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Hello and welcome to the KLP blog! My name is Kelsie and I'm a wedding & portrait photographer based in Columbus, Ohio. Grab a cup of coffee (or in my case - a chai latte), 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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Books are one of the best ways to get encouragement as a small business owner. There’s just something about reading stories and lessons of those that have gone before you. Oftentimes, creatives are one-man operations, so we don’t have typical co-workers to bounce ideas off of. Illuminate is doing it’s best to cultivate community in […]

Business, Illuminate

10 Books Every Creative Should Read

February 12, 2019

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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! […]

Business, For Photographers

Blogstomp Review

April 11, 2018

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You guys, IT’S LAUNCH DAY!!! And I’m so incredibly excited!! This has been such a fun project for me and I cannot wait to share it with you. I’ve dreamt of having a brand that fully represents who I am as a photographer and after a lot of self-reflection and hard work, I’m finally there. […]

Business, The Heart Behind it All

Out with the Old, in with the New(ly Redesigned)!!!

May 10, 2017

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As I kick of my 2017 wedding this season, I can’t help but be so incredibly grateful for the couples who’ve chosen me to serve them on such an important day. It is a privilege that I certainly do not take lightly. As I start each wedding season, I’d love to share a few goals for areas in which I’d… 

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3 Goals for my 2017 Wedding Season

April 21, 2017

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In all honesty, this post was actually scheduled for a few weeks ago, but life happens and I didn’t get around to writing it until last night. At 11:30. From my bed. Now that’s the life of an entrepreneur right there haha I have a feeling that this won’t be the only time something like […]

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My 2017 Goals

January 13, 2017

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Wow, I can’t believe that I have officially been in business for ONE YEAR!! That is seriously mind boggling to me. The Lord has been so incredibly faithful to me throughout this journey and I have learned so much. If someone were to tell me a year and a half ago that I would have […]

Business, Personal

KLP Turns ONE!! | 10 Lessons I’ve Learned from My First Year in Business

October 11, 2016

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When you begin to buy lenses, it is so important to keep your style in mind. Are you a sports photographer? Nature photographer? Newborn photographer? Wedding photographer? Portrait photographer? The type of photography that you are involved in will heavily influence the lenses that you decide to purchase. However, it is also extremely important to […]

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Why I Shoot with Prime Lenses

September 23, 2016

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At the beginning of the summer, I had the opportunity to attend the #KariMe Workshop by Kari Bowman! It was absolutely incredible. If you missed the recap, you can find it hereDuring the shooting portion of the day, Kari took headshots for each of the attendees. I don’t think I could accurately describe how badly I’ve…

Business, Personal, Portrait

My New Headshots!!!

June 21, 2016

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On the coldest day of the year, my sweet friend Frankie and I went on a little photoshoot with each other (and by cold I mean that we only were outside in 5 minute bursts before our hands started tingling they were so cold!). We have this awesome relationship where we each share something with the other, whether that’s me teaching her how to shoot on manual or her giving me advice…

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My new headshots!

February 24, 2016

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