Category: wedding

Anna and Joe – Kansas City Winter Wedding – December 29, 2017

February 12, 2018

From the moment we Skyped and she asked me the names of my children, I knew Anna was somebody that I would come to love. She is absolutely beautiful on the outside, but what makes her beyond special i...


Abbey & Andrew – Wedding in Hermann, Missouri – September 30, 2017

October 30, 2017

It's Abbey & Andrew's one month anniversary! As I sit here humming the epic ballad "Hold On" by Wilson Phillips (played multiple times that day! ha!), I am finding myself grinning from ear to ear as I...


Libby & Mark – Wedding in Peoria, Illinois – August 20, 2017

August 20, 2017

It's Libby & Mark's one year anniversary! Inevitably, my weddings during busy season don't make it to the blog (which is such a shame and kills me), because I'm so busy keeping up with my editing time...


Rachel & Andrew – Wedding in Columbia, Missouri – Part Two

July 12, 2017

I've said quite enough on Part One of Rachel & Andrew's blog post, but I'll preface this just a bit. These were some of the most epic, heartfelt, and touching toasts I've ever heard in all of my years...


Rachel & Andrew – Wedding in Columbia, Missouri – June 3, 2017 – Part One

July 11, 2017

From our first meeting at a local coffee shop, I knew that I was going to love Rachel and Andrew. Flash back to eight (eight?!?) years ago, I was getting ready to marry my husband Andrew, who was t...


Hanna and Carter – Wedding in Columbia, Missouri – May 28, 2017

June 28, 2017

Moving to a new place is a little scary. It's exciting, sure, but with a job like wedding photographer, you never know what to expect. What are the other photographers in the new area like? Is there a...


Abbey & Garret – Wedding in Kewanee, Illinois – May 13, 2017

June 23, 2017

Family first. It's something we say, and often mean sincerely, but I saw it on display firsthand at Abbey & Garret's May wedding in Kewanee, Illinois. Shortly after I photographed their engagement ...


Dorothy and Brad – Wedding in Columbia, Missouri – April 28, 2017

June 5, 2017

This was the day, Friday, before the day that it rained. all. day. I'm so glad this wedding happened on Friday and not on a Saturday. It rained all morning Friday though, and as I watched out th...


Anna and Pete – Wedding in Peoria, Illinois – March 25, 2017

April 21, 2017

Anna and Pete got married on a very rainy spring day, with light that enhanced the navy blues, greens and whites that she'd chosen for her palette perfectly. Throughout the day, their friends and fami...


Maria & Pete – Winter Wedding in Peoria, Illinois – December 3rd, 2016

February 26, 2017

Now that our recent strangely warm midwestern weather has returned to its normal winter state on this chilly Sunday, it feels like the perfect day to share Maria and Pete’s winter wedding with you. Ma...