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Hello friend!

This is us.

I'm Michelle  and I’m a natural light wedding photographer based in Columbus, Ohio and available for travel anywhere in the world! I married my husband Josh in 2013 and embarked on the biggest and most wonderful adventure of my life. He keeps me on my toes and pushes my super-organized and type-A-planner self to be adventurous and care-free.

These days, we both work full time in the wedding industry (Josh is an amazing wedding DJ;  check out Josh Staley Productions by clicking here) because we love our couples and are passionate about marriage. When we’re not working for our amazing brides and grooms or recording the Columbus Wedding Podcast, you can find us watching movies with our two pups (accompanied by mugs of hot beverages) or adventuring to new places we’ve never been before!


so... why wedding photography?

I love bright, romantic images that transport you from your living room back into the magic of the wedding day. You’ll remember not only how the day looked, but how it felt. From the tiniest of details to the grandeur of the reception hall... from the happy tears as you walk down the aisle to the joy of your first dance... my mission is to capture your love story in a timeless way that you will cherish forever.


want to know more?  Follow along on instagram @michellejoyphoto!