AURORA WEDDING || MARIA & JEREMY

I’ve known Jeremy since he was in elementary school, I met his mom, Janet, when I first moved to Chicago in 2001 and she has become a lifetime friend. In fact, her family gave me adoption papers one year for Christmas, so I’m officially a sister. We are so excited for Maria and Jeremy and […]

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Families

The ceremony took place under a beautiful arch, next to a private lake on a perfect Michigan summer night. The bride and groom were surrounded by family and friends, and their bridal party included lost of adorable kids. Just over a month ago I received a call from Karson asking if I would be available […]

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Travel, Wedding

HOWELL WEDDING || LIA & KARSON

MY STORY || SECOND CHANCES

“even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise” – Les Mis√©rables It was Saturday afternoon, 4 years ago this week, when my husband of 20 years told me that he wanted a divorce. Just like that. It was over. My whole world shattered. I had been fighting for 10+ years to keep […]

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About Me, Couples, Families, Special Events, Wedding

Jeff and I met on LDS Planet at the end of June 2019. His birthday is June 26th and I was first to message him a Happy Birthday message. If you know anything about me, you know I LOVE my birthday, so it seems appropriate that I will always remember our first interaction was his […]

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About Me, Couples, Special Events

WE ARE PERFECT FOR EACH OTHER || ENGAGEMENT

BEAUTIFUL RENO WEDDING || KENZIE & TYLER

It was such an honor to get to fly to Reno for Kenzie and Tyler’s wedding in the Reno, NV Temple. The mountains,  trees and scenery were GORGEOUS!! I wish I could take every set of bridal photos there!! The forecast all week had been looking like it was going to rain, and at the […]

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Families, Special Events, Travel, Wedding

We could not have asked for a more perfect, summer day for Samantha and Ron’s wedding. The weather was gorgeous and the sunlight was so beautiful, but my favorite part was the love shared between Samantha and Ron! It was clear from the moment we did their first look to the good-byes at the end […]

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Couples, Families, Wedding

PERFECT SUMMER WEDDING || SAMANTHA & RON

ONE MORE WINTER WEDDING || MARA & JORDAN

Mara and Jordan were married on a beautiful winter day last December – yes, I’m aware how long ago that was!! It’s worth noting that I photographed all three of these weddings {this one and the previous two posts}, traveled to Utah, did 2 family sessions, an engagement session and helped my brother get ready […]

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Couples, Families, Wedding

Back in January, on another freezing cold day, Natalie and Jesse were sealed in the Payson Temple. I’m so grateful I was able to capture their beautiful day and share in their joy – I’m so sorry I’m so far behind and you had to wait so long to see your photos on the blog! […]

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Families, Travel, Wedding

WINTER WEDDING IN PAYSON || NATALIE & JESSE