some updated family photos. I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again, I LOVE watching our #creativetouchkids grow up in front of our camera. And these two adorable girls […]

September 18, 2019


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The Mohr family has been coming to us for SEVEN years now, and we couldn’t be more thankful. It has been an absolute joy getting to watch Kaleb grow up in front of our camera. Each session we do is special but what makes them esepcially unique is usually we end with a little fun. […]

September 10, 2019


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We have photographed many life events and each one of our clients is special to us, but being a part of these precious moments with the Whitaker family will always hold a special place in our hearts. We have gotten to watch their family become closer to complete, one courtroom at a time. This past […]

March 25, 2019


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We have been photographing the Dion family for 4 years now, and we just can’t believe how big the girls are getting and how fast time goes! They moved to Texas a while back to work with the awesome organization Casas por Cristo.  And while they were home visiting in November we were lucky enough […]

November 30, 2017


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We love it when our brides and grooms start their families and then come back and see us! We just LOVE IT! It is so fun to see our couples again and photograph their beautiful additions to their lives.  But you know what we love even more, when they want to recreate a wedding photo. […]

November 22, 2017


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Our fall mini sessions couldn’t have been more different, our September Minis were SO warm, practically hot.  Then our October Minis rolled around and it was SO cold and windy.  All of our clients were troopers and stuck it out in the cold, and we are so thankful for that. Here are a few of […]

November 17, 2017


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We got to spend the evening with one of our favorite families a few weekends ago.  The Bruengers are close family friends of ours so it was fun to spend time with them while capturing these photos for them. Here are a few of our favorites from their session. Save

November 9, 2017


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This fun and outgoing little girl turns two TODAY! We had a great time chasing her around to capture her personality.  Be sure and check out her jean jacket, her mom made her the jacket with patches of all her “favorite” things right now. What a fun keepsake! We hope you have a fantastic birthday […]

October 30, 2017


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We love when we get to meet new families! So of course we were excited to meet the Thurman family and capture these photos for them. We met them at Weinberg King State Park outside of Augusta and used one of our favorites in the fall, golden rod, that just so happened to coordinate with […]

October 18, 2017


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