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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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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 […]

Why a Wedding Album Is Worth the Investment

Have you ever considered hiring a wedding photography & videography team, rather than tracking down these two vendors independent of one another? It’s something more and more brides are realizing makes a lot of sense as they plan their wedding days, and we’re SO happy about that! As a husband and wife team, we realized […]

5 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Photography and Videography Team

Wedding timelines are one of THE most stressful parts of wedding planning. It was definitely something that stressed me out as a bride, & we’ve found it’s the biggest thing that stresses out our sweet brides as they plan their weddings, too! While we can’t help every single bride plan their wedding timeline, here are […]


Hello friends! We’re super excited to be sharing a big announcement with you all today- are you ready?! We are launching a YEAR of monthly giveaways today! Luke and I have been talking a lot lately about how we have been blessed with an AMAZING community around here, and as our way of thanking you […]

Mrs Box Giveaway, Giveaway for Brides

In case you hadn’t caught on by now, Luke and I absolutely LOVE when our couples make time for sunset portraits on their wedding day! There is just something special about this beautiful time of the evening on a wedding day, and they always end up being some of our very favorite images of all time… […]

Sunset Portraits in Your Wedding Day Timeline

If you guys have been following us for any length of time, you know that I (Caitlin!) still cry at every wedding we shoot, even after photographing almost 100 weddings! Hashtag Enneagram type 2 over here, folks! 😉 I have so many favorite parts of wedding days, but hands down, one of my very favorite […]

How to do a first look with bridesmaids

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