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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Wedding Prep | My Timeline

Weddings are a ton of fun, but they require a substantial amount of work. Not only for the couple, but for vendors too. For things to run smoothly on both ends, it’s necessary for us as photographers to do our part in making sure things are organized and efficient! Now, it can be a little […]

November 20, 2017

Business, Education, Wedding

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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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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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1-on-1 Mentoring | Elli Jo Photography

You know how every once in awhile, a stranger comes into your life and you just hit it off as if you’ve always known each other? That’s what it felt like when I met Elli for our 1-on-1 mentoring session. And I’m 99.99% sure that’s just how she makes anyone feel who comes into her […]

August 15, 2017

Business, Education, Lifestyle, Photography, Portraits

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When You’re in A Slump

Running a business comes with a lot of high’s and a lot of low’s. When I’m discouraged, I easily fall into self-doubt and begin analyzing everything. But, there are 3 questions I always ask myself when I’m in a slump, and I think they’re important questions any business owner should ask themselves in moments of […]

August 8, 2017

Business, personal

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