what's on the heart

All too often I catch people complaining about the mean and cruel world we live in. They blame leaders of the country or leaders of the state for all that’s happening. All the hate in the world. All the crime in the world.
But friends, I think the problem starts with us. 

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The World We Live In Begins With YOu

Space Gallery, Downtown Denver, Colorado | A Perfect Denver Wedding

Helen + Jeremy’s story was special to me from the very start. I had the pleasure of photographing these two at Lost Gulch Overlook in Colorado last December, and mid-photo shoot, Jeremy knelt down on one knee and proposed to his sweet Helen. She had tears, I had tears, we all had tears. Shortly after […]

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Lincoln Park Wedding, Chicago, Illinois | A Story For Sunny Lincoln Park

Haley + Aaron. A couple I will never forget about for the rest of my days. Before I go into details of their story, here are some details of their wedding: Hayley, Aaron, and their bridal party all got ready for their special day at the Aloft Chicago Mag Mile.Their ceremony + reception took place […]

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Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois | The Cutest Chicago Tinder Love Story

Allie + Kent met on Tinder two and a half years ago. At the time, they were both VERY busy between work, traveling, and just general LIFE to get to, they talked for about a month long until they finally went on their very first date. They had their first date at Summer House Santa Monica […]

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Lincoln Park, North Avenue Beach, Chicago, Illinois | Engaged in Lincoln Park

Haley and Ethan met *officially* in college. They both played soccer at the same school, and Ethan definitely had eyes for Haley.They didn’t talk much during that period of time, but knew about each other all along.Flash forward to when Haley moved to Chicago, she knew about this guy named Ethan, and naturally slid into […]

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Why I Attended The Heart Workshop…TWICE

I remember the first time I discovered the wonderful humans that Evie Rupp and Lindsey Roman are. It was a Sunday afternoon a year and a half ago. I spent hours learning about Evie Rupp and Lindsey Roman, and immediately decided I wanted to go to their workshop: The Heart Workshop. I quickly went to […]

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Peoria, Illinois | Turning Your Fears Into A Goal

“I can’t do this. I’m not a runner. I am tired. I am so sore. My feet are swollen. I am hurting. I am not cut out for this…” The list goes on and on and on.  I had a fear three months ago.  I experienced this fear after one ambitious Sunday afternoon back in […]

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Venue Chisca, Peoria, Illinois | A Party Downtown Kinda Wedding

A downtown wedding, a bridal party down to PARTY, and two people with the sweetest love to ever exist. Kinsley + Zach’s wedding day was truly a vision from start to finish.We started the day off with the ladies getting ready at Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Illinois. I then went to Zach + Kinsley’s […]

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The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Venue Chisca (Peoria, Illinois) | The Greatest Show…Wedding

A cathedral wedding, a boho touch, an ice cream bar, a circus performance, and a sparkler exit = one.big.party. Brendan + Emily’s wedding was quite literally the most perfect day from start to finish. We started the day off at Brendan’s parents house, where the ladies got ready for the big day. Following that, we […]

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Clearwater Beach, Florida | A Clear As Water Lovestory

Sometimes (as in always) I decide to take a spontaneous trip, and this time I brought my second photographer Rosie along with me, and it was everything we both needed before the busy wedding season hit. We took a trip to St. Petersburg, Florida, and enjoyed the hot sun + white sand at Clearwater Beach. […]

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Horseshoe Bend, Page Arizona | A Perfect Adventure in Horseshoe Bend

The wind was moving, the sun was beaming, and the love was overflowing. Josh + Julia’s Horseshoe Bend Adventure Session was a dream and so much more than I could have ever imagined. These two met through their church group, and were convinced to go on a date after their friends pressured Josh into texting […]

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