Welcome to the KLP blog

My name is Kelsie and I'm an Ohio photographer based in Columbus. 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!

I am so excited to share the styled shoot from the Refined Second Shooter 2.0 with you today!! Michelle & I poured our hearts into this workshop and I had so much fun planning this incredible styled shoot. We were going for a romantic, wintery vibe & our amazing team of vendors brought their gifts & […]

The Refined Second Shooter 2.0

For all of you newbie photographers, you may be hearing the term RAW thrown around quite a bit. I remember when I first picked up a camera, I had no idea what RAW was, except that I was supposed to be using it. if you’re in the same boat that I once was in, you’re […]


Brides, have you decided that you’re going to have a first look with your fiance on your wedding day? What a great option 🙂 If you haven’t fully decided, check out my main reasons why I always encourage creating time for a first look on your wedding day! Anyway, now that you’ve decided to do […]

Tips for a Smooth First Look

Barn weddings are probably one of the most difficult venues to photograph. If you aren’t comfortable with your flash, they can be extremely stressful and you most likely won’t be happy with the results. The reason why they are so challenging is because they are filled with wood and you cannot bounce your flash, otherwise, […]

My Secret for Photographing Barn Receptions

Jorgensen Farms Wedding Venue: Historic Barn

Do dark churches, give you the heeby-jeebies when it’s time to take family formals at the altar? What about reception halls with no windows, or even just regular evening receptions? What makes these scary for natural light photographers is the word that makes us all cringe: FLASH. In order for pictures to turn out in […]

My Off Camera Flash (OCF) System