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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Celebrating One Year as a Full-Time Business Owner

This weekend is an incredibly special weekend for me! To give you a little background we’ll flash back to one year ago. A year ago, I was working a part-time position in sales and I was nowhere near in love with it. I wrestled with it for a few months, trying my best to stick […]

April 20, 2018

Education, personal

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Joelle’s Reads | March

It’s time for another round up of my favorite reads! This month I read a couple of really good books, and I’m also highlighting some old favorites! Live Fearless by Sadie Robertson Sadie Robertson is quickly becoming one of my favorite people on the planet and I don’t even know her personally. Her heart shines […]

March 29, 2018


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We’re Moving to Bloomington, IN!

The secret’s out – we’re moving to Bloomington, IN! I can hardly believe it; we are so incredibly excited about this next adventure in our lives! Last fall, Lyndon began his application process to grad schools in Indiana for his MBA. On the list was Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. We didn’t know what to […]

March 14, 2018

personal, travel

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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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Life Will Never Be The Same

We were weeks away from our wedding day and so ready to transition from planning a wedding to enjoying a marriage together. We had found a cute little apartment and moved both of our things over, unpacking almost everything so we wouldn’t have to worry about it after the honeymoon. When everything was in place, […]

February 9, 2018

Engagement, personal, Wedding

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