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David + Erin | Engaged

Can I just say that I love David and Erin? Coming from a former couple’s referral, I was so excited to work with these two. They are laid back, fun, and totally natural in front of the camera. I love sessions I laugh the whole way through. Williams Tree Farm was a perfect backdrop for […]

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September 8, 2017

Nate + Tovah | Engaged

I love engagement sessions. It gives me a chance to really get to know my couples. I loved working with Nate and Tovah. While both were very quiet, they are two of the nicest people I have ever met. As a photographer, I get a feel of how couples interact with each other while someone […]

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September 2, 2017

Justin + Melanie | Engaged

So, yes, I am completely behind on updating my blog as Justin and Melanie are already married and will have a fabulous wedding post coming soon. BUT I wanted to show off their engagement photos because I just love them! We ran around downtown Rockford for an hour or so as they told me how […]

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August 24, 2017

Photographers – What’s the Difference?

I was reading an article on The Knot (10 Steps to Finding a Great Wedding Photographer), and it got me thinking about how many first-time bride and grooms have NO IDEA what makes one photographer different from another. It sounded like a perfect blog topic. Here are a few things that can help you in […]

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August 13, 2017

Terry + Tessa | Engaged

While I am not the greatest at keeping this blog up-to-date, I love when I finally get to a session I haven’t seen in a while and fall in love with the photos all over again! Terry and Tessa’s engagement session was last fall. We ran around all of my favorite locations at Rock Cut; […]

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July 31, 2017

Yuta + Mika | Married

These two married in Japan in May 2016 and allowed me to be a part of the celebration at Forest Hills Country Club​ this past October. There were so many personal touches in all the decorations. Mika must have taken months to create all of the Disney themed decorations. They were fabulous! And while I […]

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July 16, 2017

Dustin + Yavonne | Married

Dustin and Yavonne were such a sweet couple. They both were so quiet, but it was hard not to fall in love with how he looked at her. The wedding was understated and perfect. It was my honor to be a part of their big day!

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July 3, 2017

Brian + Danielle | Engaged

On a beautiful fall day in 2016, I got the chance to run around Rock Cut State Park with Brian and Danielle. I love when I get to work with clients before the big day. We get to know each other and how we will all work together! Brian and Danielle were so easy to […]

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June 20, 2017

Matt + Casi

Where to even begin with Matt and Casi’s wedding? I decided to give away an entire wedding, and you would not believe the response I got. I had all of my closest and family friends read the entries and place their vote on which couple should win. The numbers were so close, but Matt and […]

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June 4, 2017

Not Your Mama’s Wedding

I wanted to write a blog about wedding planning, and as I started to do some research on best tips (beyond what I’ve seen in the 100+ weddings I have shot), I realized times – they are a changing! Today’s weddings are no longer your Mama’s wedding. And let me let you in on a […]

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May 22, 2017