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Liv & Jim | Couples Session in Bloomington, IN

Liv & Jim are two of the most genuine and kindest people I have ever met. I have absolutely loved getting to know them since our move to Bloomington! We met for the first time when we got together for this shoot in downtown Bloomington and hit it off. Before that we connected through Instagram […]

September 6, 2018


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1-on-1 Mentoring Session with Alexis | Re-cap

A couple of weeks ago Alexis came all the way to Bloomington from Kalamazoo for a 1-on-1 mentoring session with me. We had such a fun day together! To kick things off, we met at a coffee shop downtown where we covered marketing, branding, pricing, workflow, editing, you name it. Then, we took a few […]

September 4, 2018

Boudoir, Education, Portraits

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Val + Travis | Sawyer, MI

You guys are not ready for the cuteness that’s about to hit you! Val + Travis came from Chicago to Michigan to model for the Joelle Elizabeth Workshop and these two are absolutely adorable! We had such a fun time together at the beach. Here are my favorites from their session! Let’s do a couples […]

May 22, 2018


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Gina | Graduate Portraits

Graduation weekend is in just a few more days and I’m so excited for all of the graduates! Gina is graduating from the nursing department and her dream is to work at a children’s hospital – I know that the kids would just love her! We photographed her session at Andrews University’s campus and couldn’t […]

May 1, 2018


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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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