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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, Clay, a Southeastern High Senior. We had the pleasure of meeting Clay at his family’s homestead and using their tractor, then headed out to a gravel road for some fall photos, and of course a few truck photos. It was a great afternoon and we are so thankful we got to be part of […]

November 9, 2019


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Happy Friday, friends! We are excited to be sharing Jen’s senior session with you today. When planning fall sessions it is really just a guessing game of when we thinking the leaves “might” be changing and honestly every year is so different it is hard to predict. And this year it seemed like the full […]

November 8, 2019


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Meet, Bella, a West Prairie senior that has a love for agriculture. I had the pleasure of getting to meet Bella at their house and adventure around their farm. It was so much fun to incorporate things that were special to Bella. We went to the creek, hung out with her horse, used her FFA […]

November 2, 2019


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Meet, Hallee, a senior at Keokuk High School. Hallee was an absolute natural in front of the camera, which didn’t really come as a surprise to us since we have had the privilege of photographing her several times before during our Spokesmodel Sessions. Looking back at these pictures makes me miss the beautiful fall weather, […]

October 31, 2019


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You might recognize the GORGEOUS, Alivia, from our spokesmodel program or from her summer session. (or just from our social media because I’m always obsessed with her pictures and can’t stop posting them!) We got to meet up this month for a fall session and it did not disappoint! We absolutely adore Alivia (and her […]

October 29, 2019


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Meet Alyson, a West Hancock Senior and one of our 2020 Spokesmodels. Alyson has such an infectious smile and always brings so much energy to our sessions and events!  I have absolutely loved getting to know this sweet girl this year and couldn’t be happier she is part of our team. We had a great […]

October 25, 2019


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Meet Kylie, a Central High Senior. This girl is a trooper! I’m not gonna sugar coat it, her senior session was COLD! It was SO windy and cloudy and just plain cold. She didn’t complain once, even though I’m pretty sure I asked her a million times if she was freezing and needed a break. […]

October 22, 2019


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Meet, Emily, a senior at Southeastern with a passion for hunting and the outdoors. We had so much fun incorporating some of Emily’s favorite things into her senior session, hunting, four wheelers and of course her adorable labradoddle. He was SOOO well behaved and sat perfectly for the photos. It probably helped that he got […]

October 22, 2019


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Meet, Hayley, a Macomb High 2020 senior. Hayley is a natural in front of the camera and sure made our job easy! Her session was so much fun, with even more added fun at the end when we got to meet her sweet pups. They did so well for her photos and Hayley’s mom had […]

October 19, 2019


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Meet Kami, a Hamilton High Senior. We actually met Kami and her family several years ago when we did family photos for them, then we reconnected a couple years ago for her brother, Alex’s senior session and here we are now doing Kami’s senior session. We loved their addition of fun with the use of […]

October 16, 2019


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