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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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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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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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We are so excited to introduce our 2022 Creative Touch Spokesmodel team! A little over a week ago we had our very first event with our 2022 team and had a great day of hanging out, pampering the girls with hair and makeup, picking out outfits and of course pictures! It was so fun to […]

May 6, 2021


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Anna had her senior session in downtown Burlington at some of my favorite spots as well as some new ones we found along the way. Here are some favorites from her fall senior session.

November 15, 2020


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Callie’s senior session was on the most beautiful 70 degree fall day. It felt more like early September weather than late October weather! The leaves were GORGEOUS, as is this beautiful young lady! I love every minute that I get to spend with Callie and her momma. So many favorites from this fall session!

November 10, 2020


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Nick wasn’t too excited about pictures at first (as most of our guy senior clients aren’t) but he decided it wasn’t that bad by the end of the session. That is high praise coming from a high school boy 😉 Here are some of our favorites from his fall senior session.

November 6, 2020


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We met Ryanne and Jacob at Ryanne’s parent’s house for their engagement session and it was the perfect spot! Not only was it special because it was her childhood home but their property had SO many beautiful spots. Beautiful fall trees, and of course we can’t forget the gorgeous pond with swans! Take a look […]

November 3, 2020


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We had another awesome session with Megan a few weeks ago. The fall colors were INCREDIBLE for her session! Between her sunflower photos this summer and her fall session I’m going to have a hard time choosing a favorite from her sessions. She is the most beautiful girl inside and out! I’m so thankful she […]

November 2, 2020


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