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!

Just as Jesus’ life on this earth was destined for purpose, so is yours. Please don’t forget that! It can be so easy to fall into the mindset that the work we are doing isn’t valuable, it’s not impacting people or changing lives. We often forget that we were given this platform for a reason. […]

Reflecting the character of Jesus in your business: Destined for Purpose

Over the last few months, I’ve been thinking and praying about a new series that I wanted to share with you guys. I’ve absolutely loved sharing my heart with you on the blog throughout the years, and I wanted to give myself an outlet to do just that, while encouraging you in the process! Something […]

Reflecting the Characteristics of Christ in your business: Introduction

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 […]

10 Books Every Creative Should Read

As depicted in the Bible, Jesus was an entrepreneur, a carpenter to be exact. Jesus, the businessman, is the perfect example of how we can build God honoring businesses. We recognized Jesus’ entrepreneurship in the first blog in the Illuminate series, and today we will dig into his role as a carpenter. In first century […]

Jesus the Carpenter

When I think about my business, it’s my heart and desire that it be approached from a place of service and love. These characteristics don’t just happen to be paired together; they were intentionally chosen because they are two qualities of Jesus. As a joyful follower of Jesus, I am continually being sanctified every day […]

Jesus: The Perfect Entrepreneur