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Thanksgiving at the Lodge – 2014

Every year for Thanksgiving my family on my Mom’s side gets together in a lodge at Lake Sallateeska Baptist Camp in Pinckneyville, Illinois. We have Thanksgiving lunch, play football, canoe, hike, play catchphrase and apples to apples, tell stories, stuff our faces, dress up in costumes, go shopping at the local antique stores, have a […]

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Jayme&Jacob [Engaged]

When Jayme contacted me about taking engagement photos, she closed the conversation by stating how awkward her and her fiance, Jacob, were in front of a camera. Well, if that is awkward then please let all my clients be awkward! They were totally natural and extremely cute. Pair that with the beautiful changing leaves and […]

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Pyron/Tankersley Wedding // 09.07.14

I have known Victoria (Tori) since, well forever it feels like. Always mistaken for sisters and it always felt like we were. When Tori gave me a choice and told me she would love to have me as either her photographer or stand by her side as her co-maid of honor, I decided to be […]

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Hackmann Wedding // 8.30.14

If there’s one venue I love for weddings, it’s wineries. Beautiful views, beautiful vineyards, and beautiful sunsets. This was my first time shooting at Noboleis and it was stunning. However what’s even more stunning is this wedding. It’s hard to beat an outdoor wedding during a beautiful evening at the end of August. I so […]

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Jordan&Britni [engaged]

It had been raining the whole day, but I am SO glad Britni and Jordan decided to go ahead with their engagement photos, because I am just so in love with how they turned out. Luckily the rain let up for a bit and didn’t start back again until the very end (thus the appearance […]

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