Seriously HOW are these two so cute?! I first met Andrea and Jon at their engagement session fall, and I just love them! They found me through their good friends whose wedding I photographed in 2019, Sarah + Phil (see Sarah and Phil’s wedding blog post HERE!) We had the perfect fall day with the […]

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Lake in the Hills Wedding Photographer-Boulder Ridge Country Club Wedding Photos

Boulder Ridge Country Club Wedding Photos | Lake in the Hills, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Andrea + Jon

I’m so excited to be sharing the most gorgeous fall engagement session today! When Aly first reached out to me about photographing her and Zak’s Champaign, IL wedding day, I was so excited! For their engagement session, we went to locations that had special meaning to their relationship. Our first location was Lake of the […]

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Lake of the Woods Engagement Photos-Mahomet IL Engagement Photos

Lake of the Woods Engagement Photos | Champaign, Illinois Engagement Photographer | Aly + Zak

Where do I even start with these cuties?! When Krista first reached out to me, I was SO excited for her and Travis & so incredibly eager to photograph their wedding day. When she booked me, it was a little under 2 years until their wedding, but it went by so quickly! Last October, we […]

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Springfield, Illinois Wedding Photos-Elle Taylor Photography

Romantic Backyard Wedding Photos on Springfield Lake | Krista + Travis | Springfield, Illinois Wedding Photographer

From the very first FaceTime I had with Annette + Austin, I just KNEW I was going to absolutely love them!! 🙂 For their engagement session, met at the Bahá’í House of Worship in Wilmette, IL, and WOW I am obsessed with this location! 🙂 These two are some of the sweetest people EVER. As […]

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Bahá'í House of Worship Engagement Photos-Wilmette, Illinois

Wilmette, Illinois Engagement Photos at Bahá’í House of Worship | Annette + Austin | Chicago Suburbs Engagement Photographer

I was SO excited to celebrate Bre & David this past weekend! 🙂 I first met these two at a Starbucks in Bloomington last winter, and after chatting with them, I knew we were a perfect fit! We began the day at Bre’s parents’ house where she got ready and had the sweetest first look […]

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Bloomington, IL Wedding Photos | Bre + David | Bloomington Wedding Photographer

I’ve been looking forward to Sarah and Ryder’s Paxton, IL wedding day for SO long (since when they booked me in 2018)! 🙂 I went to high school with both of these sweet people, and I absolutely loved getting to photograph their perfect day!Last fall, I photographed their engagement session in Bourbonnais at some of […]

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Engelbrecht Farm Wedding Photos | Sarah + Ryder | Paxton, IL Wedding Photographer

Happy Wednesday Wednesday! I’m SO excited to be sharing Corrine and Justin’s gorgeous Trailside Event Center wedding day on the blog today! Trailside Event Center is a beautiful reception venue in Peoria Heights, Illinois, and I can’t wait to photograph more weddings there next year! 🙂 On Corrine and Justin’s day, I started out photographing […]

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Trailside Event Center Wedding Photos | Corrine + Justin | Peoria, Illinois Wedding Photographer

I’ve been looking forward to Nikki + Adriel’s Chicago engagement session for sooooo long! It’s so funny because a couple of years ago, I didn’t refer to myself as a Chicago engagement photographer, but I shoot downtown SO often now that I would definitely call myself one! For Nikki and Adriel’s session, we were to […]

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Chicago Engagement Photogrqpher

North Avenue Beach + Lincoln Park Boardwalk Engagement Photos | Nikki + Adriel | Chicago Engagement Photographer

Alisa and Alec’s Bloomington, IL wedding day was one for the books! These two are absolutely precious, and I just LOVE them. I first met Alisa and Alec at their engagement session last fall (click HERE to see their gorgeous session!) in Bloomington, IL which ended up being super close to where their wedding took […]

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Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano Wedding Photos | Alisa + Alec | Bloomington, Illinois Wedding Photographer

I just love these two! When Bri first reached out to me about photographing her and Scott’s engagement session, I was so excited! She found me through Instagram which is so fun because so many of my sweet couples find me this way 🙂 Bri and Scott are truly one of the sweetest couples I’ve […]

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North Avenue Beach Engagement Photos

North Avenue Beach + Lincoln Park Engagement Photos | Bri + Scott | Chicago, Illinois Engagement Photographer

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