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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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Earlier this week on the blog, I shared the colorful styled shoot from this past weekend’s Phellowship event. In case you missed the bold colors and beautiful florals, check it out here! In addition to the colorful shoot, Monica Brown Photography and I also planned a fine art inspired shoot, and it couldn’t have come […]

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A few months ago, Monica, from Monica Brown Photography (one of my best photographer friends!) and I joined forces to create a community styled shoot. Monica and I had so much fun planning & executing this event!  We dreamt for months about creating a space to network with and really get to know other photographers. […]

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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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To the photographer who wants to give up, please know that you are not alone. To the photographer who feels like their work isn’t good enough, know that you shouldn’t be comparing your mess to someone else’s highlight reel. To the photographer who can’t seem to fill their schedule, you aren’t the only one. Just […]

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When you are just starting out in this industry, photographers often say yes to any and every opportunity to take pictures. While this can be a blessing during the beginning stages of your business, it can also start to hurt you after too many “yeses.” What do I mean by that? Well, after a while of shooting a variety of…

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As I look back over the last few years, I’ve been very intentional about investing back into my business. As a newer photographer, I heavily invested into my equipment, because I knew that I needed a certain caliber of equipment in order to be competitive in this industry. More recently, I have chosen to invest in online…

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When I first started my business, I had approximately 0 friends in the photography industry. I didn’t have anyone to turn to when it came to figuring out what essential steps needed to be taken in order to have a successful business in the long run. I wish that I had someone to talk to…

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Ever since I first picked up a camera, I’ve always felt pure joy when I’m behind the lens. That joy is something that is really special to me, and I want so badly to share it with others. Throughout my business, I’ve sought out ways that I can share my joy with others, whether that is through loving… 

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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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