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  • Welcome!

    We believe it's not about the background. It's not about the fireplace you're standing in front of, or the tree you're standing under.
    It's about the look on his face when he watches you turn the corner and come down the aisle.
    It's about the way you look at each other during the first dance as if you're in your own world with not a soul around.
    It's about seeing your grandmother's smile as you walk down the aisle wearing her earrings. Photography is personal.
    A great image makes you feel something. It evokes emotion as if you are there in that moment.
    50 years later, when your grandchildren look at your album, it will bring tears to their eyes, not because of the beautiful bench you are sitting on, but because they will feel the emotion of the day. Throughout all of history, throughout different cultures and religions, there is one common
    Love looks different to everyone, but we all have a story.
    We all have a love story that deserves to be be preserved.

  • A&M on Instagram!

With the current political climate dominating the web, there is no better distraction than love. Scratch that….there is something better…..there’s pure love….love that’s intellectual and engaging. These days, even the word ‘love” seems cliche, but with Kelsey and Hythem it’s different. They exude a feeling that is like no other…one that brings you in and […]


A New Years party is always great time! Champagne, music, friends and family celebrating the past and welcoming the new year. When you combine that with the wedding of two lovely souls who define the saying “meant to be”, and it’s a magical event. I arrived to photograph the pre ceremony fun, and Catie answered […]


Fall in the Midwest is the Most beautiful time of year! It is also just so perfect for an engagement session. The soft warm light, the explosion of colored leaves and the comfortable temperatures make for the perfect setting to celebrate love and new lives together! We were so excited when Meghan and Phil were […]