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I'm Sara Johnson, a free-spirited, travel seeking, Birkenstock wearing Wedding and Senior Portrait Photographer based in Rockford, IL! I'm also addicted to Mid Century Modern design, the host of the Living For It Podcast  and am a strong believer in creating something bigger than myself. 

>>>><<<< Winter Rooftop Wedding at The Standard THE EXCITEMENT IS REAL, Y’ALL!  I (along with an I N C R E D I B L E team of my “friendors”) put together a styled wedding at one of my favorite venues in town, The Standard, and GUESS WHAT?! IT WAS PUBLISHED ON WEDDING CHICKS! AHHH! […]

Published on Wedding Chicks! Winter Wedding at The Standard

March 31, 2019

>>>><<<< Sarah When I met Sarah, it was like we soul-sister bonded immediately… I mean her name is Sarah Johnson! It was like “name perfection”. Haha! But in all seriousness, this lady is so awesome to work with; she was laughing the entire time and we couldn’t take a “bad” photo if we tried! She’s […]

Sarah | Rockford, Illinois Senior Portrait Photographer

October 5, 2018

>>>><<<< Amanda + Austin If you remember Matt + Kristin’s wedding, then you’ll know Amanda as Matt’s brother and one of Kristin’s fabulous bridesmaids! I’m so lucky to be able to work with amazing couples more than once… It’s like a little reunion! Amanda + Austin are such sweethearts, Austin even created a stunning custom […]

Amanda + Austin | Long Grove, Illinois Engagement Session

March 1, 2018

I can’t believe it’s happening. My dear friend, Alicia, whom I have known for over 10 years now (woah!) is GETTING MARRIED to her knight in shining armor, Blake!! I couldn’t be happier for these two. Their personalities are perfect together, and the way Blake looks at her, SIGH! Adorable! You can tell A LOT […]

Alicia + Blake | Rockford, Illinois Engagement Photographer

February 16, 2016