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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Changing Your Last Name

Hey, gorgeous! First of all, congratulations on your engagement! You’re going to love married life. It is seriously the best thing ever. You reach a whole new level of connection when you’re married, and you get to adventure life with your best friend 24/7. Ah!! I’m just so excited for you. Alright, now let’s get […]

November 16, 2017

Bride, Education, Engagement, Lifestyle, Wedding

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Fitzgerald Wedding

Ashley and Jared are two of the sweetest and funnest (it’s a word!!) couples I’ve worked with yet. Their day was nothing short of a party, and I loved every second of it! They celebrated at the Redfield Estate in Glenview, IL with their closest friends and family. It was an intimate gathering, and even […]

November 15, 2017

Bride, 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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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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