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  Let’s just take look at this wedding. First, Wildlife Prairie Park is an absolutely gorgeous place to have a wedding. Then add a beautiful bride and groom, friends, family and laughter and you’ve just perfectly described Derek and Natalie’s wedding. Who knew that when Natalie attended a birthday party with a friend, she’d end […]

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October 10, 2017

Derek & Natalie

This wedding. Are you ready to meet the sweetest couple ever? Salena & Chava’s wedding day was just the sweetest day. Chava is just smitten with Salena and it’s the most perfect thing to witness. I mean just look at their first look. I don’t think there was a guest who had dry eyes through […]

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September 26, 2017

Chava & Salena | East Peoria, IL Wedding

Peoria sometimes surprises us and while the weather channel says 80% chance of rain, what they are really saying is… we have no clue what percent chance. As a wedding photographer, that little icon with the cloud and lightning can cause people planning a wedding to panic. Not Andi & Michael. These two enjoyed every […]

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July 13, 2017

Andi & Michael | Metamora Fields Reception

*11.3 million businesses in the United States are owned by women (aka #momboss) *Those businesses employ nearly 9 million people *They generate over $1.6 trillion *Between 2007 and 2016, the number of women- owned businesses increased by 45% These numbers are absolutely amazing. There are millions and millions of women starting their own business and […]

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May 25, 2017

Be a ROCKING #momboss

It’s Mother’s Day and as I walked by women in church, they smiled and said “Happy Mothers Day,” And I, being the mess I am, re-adjust two bags and make sure I’m still holding my tiny human, who keeps taking his shoes off on the way in, making us even later then we already are, […]

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May 14, 2017

Mother’s Day… Prayers for all women.

  And we’ve made it. Bridal Show Tip #5, the last one. The show is tomorrow, you have a game plan, your comfy shoes set out and you are ready to take on the show. One last tip! Tip #5 – Bring a friend Bridal shows are very exhausting but having a friend along for the […]

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January 15, 2017

Bridal Show Tip #5