I'm so grateful you're here, inviting me to be a part of your story!
I am a wedding and brand photographer creating compelling imagery for joyful brides, personal brands, and small businesses.
Serving Southern Illinois, Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana, Southeast Missouri, and beyond!
Fall is my favorite time to capture weddings, like Matt and Taryn’s at Dragonfly. Their daughter Isla made an adorable flower girl, and it was a joy working with their fun wedding party and vendors like Mystify Music and White Oak Wedding Films. If you’re in Southern Illinois and need a wedding photographer, feel free to reach out. Check out some of my favorite shots from the day below.
November 14, 2022
I’ve had an incredibly busy October, and I’m so grateful! One of the amazing couples I had the privilege of spending time with, Mike & Katie, got married in the middle of October! Finally, I’m getting a chance to tell you all about it! Honestly, it’s been first on my to-do list because I’m so […]
November 7, 2022
Indulge in the enchanting hues and cozy ambiance of autumn with Dylan and Erin’s romantic fall wedding at The Wedding Garden in Carbondale, Illinois. From high school sweethearts to homeowners, their love story is as warm as a pumpkin spice latte. Their unique personal touches, from beer boys to bride-dudes, added a dash of fun to their elegant ceremony. If you’re planning your own fall nuptials and need a skilled photographer to capture those special moments, don’t hesitate to reach out. Meanwhile, enjoy a sneak peek into their beautiful day filled with laughter, love, and yes, delicious cannolis!
October 20, 2022
Wedding detail shots are the hidden treasures of your special day. They capture everything from personalized napkins to invitation fonts, narrating your wedding story in a unique way. Everyday items like jewelry and handbags add depth to this narrative. To ensure these details aren’t overlooked, keep them grouped together. While Pinterest is inspiring, trust your professional team to add their creative touch. This post offers a glimpse into my favorite wedding detail shots and shares five elements that can enhance your detail photos.
August 31, 2022
One of my favorite things about having newborn photography at home is that we are capturing beautiful, lifelong memories for you to cherish!
August 24, 2022
Traveling for your engagement photoshoot can be stressful, but with these tips it doesn’t need to be! Remember- you’re celebrating your love!
August 17, 2022
Y’all, I feel so blessed to have the privilege to meet amazing couples as my job. Like, what?! How did I get so lucky? Mel and Jay’s Illinois elopement was so uniquely wonderful.
July 27, 2022
If you recently got engaged, or are in the middle of planning your wedding, I know you have questions! I mean, wedding planning can feel like a lot. From the cake, to the dress, to the guest list, there’s so much to manage! Well dear, I’ve been working with brides just like you for years […]
July 22, 2022
If you can’t already tell, Garden of the Gods in the Shawnee National Forest has to be one of my absolute favorite places to take engagement photos! I know that it can be tricky to decide on a place to take engagement photos, so I thought I’d start featuring some of best places to take engagement photos in Illinois as their very own blog posts!
July 15, 2022