I'm Joelle, an international Wedding + Boudoir Photographer based in Bloomington, IN. I'm also an educator and podcaster!

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Why Wedding Photography Is So Expensive

Weddings take a lot of effort, time, and money. It’s no secret that things add up fast when you’re planning your big day, and I know that wedding photography is no exception on this. A lot of couples wonder why wedding photography is so expensive and I want to take a moment to help you […]

July 16, 2018

Education, Wedding

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Mr. & Mrs. Garman | Niles, MI

I met Janessa a few years ago when she came to my senior exhibit, which showcased a series of engagement & wedding day images – it was the beginning of my career as a wedding photographer. She told me that she wanted me to photograph her wedding in a couple more years, and I was […]

July 10, 2018

Wedding

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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

travel, Wedding

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Reducing Stress During Wedding Planning

Guest blogger: Janet Birkey Wedding stress. There really are few things more stressful than planning a wedding. Some of the stress is over things that matter a lot to you and your partner, but much of it is over things that don’t change the goal of your wedding, which is to marry the one you […]

June 13, 2018

Engagement, Wedding

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What to Do with Your Décor After the Wedding

There’s so much that goes into styling a wedding: the floral arrangements, lights, the seating arrangement display, reception favors, etc. You spend all of this time, energy, and money into making sure that every detail is perfect and on the day of your wedding it all looks beautiful! But, when it’s all said and done, […]

May 21, 2018

Wedding

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