April Showers Bring May Flowers Inspired Session | Class of 2019 #shelbyseniors

The Class of 2019 celebrated Spring with an April Showers Bring May Flowers themed photo shoot!  April was rough and we canceled our first scheduled day because of freezing temps.  Things always happen for a reason, I’m glad we held off because when the re-scheduled date came around, it was starting to green up and […]

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Hayley Reneau – Class of 2018 graduate – Eureka College

If you live in Washington or happen to follow women’s sports, then you can’t help but know this talented young woman.   I happen to be one of her biggest fans and have followed her college career since she graduated from Washington Community High School.  Hayley has a passion for hard work, determination and a […]

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Lindy’s Downtown Market – Shelby Senior Grocery Store Session

If you know me, you know that I love my hometown of Washington, I love food, and I love being creative with my Shelby Senior model team!  So I decided to incorporate these three loves and do a “grocery store challenge” at Lindy’s Downtown Market.  Three of my goofy, silly, beautiful Shelby Seniors participated in […]

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Ryan McMillan | Class of 2019 Dunlap High School

Meet Ryan McMillan, Class of 2018 senior from Dunlap High School!  During his viewing session, it was so fun to hear that one of his favorite college of choices, Mercer University in Macon, Georgia notified him that he was accepted!!  Ryan will be majoring in Mechanical Engineering in college. I’ve know Ryan  since he was […]

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Nicole and Bill | engagement session | Peoria IL wedding photographer

Nicole and Bill are tying the knot this September!  When Nicole and I first met, we had so much in common.. and we both agreed it was a “sign” that photographing her and Bill’s wedding was meant to be!  This was confirmed again during their engagement session.  Spending time with these two as well as […]

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Shelby Senior Snow Session | IL high school senior photographer | Class of 2019

  What do you do when Mother Nature dumps 8 inches of freshly fallen snow at the start of Spring?  You take advantage of it’s beauty!!  Photographs in the snow will always be my favorite. The light that the snow produces is absolutely beautiful, especially on a sunny day. Plus, I love the the hats, […]

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The Class of 2019 Shelby Senior Model Team

To say that I’m excited for the next Class model program to start is a huuuuge understatement.  I mean HUGE!  We have 36 amazing seniors from 11 different schools representing Shelby Photography this year and let me tell you for a fact.. this group is going to have the best time ever.  New friendships are […]

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Frank De Luca | Metamora Township High School | Class of 2018

Meet the handsome (and super sweet) Class of 2018 senior from Metamora High School, Frank De Luca!  We had an unseasonable warm December  day to photograph his senior pictures.  I love me some De Lucas and have had the privilege of photographing his older sister and cousins. Frank would describe his personality as outgoing, funny, […]

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Valentines Day themed shoot | IL high school senior photographer | Shelby Seniors

This year marked one of my favorite Valentines Day themed sessions.  It was inspired by two things.  First, my favorite reality tv show (dare I say, the Bachelor and Bachelorette, terrible I know, but I’m hooooooked) as well as the 2018 Vanity Fair magazine cover showing the work of  brilliant photographer,  Annie Leibovitz.  It was a […]

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Romantic Vintage | Pettengill-Morron House | Peoria IL wedding photographer

Winter time always stirs my creative soul and allows a little extra time for personal projects when I get to shoot just for me.   If you follow my work, you might know that I love historical homes and truly enjoy their unique architecture but also the stories they tell.  The Pettingill-Morron House provided a […]

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