Category Archives: Love, Anniversaries, and Engagements

The Oxford Book of English Verse | Andrew and DeAundra

I saw them coming before they noticed me.  I stood on the campus quad, on one of the first balmy and humid days of the season, listening to the murmur of people coming and going.  I spotted them, looking chic, strolling along the sidewalk.  They enjoyed each other’s company as they came toward me, reveling […]

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Jenessa and Josh

I stood in my darkened living room and peered through the blinds to watch white marbles fall from the clouds.  The forecast promised a sunny sky, and I was unprepared for the thunder I heard as I worked at my desk.  I drove into downtown Urbana with one eye glancing upward at the brilliant light […]

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Love and Zombies | Angela and Sean

Just when you think the world is a safe, zombie-free place, the walls come crashing down.  Angela received a note in her bedroom that zombies had captured her boyfriend, and it was her mission to rescue him.  After a day of intensive zombie-assassin training (consisting of a pedicure and a massage), she was whisked away […]

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Kyle and Jill

“Do you want me to tell you something really subversive?  Love is everything it’s cracked up to be.” –Erica Jong They’ve been together for about five years.  They’ve known each other for longer, but Kyle jokes “She would have nothing to do with me in high school.”  He was a long-haired dude back then, and […]

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Laura and Patrick

“True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well being of one’s companion.” -Gordon B. Hinkley I love photographing married couples.  Love, love, love.  And that quote floats through my mind every time I get to do it – it takes on more […]

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