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DAVID: Carlyle high School [Southern Illinois Senior Photographer]

We almost had to reschedule David’s session because of the on and off rain that day, but after speaking with him and his mom we decided to stick with it. I’m so happy we did! A little innovation with the reflectors and we were back in business! David works with the baby calves on a local farm […]

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Kuhlengel Family [Southern Illinois Family Photographer]

If you’ve ever been to Perfectly Polished or gotten your hair and make-up done here at the studio, you may have met Allison. She is one of our “go-to” stylists and we were thrilled when she asked us to photograph her family! Allison’s family was as sweet as we expected and her nieces are just […]

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2014 Fall Field Day [Southern Illinois Family Photography]

The week leading up to our annual Fall Field Day was somewhat of a roller coaster. The leaves at our original location turned a little quicker than we anticipated, so the search was on. A few days before, while out on a session, we stumbled on the PERFECT spot. The trees were full of gorgeous […]

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Nolan Family [Southern Illinois Family photography]

Not only were we lucky enough to photograph Vivienne for her first birthday, but also her beautiful family for their holiday card! Handling two small children under the age of 4 is no small feat, but Mom and Dad have it down pat! We truly loved getting to know the Nolan family and can’t wait to see […]

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Vivienne One Year Session [Southern Illinois Children’s Photographer]

How gorgeous are those baby blues? Vivienne came into the studio with enough cake and ruffles in tow to make any girl’s day and with a little help from Mom, Dad, and big sister Scarlett, we were able to get tons of smiles and even a few kisses. Though  a little hesitant with the cake […]

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HANNAH: Wesclin High School [Breese, IL Senior Photographer]

It was absolutely freezing the morning of Hannah’s session. She looked great in her purple romper and black leather jacket but I have to admit, I was a little worried she would freeze. We talked to her about her upcoming cruise and I think that did the trick! Even though everyone around her was shivering, […]

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GRACE: Mater Dei High School [Breese, IL Senior Photographer]

Grace has an infectious laugh that could turn any frown upside down. We hit it off chatting with her during hair and makeup and discussed locations. Each outfit was perfect for the location and even though we lost each other for a minute, the afternoon was smooth sailing! Doesn’t she look amazing!?!

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Mr. & Mrs. Henry [St. Louis Wedding Photographer]

When we first met Andrea & Ashley, we had no idea how amazing their story was. Over dinner one night, they told us how they met and it was Andrea’s idea to use their engagement pictures to honor the story of how they met, how he proposed and who they are as a couple. And, […]

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Connor: Greenville High School [Breese IL Photographer]

Connor has such a laid back and fun personality it’s easy to see why she is Greenville High School’s homecoming queen. When Connor pulled in her Grandpa’s fully restored pickup truck I knew this was going to be awesome. She looks amazing in all of her images but those are my favorite! The dress was […]

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JULIE: Salem High School [Southern Illinois Senior Photographer]

You may recognize this gorgeous girl from an earlier post this summer. Julie’s Supermodel Session was featured in a leading photography blog, Senior Style Guide. We had an early start at 7 am but it was so worth it! While inside the stadium we were all taken by surprise when none other than YADIER MOLINA […]

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