Category archives: Wedding

  • Emily + Peter | Pear Tree Estate wedding | Champaign

  • I never quite know what to expect when I haven't met a couple prior to their wedding day. But when I walked up to the "First Look" site where Peter would see Emily in her wedding gown for the first time, everything was as perfect as I could have imagined. Emily hugged me right away and basically t[...]
  • Ashley + Brian | Urbana Silvercreek wedding photography

  • Ashley + Brian planned an intimate wedding ceremony and dinner at Silvercreek restaurant in Urbana. They chose to go out for an hour and a half or so prior to the ceremony for portraits of the two of them together. We had planned to meet at Meadowbrook Park in Urbana, but it was kind of rainy, ove[...]
  • Megan + Casey | iHotel wedding ceremony + reception

  • This past Saturday was an absolutely perfect day! Megan + Casey planned a March wedding to maximize their Spring Break days off, and the weather cooperated so nicely! The pink magnolia trees were in full bloom around the University of Illinois campus, which made a lovely backdrop for many of their p[...]
  • Giving Gowns | Donate your wedding dress in Champaign

  • This little project is something really cool that I am proud to play a very small part in. "Giving Gowns" was started in Champaign by Anna Simon, and she's working together with the Carle Foundation and the Farm Ridge Quilt Shop in Savoy to collect, cut an re-sew wedding dresses into receiving gown[...]
  • Winter Stylized Shoot | Alto Vineyards | Champaign

  • A while back I collaborated on a stylized wedding shoot with florist Kristine Evanson. We put our heads together and came up with what we hope is a fresh, unique take on wedding design.The inspiration for this stylized shoot was an idea of a fair-skinned woodland princess with a lot of earthy ne[...]
  • Tina + Joon | Holiday wedding at Hilton Champaign

  • Tina + Joon planned their wedding for the day after Christmas, which worked out great, except for all the RAIN Champaign got that day and the next two! We didn't have too many options for photos, but we used as much of the Hilton property as we could to maximize their wedding collection. We starte[...]
  • Emily + Jordan | Pear Tree Estate winter wedding

  • Emily + Jordan were blessed with this amazing unseasonably mild December we're having at their wedding this past Saturday. I woke up to sunny skies, and couldn't have been more thrilled for this pair! Pear Tree was all decked out for the holidays too, which tied in nicely with the couple's metallic[...]
  • Katie + Ray | Silvercreek Urbana wedding photography

  • Katie + Ray were married the day after Thanksgiving in a sweet, intimate ceremony in the greenhouse at Silvercreek in Urbana. I love how they incorporated Ray's daughter into the ceremony by reading their commitments to her as well, and gifting her with a necklace. Following the ceremony, they sig[...]