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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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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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If there’s anything that I’ve learned in my first 2 years in business, it’s that consistency is key. I have been so fortunate to discover my style early on in my career and have been able to build a brand that effectively communicates it. While I like to think that it was my marketing degree […]

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A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to mentor my sweet childhood friend, Abby. Abby and I grew up together and were always scrapbooking, painting, you name it! We’ve always been the creative ones of our friends, and Abby has continued to pursue the arts more than ever before! She is an incredibly talented […]

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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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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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