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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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Now that you’ve gotten a peek into the beautiful styled shoots from Phellowship (ahem.. the colorful shoot and the fine art shoot), it’s time to show you what the rest of our jam-packed day looked like! We had 14 incredible ladies join us for a day centered around community. Our goal for the event was […]

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I’ll be completely honest with you, this is going to be the first of quite a few Phellowship posts! Monica from Monica Brown Photography and I have been planning and praying over Phellowship for the past 6 months, and I can hardly believe that it has come and gone so quickly! All of the planning, […]

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After you’ve spent hours and hours pouring over all of the details of your wedding day, your photographer should do all that they can to capture them beautifully. As soon as I arrive, I typically photograph the bridal details which include (but are definitely not limited to) your shoes, jewelry, flowers, perfume, veil, garter…

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After picking your dress, choosing your flowers, tasting the food and of course, the cake, one of the last things on a bride’s mind is where she’s going to get ready.  After all, you’ve spent so much time planning for this special day, that I want it to be captured beautifully! Last year, I shared a few tips for brides as they are…

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It’s fall, and that means love is in the air, and so are diamonds! I have seen so many couples getting engaged recently and I am so incredibly excited for you!! After he pops the question, you may be wondering, “What’s next??” I’m sure you’ve been dreaming about the perfect wedding on Pinterest for years, but now that you…

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So many of my couples ask me if I have any recommendations for what they should wear to their engagement session. I love it when they ask me this because the answer is always, “YES!!” I wanted to create a Wedding Wednesday post dedicated just to this topic because it is so important! These tips are exactly…

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Some sweet moments with your bridesmaids and mother will likely occur while you are getting ready for your big day. As a photographer, it is so fun to be able to capture the sweet moments shared between a bride and her bridesmaids as the get ready.  So many people fail to consider great getting ready locations…

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Last Tuesday, I FINALLY had the opportunity to attend a Dayton Tuesday’s Together meeting! I’ve been part of the Rising Tide Society for about one year now, and have watched like-minded creatives gather together once a month to talk about business-y things. Due to my class schedule, I was never able to attend a…

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Last Thursday, I had the incredible opportunity to attend the #karimeworkshop with Kari and Trevor Bowman. The day was filled with so much teaching, community and of course, shooting! We arrived in the morning and were greeted by Remi, their adorable little pup. As the other 11 photographers started to arrive, we mingled with each other and said hello to a few familiar faces…

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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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