Honestly y’all, I think fall is probably one of my favorite times of the year. Not only does my love of all-things-pumpkin finally get validated, but I get to finally capture all these stunning weddings in all their fall foliage glory. For Matt and Taryn’s elegant, rustic wedding at Dragonfly Wedding Venue, the autumnal colors […]


November 14, 2022

Elegant, Rustic, Autumnal Wedding at Dragonfly | Matt & Taryn

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

A Classic, Traditional Wedding in Illinois | Katie & Mike

Dylan & Erin’s romantic fall wedding at The Wedding Garden was beautiful and elegant!

2022, Wedding

October 20, 2022

Romantic Fall Wedding in Carbondale, IL | Dylan & Erin

While you might not realize it, wedding detail shots tell the story of your wedding day in a unique way. I love wedding detail shots because there are so many little aspects of your big day that you might not remember years later. I know how much work you put into choosing the exact napkin […]

Tips, Wedding

August 31, 2022

5 Fabulous Things You Can Include for Gorgeous Wedding Detail Shots

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

Why You Should Have Your Newborn Photography at Home

Traveling for your engagement photoshoot can be stressful, but with these tips it doesn’t need to be! Remember- you’re celebrating your love!

2022, Engagement

August 17, 2022

My Tips When Traveling for Your Engagement Photoshoot

Get your workspace ready for a branding image photoshoot with my top 3 tips! You’ll have branding images you and your clients love!

2022, Branding, Bring It To The Table

August 3, 2022

3 Ways to Prep Your Workspace for Branding Images

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.

2022, Wedding

July 27, 2022

Illinois Elopement at The Garden Grove Center | Mel & Jay

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 […]

2022, Tips, Wedding

July 22, 2022

Tips for Wedding Planning from an Illinois Wedding Photographer

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!

2022, Engagement

July 15, 2022

Best Places to Take Engagement Photos in Illinois Part 1 | Erin & Dylan