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Hi friends!  I'm Jill and I'm so glad you stopped by.

 I'm a wedding and portrait photographer based out of Chicago and Central Illinois.  Grab a coffee (or my favorite, a coke!) and take a look around this site at the beautiful people who let me tell their stories through images, as well as a little peek into my life!

SPRINGFIELD ILLINOIS OUTDOOR FALL FAMILY PHOTOS The R Family

After knowing this mama for so long (like…13 years long), I knew how much I would love to see her become a mama.  She was first my student, and then my teacher’s aide, and then the star in the musicals I directed, and then after graduation a babysitter and family friend, and then became a […]

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October 1, 2020

FALL NAVY AND WINE RED RUSHVILLE ILLINOIS FAMILY FARM WEDDING Nicholas + Kelsy | Married

I heard it over and over again on their wedding day…their story, their love, was a fairytale.  High school sweethearts who seemed to know instantly and stay together through the years, these two represent what everyone hopes to find in their lives.  #HappilyEverLeMaster.  The truth is, I’m sure like everyone they have had their ups […]

September 30, 2020

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FALL OUTDOOR SUNSET ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY Brooke + Noah | Engaged

You all know how I feel about seeing my couples as parents…and when I get to experience it all at the same time, it is truly so extra special!  Brooke and Noah are getting married in November of this year, and they brought their sweet, beautiful daughter to their engagement session for some photos!  She […]

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September 21, 2020

ST LOUIS FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND HOTEL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY Cody + Annelise | Married

This past weekend was the official start to our regular fall season, an it felt so good to start up again!  This fall includes a few weddings that have been on my calendar for a year plus, and a few that are newer, and I am so excited to get to celebrate with each of my […]

September 9, 2020

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS FAMILY FARM PHOTOGRAPHER The W Family

Talk about the perfect combo of outfits, location, and light!  The only problem was that it was about 100 degrees when we shot these, and I know how uncomfortable this sweet family was weather wise…but we wanted to stick to the plan, and I think these pictures make it SO WORTH IT!!!  I have had the […]

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September 1, 2020

WASHINGTON PARK FAMILY AND KIDS PHOTOGRAPHER The S Family

Time is flying by, and these first two photos are such a strong example of that for me!  I feel like I just yesterday did this family’s newborn session for their little boy and now he’s almost 1.5!  It was SO MUCH FUN for me to see this family again.  These boys are little explorers […]

August 26, 2020

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SPRINGFIELD IL PARK FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY The Y Family

I had the pleasure of meeting this beautiful family a few months ago for a porch session, and now get to see this beautiful mama near the end of her pregnancy!  Last minute, Silja decided to go ahead and have a few maternity photos after regretting not doing it with her second, a story that […]

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August 25, 2020

DOWNTOWN SPRINGFIELD URBAN ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY Promised | Hannah+Austin

Hannah contacted me about a year ago on Instagram. She told me she loved my photography and couldn’t wait to get engaged to her Austin, and knew she wanted me as her photographer.  That is one of the best feelings in the world…and when her email came in July, I could not have been more excited for […]

August 24, 2020

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SPRINGFIELD WASHINGTON PARK MINI-SESSION PHOTOGRAPHY Baby M | One Year Old

I got to see this sweet family recently for their daughter’s first year photos (a couple weeks late after some needed reschedules), and it was so much fun for me!  I just adore this family, and loved their newborn session last year so much so it was so special to get to see sweet Baby M […]

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August 21, 2020

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