Hello friends! Welcome to my blog, I’m glad you’re here! I’m a Midwest photographer, wife, mom, foodie and home decor enthusiast. This is where I share my client work and also personal posts so you can get to know a little more about me and the fantastic people I serve! Thanks for stopping by!






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Miss Hadley just turned the big ONE! She is full of personality and is affectionately referred to as “Hurricane Hadley” lol! But when it came to her cake she was cool, calm and collected. Here are some of my favorites from Hadley’s session. There is a special story behind this dress, it is made from […]

Hadley 1 Year // Springfield Child Photographer

January 23, 2017

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Being an entrepreneur…there are two vastly different sides and to be honest I struggle very much in separating the two. This is the first time in my business I have really invested a large amount of time and money into growing verses maintaining. Prior to this I have just continued on doing what I needed […]

Real Life

January 20, 2017

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I’m excited to share this post because this small change can make a HUGE impact on your wedding images. We’ve all seem pictures that look orange, dark or have the dreaded raccoon eyes from the tungsten lighting indoors. Let’s be honest that type of lighting isn’t flattering on anyone! Now think about if your standing in […]

Weddings 101 // Why You Need Natural Light

January 17, 2017

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Now that my blog is done I’m able to share some of my gorgeous weddings from the fall! Kari and Nick had a beautiful crisp fall day for their hometown wedding. They had worked so hard to make sure every detail of their day was perfect and it didn’t disappoint! They were surrounded but such […]

Kari + Nick // Fall Staunton Crystal Ball Room Wedding

January 12, 2017

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Part 2 of our year in review is here! I know you’re all dying to see it 😉 I was really looking forward to summer 2016, not only is it my favorite season but it would be my first summer having Mady home after kindergarten! Mason was old enough for us to start going on […]

Jackson Family Year In Review // Part 2

January 10, 2017

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You have a vision in your mind, a wedding Pinterest board, bridal magazines, etc for your dream wedding. You plan every detail out and as a photographer I want to capture your vision in the most beautiful way! A HUGE decision that impacts everything is LIGHTING, specifically at a reception. One simple way to add […]

Weddings 101 // Reception Lighting

January 5, 2017