Category archives: Engagement

  • Marie + Drew | Champaign Parks engagement photography

  • Marie + Drew are planning an elegant country club wedding for next June. They were the first couple to book me for 2015! They didn't have a preference as to where we met for the session, so I suggested a couple local parks -- one I hadn't been to in a few years, and one that I'd never photographed [...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • Beth + Ryan : Central Illinois engagement photography

  • Beth + Ryan are getting married next summer near Jacksonville, but they trekked over to Champaign for their engagement session. I'm very much looking forward to photographing their wedding at a venue I've never photographed before! I also enjoy getting to know my wedding couples prior to the weddi[...]
  • Sarah + Isaac : Urbana Meadowbrook Park engagement

  • Sarah + Isaac are from upstate New York, but are in C-U for a little while as Sarah is in vet school. They're planning a wedding for next year back home, but wanted to do their engagement session here. I suggested Meadowbrook Park as our setting, and I love the variation of looks we got, especially[...]
  • Vicki + Tim : Arboretum engagement photography : Urbana

  • Vicki + Tim are getting married next weekend! We got together a few weeks ago at the UI Arboretum in Urbana to do their engagement session prior to the big day. The Arboretum is absolutely gorgeous in August and September, and I love the contrast of their simple black shirts/blue jeans against the[...]
  • Kirby + Kyle : Downtown Champaign engagement photograpy

  • Who's enjoying this heat wave? Well, just before the cool snap ended, I met up with Kirby + Kyle in downtown Champaign near the old train station for their engagement session. After a quick outfit change, we headed over to a spot in Urbana that I'd been eyeing for a few more shots with some wildfl[...]