I'm Joelle, an international Lifestyle and Wedding Photographer based in Chicago + Southwest Michigan. I'm also an educator and Photo Editor for photographers!

explore

welcome to My

home on the web

Weddings

Portraits

Engagements

personal

Photo by: Nicole Balsamo Photography

Travel

Education

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

The Full Post  »

Haley | Graduate Portraits

This is such an exciting time of year because graduation is just around the corner! I was able to take Haley’s grad photos last week and we had so much fun! She’s graduating with her nursing degree and I know that anyone who has the chance to work with her will be super blessed. Here […]

April 11, 2018

Portraits

The Full Post  »

Erica Maternity | Stevensville, MI

A couple of weeks ago I got to take my sister-in-law’s maternity photos and it’s one of the cutest sessions I’ve ever done! Of course I’m biased, but my adorable niece Kate absolutely stole the show! I had so much fun editing these images and couldn’t stop laughing. Kate is so excited to meet her […]

April 5, 2018

Portraits

The Full Post  »

Govind + Cate | Proposal in Chicago, IL

This past weekend I was able to capture + be a part of one of the sweetest proposals ever. Govind and Cate met in St. Louis a couple of years ago (where she’s from), and went on one of their first dates in Chicago where sparks flew between them. This July, they’ll both be moving […]

April 4, 2018

Engagement, Portraits

The Full Post  »

Breanna | Berrien Springs, MI

A few years ago, Breanna Bell Photography came into my life and I never want her to leave it. Every time I’m around this girl, we have the best time! She’s been such a big supporter in my business and that will always mean the world to me. Every time I see her she gives […]

March 27, 2018

Portraits

The Full Post  »

Hey, friend! Want to know how to stand out in a saturated market? Sign up for my newsletter and receive a FREE guide!

* indicates required