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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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

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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


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Bella | Senior Photos in Hinsdale, IL

Last week I met Bella to take her senior photos and she absolutely killed it in front of the camera! She is such a natural! We took her photos at Graue Mill in Hinsdale, IL. It was chilly but she braved the cold and you’d never know it was freezing from the photos! Enjoy some […]

March 20, 2018


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90210 or Gossip Girl | St. Joseph, MI

I can honestly say that no one has ever asked me to capture their friend group like 90210 or Gossip Girl, but I’m so glad that these guys did! This was such a fun shoot, and I’m so happy with the way the images turned out. We met up in St. Joseph, MI where we […]

March 13, 2018


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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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