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Hi! I'm a coffee loving, travel-obsessed, twenty-something based out of Central Illinois. I'm lucky enough to make a living doing what I love - photographing people! I specialize in weddings (destination + local), senior portraits, + boudoir. I'm so glad you've stopped by my corner of the web, I can't wait to get to know you!
She's a pro. We didn't have to do a thing besides do what she had instructed us to do. So easy! After seeing how beautiful our engagement pictures turned out I could NOT wait for our wedding pictures.
fun facts about emily!
Yoga Pants (I wear them almost every day) > Denim (I mean, does ANYONE actually like jeans?)
next fun fact!
I actually like reading books but I’m painfully slow. It only takes 2 hours to watch a movie!
Mix it with Dr. Pepper, Angry Orchard, give me shots, or my favorite - on the rocks!
You better bet I'll climb what I need to for the shot, but deep down I'm terrified.
I wear the same outfit every Saturday. I'm no morning person, so not having to worry about what to wear is essential, plus, I know it's comfy!
We love hosting game nights! Popular games include Phase 10, Dutch Blitz, and our recent obsessions with board games like Catan and the Battle of Hogwarts.
Chasing waterfalls in Iceland!
As your wedding photographer, I believe that you deserve not only beautiful images, but an amazing photographic experience. Being a Mager Image Bride means I'm here every step of the way with whatever you need help with, from timeline to bustling before the reception. If you love crisp, colorful, and timeless wedding photos, then I'm your girl!
well then you've come to the right place!
Your senior year is the most important year of your high school career, and you deserve to have it documented with stunning photos to look back on. My goal is to capture the real, natural joy during such an exciting season in your life. These photos will mark your senior year for years and even generations to come. Let's create something awesome!
congrats! you're almost done!
As a boudoir photographer I feel it to be my duty to remind women that these are not "flaws" and that no matter what season of life she is in, she is beautiful, powerful, and sexy. I love providing my clients with gorgeous images and an experience that leaves them seeing themselves in a new light and feeling empowered.
every woman deserves to love every inch of herself.
When Emily shot our wedding, she brought her husband Brandon along as her second shooter. He is just as friendly and easy to work with, and they both made the picture taking process so fun! We did not do a first look, so we had to squeeze pictures in in between the wedding and reception, but I wasn't concerned because I had seen how quickly Emily could get amazing pictures taken during our engagement shoot. We ended up with so many perfect wedding pictures and even had a little extra time between the wedding and reception!
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Rustic Elegance Meets Barn Bliss: A Dream Wedding at Miller Farm Barns, Gifford, IL Ladies (and gents), prepare to be wowed! If you’re on the hunt for some swoon-worthy wedding inspo, you’ve landed in the right place. I recently had the privilege of capturing a wedding extravaganza at the picturesque Miller Farm Barns in Gifford, […]
An Easygoing Engagement Session at Riverbend Forest Preserve, Mahomet, Illinois How did you meet? We first met in high school, but it never went anywhere. We went our separate ways and reconnected 2 years ago after I moved back to the area. One night Ethan decided to message me on Facebook and one thing led […]
Romantic Spring Engagement Photos in Downtown Champaign, IL How did you meet? Johnny and I met when we both moved to Champaign the summer of 2019. After our first date we were inseparable and loved being together as much as possible! The Proposal Story Johnny and I were planning our 2 year anniversary and deciding […]
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Blossoming Love: Caitlin + Ben’s Allerton Park Engagement Hello, wonderful readers! Spring had finally arrived, filling the air with the sweet scent of blooming flowers, and love was in full bloom. I had the privilege of joining Caitlin and Ben for their engagement session at the enchanting Allerton Park in Monticello, Illinois. Our adventure began […]
Rural Paxton Fall Engagement Session, Illinois When you’ve got 83 blog posts sitting in drafts, it means going wayyyy back in time! So far back in fact, that these two are already married! But it doesn’t mean I didn’t LOVE their engagement session, in fact, it was a fall favorite! So for today’s #throwbackthursday, we’re […]