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Michigan blessed us with the most beautiful night for Lauren and Carter’s beach engagement session at Warren Dunes. The couple radiated warmth as we explored the beautiful landscapes, from the serene beaches to the lush, rolling dunes. Their chemistry was beautifully highlighted against the backdrop of a breathtaking sunset, resulting in a collection of romantic […]

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

May 31, 2024

Meet Erika and Jocko! Jocko’s real name is Joseph, he’s the third in his family so he wanted something different. When a family member started calling him Jocko, it stuck! (I know you’re wondering, because I was, too. It was the first thing I asked when we met up lol!) Their love truly embraced the […]

Downtown Indianapolis Sunset Engagement Session by Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

May 9, 2024

Stephanie and Dillon’s love story blossomed amidst the serene beauty of the historic garden and mansion at Newfields Gardens. Immerse yourself in the magic of their spring Newfields engagement session, as they explored hand in hand through lush foliage and timeless architecture. It was easy to capture the essence of their romance as they were […]

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

May 6, 2024

This springtime celebration nestled in the country outside of Fort Wayne, Indiana was full of joy and laughter. Here you’ll find my favorite moments of Jessica and Drake’s wedding at Union 12, where the spring air is fragrant with the promise of new beginnings. The wedding, with its soft, neutral hues of champagne and navy […]

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

April 16, 2024

Experience this eclectic, trendy-chic wedding in the heart of Downtown Indianapolis mirroring the vibrant energy of the city. Katherine & Devon’s celebration boasts a funky, fun ambiance and overall just plain cool design from start to finish! This wedding is immersed in lush, jewel-toned florals of bright red, pale purple and blue, sprinkled with modern […]

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

March 5, 2024

I’m not sure I’ll ever get over this unforgettable engagement session at the iconic and historic downtown Indy’s Bottleworks Hotel and Lockerbie Square! I spent the most beautiful fall evening with Katherine and Devon exploring the hotel and charming streets around the corner providing a romantic touch that felt straight out of a movie. When […]

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

October 30, 2023

My goodness, are these two in love or what?! The love Megan and David share is so incredibly evident in their photos. They were such a pleasure to photograph! They drove all the way up from south of Indy to join me at my favorite park in Fort Wayne to capture this season of their […]


October 20, 2023

This sweet family session took place at the Gregory home, named “Strawberry Hill”. The Gregorys recently did some renovations to the historic property and wanted to pay tribute to its original name by hanging a sign on the light post. Strawberry Hill was an incredible location for their session where the kids got the show […]


October 9, 2023

From the moment I met Jessica during our consultation call, I knew this couple was going to be a blast to work with. And their engagement session did not disappoint. They were so natural in front of the camera simply because they were true to themselves! Together, we explored the gorgeous West Park in Carmel […]

Indianapolis Engagement Session by Indianapolis Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

October 2, 2023

This Morris Estate wedding in Michigan features a white chapel ceremony and tented reception. Satin sage green bridesmaids dresses accented the florals which were a combination of neutrals with touches of blush and toffee roses to accent the fall colors of Michigan. The bride donned a classic gown with a mermaid silhouette and sweetheart neckline. […]

Morris Estate Wedding by Michigan Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

September 7, 2023

When Cailey told me about her vision for her engagement session I about died!! And I had been anxiously awaiting to see it come to life! She said “I’m thinking of a city hall elopement in my hometown at the courthouse” and I immediately said YES GIRL. That white blazer mini-dress just makes the whole […]

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August 17, 2023

This day was all about family. The most important aspect of Jennifer and Cole’s wedding day was to be surrounded by the people who mean the most in their lives. Jennifer’s daughters, their siblings, and even their spouses were all part of their wedding party and Jennifer’s brother officiated. Leading up to this day, it […]

Blue Barn Berry Farm Wedding by Courtney Rudicel Indiana Wedding Photographer

August 1, 2023


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