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. 


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Sara + Alex | Chicago Couple Session

These two were so sweet, and such naturals in front of the camera! Alex + Sara were visiting Chicago for the first time, from Houston and we were able to squeeze in a shoot while they were in town. The fall colors could not have been any prettier!! And, I’m always down for a classic […]

November 21, 2017

Couples, Lifestyle, Photography, Portraits

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Justice Wipff | Personal Trainer in Chicago

Let me brag about this girl for a bit. She always has a big smile whenever I see her, is full of compliments and motivating speeches, and she’s an incredible fitness trainer! I love her sweet self, and having her in front of the camera was a blast for both of us. We met in […]

November 14, 2017

Fitness, Lifestyle, Photography, Portraits

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Brunna | Elegance in Michigan

“Happy girls are the prettiest girls” — this quote sums up Brunna so perfectly. Every time I get the chance to photograph this girl, she’s all smiles! This shoot was no exception. It was the night before she hopped on a plane to move to Hawaii, and we had a blast. First, we explored one […]

September 26, 2017

Lifestyle, Photography, Portraits

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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

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Bethany | Cecret Lake, Utah

Last week I had the opportunity to photograph Bethany of Bethany Louria Photography, at Cecret Lake, Utah. This place is absolutely breathtaking…it felt like we were on the other side of the world. We had such a fun time taking some headshots & portraits of her with her boyfriend, with these stunning backgrounds! Another shoot […]

August 7, 2017

Photography, Portraits, travel

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