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John-Paul Fox | Headshots | Rockford IL Commercial Photography

November 22, 2016 - Jesse's brother, John-Paul, is an actor (check out his website here) and he needed some updated headshots. So, we wander...
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Brittany & Mike | St. Bridget's Church | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

November 15, 2016 - Guys. This wedding was SO. MUCH. FUN. Brittany & Mike have surrounded themselves with some great family & friends and th...
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Kelly & Tim | Ellwood House Museum | DeKalb IL Engagement Photography

November 08, 2016 - We met Kelly & Tim at the Ellwood House in DeKalb for their engagement session (a favorite location of ours). We had a g...
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Nick & Allie | Rotary Botanical Gardens | Janesville WI Engagement Photography

November 01, 2016 - We met Nick & Allie briefly at a bridal expo we were a part of in Madison, Wisconsin last year. When they ended up booki...
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Jessica & John | Country Farm | Woodstock IL Engagement Photography

October 25, 2016 - Meet Jessica & John, who just might be Tinder's best match to date. They are even incorporating the fact that they both...
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Courtney & Mike | Our Saviors Church | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

October 18, 2016 - Oh man you guys. This wedding was SO much fun. Courtney and Mike had a great group of friends standing up with them at t...
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Suzanne & Chris | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL Engagement Photography

October 11, 2016 - We LOVE engagement photos. They're just such a great opportunity to get to know our couples. Which is important because...
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Sarah & Craig | Starline Factory | Harvard IL Wedding Photography

October 04, 2016 - Today's blog features Sarah & Craig's gorgeous wedding! They got married back in June....surprise surprise we are WAY be...
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Sarah & Nick | Trinity Lutheran Church | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

September 13, 2016 - It's been a few weeks since we've posted a blog - but we promise it was worth the wait because the wedding we are sharin...
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Rock and Roll Institute | Band Photography | Rockford IL Music Photography

August 30, 2016 - This blog post is a little different than what we usually share - but I've been looking forward to blogging these photos...
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Rowan | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL One Year Portraits

August 23, 2016 - By now y'all know this family as well as we do, so I'm sure they don't need an introduction! One of our favorite little...
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Sami & Rob | Anderson Japanese Gardens | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

August 16, 2016 - You all might remember Sami & Rob from their engagement session at the Ellwood House Museum - well today we get to share...
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Elizabeth's 1 Year + Hays Family | Portrait Photography

August 09, 2016 - Today's blog post is a special one because we are sharing two sessions in one! First up: Elizabeth, one of our favorite...
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Courtney & Mike | Downtown Rockford | Rockford IL Engagement Photography

August 02, 2016 - This post is going up a little later than it should, because we've been behind on blogs! This is Courtney & Mike, they a...
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Valerie & Jared | Beckman Mill | Beloit WI Wedding Photography

July 26, 2016 - This week's blog features Valerie and Jared's wedding! They got married back in May, on a super windy (and cold) day. Bu...
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Kacy & Gavin | Midway Village Museum | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

July 12, 2016 - We are back to blogging weddings, people! In May we kicked off our busy season, and we are finally catching up enough to...
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Courtney & Chris | Kilbuck Creek | Monroe Center IL Engagement Photography

July 05, 2016 - We've been on an accidental blogging hiatus the last month or two because wedding season officially took over life as of...
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Logan | Fashion Lookbook | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

June 07, 2016 - We met Logan through a coworker of hers, whose wedding we are shooting later this year (thanks Courtney!) - she wanted t...
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Spethmann Family | Wicker Park | Chicago, IL Engagement Photography

May 17, 2016 - We first met part of the Spethmann family a few months ago at a bridal expo (their daughter is getting married next year...
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Elijah | Lifestyle | Roscoe IL Newborn Photography

April 26, 2016 - Last month we shared a session we had with the Mumma family, some of you might remember their super cute daughter Avalee...
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Jace | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL One Year Portraits

April 19, 2016 - Our good friends Andrew & Samantha currently live in Michigan with their adorable son, Jace. We don't get to see them as...
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Kacy & Gavin | Nicolas Conservatory & Gardens | Rockford IL Engagement Photography

April 05, 2016 - Meet Kacy & Gavin! They are getting married in May at Midway Village and we can't wait! They had been hoping to do engag...
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Mumma Family | Lifestyle | Roscoe IL Maternity Photography

March 15, 2016 - Folks, this is a blog post that will make you smile from the cuteness! This is the Mumma family, and they are as adorabl...
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Sarah & Garrett | Cathedral of Saint Peter | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

March 01, 2016 - We kicked off our 2016 wedding season with Sarah & Garrett's gorgeous winter wedding this January - and we had a great t...
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Elizabeth | Lifestyle | Rockford IL Six Month Portraits

February 23, 2016 - Do you all remember the cute baby we showed you over the summer named Elizabeth?! Well, she turned 6 months old in Decem...
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Skye & John-Paul | Katie's Cup | Rockford IL Headshot Photography

February 09, 2016 - We don't get to do studio work very often, mainly because we don't have a studio...haha! But thanks to our lovely friend...
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Sarah & Nick | Carlyle Brewing Company | Rockford IL Engagement Photography

February 02, 2016 - This is Sarah & Nick! They're getting married this summer and we are the lucky ducks that get to photograph their big da...
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Cora Mae | Baumann Park | Cherry Valley IL One Year Portraits

January 26, 2016 - Well you guys, Jesse's youngest daughter turned one back in October - and it's finally time we got around to showing you...
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Jessica & Shawn | Country Farm | Peoria IL Engagement Photography

January 15, 2016 - Today's blog post is a special one. I know, aren't they all? Well, yes, but today's is especially special. Because it's...
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Lueder Family | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

January 12, 2016 - Today I decided that I'm glad I'm so behind on blogging. Why? Because it means I get to look at photos full of gorgeous...
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Russell Family | Downtown Rockford | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

January 05, 2016 - Working with James and his son Bryce is always a highlight of the fall for us. They like to incorporate James' motorcycl...
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Rowan Michael | Baumann Park | Rockford IL 6 Month Portraits

December 28, 2015 - If you've followed our blog for any length of time you've probably seen the following faces before. But, they're a serio...
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Barnes Family | Downtown Rockford | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

December 18, 2015 - This blog post is seriously cuteness overload. I warned you so don't be surprised when you catch yourself saying "Awwww...
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Eric & Savannah | Williams Tree Farm | Rockton IL Wedding Photography

December 15, 2015 - You guys may remember Eric & Savannah from their super cute engagement session that we shared a few months ago. They got...
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Sarah & Craig | Baumann Park | Cherry Valley Engagement Photography

December 08, 2015 - Today's "we're so behind on blogging" blog post is about Sarah & Craig (who are seriously awesome)! We met with them at...
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Hafeli Family | Downtown Rockford | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

December 04, 2015 - I know, I know. Two blogs in one week! What on earth is happening here?! Well, I'm still (and will forever be) trying to...
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Angelyn & Tim | Baumann Park | Cherry Valley Engagement Photography

December 01, 2015 - Everyone! We'd like you to meet Angelyn & Tim! They're getting married next year at McEachran Homestead Winery and we ar...
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Alix & Collin | Klehm Arboretum | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

November 10, 2015 - Alix & Collin (who you may remember from their awesome engagement session) got married in September at Klehm Arboretum a...
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Jeannie & Steve | Our Saviors Lutheran Church | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

November 03, 2015 - Jeannie & Steve got married back in August, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church. Their wedding also happened to take place on...
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Lauren & Kyle | Forest Hills Country Club | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

October 13, 2015 - When we first met Lauren & Kyle we knew that their wedding would be one to remember and they definitely proved us right...
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Sami & Rob | Ellwood House Museum | DeKalb IL Engagement Photography

October 06, 2015 - We LOVE getting to check out new locations for photo shoots, and this one did not disappoint! We met up with Sami & Rob...
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Atticus Greenberry | Country Rural | Forreston IL Newborn Photography

September 29, 2015 - Some friends of ours (Luke & Noeha) had a baby back in June and they asked us to come out to their farm to take some new...
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Aubrey | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL 4 Year Portraits

September 25, 2015 - We really, really love working with kids. And this super cute session we had with Aubrey over the summer was no exceptio...
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Savannah & Eric | Bike Path | Cherry Valley Engagement Photography

September 22, 2015 - We are SO behind on blogs, it's almost embarrassing. But, we've got a great session to share with you today! Meet Savan...
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Ellen & Jeff | The Venetian Club | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

August 25, 2015 - Wow. It has been WAY too long since we've posted a blog! Its been a crazy summer around here between weddings, engagemen...
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Elizabeth | Lifestyle | Rockford IL Newborn Photography

July 12, 2015 - Back in May I wrote a blog about a lovely couple who were expecting their first baby and had us do maternity photos. I m...
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Amber & Bill | Trinity Lutheran Church | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

July 02, 2015 - We had our first wedding of the 2015 season at the end of May, and what a fun one it was! Despite the cold, and rain, we...
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Sarah & Garrett | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL Engagement Photography

June 16, 2015 - After having to reschedule their engagement session a few times (it felt like 50) because of rain, we FINALLY got to mee...
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Wedding Albums (FINALLY!!!)

June 09, 2015 - Oh. My. Goodness. We have FINALLY found a company to order albums through. Which means we are FINALLY able to offer bea...
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Rowan Michael | Lifestyle | Rockford IL Newborn Photography

June 02, 2015 - Meet Rowan. This cutie belongs to our dear friends Jeni & Matt. We've been behind the camera for a lot of their memories...
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Josh & Sarah | Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens | Rockford IL Maternity Photography

May 19, 2015 - We got together with Josh & Sarah for some maternity photos a few weeks ago and had so much fun with them and their pups...
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Cora Mae | Alpine Park | Rockford IL Six Month Portraits

May 05, 2015 - Jesse's youngest daughter Cora is now six months old, which seems crazy! So, of course, we had to do a photo session. Hi...
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Jeff & Ellen | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL Engagement Photography

April 28, 2015 - Ok. I know. It's been a long time since we've had a new blog post. I'm sure you've all been constantly refreshing this p...
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Something Blue Bridal Show | New Booth Set Up!

March 17, 2015 - A few weekends ago we were part of a brand new bridal show in Rockford, IL called Something Blue. The event took place a...
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Rebranding: Catalyst 2.0

February 24, 2015 - One of our goals for this year's "slow season" was to rebrand. Which seems silly since we're only 4 years old as a compa...
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Conklin Family | Prairie Street Brewhouse | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

January 20, 2015 - This post is super late, but now that things have slowed down around here I wanted to finally share some photos from our...
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2014 | Looking Back

January 06, 2015 - We still have a few photo shoots from 2014 to share with y'all but I wanted to take today's post and use it as a THANK Y...
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Freeze Family | Downtown Rockford | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

December 16, 2014 - We met up with the Freezes for a family session and also to get some senior photos for their son, Bennett. They're a gre...
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Petry Family | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

December 09, 2014 - Meet the Petry family! I'll warn you now, this family is insanely cute so if you can't handle that, don't scroll through...
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Parker Family | Rock Cut State Park | Rockford IL Portrait Photography

December 02, 2014 - We met up with the Parker family back in October for some family photos at Rock Cut State Park. We had an absolutely gor...
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Alix & Collin | White Pines Ranch | Oregon IL Engagement Photography

November 25, 2014 - Alix & Collin have been dating for something like 11 years and are now getting ready to be married next summer. We met t...
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Ashley & Jana | Urban and Rural | Rockford IL Senior Photography

November 12, 2014 - This fall we got to work with two awesome young ladies that will be graduating this year, here's a look at both sessions...
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Hartzell Family | Baumann Park | Cherry Valley IL Portrait Photography

November 05, 2014 - A few weeks ago we had the great pleasure of photographing some close friends of ours and their awesome kids! Renae was...
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Nikki & Abby | Midway Village Museum | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

November 02, 2014 - Nikki & Abby got married on a beautiful September day at Midway Village in Rockford. And man oh man, this wedding was so...
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Lauren & Kyle | Countyside | Rockford IL Engagement Photography

October 14, 2014 - A few weeks ago we got together with Lauren and Kyle for their engagement session. It was cold, dreary, and our last sho...
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Jason & Aimee | Second Congregational Church | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

October 07, 2014 - We met Jason & Aimee last year after they were referred to us by some friends of ours. We immediately knew that shooting...
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Erin & Jason | Saint Anthony of Padua Church | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

September 23, 2014 - Erin and Jason are a seriously awesome couple. They've been together for something like 10 years, and are absolutely cra...
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Delaplane Family | Belvidere IL | Rural Portrait Photography

September 09, 2014 - A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to photograph the beautiful Delaplane family! They were all together to celebrate...
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Linda & Zack | Klehm Arboretum | Rockford IL Wedding Photography

August 19, 2014 - We had the great pleasure of documenting Linda & Zack's wedding at the Klehm Arboretum at the end of June. It was a beau...
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