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

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

Michelle and Paul are one of the sweetest couples I’ve ever photographed! When Michelle first reached out to me, I was so excited to hear all about her and Paul’s wedding plans for their big day at Pear Tree Estate. Pear Tree is one of my FAVORITE Illinois wedding venues because it’s incredibly elegant and […]

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Champaign, Illinois Wedding Photos at Pear Tree Estate-Elle Taylor Photography

Pear Tree Estate Wedding Photos | Michelle + Paul | Champaign, Illinois Wedding Photographer

Natalie and Kevin are just the sweetest couple! When I first started chatting with these two, I was so excited to see their wedding day come to life! Natalie had excel sheets full of Pinterest inspiration, and I loved it to much 🙂 We’ve chatted back and forth for months, and I was SUPER eager […]

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Crystal Lake, Illinois Wedding Photographer

Crystal Lake Wedding Photos | Natalie + Kevin | Illinois Wedding Photographer

When Liv first reached out to me, I was so excited to photograph her & CJ’s engagement photos! We originally planned for a Chicago skyline location since these two are from the city, but with the closure of those locations and the extended stay-at-home order, we decided on this STUNNING location at Olivet Nazarene University […]

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Kankakee County Engagement Photographer

Bourbonnais, IL Engagement Photos at Olivet Nazarene University | Liv &CJ

Oh, I’m so excited to be sharing Katelyn’s senior session on the blog! Katelyn found me through my amazing senior hairstylist, Sara! Sara does all of my seniors’ hair in preparation for their senior sessions, and I just love her!! I actually photographed Sara and her new husband Brian’s wedding in February, and it was […]

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Seniors

Bourbonnais Senior Photographer-Elle Taylor Photography

Kankakee County Senior Photos | Manteno HS Senior | Katelyn

I’m so excited to be sharing Britten’s gorgeous senior portrait session on the blog today! We had the best time adventuring Downtown Kankakee and finding the coolest walls and backdrops for her. I fell in LOVE with this pink wall- I mean, wow did it go perfectly with Britten’s outfit! This poor girl was absolutely […]

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Seniors

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Downtown Kankakee Senior Photos | Britten | 2019 BBCHS Senior

I’m too excited to be sharing Brie and Brock’s engagement session on the blog today! Until Saturday, I hadn’t gotten the chance to meet Brie and Brock in person, and I was so so excited to hear all about their wedding plans- just wait until you see their gorgeous Summer wedding plans come to life! […]

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Downtown Naperville Riverwalk Engagement | Brie + Brock

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