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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 I’m sure you know, the ceremony start time dictates the entire timeline for the day. So I’d say it’s pretty important to consider when planning out your wedding day! There are so many factors to think about when choosing your ceremony time: is your ceremony indoors or outdoors? Is your wedding a morning wedding or an […]

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While this title may seem a little bit obvious, I’ve found that quite a few photographers are not aware of a simple trick that allows you to actually choose your focal point instead of the camera choosing for you! I use something called single point focusing, which allows me to choose almost any point in […]

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Friends, I am SO EXCITED to finally share about the Refined Second Shooter Workshop! Michelle and I started planning for this day months ago. We spent many months planning, lots of emails and late nights working to refine our content and get everything prepared. While I’ve hosted workshops in the past, I’ve never done anything […]

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Earlier this summer, Cassy and I met for her mentoring session at Flowers and Bread. We spend all afternoon chatting about all things photography related. We dug into her brand, talked about ways that she could better reach her target market and established some next steps in her game plan for her business. To end […]

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One of the most commonly asked questions I get from both brides and photographers is, “when should we start pictures”? Well, after photographing nearly 50 weddings, I’ve learned the do’s and don’ts of wedding timelines. Do: Allow for a LOT of buffer time. If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past few years, it’s […]

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As your wedding day approaches, it’s only natural to hop on over to Pinterest to pin some of your last minute details and favorite poses for portraits. I get it, I really do! I used to be that girl, and before I even owned a camera, my Pinterest board was FILLED with photographs that I […]

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First of all, I can’t believe that this is the first time I’m writing about this topic. Ring shots are my FAVORITE details to photograph! To back up a little bit though, I didn’t always used to be good at them. For instance, take a look at this gem below: This is my high school […]

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Blogstomp has been one of the best investments I’ve made for my business. Want to know why?? It has literally cut my blogging time by 80%!! What used to take me 6+ hours, now takes less than 1. You might be asking, this sounds too good to be true! Well, friend, I promise it isn’t! […]

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A few weeks ago, I asked you, my friends and followers, to submit any questions that you had for me. Nothing was off limits, and I was so overwhelmed by the response! Both future brides and photographers reached out and it was so much fun connecting with everyone who submitted a question. At the end […]

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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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