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Willow Lane Photography

Springfield , IL
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LOCATION

Springfield, IL US 62704 (map)

PHONE

270-392-9266

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ABOUT US

I believe that the photographs from your wedding should bring back the feelings and emotions you felt and experienced on that day. The excitement of beginning your adventure as a pair... Read more
I believe that the photographs from your wedding should bring back the feelings and emotions you felt and experienced on that day. The excitement of beginning your adventure as a pair will be remembered through the moments captured.

My goal for any situation is to capture the moments that are often the most cherished memories for any couple on their wedding day. Moments like the embrace a father gives to his daughter, the tear mom sheds, the reaction of the groom when he first sets eyes on his bride walking down the aisle are moments you want to remember from your wedding day.

I am a member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA).
I call myself a wedding photojournalist because the moments I capture are real. The foundation of my work comes from a journalistic eye. 


In the past I have been awarded top honors in the international College Photographer of the Year competition as well as in the National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism competition. This is known as one of the most prestigious photojournalism competitions in the world. I was also an award winner in the Pictures of the Year International and the William Randolph Hearst Photojournalism Competition.



My photographs have been published in the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, New York Times, State Journal-Register in Springfield, IL, Peoria Journal Star in Peoria, IL, The Herald in Jasper, IN and Jane Magazine



I am available for weddings and engagements in any location including destination weddings.


In addition to documenting weddings, I also do documentary work within the family life and portraits. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Photojournalism
What do your packages include?
Digital Files, High Resolution Images, Proof CD of All Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
yes
Is your media preference film or digital?
digital
How many photographers do you work with?
1
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
yes
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
sometimes more than one in a weekend
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
yes
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
Canon professional equipment
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
yes
Do you charge for travel?
My mileage rate is $0.40/mile
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
one to two weeks
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
High-resolution JPG digital files
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Couple retains a license to print as many photos as they would like for their personal use
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
yes
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Digital files
Will images be available for viewing online?
yes

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Sara
Wedding:
9/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Lane takes the most beautiful pictures, hands down. I could not imagine my wedding with out her! Aside from being one of the best photographers in the state, she is a truly caring, fun person. She made everyone feel at ease, and made me look like a model -she is hands down the BEST!
Lane takes the most beautiful pictures, hands down. I could not imagine my wedding with out her! Aside from being one of Read more...
Lane takes the most beautiful pictures, hands down. I could not imagine my wedding with out her! Aside from being one of the best photographers in the state, she is a truly caring, fun person. She made everyone feel at ease, and made me look like a model -she is hands down the BEST! Read less
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Allison
Wedding:
7/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Never been more pleased with our photos!! She was wonderful in every step! The best is when she helped our grandmother from the church pew to the alter to take a family photo. She does well with lighting and composition. She was willing to even travel for the the wedding and engagement photos!
Never been more pleased with our photos!! She was wonderful in every step! The best is when she helped our grandmother Read more...
Never been more pleased with our photos!! She was wonderful in every step! The best is when she helped our grandmother from the church pew to the alter to take a family photo. She does well with lighting and composition. She was willing to even travel for the the wedding and engagement photos! Read less
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Jaclyn
Wedding:
5/5/2013
4.4/5.0
Lane's photography is absolutely beautiful, and I'm happy with the experience. A local bridal magazine actually wanted to feature some of the photos, they were so lovely. I felt beautiful that day working with Lane, and she was very friendly to work with.

I had two small issues that I think could have been a little better:

* Each time I contacted her, I did not receive a comment back until I waited a week and emailed her a second time.

* I was a nervous bride, and when I get nervous, I laugh like a crazy person. I would have liked a little more guidance from her to try and get a "regular" bridal portrait of my husband and I simply smiling at the camera. I truly love and prefer the journalistic style of photography that Lane uses, but I don't have a single "traditional" wedding portrait from the day, and I very much wish I did.
Lane's photography is absolutely beautiful, and I'm happy with the experience. A local bridal magazine actually wanted to Read more...
Lane's photography is absolutely beautiful, and I'm happy with the experience. A local bridal magazine actually wanted to feature some of the photos, they were so lovely. I felt beautiful that day working with Lane, and she was very friendly to work with.

I had two small issues that I think could have been a little better:

* Each time I contacted her, I did not receive a comment back until I waited a week and emailed her a second time.

* I was a nervous bride, and when I get nervous, I laugh like a crazy person. I would have liked a little more guidance from her to try and get a "regular" bridal portrait of my husband and I simply smiling at the camera. I truly love and prefer the journalistic style of photography that Lane uses, but I don't have a single "traditional" wedding portrait from the day, and I very much wish I did. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We can not say enough great things about Willow Lane Photography. We, along with our guests, were very impressed by her professionalism, organization, and creativity. Our photographs turned out amazing!
From the start of the day, Lane was early to each location and had many locations to go to for just one photographer. We had a time crunch to get our outdoor pictures before the sunset and she got through 4 larger family pictures in about 5 min. We were amazed at our reception photos and how she captured all the hilarious moments, because we barely noticed our pictures getting taken.
Not only were we impressed by Lane the day of the wedding, she also helped me through tough questions and the wedding process. She never made me feel like she did not have the time to talk or email. After the wedding, she sent us the best package in the mail! She is so creative.
Also, if you are contemplating the Willow Booth, do it! Our guests loved it and the picture quality was great!
We can not say enough great things about Willow Lane Photography. We, along with our guests, were very impressed by her Read more...
We can not say enough great things about Willow Lane Photography. We, along with our guests, were very impressed by her professionalism, organization, and creativity. Our photographs turned out amazing!
From the start of the day, Lane was early to each location and had many locations to go to for just one photographer. We had a time crunch to get our outdoor pictures before the sunset and she got through 4 larger family pictures in about 5 min. We were amazed at our reception photos and how she captured all the hilarious moments, because we barely noticed our pictures getting taken.
Not only were we impressed by Lane the day of the wedding, she also helped me through tough questions and the wedding process. She never made me feel like she did not have the time to talk or email. After the wedding, she sent us the best package in the mail! She is so creative.
Also, if you are contemplating the Willow Booth, do it! Our guests loved it and the picture quality was great! Read less
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April
Wedding:
9/23/2012
5.0/5.0
If you are considering Lane to be your photographer, stop considering and just hire her! She is absolutely amazing, and has the talent for the business along with the great personality to work with you on your most important day of your life. From the get-go, we were blown away with her promptness, replying to some of our questions even while she was on vacation. All those questions those wedding magazines tell you to ask your photographer, she's got the answers, rest assured :) We did an engagement session with her as well, which I highly recommend (you're building a connection with your photographer, which will help with your wedding day). We asked her if she could drive to our college town, which wasn't close for her, but with a reasonable transportation rate, it all worked out. And on St. Patrick's Day, no less! <3 It was amazing being back on the campus we fell in love at. We were able to incorporate the places that were special to us, along with spots that caught her eye as a photographer. She's a photographer that wants to document your love for each other, and does it in a way where she isn't in your face. My one tip for you: practice how you want to be pictured, look at photos with your fiance', Lane will help you but she also isn't a mind reader. As for the day of our wedding, Lane was soo easy going and incredibly flexible with our plans. Some things we didn't think our thoroughly, and she helped give us suggestions and solutions. She somewhat played a middle man for the guys and gals before we got our first look, which went perfectly. It was great feeling that our photographer felt like our friend more than anything, as it helped us relax and just really enjoy the day coming together as Mr and Mrs. Did I mention that she has a photo-booth? And not one of those you'd see if you were going to the fair, I mean an open style, you stand in and can fit a group, gorgeous backdrop, photo-booth that works with a touch of a button and a countdown. <3<3
If you are considering Lane to be your photographer, stop considering and just hire her! She is absolutely amazing, and Read more...
If you are considering Lane to be your photographer, stop considering and just hire her! She is absolutely amazing, and has the talent for the business along with the great personality to work with you on your most important day of your life. From the get-go, we were blown away with her promptness, replying to some of our questions even while she was on vacation. All those questions those wedding magazines tell you to ask your photographer, she's got the answers, rest assured :) We did an engagement session with her as well, which I highly recommend (you're building a connection with your photographer, which will help with your wedding day). We asked her if she could drive to our college town, which wasn't close for her, but with a reasonable transportation rate, it all worked out. And on St. Patrick's Day, no less! <3 It was amazing being back on the campus we fell in love at. We were able to incorporate the places that were special to us, along with spots that caught her eye as a photographer. She's a photographer that wants to document your love for each other, and does it in a way where she isn't in your face. My one tip for you: practice how you want to be pictured, look at photos with your fiance', Lane will help you but she also isn't a mind reader. As for the day of our wedding, Lane was soo easy going and incredibly flexible with our plans. Some things we didn't think our thoroughly, and she helped give us suggestions and solutions. She somewhat played a middle man for the guys and gals before we got our first look, which went perfectly. It was great feeling that our photographer felt like our friend more than anything, as it helped us relax and just really enjoy the day coming together as Mr and Mrs. Did I mention that she has a photo-booth? And not one of those you'd see if you were going to the fair, I mean an open style, you stand in and can fit a group, gorgeous backdrop, photo-booth that works with a touch of a button and a countdown. <3<3 Read less
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Marin
Wedding:
9/7/2012
5.0/5.0
From the very first email we received from Lane to the conclusion of our wedding day, Lane was nothing short of wonderful. The communication between us and Lane was always friendly and easy. During our first meeting at our engagement session, Lane let us take our time to get comfortable in our surroundings. She was so laid back and easy to work with. We couldn't be happier with how our engagement photos turned out. On our wedding day Lane just blended right in. There were times we didn't even notice she was there. She made it a point to just go with the flow of the day. Upon arriving at our venue, it started to rain and I was nervous to get my dress wet, and Lane ran back to her car to get an umbrella for me. Little things like that made Lane such a pleasure to work with. She made sure our day was about us. Our family and friends are just as fond of Lane as we are. They all kept telling us how friendly, yet very professional Lane was. Our wedding photos far exceeded our expectations. They turned out even more beautiful than we hoped for. We really can't say enough about Lane. She is a true professional. If you are considering booking with Willow Lane Photography, go ahead and book. You will not regret it. Thank you Lane!!!
From the very first email we received from Lane to the conclusion of our wedding day, Lane was nothing short of wonderful. Read more...
From the very first email we received from Lane to the conclusion of our wedding day, Lane was nothing short of wonderful. The communication between us and Lane was always friendly and easy. During our first meeting at our engagement session, Lane let us take our time to get comfortable in our surroundings. She was so laid back and easy to work with. We couldn't be happier with how our engagement photos turned out. On our wedding day Lane just blended right in. There were times we didn't even notice she was there. She made it a point to just go with the flow of the day. Upon arriving at our venue, it started to rain and I was nervous to get my dress wet, and Lane ran back to her car to get an umbrella for me. Little things like that made Lane such a pleasure to work with. She made sure our day was about us. Our family and friends are just as fond of Lane as we are. They all kept telling us how friendly, yet very professional Lane was. Our wedding photos far exceeded our expectations. They turned out even more beautiful than we hoped for. We really can't say enough about Lane. She is a true professional. If you are considering booking with Willow Lane Photography, go ahead and book. You will not regret it. Thank you Lane!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
My Family loved the pictures. I loved them so much im hiring Willow Lane Photography to do my sisters wedding.
My Family loved the pictures. I loved them so much im hiring Willow Lane Photography to do my sisters wedding.
My Family loved the pictures. I loved them so much im hiring Willow Lane Photography to do my sisters wedding. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We were 100% thrilled with our experience from the start to finish. Exceeded all our expectations and couldn't think of anything negative. We I've our full recommendation. Thanks Lane!
We were 100% thrilled with our experience from the start to finish. Exceeded all our expectations and couldn't think of Read more...
We were 100% thrilled with our experience from the start to finish. Exceeded all our expectations and couldn't think of anything negative. We I've our full recommendation. Thanks Lane! Read less
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Anna
Wedding:
5/18/2012
5.0/5.0
Lane is an unbelievably talented photographer, her pictures are unique and gorgeous. As a person she is very professional and a pleasure to have around. She puts in extra time and care to make sure the experience is all around fantastic for the bride a groom.
Lane is an unbelievably talented photographer, her pictures are unique and gorgeous. As a person she is very professional Read more...
Lane is an unbelievably talented photographer, her pictures are unique and gorgeous. As a person she is very professional and a pleasure to have around. She puts in extra time and care to make sure the experience is all around fantastic for the bride a groom. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
3/23/2012
5.0/5.0
The photographs from our wedding were absolutely beautiful! We were pleased with amount of pictures taken and the high quality. Lane was extremely professional, knowledgeable and easy to work with. She really captured the love and happiness shared by everyone.
The photographs from our wedding were absolutely beautiful! We were pleased with amount of pictures taken and the high Read more...
The photographs from our wedding were absolutely beautiful! We were pleased with amount of pictures taken and the high quality. Lane was extremely professional, knowledgeable and easy to work with. She really captured the love and happiness shared by everyone. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Lane did an amazing job with the pictures for our wedding. She was everywhere during the wedding and offered great suggestions for pictures. She was also very willing to take any of the pictures that we asked for (even the HUGE family shots). Lane came early and scoped out the venue and even started taking pictures a little early while we were getting ready. She has an incredible eye for photojournalistic shots and is not the type of photographer to do the typical pose shots. We ended up with ~1,500 pictures that are all great. She did not use any type of harsh flash bulbs and each picture looks very natural (even though the lighting was dark for most of the reception). Her pricing was very reasonable for the high quality of work that she did. Lane also gives you the rights to your pictures so you can make the prints as needed and have the files forever. She did a great job and we'd highly recommend her!
Lane did an amazing job with the pictures for our wedding. She was everywhere during the wedding and offered great Read more...
Lane did an amazing job with the pictures for our wedding. She was everywhere during the wedding and offered great suggestions for pictures. She was also very willing to take any of the pictures that we asked for (even the HUGE family shots). Lane came early and scoped out the venue and even started taking pictures a little early while we were getting ready. She has an incredible eye for photojournalistic shots and is not the type of photographer to do the typical pose shots. We ended up with ~1,500 pictures that are all great. She did not use any type of harsh flash bulbs and each picture looks very natural (even though the lighting was dark for most of the reception). Her pricing was very reasonable for the high quality of work that she did. Lane also gives you the rights to your pictures so you can make the prints as needed and have the files forever. She did a great job and we'd highly recommend her! Read less
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Veronica
Wedding:
10/21/2011
5.0/5.0
Lane is amazing. She produces those photos that you didn't even know where taken and capture those special moments. She is affordable for the service she provides and you receive all photos with release on a DVD. She is also very personable and easy to work with. .
Lane is amazing. She produces those photos that you didn't even know where taken and capture those special moments. She is Read more...
Lane is amazing. She produces those photos that you didn't even know where taken and capture those special moments. She is affordable for the service she provides and you receive all photos with release on a DVD. She is also very personable and easy to work with. . Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
5/21/2011
5.0/5.0
We are so pleased with Lane's work. She takes amazing photos. She has a great artistic eye--our photos were creative and in the moment, but still included posed shots of the bridal party and family. Everyone who has looked at our pics have raved about how great her photos are. She takes a lot of photos, was very quick with posting photos online and is very personable and great to work with. Also very reasonably priced. I highly recommend Willow Lane Photography.
We are so pleased with Lane's work. She takes amazing photos. She has a great artistic eye--our photos were creative and Read more...
We are so pleased with Lane's work. She takes amazing photos. She has a great artistic eye--our photos were creative and in the moment, but still included posed shots of the bridal party and family. Everyone who has looked at our pics have raved about how great her photos are. She takes a lot of photos, was very quick with posting photos online and is very personable and great to work with. Also very reasonably priced. I highly recommend Willow Lane Photography. Read less
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Zina
Wedding:
5/8/2011
4.7/5.0
Lane is a very thoughtful and supportive photographer to have on your big day. She really captures and documents every moment in a crisp and precise fashion. I loved the creativity she Incorporated into capturing our ethnic marriage ceremony. I should also mention that she really undercharges for her fantastic services! She mailed me DVDs of our pictures and prints in a beautifully arranged box. I highly recommend her!
Lane is a very thoughtful and supportive photographer to have on your big day. She really captures and documents every Read more...
Lane is a very thoughtful and supportive photographer to have on your big day. She really captures and documents every moment in a crisp and precise fashion. I loved the creativity she Incorporated into capturing our ethnic marriage ceremony. I should also mention that she really undercharges for her fantastic services! She mailed me DVDs of our pictures and prints in a beautifully arranged box. I highly recommend her! Read less
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caburge011
Wedding:
5/7/2011
5.0/5.0
Lane was absolutely wonderful to work with. She was very organized and helpful in the weeks and days leading up to the wedding. She was never in the way or in our line of sight during the ceremony or reception. The photos were absolutely wonderful, they were beyond our expectations. Lane is a very talented photographer; her photographs will be cherished for generations.
Lane was absolutely wonderful to work with. She was very organized and helpful in the weeks and days leading up to the Read more...
Lane was absolutely wonderful to work with. She was very organized and helpful in the weeks and days leading up to the wedding. She was never in the way or in our line of sight during the ceremony or reception. The photos were absolutely wonderful, they were beyond our expectations. Lane is a very talented photographer; her photographs will be cherished for generations. Read less
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FrenchRomance
Wedding:
3/20/2011
5.0/5.0
I cannot gush enough about Lane's professionalism, talent and enthusiasm! We were choosing between two other photographers for our wedding when we saw Lane's photos and knew immediately that we wanted to work with her. Lane was responsive, flexible and well organized from the moment we met until the last sparkler went out after our wedding exit.

Lane worked with our budget, took full advantage of new locations - indoor and outdoor, and stayed even later than promised to ensure she captured all of the touching moments with our friends and family. We knew we enjoyed working with her, but didn't realize how lucky we were to have found her until our pictures came back; they are BREATHTAKING. We have received many, many compliments and could not be happier with our photos. Her turnaround was less than 2 weeks and her new viewing platform is easy to use. We are thrilled and happy to recommend Lane to anyone!
I cannot gush enough about Lane's professionalism, talent and enthusiasm! We were choosing between two other photographers Read more...
I cannot gush enough about Lane's professionalism, talent and enthusiasm! We were choosing between two other photographers for our wedding when we saw Lane's photos and knew immediately that we wanted to work with her. Lane was responsive, flexible and well organized from the moment we met until the last sparkler went out after our wedding exit.

Lane worked with our budget, took full advantage of new locations - indoor and outdoor, and stayed even later than promised to ensure she captured all of the touching moments with our friends and family. We knew we enjoyed working with her, but didn't realize how lucky we were to have found her until our pictures came back; they are BREATHTAKING. We have received many, many compliments and could not be happier with our photos. Her turnaround was less than 2 weeks and her new viewing platform is easy to use. We are thrilled and happy to recommend Lane to anyone! Read less
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J
Wedding:
3/5/2011
5.0/5.0
Lane was very professional, friendly and efficient. She is detail-oriented and likes lists of every photo I wanted taken (of family, bridal party, etc.) so she didn't miss anyone. That kind of planning and preparation helped me feel confident that we'd get all the shots we wanted. And we did. Lane took beautiful photographs. Her portraits were breath-taking, as were her shots of the reception and ceremony. And she was quick to edit them. We hadn't even gotten back from our honeymoon yet when all the images were edited and Lane sent us the DVD of photos and a hundred 4x6 prints. I knew Lane would create the type of photographs I'd want to look at 50 years down the road and she did. I would (and have) recommended her to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.
Lane was very professional, friendly and efficient. She is detail-oriented and likes lists of every photo I wanted taken Read more...
Lane was very professional, friendly and efficient. She is detail-oriented and likes lists of every photo I wanted taken (of family, bridal party, etc.) so she didn't miss anyone. That kind of planning and preparation helped me feel confident that we'd get all the shots we wanted. And we did. Lane took beautiful photographs. Her portraits were breath-taking, as were her shots of the reception and ceremony. And she was quick to edit them. We hadn't even gotten back from our honeymoon yet when all the images were edited and Lane sent us the DVD of photos and a hundred 4x6 prints. I knew Lane would create the type of photographs I'd want to look at 50 years down the road and she did. I would (and have) recommended her to anyone looking for a wedding photographer. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
10/24/2010
4.9/5.0
If you're looking for wedding photography that is beautiful, artistic, journalistic, and leave your friends and family raving without feeling like you had to pose for a million awkward pictures on your day, then Lane is your gal.

She's talented beyond her years, and truly understands how to capture moments that are intimate, lovely and beautiful. We really loved having Lane capture our day. She was punctual and took boatloads of pictures, making sure to capture details and changes in expressions. She was really efficient with posed pictures, and we gave her an hour for portraits that was worth the time. Lane also is super creative, so even if you're not sure you want to get up on a park bench in your wedding dress, do as I did and humor her for a few frames because they might turn out to be among your favorites!

For us, photography was especially important and Lane was highly recommended to us. I'm glad we went with her--she was super amazing to work with during the day. My only quip is that she's so popular that it might take a bit longer to hear from her. Don't despair--once you've booked her, you know that she'll be all yours on your wedding day.

My other recommendation with Lane too is to be sure you tell her what you want shots of on the day. Brides, a word of wisdom: no photographer can read mind and know that you want dozens of shots of your bridesmaids bouquets or your table decor if you don't say anything. Certainly Lane picked up a lot on the details naturally, but make sure that you tell her if you spent hours on a particular project and really want photos of it.

I'd book Lane again in a heartbeat. Everyone raves at how beautiful my photos are and thinks I spent twice as much as I did. (Thanks, Lane! You're amazing!)
If you're looking for wedding photography that is beautiful, artistic, journalistic, and leave your friends and family Read more...
If you're looking for wedding photography that is beautiful, artistic, journalistic, and leave your friends and family raving without feeling like you had to pose for a million awkward pictures on your day, then Lane is your gal.

She's talented beyond her years, and truly understands how to capture moments that are intimate, lovely and beautiful. We really loved having Lane capture our day. She was punctual and took boatloads of pictures, making sure to capture details and changes in expressions. She was really efficient with posed pictures, and we gave her an hour for portraits that was worth the time. Lane also is super creative, so even if you're not sure you want to get up on a park bench in your wedding dress, do as I did and humor her for a few frames because they might turn out to be among your favorites!

For us, photography was especially important and Lane was highly recommended to us. I'm glad we went with her--she was super amazing to work with during the day. My only quip is that she's so popular that it might take a bit longer to hear from her. Don't despair--once you've booked her, you know that she'll be all yours on your wedding day.

My other recommendation with Lane too is to be sure you tell her what you want shots of on the day. Brides, a word of wisdom: no photographer can read mind and know that you want dozens of shots of your bridesmaids bouquets or your table decor if you don't say anything. Certainly Lane picked up a lot on the details naturally, but make sure that you tell her if you spent hours on a particular project and really want photos of it.

I'd book Lane again in a heartbeat. Everyone raves at how beautiful my photos are and thinks I spent twice as much as I did. (Thanks, Lane! You're amazing!) Read less
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MarriedinIL
Wedding:
10/2/2010
5.0/5.0
Lane helped make our special day even more so. She was extremly easy to work with and had a great eye for picking our wonderful shots. She just blended in with my family and made me feel at ease which was no easy task!

The finished product including so many extras I could not believe the value. I highly recommend using her for any of your photo needs.
Lane helped make our special day even more so. She was extremly easy to work with and had a great eye for picking our Read more...
Lane helped make our special day even more so. She was extremly easy to work with and had a great eye for picking our wonderful shots. She just blended in with my family and made me feel at ease which was no easy task!

The finished product including so many extras I could not believe the value. I highly recommend using her for any of your photo needs. Read less
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sarah
Wedding:
7/3/2010
4.9/5.0
Lane did a wonderful job, and many of my family members complimented on how wonderful it was to work with her, even though they had only known her for a few hours!
Lane did a wonderful job, and many of my family members complimented on how wonderful it was to work with her, even though Read more...
Lane did a wonderful job, and many of my family members complimented on how wonderful it was to work with her, even though they had only known her for a few hours! Read less
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Lisa
Wedding:
1/23/2010
5.0/5.0
Lane was amazing! I found her online by looking at other couples' wedding pictures on Facebook. I then contacted her through email and she emailed me back within a day, giving me the details about the packages and pricing. The prices were very reasonable considering the quality of work she did for us!
Her service was great- she always responded to my emails and was very easy to talk to on the phone. We actually didn't even meet until the day of the wedding and everything still turned out fantastic! She traveled a little under 3 hours to make it to our location and then arrived earlier than what we even expected at my makeup appointment. She was then so easy to talk to that the girl doing my makeup mistook us for old friends.
I was also somewhat of a disorganized bride and Lane was very skilled at getting all the shots within the chaos and time-frame. I love the candid shots she captured of moments throughout the day. Some of the pictures were available to view within days of our wedding...we were still on our honeymoon when a friend called gushing compliments about the photos he had seen online! Within 3 weeks, she had posted all of the pictures online in a private gallery as well mailed the entire package of photos and dvds. Everything was gorgeous, and even the packaging was pretty! Overall, we were THRILLED with Lane and all of our wedding photos! We are so glad we went with her, and the pictures are an awesome keepsake of our wedding day.
Lane was amazing! I found her online by looking at other couples' wedding pictures on Facebook. I then contacted her Read more...
Lane was amazing! I found her online by looking at other couples' wedding pictures on Facebook. I then contacted her through email and she emailed me back within a day, giving me the details about the packages and pricing. The prices were very reasonable considering the quality of work she did for us!
Her service was great- she always responded to my emails and was very easy to talk to on the phone. We actually didn't even meet until the day of the wedding and everything still turned out fantastic! She traveled a little under 3 hours to make it to our location and then arrived earlier than what we even expected at my makeup appointment. She was then so easy to talk to that the girl doing my makeup mistook us for old friends.
I was also somewhat of a disorganized bride and Lane was very skilled at getting all the shots within the chaos and time-frame. I love the candid shots she captured of moments throughout the day. Some of the pictures were available to view within days of our wedding...we were still on our honeymoon when a friend called gushing compliments about the photos he had seen online! Within 3 weeks, she had posted all of the pictures online in a private gallery as well mailed the entire package of photos and dvds. Everything was gorgeous, and even the packaging was pretty! Overall, we were THRILLED with Lane and all of our wedding photos! We are so glad we went with her, and the pictures are an awesome keepsake of our wedding day. Read less
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Peredith
Wedding:
11/7/2009
5.0/5.0
Wow...where to even begin with how beautiful Lane's work is. We are so glad that we chose Willow Lane Photography to document our engagement and Wedding. Lane is very professional, affordable, and easy to work with. I can't believe how quick her turn around is with the photos. We had proofs up before we even got back from our honeymoon and then the CD's 1-2 weeks later. Her documentary style of photography is exactly what we wanted and she captured every important moment of our special day. She is very easy to work with, if you tell her what you want, she delivers and then more. I would highly recommend working with Willow Lane Photography to any bride and groom that want to remember all the special moments on their wedding day.
Wow...where to even begin with how beautiful Lane's work is. We are so glad that we chose Willow Lane Photography to Read more...
Wow...where to even begin with how beautiful Lane's work is. We are so glad that we chose Willow Lane Photography to document our engagement and Wedding. Lane is very professional, affordable, and easy to work with. I can't believe how quick her turn around is with the photos. We had proofs up before we even got back from our honeymoon and then the CD's 1-2 weeks later. Her documentary style of photography is exactly what we wanted and she captured every important moment of our special day. She is very easy to work with, if you tell her what you want, she delivers and then more. I would highly recommend working with Willow Lane Photography to any bride and groom that want to remember all the special moments on their wedding day. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
10/3/2009
5.0/5.0
I really can't say enough great things about Lane! We first met Lane when she did our engagement session- she was very easy to work with and get in touch with- and flexible with working around our busy schedules. We had such a great time taking the pictures- she really makes you feel relaxed and at ease. And then we got the pictures back and they were AMAZING! I knew at that point that our wedding pictures were going to be wonderful and they were. Everyone who has seen them is in love with them and can't say enough great things about Lane's work.

Lane prefers more natural, unposed pictures and the great thing about that is she catches those small moments that would otherwise be missed or forgotten like my niece watching intently as I got my makeup done or an embrace with my mom after I got my dress on. What we have now from our wedding is not just a bunch of pictures, but truly the story of the day. That being said, she took all of the standard wedding portraits as well (even with our HUGE family!) and those turned out really well also.

The incredible thing is that the cost is so reasonable- we couldn't find anyone else who was even close on price, and that coupled with the awesome pictures makes for an awesome deal. A big sell for my hubby & I was that you don't have to purchase pictures from Lane, instead included with the cost of her services are the pictures on a DVD and the copyright for them so you can print wherever you like. She does post them online through theprintroom.com so it is easy for your friends & family to purchase them. But I used weekly deals from Shutterfly & Walgreens to print our engagement pics & saved a ton of money- in fact, we had one of our engagement pics blown up to 16X20 for $6 for the print because we weren't forced to order through her.

I highly recommend Willow Lane Photography- you won't be disappointed!
I really can't say enough great things about Lane! We first met Lane when she did our engagement session- she was very Read more...
I really can't say enough great things about Lane! We first met Lane when she did our engagement session- she was very easy to work with and get in touch with- and flexible with working around our busy schedules. We had such a great time taking the pictures- she really makes you feel relaxed and at ease. And then we got the pictures back and they were AMAZING! I knew at that point that our wedding pictures were going to be wonderful and they were. Everyone who has seen them is in love with them and can't say enough great things about Lane's work.

Lane prefers more natural, unposed pictures and the great thing about that is she catches those small moments that would otherwise be missed or forgotten like my niece watching intently as I got my makeup done or an embrace with my mom after I got my dress on. What we have now from our wedding is not just a bunch of pictures, but truly the story of the day. That being said, she took all of the standard wedding portraits as well (even with our HUGE family!) and those turned out really well also.

The incredible thing is that the cost is so reasonable- we couldn't find anyone else who was even close on price, and that coupled with the awesome pictures makes for an awesome deal. A big sell for my hubby & I was that you don't have to purchase pictures from Lane, instead included with the cost of her services are the pictures on a DVD and the copyright for them so you can print wherever you like. She does post them online through theprintroom.com so it is easy for your friends & family to purchase them. But I used weekly deals from Shutterfly & Walgreens to print our engagement pics & saved a ton of money- in fact, we had one of our engagement pics blown up to 16X20 for $6 for the print because we weren't forced to order through her.

I highly recommend Willow Lane Photography- you won't be disappointed! Read less
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Jenna
Wedding:
7/25/2009
5.0/5.0
We are in awe of our amazing wedding photos! Willow Lane Photography provided us not only with hundreds of beautiful shots, but captured the feelings/emotions of our wedding day. Very easy to work with, as well as EXTREMELY creative. Our pictures retell the story of the greatest day of our lives! Hands down, the best photographer I've worked with...ever!
We are in awe of our amazing wedding photos! Willow Lane Photography provided us not only with hundreds of beautiful Read more...
We are in awe of our amazing wedding photos! Willow Lane Photography provided us not only with hundreds of beautiful shots, but captured the feelings/emotions of our wedding day. Very easy to work with, as well as EXTREMELY creative. Our pictures retell the story of the greatest day of our lives! Hands down, the best photographer I've worked with...ever! Read less
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kelly
Wedding:
7/3/2009
5.0/5.0
I cannot even begin to explain how thrilled I am that Lane was able to photograph my wedding. Our photographs turned out better than I could have ever imagined and I have received so many compliments about how beautiful the photographs are and that they should be in a magazine (be sure to check out her website).

Lane was able to get the perfect combination of posed and candid pictures, while working quickly and keeping everyone happy. She was amazing to work with as she is very professional, prompt and flexible. She has great ideas and was able to incorporate all of my requests. I would definitely recommend using her - Lane (and are photographs) are fabulous!
I cannot even begin to explain how thrilled I am that Lane was able to photograph my wedding. Our photographs turned out Read more...
I cannot even begin to explain how thrilled I am that Lane was able to photograph my wedding. Our photographs turned out better than I could have ever imagined and I have received so many compliments about how beautiful the photographs are and that they should be in a magazine (be sure to check out her website).

Lane was able to get the perfect combination of posed and candid pictures, while working quickly and keeping everyone happy. She was amazing to work with as she is very professional, prompt and flexible. She has great ideas and was able to incorporate all of my requests. I would definitely recommend using her - Lane (and are photographs) are fabulous! Read less
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Katib77
Wedding:
6/13/2009
4.8/5.0
Lane did a fantastic job on our engagement and wedding photos! She was professional, yet relaxed - which helped my camera-shy husband be more relaxed as well. I can just look at the photo's and be transported back to the moment. She captured everything not only that I expected, but some great spontanious moments and angles I never would have thought of. The people that didn't attend but saw our photo's have been blown away by the job she did and I am happy to brag about our great photographer. I would recommend Lane to any and everyone!
Lane did a fantastic job on our engagement and wedding photos! She was professional, yet relaxed - which helped my Read more...
Lane did a fantastic job on our engagement and wedding photos! She was professional, yet relaxed - which helped my camera-shy husband be more relaxed as well. I can just look at the photo's and be transported back to the moment. She captured everything not only that I expected, but some great spontanious moments and angles I never would have thought of. The people that didn't attend but saw our photo's have been blown away by the job she did and I am happy to brag about our great photographer. I would recommend Lane to any and everyone! Read less
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Leanne
Wedding:
5/23/2009
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough good things about Lane! She was amazing. We hired her for our wedding in May and had a list of specific people i did not want to forget to get photos with as well as a few samples of photo ideas i liked from friends weddings. Lane took these ideas and went over and beyond. Portraits are great, but it is the other things she captured that blew me away. Everything from me getting ready to my husband shining his shoes, to a "vogue" style photo of the wedding party, she was there for every moment and even reminded me of a few things i forgot. Having a photographer that is a photojournalist is a huge asset as she did not miss a thing. Lane is so easy to work with and her photos prove that she really loves what she does! I would highly recommend her for an event like this, when you want to know someone is going to come thru for you! I couldn't be happier with the photography from our wedding. It was some of the best spent money in our wedding budget. I highly recommend meeting with her to go over your event. I have to confidence that you too will be pleased.
I can't say enough good things about Lane! She was amazing. We hired her for our wedding in May and had a list of specific Read more...
I can't say enough good things about Lane! She was amazing. We hired her for our wedding in May and had a list of specific people i did not want to forget to get photos with as well as a few samples of photo ideas i liked from friends weddings. Lane took these ideas and went over and beyond. Portraits are great, but it is the other things she captured that blew me away. Everything from me getting ready to my husband shining his shoes, to a "vogue" style photo of the wedding party, she was there for every moment and even reminded me of a few things i forgot. Having a photographer that is a photojournalist is a huge asset as she did not miss a thing. Lane is so easy to work with and her photos prove that she really loves what she does! I would highly recommend her for an event like this, when you want to know someone is going to come thru for you! I couldn't be happier with the photography from our wedding. It was some of the best spent money in our wedding budget. I highly recommend meeting with her to go over your event. I have to confidence that you too will be pleased. Read less
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meganhamor
Wedding:
8/23/2008
5.0/5.0
Lane was amazing to work with! She did a great job of capturing our wedding with a good mix of portriats and candids. Lane takes her own unique approach to her work and the results are nothing less that mind blowing images. Lane is just one of these rare people with an amazing talent for what she does. She was very fast getting our pictures back to us after our wedding. I would reccomend Willow Lane Photography to everyone!
Lane was amazing to work with! She did a great job of capturing our wedding with a good mix of portriats and candids. Lane Read more...
Lane was amazing to work with! She did a great job of capturing our wedding with a good mix of portriats and candids. Lane takes her own unique approach to her work and the results are nothing less that mind blowing images. Lane is just one of these rare people with an amazing talent for what she does. She was very fast getting our pictures back to us after our wedding. I would reccomend Willow Lane Photography to everyone! Read less
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Markthedatejan08
Wedding:
1/26/2008
5.0/5.0
If you're looking for a photographer who will capture all of the details and excitement throughout your big day, then Lane is your woman! My husband and I love looking through our wedding photos, as they truly tell a beautiful story--thanks to Lane. I sincerely cherish her work, and can't be more satisfied with the priceless photos that continue to bring me an endless amount of joy.
If you're looking for a photographer who will capture all of the details and excitement throughout your big day, then Lane Read more...
If you're looking for a photographer who will capture all of the details and excitement throughout your big day, then Lane is your woman! My husband and I love looking through our wedding photos, as they truly tell a beautiful story--thanks to Lane. I sincerely cherish her work, and can't be more satisfied with the priceless photos that continue to bring me an endless amount of joy. Read less
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