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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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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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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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Lauren & Blake – Early Fall Engagement at Busch Wildlife Conservation Area

Late September and Early October often comes with unpredictable weather here in Missouri. For Lauren and Blake, this turned out to be an amazing thing! We decided to risk a thunderstorm forecast and headed to the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area to spend the evening taking some portraits. What started out as cool, overcast […]

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Kerri & Ryan – Labor Day Weekend Wedding in New Town, Saint Charles

Kerri and Ryan are married!! These two carried on the family tradition of Labor Day weekend weddings and started off the month with a bang! We had rain in the forecast for most of the day, but the misty weather coupled with hints of fall on the leaves made for absolutely STUNNING portraits. September is […]

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Olivia & Brennan – Joyful Summer Engagement in Tower Grove Park

These two had such a sweet session last summer! Olivia and Brennan are getting married this fall at the Caramel Room and I could not be more excited for them! For their engagement, we found all the golden light-filled areas in Tower Grove Park and spent the evening hours taking some of the most joyful […]

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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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