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This special session has a tight grip on my heart. I have so much love for these two, and the fact I was chosen to be there blows me away. 

Paris, France

Stephanie & Clay

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This special session has a tight grip on my heart. I have so much love for these two, and the fact I was chosen to be there blows me away. 

Paris, France

Stephanie & Clay

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Kevin went back to Germany in April, and the girls and I stayed in Illinois. We counted down the days until we would be back together! Military separations are hard and often it is missing the important days, birthdays, holidays, anniversaries. Kevin and I made a plan to reunite two different times during our five […]

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Kevin and I were married in Charleston, South Carolina in 2014. We absolutely love everything about it! We fell in love with the history, climate, beauty, hospitality and food the first time we visited in January 2013. We try to make a point to visit once a year, but sometimes that just isn’t possible. The […]

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Hello sweet Kondrath family! The Kondrath’s are some of my military clients that I met through another wonderful military client. This is my third time working with them and they are always such a joy to photograph. The first time I worked with the Kondrath family, Owen was about 6 months old and he JUST […]

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Whenever I am able, I LOVE to turn moments into lasting memories. For me, especially as a mom who cannot believe how fast the last five years have gone, it is so special to freeze time as much as I can. I truly believe my clients want the same thing. Sure, that perfect photo for […]

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While we were in Colorado, Raegan had her fourth birthday! In preparation, I knew that I NEEDED to get to Studio One in Centennial to get her updated portraits. Studio One is always one of my favorite places because it is so perfectly well lit. I only had one very small timeframe that would work […]

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I met the lovely Miss Sarah winter of 2019 as we connected about working together for a styled shoot that I was coordinating. I wanted to work with Sarah since she is a wonderfully talented florist. Sarah is the brains, hands, and beauty behind Calla Blue Florals. She is a remarkably talented woman that I […]

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Okay you guys, meet some of the SWEETEST people ever, Sam & Lauren. I will start this post with the disclaimer that I was SO NERVOUS going into this session. Backstory, Lauren’s mom was my kindergarten, first grade, 7th & 8th grade teacher. So, I have had a lot of interaction with the Trimble side […]

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I met Mel at Illinois State University, she was a friend of my sisters and later her roommate. She is full of spunk and personality. A few years later, I met Jory. They complement each other perfectly and have so much fun together. They truly keep you laughing and having a good time, they are […]

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I typically do not share sneak peeks with a blog post, but I couldn’t resist with it being family. Aaron is my husband’s brother, so Jessi is another sister for me! These two got married back in 2011, and have not had photos together since. Enter me…YES. I got to spend time in the first […]

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Stephanie & Clay met me in the City of Light to create romantic images to celebrate their unique love story.

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It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera...they are made with the eye, heart & head." 
-Henri Cartier- Bresson

I am so happy to meet you! I am so glad that you discovered my little corner of the internet.  I am so lucky to get to work with wedding clients and vacationers across the United States & Europe to curate and document their very own, special love story. 

I am an enneagram type two- the helper. I have never related to something so much in my life. I strive to allow for the best client experience and I am always ready to help no matter what. Sometimes that looks like steaming a bridesmaid dress, finding extra earring backs, fluffing your veil, or even bobby-pinning a rogue hair back in place. Don't worry guys, I got your backs too. I know it is important to find the ice to keep the drinks cold on the wedding day, attach a boutonniere, and even help the best man with his last minute speech. (Hey, I was a communications major in college- I know how to pull off a last minute spew of words!) I am always here to make things go seamlessly. 

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