Elsie Jo Photography Blog

I love late nights, belly laughs, love stories, the smell of fresh cut grass, and the kind of dream clients that want to invest in capturing life as it is. A little messy and full of color. If you're into photos that are authentic, full of snuggles, and sunshine, keep scrolling, I can't wait to meet you. 

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It’s that wonderful time of year where things slow down just enough that I finally get a chance to start blogging the work that I have been capturing over these past few busy months! First up, Miss Sami a senior from Pekin Community High School. I had the pleasure of capturing Sami’s older sisters senior […]

Today’s senior spotlight goes to sweet Miss Becca from Tremont High School. Becca rocked her senior session a few weeks ago. I am absolutely in love with the way her photos turned out. Enjoy a sneak peek of this gorgeous senior session as well as a little Q & A session to get to know […]

Today’s senior spotlight goes to Miss Emma from El Paso-Gridley High School. Emma’s giggly personality and show stopping smile made her a dream to photograph. Every year I am amazed at the incredible seniors that I meet and get the pleasure of capturing. Emma was no exception. Enjoy this sneak peek into her senior session. […]

Today’s senior spotlight is Miss Kylie from Prairie Central High School. Kylie absolutely rocked her senior session. I can not get enough of her bubbly personality and contagious smile. Also, can we take a second to talk about how adorable her outfits are?! I’m seriously obsessed. I want to give a huge shout out to […]

I am excited to be starting a series of blog posts featuring my Class of 202 Senior Spokesmodels. As a part of this serious I put a little questionnaire out to all of the models to help you get to know them a little better. First up, Emily from University High School in Normal, Illinois. […]

I’m a little late blogging this adorable senior but better late than never, right?? Abby absolutely blew me away at her senior session this summer. I had the best time getting to know and capture her sweet personality! We spent the evening chatting about different adventures that we had been on and places we dreamed […]

I can’t believe this young man is a senior already! It makes me feel so old. I know how funny that sounds but I have known Garrett since he was in diapers. His sister is one of my very best friends and it has been such a pleasure to watch him grow into such a […]

It is senior season here at Elsie Jo Photography! It seems like during busy season the blog is always the first thing to get put on the back burner, so to speak. I have made it a goal to be committed to sharing more sessions with all of you. So far so good, we will […]

Happy Thursday, friends! Today’s senior spotlight goes to the stunning Miss Selah from University High School in Bloomington-Normal. I have an absolute blast capturing seniors and Selah’s session was no exception. Her bubbly personality and contagious smile were the first things I noticed about her. It really is a treat to capture someone so full […]

I am so excited to share today’s senior spotlight with all of you. Miss Emmalee is from El Paso Gridley High School. Emmalee and I have been chatting about her senior photos for the past year. It was so fun to see her vision come to life. I adore how her bubbly personality comes through […]