I'm Joelle, an international Lifestyle and Wedding Photographer based in Chicago + Southwest Michigan. I'm also an educator and Photo Editor for photographers!

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Meet my Virtual Assistant: Rooting for You Social

About a month ago, I hired my first virtual assistant, Sam from Rooting for You Social. She has been such a tremendous help for my business, and now that I’ve hired her I can’t imagine life without her!! She manages my social media and newsletter, designs resources for me, and more. If you’ve been thinking […]

July 13, 2018

Education

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Mr. & Mrs. Garman | Niles, MI

I met Janessa a few years ago when she came to my senior exhibit, which showcased a series of engagement & wedding day images – it was the beginning of my career as a wedding photographer. She told me that she wanted me to photograph her wedding in a couple more years, and I was […]

July 10, 2018

Wedding

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Our Trip to Norway!

A few weeks ago we visited Ålesund, Norway to photograph a destination wedding. We instantly fell in love with Norway’s scenery! It is absolutely breathtaking. Mountains and lakes everywhere you look. We had a couple of days after the wedding to explore Ålesund and really enjoyed it! There are so many trails around town that […]

June 25, 2018

personal, travel

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Joelle’s Reads | June

Can you believe that June is almost over?! I feel like this month just got started. It’s been such a fun & busy month in my neck of the woods, and I’ve been able to read some really good reads! I managed to finish these three books and I’m about to tell you why you […]

June 22, 2018

Joelle's Reads, personal

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Mr. & Mrs. Andvik | Ålesund, Norway

A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure of traveling to Ålesund, Norway to photograph a destination wedding. Katherine + Erlend met through mutual friends a few years ago and the moment that Erlend saw her, he said he knew he had to get to know her. They hit it off and I can […]

June 20, 2018

travel, Wedding

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