I'm glad yall are here, ready to dive into all things photography.
As a wedding and brand photographer, I create stunning and unique imagery for radiant brides, loving families, spirited brands, and bustling small businesses.
From the heart of Southern Illinois to Southeast Missouri, Western Kentucky, and beyond - I'm here, serving up memories with the kind of deep-rooted hospitality that's as comforting as momma's sweet tea on a hot summer's day.
Experience Southern Illinois’ enchanting photo spots. From Egyptian Hills Resort to Ferne Clyffe State Park, these locales offer perfect backdrops for your engagement photos. Don’t forget to check photography permits and book your session today to create heartwarming memories that will last a lifetime.
February 8, 2024
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
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
Alexis & Tyler’s airy outdoor wedding in Mount Vernon, IL was so special thanks to the unique touches they added throughout the day!
May 20, 2022
So, you scheduled your business branding photoshoot, and you can hardly wait for those new business branding photos to improve and refresh your business marketing! Whether you’ve never taken professional branding images with a photographer before, or you’re on your third session in a business branding photo subscription package, these are the five steps I […]
March 14, 2022
I’m sure you probably already know that I think wedding photographers are ABSOLUTELY worth the price, because I AM a wedding photographer! But hear me out… I do have reasons behind why I love wedding photographers, and they’re going to help you out! Let’s get into it… First of all, stop trying to convince your […]
March 7, 2022