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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Helena the Personal Organizer | Chicago, IL

Recently I had the opportunity to photograph a personal organizer’s gorgeous home, and it was so fun to see how she organizes everything! I learned so much in our time together and have plenty of inspiration for our next living space. Helena runs a blog called A Personal Organizer where she shares tips on organizing […]

April 12, 2018

Lifestyle, Portraits

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Your Personal Trainer before the Wedding Day | Justice Wipff

I met up with Justice Wipff, a personal trainer in Chicago to talk about some ways brides could get in better shape before their wedding day! Being a woman myself, I know how real body insecurities can be and I also know how good we can feel about ourselves when we have a smart workout […]

March 30, 2018

Engagement, Lifestyle, Wedding

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Announcing: Wardrobe Styling

Today’s announcement has me breaking out in spontaneous dance parties! I’m so stoked to announce that I’m now offering complimentary wardrobe styling! Fashion has always been a passion of mine and I love coming up with my #ootd. So, being able to offer clothing pieces for my clients to wear on shoots? It’s the most […]

March 6, 2018

Engagement, Lifestyle, Portraits

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Left Coast | Chicago, IL

One of my favorite things to do when I visit Chicago is to eat at new-to-me restaurants! Over the holidays, my sister and I took a trip to Chicago and ate at this cute restaurant called Left Coast, with my friend Justice (you may recognize her from previous blog posts). It was my first time […]

March 1, 2018

Lifestyle, personal

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The Best Makeup Products for Your Wedding Day

When we got engaged last year, wedding planning brought on a whole new list of “necessities”. Of course there were the obvious ones like my dress, where our venue would be, and our date…but, there were so many small categories to suddenly consider too. One of those categories was my makeup routine for the day […]

February 19, 2018

Engagement, Lifestyle, Wedding

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