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  1. Amy & Ryan Lake Geneva Resort Wedding

    Date 22 Nov 2017
    Amy and Ryan’s wedding day at Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin was filled with smiles, laughs, tears and some hilarious shenanigans!  Take a little peak into their wedding day.  

  2. Kalli & Matt Gleneagles Country Club

    Date 04 Nov 2017
    Matt & Kalli are a love story you’d think you’d only read about in a book.  Neighbors and friends for over 20 years, until it was more, these two are something special.  Oh, and when your little sister is the Maid of Honor and bride’s best friend….the speeches are epic! …

  3. Andrea & Caleb Byron Engagement

    Date 03 Nov 2017
    When talking about engagement session locations, Andrea and I came up with a few ideas, but once Byron Forest Preserve was mentioned, we knew it was the right spot!  Andrea & Caleb had actually considered it for a wedding venue before deciding on the wonderful Happily Ever After Wedding Barn.  Here’s…

  4. Natalie & Shawn DC Estate Wedding

    Date 26 Oct 2017
    Natalie & Shawn didn’t let a little (or a lot) or rain and wind dampen their wedding day.  They went and danced in it!  Here’s a look back at their amazing fall wedding day at DC Estate Winery in South Beloit, Illinois.

  5. Chelsea & Jarred Rockford Engagement

    Date 20 Oct 2017
    Engagement session are fun, add in the cutest little baby girl and it gets even better!  Here’s a little looking into Chelsea & Jarred’s engagement session.

  6. Dana & Korey Mini Rockford Engagement Session

    Date 20 Oct 2017
    Dana & Korey’s mini engagement session in Downtown Rockford at the Sinnissippi Gardens & Conservatory this summer was a ton of fun.  Here’s a look back.

  7. Kyrie Byron Senior Photos

    Date 19 Oct 2017
    Kyrie is an amazing young woman: strong, confident, intelligent and beautiful.  We managed to find an afternoon that wasn’t filled with all the commitments of a high school senior and cheerleader during football season to take her senior photos.  We had a great time, and I can’t wait to see the…

  8. Ashley & Jacob Crossfit Engagement

    Date 18 Oct 2017
    From the first time I met Ashley & Jacob, I knew they were going to be a ton of fun to hang out with, and their engagement session was truly that.  They are both very fit and outdoor people, so we started off at Rock Cut State Park for some…

  9. Jenessa & Zach Rockton Engagement

    Date 11 Oct 2017
    Starting in downtown Rockton, we had a great time during Jenessa & Zach’s engagement session.  After some laughs downtown we took a quick trip to Macktown Forrest Preserve to enjoy the serenity of the park.  I can’t wait for their wedding next year at The Fields Reserve!

  10. Kiley & Trevor Downtown RFD Engagment

    Date 10 Oct 2017
    When it’s 80+ in October and sunny, you naturally want to be outside to enjoy it!  For Kiley and Trevor’s engagement session, we did just that.  Starting on the rooftop of Taco Betty’s we caught up over a quick beverage then headed over to the river walk for a few…

  11. Wes & Jill Rock Cut Engagement Session

    Date 10 Oct 2017
    Wes and Jill are getting married at the elegant Orchard Ridge Farms Pavilion this winter. For their engagement photos, they wanted something a little different, and chose Rock Cut State Park.  It’s a great place with so many different textures and colors.   Here’s a few from their Fall engagement session.

  12. Lauren & Sam DC Estate Winery Wedding

    Date 06 Oct 2017
    Lauren & Sam’s fall wedding at DC Estate Winery in South Beloit was truly one of a kind.  Filled with historic family traditions from around the world; it was a sight to behold.  With some of the best speeches, which caused uncontrolled laughter and tears.  It was a truly one of a…

  13. Jessica & Nathan DC Estate Winery

    Date 29 Sep 2017
    Even 95 degree temps in mid September couldn’t slow down Jessica and Nathan’s wedding day.  Here’s a peek into their DC Estate Winery Wedding:

  14. Gretchen & Brian Cog Hill Wedding

    Date 08 Sep 2017
    Gretchen & Brian’s wedding day was something special to behold.  Starting at Gretchen’s childhood home, to their wedding ceremony just blocks away at Faith Lutheran Church all the way to the reception at the elegant and timeless Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, it was truly their day.  Oh, and…

  15. Kari & Jeremy Woodstock Gardens Wedding

    Date 27 Aug 2017
    80 degrees in August for an outdoor wedding….how does it get better than that?  Well, you nestle that wedding into the beautiful Woodstock Gardens and fill the grounds with all your family and friends.  And that is exactly what Kari & Jeremy did.  Here’s a little peek into their amazing…

  16. Bridget & Dave Madison Monona Terrace

    Date 01 Aug 2017
    Bridget & Dave had an EPIC wedding day in Madison, Wisconsin.  We started at the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace hotel for a few getting ready pictures of Bridget and her bridesmaids.  After a short bus ride to St. Patrick Catholic Church, we hopped off and went straight inside to get…

  17. Jared & Mark @ LeRoy Park & Pinstripes

    Date 18 Jun 2017
    Jared & Mark’s wedding day was brilliant!  Surrounded by friends and family from near and far, it was a truly amazing day.  Words can’t say enough….so here are a few moments from their wedding day.

  18. Jessica & Nathan Rockton Engagement

    Date 15 Jun 2017
    Nathan & Jessica have been together since high school.  You can still hear and see the joys they’ve shared over the years, and now it’s time to take the plunge and get married!  While they just bought a house in Indianapolis (congratulations!!), they chose to have their wedding and engagement…

  19. Terah & Steve St. Joseph & Wagner House

    Date 24 May 2017
    Having six doctors in the wedding party alone, there was never a worry or dull moment during Terah and Steve’s wedding day.  The girls even got a little extra relax time after hair and makeup finished an hour early!  We started documenting their wedding day at St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown…

  20. Behind the scenes with Dawn Colson

    Date 27 Apr 2017
    When another photographer, especially one whose work you admire, asks you to take their photo, it’s exciting, a little scary and an honor. Dawn is an amazing family and baby photographer.  My wife and I chose her to take our son’s one year photos because her work is truly heartwarming.  For…

  21. Matt & Kalli Chicago North Ave Beach & Lincoln Park Engagement Session

    Date 24 Mar 2017
    Matt & Kalli live and work in Chicago, so it was the natural choice for their engagement session.  We started on North Avenue beach a few hours before the Polar Plunge was taking place.  With 40 mph winds coming from the lake we had a beautiful sunrise and some awesome…

  22. The Pavilion & Copperstone Inn

    Date 21 Jan 2017
    When you get a chance to enjoy the amazing Copperstone Inn and The Pavilion at Orchard Ridge Farms, you enjoy every minute of the picturesque grounds and buildings.

  23. Marissa & Sean Winter Wedding in Galena at the Inn at Irish Hollow

    Date 18 Jan 2017
    Marissa and Sean’s wedding was just how they had envisioned it, surrounded by their families in a timelessly elegant location in the winter.  Even temperatures in the single digits didn’t stop their emotions from flowing during their first look.  All the smiles, laughter, love and tears kept coming as they had…

  24. Lia & Jarrod Prairie Street Brewhouse Wedding Rockford

    Date 14 Nov 2016
    Here is a look back at Lia and Jarrod’s fall wedding at Prairie Street Brewhouse in Rockford, Illinois.

  25. Jill & Nathan Church by the side of the road Rockton Illinois Wedding

    Date 31 Oct 2016
    Jill & Nathan live in South Carolina, but when they decided it was time to get married, they chose to have their intimate wedding near Jill’s home town of Roscoe, Illinois.  Relaxed and surrounded by family, you couldn’t tell Hurricane Matthew was barreling down on their home back in South Carolina.   Jill…

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