If you know me, you know I love pups in photos, especially wedding photos! Molly and Brandon are two of the sweetest people out there. These two were married in Mexico recently and came home to take their portraits with their dog, Copper! For their session, we went to one of my favorite Kankakee County […]

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Kankakee River State Park Wedding Photos

Kankakee River State Park Wedding Photos | Bourbonnais, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Molly + Brandon

This November weather has been absolutely incredible!! Coni + Stu’s November wedding day was no exception. Like so many couples this year, these two had to alter their original wedding plans, but their intimate wedding day at Willowhaven Park couldn’t have been more perfect! It was a perfectly sunny day and 70 degrees (amazing, right?!). […]

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Bourbonnais, Illinois Wedding Photographer

Willowhaven Park Wedding Photos | Bourbonnais, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Coni + Stu

Oh how I love these two!! From the very first phone call I had with Taylor, I knew we were going to get along so well, and meeting her & Joe for their Nashville, TN engagement session was the greatest!! These two are actually from Chicagoland but wanted to go somewhere fun for their engagement […]

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Nashville Cumberland Park Engagement Photos | Taylor + Joe

This fall has been full of beautiful engagement sessions, and Calynn + Ben’s was no exception!! I absolutely loved having these cuties in front of my camera. We went to two of my favorite Kankakee County locations for engagement sessions, Downtown Kankakee and Olivet Nazarene University! These locations are so different but so great in […]

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Bourbonnais, Illinois Engagement Photographer

Downtown Kankakee + Olivet Nazarene University Engagement Photos | Bourbonnais, Illinois Engagement Photographer | Calynn + Ben

Jenny + Jon’s wedding day was so special to me because these awesome people are my neighbors!! On the day of their wedding, my associate photographer, Amanda, got to spend the day with them and witness all of the love first hand. I’ve absolutely loved going through their photos, editing away, and absolutely gushing over […]

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X-Line Sportsman Club Wedding Photos | Kankakee, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Jenny + Jon

With 3 weddings in one weekend, I have tons of blog posts to share!! First up, I’m sharing all about Kaitlyn and Brian! Since they got married last Friday, their blog post is going live on Tuesday instead of Wednesday, woohoo!! I’ve been looking forward to Kaitlyn + Brian’s wedding day for so long! These […]

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Backyard Wedding Photos in Worth, Illinois | Kaitlyn + Brian

This weekend was such a busy one, which means lots of new blog posts for lots of new #elletaylorbride and grooms! Next up are Jenna + Caleb. These two are as sweet as they come! They had the prettiest backyard ceremony on Caleb’s parents’ property in Tremont, IL, and even though it was a chilly […]

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Washington, Illinois Wedding Photos

Five Points Washington Wedding Photos | Peoria, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Jenna + Caleb

Oh my goodness, I just love these two!! I met Tanya + Brett through one of my other sweet couples, and I’m so excited to be photographing both couples’ weddings next year. Tanya and Brett were seriously such naturals for their engagement session at the Wrigley Building in Chicago. This location is hands down one […]

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Wrigley Building Engagement Photos | Chicago, Illinois Engagement Photographer | Tanya + Brett

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


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