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...