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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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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 […]
Allerton Country Barns Engagement Session It might have been cold with a wind chill that made it feel like -20, but Lindsay & Cody handled it like champs. You can’t see me behind the camera, but while these two were in one layer, I was photographing them with four, and STILL cold! My favorite series […]
Midwest Family Farm Engagement Session Chelsea + Nick met up with me and Jess on what felt like the windiest, coldest, sunniest day of the year. Despite all the weather factors working against us, I’m absolutely in love with these photos! We ended up learning that cows, in fact, get the zoomies! Much like dogs […]
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Gloomy Day Engagement Session at Green Acres Sportsman’s Club, Roberts, IL Another throw back for you… Ashten & Colton! Where are they now? Married and newly EXPECTING! Ahh, I’m so excited for these two to add to their family! It was a few years back now… but I remember meeting up with these two at […]
Fall Engagement Session at River Bend Forest Preserve, Mahomet, IL An oldie but a goodie! We took these photos a couple YEARS ago, but since they’re one of my favorite couples of all time, I couldn’t leave out their fall session! We met up in Mahomet and literally had so much fun we walked all […]
Ford Co. Fairgrounds Session with 2022 Queen, Gracelyn Greenburg