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a traveling husband & wife wedding photo & video team based in bloomington-normal, illinois, serving the midwest & beyond!

Welcome to the Caitlin & Luke Blog! We’re Caitlin & Luke, and we’re an IL wedding photo & video team based in Central Illinois! We hope you grab a coffee and enjoy browsing our latest weddings, resources for brides & photographers, and getting to know our little family- including our doodle pup, Oliver! We’re so happy you’re here! More about us ⟶





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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 […]

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 […]

  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 […]

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 […]

Hi friends! We thought we’d do something super fun today and share a little something for our sweet brides-to-be! Luke and I put together a playlist perfect for wedding planning, and we combined all our favorite songs for this exciting season of life into a Spotify playlist! You can head to the playlist directly by […]

If you’ve been following us for long, you are already well aware of Luke and I’s total obsession with heirloom wedding albums- and you know how important we believe these sweet albums are! However, albums are often something many couples are hesitant to invest in, especially after all the other wedding-related expenses they just dealt […]

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