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Christan & William – Mountain Engagement in Colorado Springs

The stars aligned when Christan and William reached out and told me about their St. Louis wedding and happened to mention that they currently live in Colorado.

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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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Lifestyle

Milestones – A Collection of Portraits including Maternity, Newborn, and the First Year

Imagine this with me if you will – you’re planning to welcome the newest little love-of-your-life into the world. You might be a little overwhelmed with all the fancy gadgets you find yourself bringing home and maybe you’re even taking a class or two to understand the entirely new shift that is about to take […]

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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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Christmas Mini Sessions – November 2021 Holiday Shoot

An annual tradition! I love, love, love ringing in the holidays with a festive photoshoot! Mid-late November we plan a holiday bash just in time to get those Christmas cards in the mail. Special thanks to Settings STL for use of their beautiful studio. Here are a few of my favorites from this year!

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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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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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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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