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Olivia & Brennan – Joyful Wedding at The Caramel Room

Olivia and Brennan are married!! If I could choose one word to describe these two, it would be JOY. Their day was filled with laughter, happy tears, and lots of dancing! We had the perfect September day for photos…

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Amy & Garrett – September Wedding at The Noble

Romantic Wedding at the Noble in St. Louis

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Cristina & Alex – Romantic Wedding at the Missouri Athletic Club

Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Weed! These two were married last year in Chicago, and this year they came to St. Louis to celebrate with their loved ones! They renewed their vows in front of the glass wall at the Missouri Athletic Club and had one of the BEST parties afterwards! So, so happy for […]

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Lexi & Ash – Rainy Day Engagement in Lafayette

‘90% chance of rain in the forecast’ is one of the most stressful phrases that a couple can hear as their big day approaches. Sometimes things are out of our control and whether you have rain on the actual wedding or for your engagement photos, there are strategies we can do to make the most […]

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Bridget & John – Winter Engagement in Forest Park

We almost froze last January for these photos, but they were absolutely worth it! A snow storm was in the forecast, but we needed to get these photos done on winter break for these two, so we opted to push back the time in order to beat the weather. It worked out perfectly! It started […]

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Nicole & Michael – Late Fall Engagement in Historic Saint Charles

Late October and early November are key times to catch those bright and vibrant colors and this is always one of my most in-demand seasons! (I mean, just look at these leaves!) Nicole and Michael met with me the first week in November and we had an absolute blast on Main Street St. Charles. These […]

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Mabry Family – Intimate Pastel-Toned Baby Shower

Baby showers are so fun! Everyone is excited for the new little one and between the games, the finger-foods and the gift-opening, there are so many cute moments to capture. I don’t find myself photographing many baby showers, mainly because they so often coincide with my weekend weddings. However, I have a couple tried-and-true assistants […]

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Maddy & Daniel – Chicago Engagement at the Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary

What a stunning view for an engagement session! For Maddy and Daniel’s photos, we headed just north of downtown Chicago to the Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary and Harbor. From it’s beautiful fall colors to the iconic skyline, this location gave us the best of both worlds. We had such a fun time strolling through the […]

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Rachel & Eddie – September Wedding at the McPherson in Saint Louis

Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Chickering! Rachel and Eddie had such a beautiful fall wedding at the McPherson! It’s so fun when the wedding party all gets ready in the same location. The girls were downstairs jamming to music while the guys were free to meander around the upstairs area. I especially love this because […]

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Serena & Nick – Indianapolis Wedding at the Old Gray Barn

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Fruits!  I traveled up to Indianapolis for Serena and Nick’s beautiful outdoor wedding and it was such a stunning day! These two said their vows at the Old Gray Barn, just outside the city. The early evening ceremony was in a forested glade and cocktail hour consisted of yard games […]

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Professional memory keeper and all-around sensitive soul; inspired by soft romantic vibes and the nostalgia of film.

I love what I do. I live to capture the beauty in this life and I am forever chasing the most authentic way to translate it through the camera. The arts and I have always been close. I am a dancer, a musician, and a teacher and I utilize every nuance to sharpen my skill.

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