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It was fate that brought them together. Fate, and an empty seat at church. When their friendship kept turning into “I can’t wait to tell Alex this” they knew they had something special. It was an honor to be a part of Alexis Holman and Alex Bennett’s wedding day. I met “Boy Alex” many, many […]

I LOVE the Jostes Family and I had such a great time hanging out with them in the city for their family photo session. So much fun that I want to plan my own family session downtown now. I LOVE the skyline, the ferris wheel, the colors of the lake, the sunlight, all of it!!! […]

The Jackson family purchased this photo shoot at the Bolingbrook Ward YW Auction in the spring. We’ve been trying to schedule  it for a couple months but sweet Gracie has been super sick and we haven’t been able to make it work. I had some sessions schedule and asked them if they were able to […]

OH. MY. GOSH. I Love these pictures SO, SO much!!! {I know, I know, I say that about EVERY session!!} And it’s true. Every time! I love their flowy dresses, the soft, beautiful colors and those adorable flower crowns! I love the white lace flowers and the beautiful sun, but most of all I love […]

When Lauren contacted me to schedule her photo shoot this year, her only request was that we do them early this year, so it’s not FREEZING like it was last year!! Last year we had to re-schedule several times and ended up doing their family session on a freezing cold November day. This year was […]

OH. MY. GOSH. These might be my favorite pictures EVER, like I want to print them really, super big and put them on my own walls!! They turned out so adorable, and I can’t wait to see what Marie does with them!!! Everything was perfect, the lighting, the colors, the girls, EVERYTHING!!!! I could not […]

I had SO much fun working with the Pilizota family!!! When Solange asked me about family pictures, she didn’t want them to feel too posed, or unnatural.  She wanted them to feel joyful and candid. I assured her that we would capture their family in fun, playful photos and we did just that. I love how […]

I’m so glad the DaSilva family asked me to take their family photos again this year. Somehow we got our times mixed up and by the time we started we had about 45 minutes to do their family session, and a baptism session. But I wasn’t worried at all!!! I work really hard to be […]

Stacy, I started getting this ready ON your actual anniversary, and I wanted to post it for you and wish you a very happy anniversary…..but, then I got super, super sick and I didn’t get it done. I’m feeling mostly better, I went back to the Dr. today and they checked my ear again and […]

You drive 9 hours to take pictures with your photo obsessed friends!! Two of my photography friends, Emily Broadbent Photography and Stephanie Marie Photography mentioned on Facebook that they were organizing a styled shoot in St. Louis the following week. I casually commented that I wanted to come…..and of course, they both agreed that I […]