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Well hot damn, i'm excited you're here. I'm Emily - you can call me em. 

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I love taking adventures all over the world, photographing weddings. seniors, boudoir, and helping other photographers perfect their craft. When I have my shit together, I blog about them using way too many exclamation points. What can I say, I love my job! Grab a coffee and stay a while!


May 6, 2020

Late November Wedding at Eagle Wood Resort in Galena, IL Another blog featuring a second shoot for Kaula Marie Photography. I love working with this girl and this wedding for Felicia + Paul was no different! We traveled to Galena, Illinois to Eagle Wood Resort. This place was STUNNING!!!!! The exposed wood beams, floor to […]

April 22, 2020

Perfectly Purple Fall Wedding in Marshall, IL Another second shooting gig is gracing the blog today! I was fortunate enough to shoot with my girl Kaula from Kaula Marie Photography for Danielle + Mike’s gorgeous fall wedding in Marshall, Illinois. When I say gorgeous, I mean it! The weather was PERFECTTT! Danielle + Mike were such […]

April 15, 2020

Bloomfield Barn Blush Wedding in Chrisman, IL You guys know how crazy busy life is right!? Well when I second shoot sometimes those weddings don’t grace the blog right away or at all…shame on me I know!! But my point is, I actually second shoot quite often and enjoy doing it! I shoot with Ashley […]

March 11, 2020

Cold Winter Wedding at Circa on Seventh in Kenosha, MI Another second shooting wedding hitting the blog. This wedding was definitely a minute ago but I hated to leave it behind on the hard drive – so here it is! Kara Evans asked me to join her once again in Kenosha, Michigan for a winter […]

circa on seventh

February 26, 2020

Lavender Late Spring Wedding in Olivet, IL Brooke Kristine Photography asked me tag along for another wedding (make sure to check out this last one I blogged!) and I was thrilled to say YES! Emily + Jordan’s day was in late spring but it was hot!! It was my first time at Olivet Nazarene University […]

January 22, 2020

Springtime Magenta Wedding in Ottawa, IL As you know I love second shooting and when Brooke from Brooke Kristine Photography reached out to me I was so excited to work with her. Mary + Steve’s day was a gloomy March day, but I knew the pictures would turn out amazing! Mary’s dress was stunning with […]

January 8, 2020

A classy Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Wedding in Springfield, IL Today’s #weddingwednesday is a throwback to last year’s wedding with Kara Evans in Springfield, IL at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum! This day was magnificent in so many ways. I loved starting the details in the presidential suite of the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in […]

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Wedding

April 13, 2016

Turtle Run Banquet Center Wedding | Danville, IL | January 2nd, 2016 Laura and Robert’s big day was full of fun, laughter, and GORGEOUS details! I had so much fun second shooting for Melissa of M Failla Photography once again! You may have seen my other posts about Kimberly + Tyler or Megan + Jacob‘s wedding […]

January 21, 2016

I absolutely love working with Holly of Holly Birch Photography, and Daniel + Megan’s Pear Tree Estates wedding was no exception. My day started when I met up with Holly in the Concord Room of PTE as the girls got ready for the day. Megan chose a beautiful gown and coral bridesmaids dresses which complimented […]