Category archives: Engagement

  • 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[...]
  • Amanda + Kipton : Gibson City engagement session

  • I ventured up to Ford county again last week for an engagement session with Amanda + Kipton. They wanted to get a few shots at the old Harvest Moon Drive-In movie theater in Gibson City, followed by some images at various spots around town. They both spent part of their childhood living in Gibson [...]
  • Janell + Spencer : UI South Farms engagement session

  • I met up with Spencer + Janell at the South Farms on the University of Illinois campus on a VERY gusty day last week to do their engagement session. We weren't sure the winds were going to cooperate, but we made it through, and came out with some great images! I love the locations they chose that [...]
  • Abby + Justin : Helms Park Champaign engagement session

  • Abby + Justin met me at the relatively new Helms Park in Champaign on a rare Saturday evening session opening. It turned out to be prom central, but we managed to work our way around the park without any prom goers in the background! I'm finally happy to photograph sessions at this park now that t[...]
  • Danielle + Konnor : Rural Gibson City engagement session

  • Danielle + Konnor just bought a cute farmhouse southeast of Gibson City, and I gladly obliged their request to do their photos there. Their dog Harley even got in on the action a bit, as well as the lovely Farmall M tractor that sent me on a trip down memory lane. :) Like most of my engaged couple[...]
  • A.J. & Craig : Urbana engagement session

  • A.J. & Craig are getting married in June in my hometown of Easton, Illinois, followed by the reception in Lincoln. They made a trip over to Urbana though for their engagement session, and brought along A.J.'s son Max to get a couple family shots in as well. For couples who already have kids, I thi[...]
  • Katie + Will | Urbana engagement photographer

  • When Katie + Will first came to meet with me about their wedding photography, there was much discussion about their canine friends, and how they would be involved in both the engagement photos and the wedding in some capacity. I am excited to meet Will's family's dog at the wedding next August! Fo[...]
  • Shannon + Jordan | Downtown Urbana engagement photography

  • Shannon + Jordan will be getting married next June, and they hired me based on their experience with me from Shannon's sister Haley's wedding a couple years ago. Their wedding will be my first wedding to photograph at the Allerton Mansion, so I, of course, am stoked for that! We started out their [...]