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!
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
There are so many incredible places to get married in this area, and I love discovering new favorites when my couples get married somewhere unique! Whether you’re looking for an elegant, outdoor garden feel, an elegant mansion feel, or a beautiful barn, I think you’ll find a southern Illinois wedding venue on my list that […]
March 3, 2022
Don’t worry, choosing your Illinois engagement session location doesn’t need to be complicated. I even included some of my favorite Illinois engagement photo spots at the end of the post! I’ll break it down for you!
February 21, 2022
You know what big family groups often struggle with? Wardrobe! As an Illinois family photographer, I’ve learned it’s pretty hard to coordinate the whole family for a cohesive look. I mean, it’s hard enough to find an outfit for ourselves, much less match the rest of the group’s style! Plus, we’re working with each family […]
February 7, 2022
Goodness, I have been looking forward to writing about planning a surprise proposal for SO long! There are so many little things to think about and remember, not to mention the actual proposing part (ahhhh nerves)! Lucky for you, I’ve helped plan and photograph quite a few surprise proposals and I’m going to share some […]
February 2, 2022
I love thinking outside the box, especially when it comes to my couple’s wedding day. The way I think of it, my top responsibility is to create a storyline showcasing the sincere, organic moments speckled throughout the day. To be honest, there are so many reasons I exclusively offer full-day wedding photography coverage. The most […]
January 25, 2022