I'm Joelle, an international Lifestyle and Wedding Photographer based in St. Joseph, MI. I'm also an educator and Photo Editor for photographers interested in growing their business and living life more. 


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What’s In My Bag

Hey friends! I’m so excited to finally share what’s inside my camera bag for a wedding day. These are my go-to’s for every single wedding, and I’m going to break down why for you. Don’t feel like you have to use the same exact gear as me (I suggest renting or borrowing pieces of equipment […]

November 13, 2017

Business, Education, Lifestyle, Photography, Wedding

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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Guest Post by Justice Wipff How am I going to get through the Holidays with my wedding shortly after?! Holiday season is hard for anyone when it comes to turning down treats and staying active. It’s cold, there are endless dessert tables, and if you gain a few pounds at least you can hide beneath […]

November 1, 2017

Bride, Lifestyle, Wedding

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Working from Home

Oh, that home-office life. It’s widely glorified on social media and craved for by goal diggers still plowing away at their 9-5. The opportunity to be able to just work from bed in the comfort of your pj’s and decide your own hours is something so many creatives desire. However, once you’re working from home […]

October 16, 2017

Business, Education, Lifestyle, Photography

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Wedding Planning Sucks. You Don’t.

Real Talk? Wedding planning sucks. I know, I know, I’m probably supposed to say something encouraging and sweet to help motivate you in this transition of your life…but, I’m going to be real with you instead. So, real talk? Wedding planning sucks. But, you don’t. Honest to God, wedding planning stressed me the mess out. […]

October 5, 2017

Bride, Engagement, Lifestyle, Photography, Wedding

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Allison + Willie | Hidden Vineyard Wedding

It was a small wedding, with about 60 guests, and such a sweet and intimate celebration. The little moments were what stood out the most to me – the way the flower girls were so excited about their bracelets, or how Willie definitely saw Allie before the first look and wore a mischievous grin when […]

October 4, 2017

Bride, Lifestyle, Photography, Wedding

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