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. 

explore

welcome to My

home on the web

Weddings

Portraits

Engagements

personal

Photo by: Christine Skari Photography

Travel

Education

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

The Full Post  »

1-on-1 with Kaitlynn | Park City, Utah

Last week, you might have seen on my social media that I was in Utah for a couple of days. I flew out to coach Kaitlynn of Kaitlynn Quist Photography, about photography and business, and we had a blast! We started our 1-on-1 at Atticus Coffee in Park City. This coffee shop is so cute! They […]

August 3, 2017

Education, Engagement, Photography

The Full Post  »

What Mentoring Means to Me

I’m not sure how I ended up in Utah mentoring another photographer…only 10 months after I visited my first workshop, in Utah. I’m not sure how I ended up mentoring other photographers at all. After all, I just went full-time in April. I may be a photographer who’s going on 7 years now, but this […]

July 28, 2017

Business, Education, personal

The Full Post  »

5 Ways to Enhance Your Client Experience

Knowing what to do to make your clients comfortable in front of the camera can be tricky business. And I know what you’re thinking as you scroll through Instagram – how do people capture all of those adorable candids?! I’ve wondered that question too, many times. The answer? Because they’re enjoying themselves and they feel […]

July 18, 2017

Business, Education, Photography

The Full Post  »

1-on-1 Mentoring | Kyla

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting with Kyla Montgomery who runs Illy & Indy Photography in Indianapolis, IN. I coached her on editing, marketing strategies, and workflow efficiency tips. Then, we visited Autumn Moon Hollow & Spa for hair + makeup and she got some fresh headshots! Isn’t she beautiful?! Next, […]

July 3, 2017

Business, Education, Photography

The Full Post  »