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Christie + Tim | Allerton Monticello wedding photographer
 
  • Christie + Tim | Allerton Monticello wedding photographer

  • Christie + Tim were married on a Sunday afternoon in May just behind the Allerton Mansion near Monticello. They were surrounded by a small group of close family and friends. Following their brief ceremony, we wandered all around the University of Illinois' Allerton property and took photos and enj[...]
Pear Tree Estate | Champaign wedding reception venue
 
  • Pear Tree Estate | Champaign wedding reception venue

  • I took a few minutes last week to stop by Pear Tree Estate to finally get a look at the space that I'd been anticipating for some time now! I knew it would be gorgeous, and it did not disappoint! Lauren and Annie from L.A. Gourmet (and their awesome staff!) have done an outstanding job bringing th[...]
  • Kevin + Brent | UI Arboretum engagement session

  • Kevin + Brent are a super sweet couple! I'm very much looking forward to their black tie wedding in Urbana this September. It was a pleasure to meet Brent's kids at the session, as well as the couple's two dogs. We started out the session at the University of Illinois Arboretum, and then I talked[...]
Best of Seniors | Champaign Area HS Senior Photographer
 
  • Best of Seniors | Champaign Area HS Senior Photographer

  • I've learned recently that when people hear the term "Senior photos" they don't immediately think of HS seniors like I tend to do. Some areas don't even promote photography specifically for high school seniors as a common genre, and this is especially true outside of the U.S. In Illinois though, i[...]
Chesser Financial | Champaign Business Headshots
 
  • Chesser Financial | Champaign Business Headshots

  • We followed the success of the holiday card Chesser Financial sent out to its large clientele list in December with this business portrait (headshot) session for Jamie Chesser. I stopped by their offices a couple weeks ago to get some quick, updated images of Jamie around the office. Business head[...]
Boudoir All-Inclusive Mini Sessions
 
  • Boudoir All-Inclusive Mini Sessions

  • Be a part of this BRAND NEW event from Holly Birch Photography! I'm hosting a group of boudoir mini-sessions that will take place at a Champaign hotel on Sunday, May 4 in the afternoon. There are 7 time slots still open, and with your $250 session fee, you will get full face makeup, 20 retouched d[...]
Amber + Susan | Champaign-Urbana wedding photography
 
  • Amber + Susan | Champaign-Urbana wedding photography

  • Amber + Susan got married on a chilly, overcast Tuesday in March during their Spring Break. I was delighted to be a part of their intimate ceremony with their three children and a couple of their closest friends. Originally, they had wanted to do the ceremony at the Champaign County Courthouse, bu[...]
Champaign-Urbana wedding photographer : 2013 Wedding Favorites
 
  • About Me : You're My Lobster

  • Sometime in college is when my obsession with lobsters began. I don’t fully remember the earliest details, but it had something to do with the Friends episode and Part 2 where Phoebe explains how lobsters mate for life and that Rachel is Ross’s lobster (which isn’t actually true, however. I read The[...]
  • Jill + Joel : Iroquois County Gilman Engagement Session

  • Jill + Joel are having their August wedding reception on Joel's family's farm, so I was excited to meet up with them there to check out the place and do some farm engagement photos with them. We also visited a park a few miles away, and made sure to get in some photos with Jill's props and Joel's J[...]