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Hello and welcome to my blog! My name is Kelsie and I'm a wedding photographer based in Columbus, Ohio. Grab a cup of coffee (or in my case - a cup of hot chocolate!), a glass of wine or a bottle of coke and enjoy viewing my latest work, browsing resources for brides and photographers, and getting a little peek into my life!

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As in any industry, there are busy seasons and slow seasons in photography. And most of the time, the peaks of both are drastically different from each other. To give you an example, during the slow seasons of my business, I may not have any paid shoots to edit so I’ll choose to focus on […]

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Allison and Wiley were married at St. Mary’s Church in Springboro, Ohio on a beautiful summer day last weekend. It was hot as can be, and I’m pretty sure we all got a little sun burned, but it couldn’t have been a better day. I absolutely loved the colors that Allison chose for her wedding. […]

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Mary and Todd are some of the sweetest people I’ve ever met. As soon as I met Mary earlier this year, I knew we could be really good friends! When these two showed up for their engagement session a few weeks ago, it felt like I was third wheeling with two life-long friends (in a […]

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Amanda and Justin’s wedding was filled with lots of glitter, lots of unicorns, and lots of laughs! It really couldn’t have been a more beautiful day! I absolutely love how Amanda let her bridesmaids pick their own sequin dresses. My photographer’s heart skipped a beat once she told me that! Amanda’s gown was absolutely STUNNING […]

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While this post is in the “For Brides” sections of my blog, it may be a little bit more applicable to the future grooms out there! Men, if you are planning to pop the big questions any time soon, If at all possible,  highly recommend having your proposal photographed! There are so many benefits to […]

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One of the most challenging aspects of photography to master is different lighting situations. As a natural light photographer, you need to be able to choose different locations based on the best lighting scenarios. There are quite a few different types of lighting situations to consider when choosing the best light to pose you clients […]

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Anna and Garrett were married on Sunday last weekend, and their reception was at Cox Arboretum. When they first told me that, my heart skipped a beat because I absolutely LOVE Cox Arboretum, especially during golden hour. Leading up to the weekend, not only did it call for rain on Saturday, but also all day […]

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I have this saying that Jesus always comes through for me, and He sure did this time! Every day as I checked the weather leading up to last weekend, there was a strong chance of rain all day on Saturday (and Sunday, too). As I prayed over Nick and Jessica’s wedding, I specifically prayed for no […]

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Audrey & Jeremy were married last Saturday at The Orrmont Estate in Piqua, Ohio. These two high school sweethearts are so in love, and it was an honor to serve them in such a special way. Their day was filled with exciting moments, tender moments, tear-filled moments, and so many other emotions. Their friends and […]

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this friends, is where it gets real. This is where you can find my vulnerable heart, and really get to know the heart behind this business of mine. 

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I have just loved writing this blog series and I hope you’ve enjoyed reading it! So far, I’ve shared about how I found my passion, why I started my business, some of the struggles

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the heart behind it all

You wouldn't know it if I walked past you, or possibly even if we were friends. You might not know it even if you looked me in the eye. The one thing that I rely on

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I'm a creative because He's the creator

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the heart behind it all

I am so incredibly thankful for the creative gifts I've been given. But let's be real, I wouldn't be able to do any of this if it weren't for Jesus. Do you know why? 

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The story of my own lenses

The Struggle of Comparison

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