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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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Ryan and Elizabeth were married at the beautiful Barn on the Ridge outside of Burlington, IA. This venue is one of our very favorites and we always love when we get the chance to go out there. (Jen and her staff are AMAZING!) It was such a beautiful day for a wedding and we are […]

September 13, 2020


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Bailey and John had the most GORGEOUS day for their wedding! The weather couldn’t have been more perfect.  They had a beautiful ceremony at Bailey’s home church in Bowen and then a reception with their family and friends in Hannibal, MO. And speaking of the reception it was BEAUTIFULLY decorated by Kimberly Drive. These ladies just […]

August 30, 2020


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Today, we get to share Aaron and Jessica’s beautiful winter wedding day with you all, and we are so excited about it! Just wait until you see all the details! There was no better way to start out the 2020 wedding season than by celebrating Aaron and Jessica’s wedding day!!! Even with the cool temps […]

February 14, 2020


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Erika & David had a beautiful winter wedding just days before Christmas. But to be completely honest the weather was far from “winter” it was a beautiful day! Erika is from Oregan and loves pine trees (she even brought some huge pine cones from Oregan to use for their reception decor. It was so fun!) […]

January 3, 2020


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Happy Monday, friends! Can you believe that Christmas is only 2 days away!?!? Because I know that I can’t! Yesterday we shot our last wedding of 2019 and are ready to head into full Christmas mode, BUT before we do that we couldn’t wait to share Anna & Josiah’s November wedding day with you all!  […]

December 23, 2019


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Hey friends, and happy Tuesday! Today we are so thrilled to get to share Alyssa & Dave’s gorgeous November wedding day with you all! So much heart and love was put into every single detail and element of their big day, and that was so special. Plus, we literally had the most gorgeous fall day […]

November 19, 2019


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Hey friends, and happy  Wednesday! We are so excited to share a beautiful fall wedding with you all on the blog today! Cortney & Joey said I do at the gorgeous, Grand Theater in Keokuk, IA. A venue we had never been to before, so it was AWESOME to be in a new place. We […]

November 13, 2019


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Sarah & Jonathan got married at the beautiful St. Francis Catholic church in Quincy, followed by a fun filled reception at Town & County. It was a gorgeous day for a wedding. And we can’t forget about Sarah & Jonathan’s wedding party, we can’t say enough about how awesome of a group of friends they […]

September 4, 2019


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Heaven & Joe had the most PERFECT day for their August wedding. Because if we are being honest sometimes August can be unbearably hot, but it was GORGEOUS! Not only was the weather absolutely beautiful but the entire day! Their wedding was filled with so many family and friends and beautiful details that had been […]

August 16, 2019


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Jen & RJ got married at the beautiful Barn on the Ridge just outside of Burlington, IA. This venue is SO gorgeous and offers the perfect setting for your ceremony and reception. We always look forward to weddings that we have there and Jen & RJ’s wedding was no exception. It was such a beautiful […]

July 15, 2019


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