Tag Archives: midwest photography

the gang goes to starved rock | fall 2016.

As a girl who has always had a lot of close guy friends, I often wondered when I was younger how it would all shake out when they each started dating someone. Would their new/eventual girlfriends like me? Would we have things in common? Will they think I’m secretly out to steal their boys?! From…

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bri + sam | peoria, il winter wedding.

There’s something about a couple like Bri and Sam – a couple who has spent weeks and miles apart, and who I imagine counted down the days leading up to this one simply as the sheer amount of time before they could marry this person they fell so heavily for, rather than counting down the…

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sandra & johnny | canoe + fireside engagement.

Engagement sessions really are the best – they’re an opportunity for me to get to know the couple, and for all of us to just get comfortable with one another. One of the things people often say about choosing your wedding photographer is to make sure it’s someone you feel comfortable with, and this is…

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alli + tony | peoria, il wedding.

When Alli was working as a server at Pub II in Bloomington/Normal years ago, Tony and his friends became regulars at the spot. In a toast at their wedding reception, Tony’s brother joked about how at first, he didn’t know why Tony wanted to go there so often after work back then – until suddenly, he…

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