Addie Beebe | Class of 2020 senior pictures | Washington Community High School

Addie.. she had me at “hello”  (sigh…) I met this quiet, sweet, beautiful girl with a cute little giggle in March and knew immediately that I MUST HAVE HER ON MY MODEL TEAM!  Admittedly, Addie said she is a very shy person but once she got to know people, she comes out of her shell. […]


Darby | Class of 2020 | Washington Community High School

Meet Darby aka… Darb, Darbs, DMoney or as her dad calls her when she upset or mad, “Tookey Lou!”  She is one part sweet, one part sassy and a whole lot of gorgeous!!!!   Darby is my first Class of 2020 senior from Washington Community High School!!  I loved Darbs from the second I met […]


PROM 2019 at Luthy Botanical Gardens in Peoria, IL

Every year, I ask my Shelby Seniors… What is the one event they look forward to the most during high school?  The majority of the time, the answer is PROM! I had the opportunity to photograph a few of my beautiful girls and their dates from the junior and senior class last weekend. The fashion […]


Spring Generational Sessions with the Class of 2020 | Luthy Botanical Gardens Peoria, IL

Every year I ask the current senior Class of Shelby Seniors if they have ideas on themed sessions. This year, someone thought of the idea of a generational Spring session and I loved it!  We have done a smaller version of this in past years and it’s always super popular because it’s a great way […]


Bailey’s grad session | Congratulations to this future Baylor Bear! | Dunlap High School Class of 2019

Grad sessions are in full swing and most of our local seniors only have a few more days left of school!   This is one of my most favorite and exciting times of the year as a high school senior photographer.  Capturing this close-knit group of Class of 2019 Shelby Seniors has no doubt been […]


Introducing the Class of 2020 Shelby Senior Model Team!!

WHO WANTS TO MEET SOME AMAZING YOUNG WOMEN!? The Class of 2020 consists of 33 strong, talented, intelligent, funny, quirky, silly, goofy, introverted & extroverted, thoughtful, sweet, kind, and beautiful seniors from 11 different school around Central IL.  I can already tell you that this next school year is going to be absolutely wonderful. And […]


All you need is love | A Valentines Day themed shoot | Class of 2019

All you need is love!! The Class of 2019 Shelby Senior crew participated in a Valentines themed shoot and we celebrated LOVE!  They could choose to take only individual photos but were also welcome to bring a friend, boyfriend, or family member!  I absolutely love this group and it was, of course, one of my […]


A New Year’s Eve Inspired Photo shoot at Venue Chisca in Peoria IL | Class of 2019 Shelby Seniors

Happy New Year Friends!!!  It’s hard to believe that we are saying goodbye to 2018 already.  I don’t know about you, but this year has flown by.  It truly has been one of the best years ever for my studio filled with over 82 events, and thousands upon thousands of photographs captured for weddings, senior […]


A Buffalo Plaid Christmas inspired sesh with the Class of 2019 Shelby Seniors

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Shelby Photography and the Class of 2019 Shelby Seniors!!  If you know me at all, you probably know that I have an obsession with Buffalo Plaid. I love to joke and say that I’m the one that started today’s obsession with the fun popular red/black checked print! LOL.   Each […]


Makenna Murphy | Class of 2019 senior | Tremont High School

Meet the lovely Makenna Murphy, Class of 2019 senior from Tremont High School!!  She was a trooper for her senior was COLD and it actually started to snow!  And not just snow.. a mild blizzard came upon us, LOL.    This was a first, but her pictures turned out beautifully!!  I’m crazy about this […]







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