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Welcome to the blog!  Here you'll learn more about me, my photography, my family & a little bit of everything in between!  Grab a cup of coffee (heavy with tasty cream because drinking it black is gross) and spend a little while getting to know me & my work more.

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We had to cancel this session twice due to crazy, Illinois weather…but the third time was the charm!  It was gorgeous outside & we finally had some blooms on the trees.  Oh how I wish spring lasted longer!  I’m incredibly excited to be photographing Kari & Mark’s wedding in September!  As we were walking around […]

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Nine years…

April 28, 2014

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This past week, my family snuck away for a week at the Wisconsin Dells.  April 22nd marked nine years since my sweet Miles went to be with Jesus.  Instead of sitting at home and being sad, our family has instead embraced a tradition of celebrating his Heaven Day.  Each year we try to head off […]

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Ready to ooh and ahh over more desert portraits?  I’m sitting here on my couch with my laptop & am staring out the window at the ground that is covered…again…in snow.  I’m so grateful I had time time last week to breath in some warm, fresh air & to create these images.  I absolutely LOVE […]

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend WPPI with about 20,000 other wedding and portrait photographers.  It was an amazing time & I have so many new ideas I’m ready to implement in my wedding business.  I signed up to attend a photo shoot in the desert with 15 other photographers at the Red […]

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Best of Weddings 2013

January 7, 2014

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I wanted to highlight a couple of images from each of my weddings from 2013.  It was insanely hard to choose just two images to show from each wedding!  As I was sorting through images the other evening, I was so overcome with emotion.  I just started to cry. I’m so grateful for those who […]

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