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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Our Trip to Norway!

A few weeks ago we visited Ålesund, Norway to photograph a destination wedding. We instantly fell in love with Norway’s scenery! It is absolutely breathtaking. Mountains and lakes everywhere you look. We had a couple of days after the wedding to explore Ålesund and really enjoyed it! There are so many trails around town that […]

June 25, 2018

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Mr. & Mrs. Andvik | Ålesund, Norway

A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure of traveling to Ålesund, Norway to photograph a destination wedding. Katherine + Erlend met through mutual friends a few years ago and the moment that Erlend saw her, he said he knew he had to get to know her. They hit it off and I can […]

June 20, 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

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Why You Should Consider an Unplugged Honeymoon

When the idea of an unplugged honeymoon was first suggested to me, I admittedly balked at it. As a photographer who continuously uses Instagram to promote my business and share bits and pieces of my personal life, one of the things I enjoy sharing with my viewers the most is the places I get to […]

February 5, 2018

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Mr. & Mrs. Abreu

A month ago Lyndon and I had the pleasure of flying to Reading, Pennsylvania to celebrate Charles + Emily’s wedding. It was so much fun being able to see them again and wow…their day was so beautiful. These two have known each other since middle school, and when they made the decision in college to […]

January 31, 2018

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