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We serve brides who desire a stress-free, streamlined & joyful engagement & wedding by providing an experience that allows our couples to fully enjoy this special season & receive jaw-dropping, joy-filled photos they'll pass down for generations to come!

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We're an Illinois wedding photo & video team for joyful, classic Caitlin and Luke Brides, educators who teach business owners to be more than photographers, dog parents to our doodle Oliver, and a married couple living life in Central Illinois!

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Hey friends, and happy Monday! What better way is there to start off a new week than getting to share another gorgeous engagement session?! We had the most amazing time getting to hang out with these two cuties for their Washington Park Botanical Garden engagement photos the other evening! I’ve known Morgan for years, so […]

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July 2, 2020

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Hi friends! We are Caitlin & Luke- Springfield, IL Wedding Photographers based in Bloomington-Normal! And goodness, we are SO very excited to be sharing Lauren and Jon’s Washington Park Botanical Garden summer engagement photos with you all today! Lauren and Jon have been a part of the Caitlin and Luke family for quite some time […]

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June 25, 2020

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Hi guys! We are Caitlin & Luke, Bloomington IL Wedding Photographers! When we delivered Alyssa and Jake’s proposal photos to them the other day, we told them that we believe there are few honors greater than getting to documenting a marriage proposal… and we’ll say that again today! 🙂 Luke and I had the total […]

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June 12, 2020

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Happy Monday, friends! We are SO EXCITED to officially be launching our all new brand with you all today! This has been in the works for months, and it’s something we’ve dreamed about for years. It feels so surreal to finally be able to share the finished results with you guys today! Woohoo!! We had […]

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May 11, 2020

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If you’ve ever peeked at our For Brides page on our website, you probably noticed that we mention our ideal bride likely follows at least a few dog accounts on Instagram. Why?! It is hilarious to us just how many of our couples are MAJOR dog lovers… and it’s actually one of the things I […]

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February 14, 2020

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Illinois Wedding Photographer, Central IL Wedding Photographer, IL Photo Video Team

WOW! We received the sweetest email from WeddingWire this past week letting us know that we had been named a 2020 Couple’s Choice Awards winner, and it just made our week, friends!! What a sweet honor to have received this award this year, for the FOURTH consecutive year in a row. My goodness gracious- we […]

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January 13, 2020

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Just about a week ago, Luke and I officially photographed our 100th wedding together!!! 🎉 This journey together was not what EITHER of us was expecting when we had our first real conversation ever about 5 years ago (about photography, nonetheless! #nerds 😉), started dating about a month later, and took our business full time 6 […]

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October 30, 2019

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3 simple ways to greet and dismiss guests

  If you have ever been closely involved with a wedding, whether as a bridesmaid, as a bride, or as a family member of someone getting married, you’ll say a big “AMEN” to these statements: On a wedding day, time is valuable. It goes by fast. And at some points, it’s a little scarce. Can […]

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October 24, 2019

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sample wedding day timeline

We’re often asked if 8 hours is enough time for a full wedding day’s worth of wedding photography coverage… and the answer is YES! Here is a sample 8 hour wedding day timeline for a typical wedding day! 12:00 pm Bridal Detail Photos (Photos of your Bridal Details, such as your shoes, perfume, jewelry, rings, bouquet […]

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July 17, 2019

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Bride & groom's full names*

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Cue the confetti! We've officially received your wedding inquiry, and we couldn't be more excited to start this journey with you.

Here's when you can expect to hear back from us, based on when you submitted your inquiry:

∙  MON - FRI BETWEEN 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | You can expect a response within 24 hours.
∙  AFTER 5:00 PM MON - THURS | You can expect a response the following morning.
∙  WEEKEND | You can expect a response when we're back in the office Monday morning.

In the meantime, please enjoy resources we've created just for you by clicking here. Congratulations on your engagement!!!