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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. Welcome!

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We're Illinois wedding photographers serving joyful Caitlin and Luke Brides, educators teaching business owners to be more than photographers, and parents to our son Grayson & doodle Oliver, living life together in Central Illinois!

Hi friends, and welcome back to the Caitlin and Luke Blog! We are so thrilled to be sharing a gorgeous wedding with you all today… this was such a special one for us to get to photograph! But first, if you are brand new to the blog, welcome- we are Caitlin and Luke, and we […]

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September 27, 2021

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Happy Wednesday and welcome to the Caitlin and Luke Blog, friends! Wow, are we SO excited to share this dreamy wedding day with you all today- just wait until you see this one!! But first, if you are new around here, let us introduce ourselves! We are Caitlin & Luke- Wheaton, IL wedding photographers, and […]

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September 15, 2021

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Hi friends! I’ve had so many requests to put together a post with our favorite newborn products and resources since welcoming baby Grayson to our family in April! I love getting to put together things like this, so bear with me- it’s a bit of a long post. But, I hope it is super helpful […]

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August 26, 2021

How to do a first look with bridesmaids

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 […]

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February 11, 2019

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Marriage books for newlyweds, marriage advice for newlyweds

Happy Monday, everyone! 🙂 If you’ve been around here and following our journey for long, you know that although Luke and I have a career in the wedding industry, ultimately, we believe that marriage is far more beautiful than any wedding ever could be, and that’s the foundation we’ve built our business on over the […]

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January 28, 2019

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Let’s just get something straight right now, brides: Your wedding day is NOT going to be perfect, and that is completely okay. Can you just breathe in and out real fast with me, and let yourself realize that? And let yourself be okay with that? Good. This is one of my very favorite photos from […]

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January 15, 2019

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So you’re getting married, and everyone knows it’s just a given: you have to have photos with your dog on your wedding day. I say all the time that if we had had Oliver when we got married, we TOTALLY would have been sure to make time for some cute photos with him on our wedding day! I mean, I would have been all for him […]

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January 11, 2019

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WOW! We received the sweetest email from WeddingWire yesterday saying that we had been named a 2019 Couple’s Choice Awards winner, and it just made our week, friends!! What a sweet honor to have received this award this year. My goodness gracious! However, we aren’t sharing about this today to promote our name, to point […]

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January 10, 2019

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Hey you newly engaged ladies!! We know the holidays are a HUGELY popular time to get engaged, so we’re popping in with a bit of helpful advice for you all today! Today, we want to share a few little tips with you ladies that we KNOW a lot of you will benefit from this time of year! It’s officially engagement season, and I don’t know about you guys, but I feel like every single day I check Facebook or Instagram and I see another friend got engaged! It’s the most FUN time of year….

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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.

We check email once daily during our wedding season office hours: M-TH, 9-4 CST. We appreciate your patience as we are still adjusting to life with a newborn. We promise to respond as soon as we are able! ♡

Messages received after 4:00 pm Thursday → Sunday evening will be responded to when we're back in the office on Monday. Friday-Sunday is devoted to traveling to/shooting weddings + spending time as a family!

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