Tag Archives: Illinois wedding photographers

Stephanie & Ryan – {Indiana Wedding Photography}

This wedding was by far, one of my favorite weddings I’ve had the pleasure to photograph ever in my career. The details were so beautiful and creative, and completely DIY from Stephanie and her bridesmaids…. the venue was fresh and amazing. The couple was adorable. We had plenty of time for photos. The bride and […]

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August 2, 2012 - 3:56 pm

Rebecca Shehorn - Oh my gosh! What an adorable wedding. I was looking into getting married there too! You did a great job capturing the day

July 31, 2012 - 8:44 pm

Taffy - I saw you post this while I was on vacation and had to come back and comment! Amazing job capturing their day! Love the reception venue!

July 26, 2012 - 6:40 pm

Becky Brown - gorgeous images! Love the bridesmaids in cowboy boots. And that solo shot of the bride looking down is perfection :)

July 26, 2012 - 1:11 pm

Lana Carpenter - Makes me want to cry. We love you guys so much and miss you already! Thank you for letting us be a part of such a special time in your life!


July 26, 2012 - 1:08 pm

Annette Mueller - The couple is beautiful and an inspiration to our future. The photos are wonderful.

July 26, 2012 - 12:43 pm

Luke Guenrich - Killer boots man!!

July 24, 2012 - 8:36 pm

Megan N - These are gorgeous photos!! You did a great job, Mandy!

July 24, 2012 - 4:43 pm

Vickie Black - I love the details in this wedding. The venue was fabulous. Great job Mandy!

July 24, 2012 - 10:48 am

Sarah Fisher - ABSOLUTELY BEATIFUL pictures!!! Love how artistic the shots are, the lighting, love how you captured each and every detail. It was as if I were there going through the photos. How wonderful that they will be able to look back after so many years of marriage and be able to remember it so vividly because of your photos! (side note)LOVE the what the Bridesmaids are wearing..hehehe..too cute! Great job as usual Mandy!!! You sure are talented.

July 24, 2012 - 7:45 am

Crystal Gol - This is a great shoot! You really captured the bride and groom and I felt like I got a great feeling of what the wedding was like. Beautiful images!!

July 24, 2012 - 6:16 am

Melody Stiles - OMG, you do SUCH good work! I LOVE this wedding! You did an amazing job of capturing who these people are, AMAZING! I felt like I knew them by the time I was done looking at these:)) And, for those who want an old-fashioned country wedding, this girl chose the perfect decorations! PERFECT! Her eye is just dead on. WOO-HOO, Mandy!

July 24, 2012 - 4:41 am

Angela - LOVE LOVE LOVE! The lighting, the shots, the decorations..the bride and groom photos are amazing! Love everything about these photos! Looks like it was a beautiful wedding with a lot of special touches. Fine job! :)

July 23, 2012 - 6:15 pm

Brian Conley - The execution of visual details look as if it was done by a team of 50, however it was one girl with a dream to marry her best friend one day and her dream came true. Congratulations.

July 22, 2012 - 12:53 pm

Stacy Green - The MOST gorgeous wedding EVER! LOVE the photos, Mandy!! The last one deserves to be as big as the barn!

July 21, 2012 - 5:14 pm

Jessika Feltz - What a beautiful wedding! I love shooting at Dull’s Tree Farm! They are such nice and generous people there!

July 21, 2012 - 6:28 am

Nicole - Beautiful couple! What a classy country wedding. I love all the bright colors, especially during a drought. Beautiful pictures.

July 21, 2012 - 4:32 am

Tricia Williams - Beautiful pictures Mandy!!! Amazing wedding! Love all the details! What a beautiful Bride and Groom. They truly look like they enjoyed every minute of the day. Wishing them a lifetime of happieness 😉

July 20, 2012 - 8:26 pm

Liz - Mandy, these pictures are so beautiful!!! I love the country theme!! So awesome!:)

July 20, 2012 - 7:29 pm

Stephanie Ropa - What beautiful pictures of a lovely couple. Great job, Mandy!

July 20, 2012 - 6:37 pm

Steve Carpenter - Great pics Mandy. You did a great job of capturing the spirit and fun of their special day. As father of fhe bride I just wanted to thank you for capturing this day for them and those of us who love them.

July 20, 2012 - 6:01 pm

Windi - Love the pictures of them (the one of him picking her up in the field and them on the porch swing are my faves), but I ADORE the pictures of all the details. I know they bride will love that she’ll be able to look back on all the beautiful little touches she so painstakingly worked on and figured out.

July 20, 2012 - 5:55 pm

Megan - wow! I pretty much love everything about this wedding–the cowboy boots, the men in jeans, the dress–oh the DRESS! The mash-ups of the details are look-book worthy. What a beautiful wedding!

July 20, 2012 - 5:42 pm

Marie - Beautiful pictures!! What a gorgeous wedding! :-)

July 20, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Katie Destry - We love Dull’s tree farm!!! They are awesome!
Great job on their wedding :)
Love the images of the bride and groom in the field.

July 20, 2012 - 4:59 pm

Abby hacker - Great photos and such a beautiful wedding! Looked like so much fun!! Wish I could have new your second shooter so I could have seen it all in person :)

Sarah & Stephen – {Indianapolis Engagement and Wedding Photographer}

This adorable couple was so fun for their engagement session last week. Jerry tackled this one on his own (edited by me) , since I came down suddenly ill. He did a great job and used his usual humor to help make the session fun Enjoy your preview you guys! We can’t wait for your […]

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July 21, 2012 - 4:42 pm

Jessika Feltz - These two are adorable!! So in love with each other!

July 13, 2012 - 6:05 am

Jennifer Filskov - beautiful

July 12, 2012 - 12:29 pm

Tiffany Riddle - Sarah, you look an angel in these photos…hair, makeup, clothes are perfect and naturally lovely. Steve- lucky man :)

July 10, 2012 - 5:12 am

ALC - Love the pictures! There all wonderful it’s hard to pick a favorite although I do really love the one of you two walking hand in hand :)

July 9, 2012 - 7:25 pm

Alyssa cumberworth - Love them! Can’t wait to see the rest :)

July 9, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Ronda Johnson - B-E-A-utiful!

July 9, 2012 - 1:49 pm

Casey Szink - Awesome pics! Looking forward to the wedding!

Also, where is that painted wall, and can a car fit back there. These are important things.

July 7, 2012 - 1:02 pm

Vickie Black - Beautiful!

July 4, 2012 - 8:58 pm

Brandy tyree - Love these pics!

July 4, 2012 - 8:12 pm


July 4, 2012 - 7:50 am

Jannis Scully - These pictures are so sweet! I love them!

July 3, 2012 - 3:34 pm

Lane Kessel - What a cute couple!!

July 3, 2012 - 3:03 pm

Josh samuelson - Nice pictures guys!

July 3, 2012 - 2:59 pm

Nikki Samuelson - Love your pictures!!! Cannot wait until your wedding! I especially like the close-up of you in your dress/ him in the blue shirt :)

July 3, 2012 - 12:48 pm

Jessica Vaughn - LOVE all the color!

July 3, 2012 - 9:21 am

Evan Stall - Beautiful! Can’t wait for the wedding

July 3, 2012 - 8:17 am

Diana Hague - Great photos! You two are so cute! :)

July 2, 2012 - 11:56 pm

William Garrett - You can tell these two are in love. Great pictures. Good photographer to capture these stills. :)

July 2, 2012 - 10:56 pm

Courtney Davis - Love the pics! What a great job! Thank you so much for doing such an awesome job on my brother & soon to be sister-n-laws pictures! Can’t wait for the wedding! <3

July 2, 2012 - 6:30 pm

James LaChance - Nice pics!

July 2, 2012 - 6:28 pm

Ashley Couch - Aww I love these pics!! You guys are too freaking adorable! :)) I love that your cars are part of the pics…of course that doesn’t surprise me, lol. ;)The photographer did a GREAT job!

July 2, 2012 - 4:25 pm

white daisy photography - Oh i love these! gorgeous!

July 2, 2012 - 4:16 pm

Brittany - Gorgeous!! and looks like you guys had so much fun :)

July 2, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Jen Swedhin - These are great, and I LOVE the location! Nicely done!

July 2, 2012 - 1:46 pm

Mary Stall - Loved them!

July 2, 2012 - 12:25 pm

Brittany Brewer - The photos are great and I love the video! The part with the cars is so Sarah and Steve :)

July 2, 2012 - 12:17 pm

Lora Carter - These are so good, Sarah! You guys are very photogenic. :) Can’t wait to see wedding pics!

July 2, 2012 - 11:59 am

Patrick Johnson - Great photos! So happy for both of you – Mandy, you do great work! :)

July 2, 2012 - 11:51 am

Stephen Davis - Great pics!

July 2, 2012 - 11:21 am

Candice Fritts - Love these! Great Job!

July 2, 2012 - 11:11 am

Sarah Stall - Thank you Mandy and Jerry! We had fun and loved being able to incorporate our cars:) Thanks for the beautiful pictures!

July 2, 2012 - 10:45 am

Melody Stiles - GREAT job! I am SO glad he got the video of the car! Seriously, I suddenly knew much more about the groom-to-be after seeing that video, LOL! Great job on the pics….they are adorable:))

Kate & Ryan – {Illinois Wedding Photographer}

Our last wedding of 2011 was on October 29 in Dekalb, Illinois to celebrate the wedding of Kate and Ryan. Kate looked just like a princess on her wedding day and the fall colors didn’t disappoint This wedding will also be featured on the TLC Network’s tv show Four Weddings … so you’ll have to […]

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December 22, 2013 - 10:16 am

Kate - I just realized I get nostaglic every year and end up coming back here lol :) I just watched the slideshow you showed at the reception and it made me smile. I remember watching the show that day and how special it was for us. It’s crazy to think it’s been over two years already! I truly cherish these photos and could never thank you enough. <3

November 4, 2012 - 1:41 pm

Kate - I was just being nostalgic and revisiting the blog post from our wedding day :) Elizabeth – it is obviously too late now, but the rest of the photos which were not taken at Blumen Gardens were taken at the Ellwood House in DeKalb.

p.s. Mandy, one year later, I am STILL so obsessed with our photos! thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you!!! xox

July 19, 2012 - 8:45 pm

Elizabeth - These are absolutely beautiful!!! I am getting married at The same location as the reception, in October! Where were the rest of these shots taken, if you don’t mind me asking? The colors are amazing!! All the shots are stunning!!

November 19, 2011 - 9:47 am

Mary - Gorgeous photos! I can’t wait to see the TLC episode.

November 13, 2011 - 9:21 am

april - These pictures are so beautiful! Congrats Kate! :):):)

November 10, 2011 - 10:00 pm

Kate - These pictures are stunning! It’s hard to pick a favorite but I have to go with the last one! :)

November 9, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Heath - So when are we gonna have another party like that?! Congrats again guys!

November 9, 2011 - 3:59 pm

Becky - Gorgeous pictures!! You captured it all so well!

November 9, 2011 - 3:10 pm

Rachel - Great pictures!!!

November 8, 2011 - 3:52 pm

Amanda - There Pictures are amazing! I’m glad to see you had such an amazing day!!!!

November 8, 2011 - 2:58 pm

Aaron - I absolutely LOVE these pictures. Very well done. You both look like you had a ton of fun! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

November 8, 2011 - 10:35 am

Ange - One of the best weddings I have ever been to. Love you both!

November 8, 2011 - 10:12 am

Jan Hubert - Just gorgeous. Mandy is a genius and she had such a beautful couple to work with. So glad we could be a part of it!

November 8, 2011 - 9:20 am

Denise - The photos are amazing. Love the donut tree

November 8, 2011 - 8:53 am

Lauren - Love the pictures! So beautiful!

November 8, 2011 - 8:50 am

Matt - I generally don’t like a picture unless I’m in it, but even the ones where I’m absent were pretty good.

November 8, 2011 - 7:43 am

Jeff Anderson - Ryan and Kate,
These pictures are a stunning chronical of an absolutely incredible celebration! Kudos to Mandy. I am a bit biased, but I have yet to see a more beautiful, passionate and compassionate pair. I am so proud to be your dad. I can’t wait to see the rest of the photos. Dad

November 8, 2011 - 6:56 am

Aunt Kris - All of the searching for the perfect photography team paid off. Mandy, you and your husband did a fantastic job. I just need to know where to order. Kate, Ryan and the rest of the crew look fantastic!

November 8, 2011 - 6:46 am

bri - These pictures are absolutely perfect. Everytime i see a sneak peak, i’m sure that picture will be my favorite. Then another one came out and i decided that was my favorite haha. The wedding was like a fairytale and these pictures all capture that perfectly. I think you made the best decision ever with this photographer!!

November 8, 2011 - 5:57 am

Todd Schuett - Wow! The perfect combination for a wedding and photographer – beautiful wedding, setting, and weather, all shot very well. Great memories for a lifetime together! Beautiful!

November 8, 2011 - 5:33 am

Jena - Stunning! These pictures capture you both and your big day so well :) Absolutely gorgeous!

November 7, 2011 - 11:11 pm

Andrew Durso - Very nice!

November 7, 2011 - 10:06 pm

Carol Schuett - These are the most amazing set of wedding photos I have ever seen! Best
Wishes in your new life together!

November 7, 2011 - 7:52 pm

Laura MUA - Congrats Kate! These are some of the most beautiful wedding pictures I have ever seen! I can’t believe I’m going to have to try and choose just one or two for my portfolio!

November 7, 2011 - 7:45 pm

Katiegreatie - LOVE them. These are breathtaking. I want photos just like these when I get married someday. The photographers really captured the best moments and the overall genuine happiness of the day!

November 7, 2011 - 4:54 pm

Laurel - Beautiful pictures! You two could be models I swear! What a wonderful day and beautiful pictures to remember it by!

November 7, 2011 - 4:52 pm

Robyn Umans - Beautiful photography displaying such a beautiful couple :) I love the lighting and the fall colors. I especially love the happiness and love captured between Ryan and Katy. It is so easy to see :) Congrats to you both!

November 7, 2011 - 4:44 pm

Jan - The pictures are just stunning! But so was the entire wedding party! So sorry to have missed your big day ~ thanks for sharing!

November 7, 2011 - 4:06 pm

Russell-Mania - The photographers were awesome and really laid back. I was a groomsman and the photographers made the whole experience fun and relaxing, and obviously the photos turned out great. Congrats again Ryan & Kate.

November 7, 2011 - 4:04 pm

Ken Hale - As the father of the bride I have always thought my little girl was beautiful, but these pictures from her wedding day now demonstrate without prejudice that I was always right and what I saw was not just through a father’s eye. Kate looks as beautiful as I have ever seen her. And Ryan is a handsome young man which means not only will my future grandchildren be smart but they’ll be good looking too! Outstanding job Mandy!

November 7, 2011 - 3:10 pm

Lauren Trisler - Ack, Mandy rocked these photos (anyone looking for a second photog ;-)). FANTASTIC use of lighting!
Kate, you were (and are) so beautiful and your excitement and joy is very present in all of these photos. I’m so glad you have Ryan and he has you. I hope all the best for your lives together.

November 7, 2011 - 2:59 pm

NFB - Best weekend ever! Everyone had so much fun and the pictures definitely capture that! (even the dreaded jump pic)

November 7, 2011 - 1:25 pm

Brittany Sato - Your work is so beautiful!! You truly captured their fairy tale wedding! Simply stunning!! Congrats again Katy and Ryan!

November 7, 2011 - 12:14 pm

Tara almost Grall - OOOOOOOH, they are so beautiful!! You look beautiful, Kate! Can’t wait to see your wedding on TV!!
The night shots are so intimate and beautiful, I am forwarding them on to my photog for inspiration this Friday!!

November 7, 2011 - 12:08 pm

Chrissy Heffernan - Wow these pictures are amazing! You really did capture the fairy tale that is Kate and Ryan. I love when you can look at a picture and you just have to smile because of all the love and joy jumping off of it!
Katie! Your day looks beautiful. I am so happy for happiness, you 100% deserve it! LOVE LOVE LOVE YOU TWIN! LIOB<3

November 7, 2011 - 12:04 pm

Courtney Hargrave - Beautiful photos of the day!

Congratulations Kate & Ryan!

November 7, 2011 - 11:59 am

Kira - Beautiful pictures. Makes me almost feel like I was there!

November 7, 2011 - 11:58 am

Sami Childerson - Kate and Ryan,
HOLY COW! The pictures are amazing and you guys look beautiful/handsome!
Kate – your smile is priceless, you looked amazing!

Here’s to you and your new life together! Congrats!!


November 7, 2011 - 11:19 am

Cori Kahle - Kate & Ryan,

Congrats! You’re pictures turned out absolutely amazing! Thank you for allowing Phil and I to participate in your special day!!!!

November 7, 2011 - 11:13 am

Sarah - You did an awesome job!!!! Your pictures show LOVE!!!!! Everything looks perfect Kate you did great!!!! Wishing a life full of happiness

November 7, 2011 - 11:06 am

Papa - Spectacular photos. We will have to hang one on our “wall of honor”. Love to you both, Papa

November 7, 2011 - 11:00 am

Chris Olmstead - Kate and Ryan,

Congratulations! The wedding pictures look absolutely amazing! I hope your Day was a great and best wishes to the both of you!

November 7, 2011 - 10:57 am

Elisabeth Mooney - I am so happy for you both! The pictures were really fun to look at. I especially loved the lighting in the evening photos, they look magical! Best of luck, and thanks for sharing the photos!

November 7, 2011 - 10:41 am

Meme - Being the grandmother I guess I am a wee bit prejudiced but these pictures are amazing and show the love between these two perfectly. How could I chose pictures? I was happy to see the picture of our great granddog. I am betting on a long, happy marriage between these two. If I were to be married I would have certainly chosen Mandy too. Love from Meme

November 7, 2011 - 10:40 am

Ryan - Mandy and Jerry,

These look amazing. To be totally honest I didn’t even remember getting on the ground during “Shout”….but what a great shot! I love the photo of us walking through the garden looking at each other. You captured the fall colors we had hoped for.

Thank you both so much,

Ryan…..and Kate

November 7, 2011 - 9:43 am

Rick Wood - Great photos! Very impressed!

November 7, 2011 - 9:42 am

Shaun - Great pictures Kate!


November 7, 2011 - 9:40 am


November 7, 2011 - 9:27 am

Katelin Ruff - Kate,
You look absolutely stunning!! I am so happy for both you and Ryan. The pictures are so beautiful and do a wonderful job of displaying the perfect day. I had goose bumps while looking at these pictures. :) I am excited for you and Ryan.

Congrats!!!!!! – Katie

November 7, 2011 - 8:48 am

Olga Kinal - Kate,
You look amazing!! and altho I have never met Ryan, I can tell you are a fantastic couple together.
The pictures were breath taking, and just unbelievable !! I wish you both much happiness, health and a long loving life together.
Wishing you the very best,

November 7, 2011 - 8:43 am

Lori - So beautiful! Kate and Ryan, you look so happy and these pictures really captured that. It was wonderful to be there for your special day :)

November 7, 2011 - 8:41 am

Mar Sorensen - Wow Kate you and Ryan look so amazing! I just love all your pictures but I really like the evening shots of you. However they are all very special in their own way. Congrats! Mar

November 7, 2011 - 8:30 am

Manisha - These are soooo beautiful Kate!! It looks like it was a perfect day! Congrats!

November 7, 2011 - 8:21 am

Dan Krier - These are great pics Kate! Congrats to you two and I wish you both the best!!

November 7, 2011 - 8:19 am

Tara W - These pictures are awesome! The photos capture Kate & Ryan’s happiness so well. And–ahhh—the fall colors….so so so beautiful!

November 7, 2011 - 8:18 am

Jamie Dobay - Looks like you had a fantastic day. Photos look fantastic, you both look great. Congrats to you both

November 7, 2011 - 8:17 am

Mark - Awesome Pics Mrs. Anderson!

November 7, 2011 - 8:04 am

Leanne Bishop - Great Photos!

November 7, 2011 - 8:03 am

Kate - MANDY! I LOVE ALL OF THEM!!!!!!! I also love how terrified I look in the one where I am being tossed in the air lol (It was so scary!)
With all of the decisions we had to make for our wedding, having you and Jerry as a part of our day was hands down one of the best ones we made. Thank you for these pictures and for being more than just our photographer throughout the day – you were a friend. I can’t wait to see the rest and as our family grows, come back to you for more!

All the best,
Kate and Ryan

November 7, 2011 - 7:09 am

Windi Hornsby - BEAUTIFUL! Mandy, you made my Phi Mu sister’s day look amazing :) Especially love the one where they are walking out of the church. Also, so mad I missed that doughnut cake- yummers! Congrats Kate and Ryan- LIOB!

Jonathan & Julie – {Indianapolis Wedding Photographer}

I was pretty nervous before this wedding. I’ve known Jonathan (also known as Jeb to most of us) for about 9 years now… and to photograph your friend’s wedding while may seem like a walk in the park to some… is SO SCARY! I wanted to make sure everything was absolutely perfect for these two, […]

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August 26, 2011 - 11:59 am

Heather - Wow, gorgeous. Love all the details, great shoes :)

August 26, 2011 - 5:55 am

Kim Hill - Gorgeous!!! Looks like a really fun couple. Love all the details and the evening images outside look great!

August 25, 2011 - 8:56 pm

tamsen - wow! stunning work! i can’t believe the great lighting in the beautiful church! beautiful edits and love all the details as well!

August 25, 2011 - 5:12 pm

Jenn - Stunning shots! What a beautiful couple.

August 25, 2011 - 11:32 am

rachael - beautiful you did an amazing job!! and what a beautiful church.