Real Weddings

moments of love, laugther and joy

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Jill & Jarred’s November wedding at their home church in Genoa and their reception at Blumen Gardens was filled with so much love and joy! Jill & Jarred have been together since high school and their wedding day finally came! Jill wore a blushing lace dress that complimented her bridemaid’s burgundy tea-length lace dresses perfectly. […]

Emma & Jake’s elegant wedding at the modern, industrial venue called The Standard in October was one of my favorite weddings to date!!! They only had 3 months to plan it all, and it was the most beautiful, simple yet sophisticated wedding I’ve ever been to! The Standard is a gorgeous, industrial venue in downtown […]

Callie & Kyle’s wedding day was nothing short of magical! Their wedding day was like photographing a fairytale wedding with a blush dress, a romantic ceremony in forested grove, lanterns, and the sweetest love story! Once upon a time, Callie met Kyle on tinder, looking for a real Prince charming who would give her a […]

Amanda & Tyler are probably the most sweet and genuine people you’ll ever meet! They are both NIU Huskies and they love Starbucks so much, we even did some of their engagement photos there!! They got married in September at Old Coon Creek Inn in Beloit Wisconsin. The end of September meant all the trees […]

Jeff and Carole got married on the most beautiful September Saturday. When we sat down for our first meeting, their connection and excitement for the wedding was undeniable. Their wedding day started with them getting ready at family member’s houses near their venue at Midway Village Museum in Rockford. The girls were sipping mimosas and […]

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