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Ladonna is a loving mother and a devoted follower of Christ! Her passion and love for her family are like no other. Her husband Jessi says “LaDonna is very loving & kind-hearted, she is beautiful inside & out, she loves the Lord” Ladonna getting ready with the help of her daughter, sister, and bridesmaids for […]

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Eria and Mike at MillCreek Wilde! A breathtaking barn venue with orchard blossoms, fruiting trees, and a beautiful site for a wedding! The Venue was accented with Sunflower yellow, maroon and gray tones. Details of the day! Our beautiful bride getting ready with the help of her mom! Eria the sunflower queen! Mike and his […]

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Weddings are always emotional for me, no matter how many I have photographed. So, when it came to the part of my career where friends and family started asking me to photograph their weddings, everything I had read and heard was like DON’T DOOOOO ITTTT!  Like most things in life, I followed my heart, and […]

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Alanis Morisette once sang a song about all the “bitter little pills” that exist in the world and included  “Rain on your wedding day” as one of them. Let’s face it, for most people, rain on a wedding day is a bummer.  Most of the time we have to adjust schedules, adjust expectations and work […]

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So, you have the perfect person, a ring you love, a date picked out and now you’re choosing your wedding vendors. You know you want a photographer whose images move you, and you can’t wait to splash pictures of your big day across your social media pages and hang them on your walls. You have […]

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Registered on the National Trust for Historic Preservation and originally built as a wedding present from Potter Palmer to his bride Bertha Honore’, The Palmer House Hilton was only initially open for 13 days before it succumbed to the Great Chicago Fire.  However, like any good love story, The Palmer House has endured going through […]

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How I met this couple at first was over the phone, with a single phone call they wanted to work with me and they hadn’t even met me in person yet! I have to giggle because one of the first words Tiffany said to me was: “I stalk you on Instagram, I know who you […]

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Living your best life is about breaking free from the typical screenplay; pursuing your dreams, living in each moment, and being unafraid to be uninhibited and unapologetically, YOU. Weddings can be beautiful for so many reasons; a dashing love story, gorgeous couple, stunning venue, or; every once in a while; a group of people who […]

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Stacy and Michael didn’t foresee having tropical-themed wedding photos when they planned their wedding with close friends and family at St Mary’s in Riverside and their reception at Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville. And really, neither did I::LOL:: But when the rain decided to thwart our plans for outside photos, creativity triumphed!  You’re going to […]

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As you all know, Memorial Day was this past Monday. While Memorial Day is not just a day for cookouts and drinks with friends and family. (Although that is a fun part of the day) The true meaning of the holiday is to remember those who have lost their lives serving this country. Between fielding […]

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