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FEATURED : THE BLACK TIE BRIDE Springfield Country Club Glamerous Fall Wedding Photography

One of my big goals of this year was to start submitting our weddings for publication. It is fun to see other’s sharing your work, and I also feel like it is such a nice way to honor our couple’s hard work in planning such beautiful weddings!  But when you are also shooting a couple portrait sessions a week, turning weddings around to be delivered within 2 weeks, blogging 4 times a week, and growing the education side of your business at the same time…it can be an overwhelming task! We are a bit behind but are excited for this off season to catch up!  However, immediately after we photographed Becca and Matthe’s gorgeous Country Club fall wedding, we knew we had to submit it immediately (because…dresses and flowers and navy suits and moments and petals…there were so many reasons!).  Even as the day was unfolding, I just felt like I wanted to take the chance on one of my favorite wedding blogs,  The Black Tie Bride, created by the incredibly talented photography husband and wife team Justin and Mary.  They seek to share timeless, classy, and iconic beauty and this wedding oozed of it!  I heard back immediately that they wanted to publish it and it was up a couple of weeks later, and I am so excited to share about it today!  We loved Becca and Matthew’s day for millions of reasons, only some having to do with it’s outward beauty. They are a beautiful couple that we just can feel the love from, and also for all the others involved in the day.  I am so excited share a few favorites here again- Thanks so much, Black Tie Bride!

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  1. Karen says:

    Congrats Jill! What a great accomplishment and beautiful photos from an amazing wedding.

  2. Jesi says:

    Wow!!! Those silver dresses with the Navy suits!! BEAUTIFUL WEDDING!!!!

  3. Candi says:

    Congrats on the feature!!

  4. Jamie says:

    Those dresses are gorgeous!!! And I love those party photos! Such a beautiful day!

  5. Wow, can I say what a PERFECT wedding?! Absolutely love that petal throwing shot and those hangers!!

  6. Misty says:

    This wedding was AMAZING! I’m not surprised it was on picked up by Black Tie Bride!! Nice work, girl! 😀

  7. Congrats on your feature!!

  8. Joanna M says:

    Love those bridesmaids dresses!

  9. Holly says:

    How beautiful!! Congrats on the feature – such an honor!!

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I'm Jill, a wedding and portrait photographer based out of Chicago and Central Illinois, and available world wide! I'm also a photography educator, wife to my favorite person on the planet, mama to 3 amazing kids and an energetic Aussie, and obsessed with statement jewelry and all desserts (especially fruit pies!). 

As a past high school teacher, I have a major heart for education. After going full time in my business, I have built a business I love that gives me an almost 6 figure salary and allows me to be home part time with my kids.  I dream for you to run a business that enhances your life and lights you up, and I believe I can help you learn how to do it with a little hustle and a lot of heart!

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