January 14, 2018

“If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby whe...

October 25, 2017

My mom found another photo of my great great grandmother, Sue (the woman in the framed photo below) and I immediately hung it right next to this one on our dining room wall. It got me thinking about the incredible stash of family photos we have, and why on earth are th...

October 11, 2017

September 25, 2017

The page family was just so sweet I can hardly handle it! We had a blast out-photographing a storm, out-running the mosquitos and catching a rainbow in the process. Thank you for allowing me the joy of photographing your adorable family, Suzanne and Rob! 

August 15, 2017

A few weeks ago I got a call from a wonderful mother, asking if I would be able to photograph her daughter's upcoming engagement, and of course I jumped right on that opportunity! It was a flurry of schedules colliding and travel plans merging, but right in between whe...

August 2, 2017

When I was growing up we were always playing outside. My best friends were my neighbors, we went to each others houses unannounced, drew bike paths with chalk, caught turtles, swam all day, made swings in the woods, ran through yards catching lighting bugs, played "kic...

July 5, 2017

 Katie and Josh's wedding was absolutely stunning and emotional, with authentic love surrounding them as they started their lives together at this beautiful farm. Katie and Josh paid attention to every detail, and made it a point to connect with everyone that came. You...

May 26, 2017


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Emily Sara
Harvard, Illinois