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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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Samantha and Dustin waited quite some time for their wedding day after having to postpone due to COVID. We are so thankful to have been a part of their special day and can’t wait to share some of our favorites with you!

July 10, 2021


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Barn on the Ridge Wedding Shane & Kim had the most beautiful (and yes slightly HOT) wedding day at Barn on the Ridge. Of course I loved all of Kim’s details and purple accents! (that was my wedding color too!) It was such a pleasure to work with this sweet couple and the families! We […]

July 3, 2021


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Kendra & Matthew met exactly four years ago at Kendra’s sister’s wedding on Memorial Day weekend and so it was only fitting that they too had a Memorial Day wedding. These two are such a sweet couple with some of the very best friends and family! (Matthew is now the second sibling in his family […]

June 10, 2021


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Courtney & Wesley got married at the STUNNING Barn at Fairview Acres outside Biggsville. I had heard about the Barn at Fairview several times but we hadn’t ever had the privilege of working there before but WOW now we know what all the rave is about. It is a beautiful property with the most beautiful […]

June 3, 2021


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Like many couples, Sean & Mallary have been waiting quite some time for their wedding day since they had to postpone last spring due to COVID. It may have been a year later than they originally planned but it was the perfect day! The weather was unbelievable, every detail was thought out and Mallary was […]

May 4, 2021


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As the snow falls outside my window today on this late April Tuesday, I can’t help but be reminded just how unpredictable Midwest weather can be. Though it didn’t snow the day of Shelby and Jared’s wedding they had their share of “Midwest weather”. The Saturday of their wedding it was a rainy one. I’m […]

April 20, 2021


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Ashley and Scott got married at the beautiful Lake Hill Winery. To say these two went through a lot to get to their wedding day is an under statement. Planning a wedding in 2020 wasn’t easy for anyone but when case loads start to ramp up just weeks before your wedding it is bit of […]

December 7, 2020


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It’s been several years since we have been to Spirit Knob Winery for a wedding and my goodness I forgot how gorgeous it is there! Linzy and Blake had a beautiful sunset ceremony over looking the bluff and then celebrated beneath the stars with their family and friends. It was the perfect fall wedding. Take […]

October 28, 2020


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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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