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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

This summer wedding at The Pavilion at Orchard Ridge in Rockton, Illinois features pale rose petal bridesmaids, light grey groomsmen suits, a fitted backless bridal gown and a cathedral-length bridal veil. The florals were neutral with touches of blush pink and the grounds of the venue allowed for so many beautiful portrait locations.

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

June 27, 2023

It felt like we had been waiting for this engagement session for so long! And when we finally got around to getting it scheduled, it didn’t work out to shoot at the Morris Estate, which was Savanna’s first choice. When she mentioned the possibility of shooting at the Indiana Dunes I absolutely agreed we should […]

Indiana Dunes Engagement Session by Indiana Wedding Photographer, Courtney Rudicel

May 16, 2023

Wedding Editorial | Can we just talk about how gorgeous this new wedding venue in Indianapolis is?! The Conservatory at Evergreen is even more beautiful in person! This elegant spring wedding editorial inspired by a burgundy suit jacket had all of us vendors SWOONING!

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

April 13, 2023

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life so why shouldn’t you include your fur baby in all the festivities? Today, in honor of #NationalLoveYourPetDay, I’m sharing some unique and fun ways you can include your beloved four-legged baby on your wedding day!

Dogs in Weddings How to include your dog in your wedding by Courtney Rudicel Wedding Photographer in Indiana

January 10, 2023

They say “to trust your body”. “You and your baby are working together.” Well that is absolutely true. I firmly believe my body was holding Olivia in because it knew she needed extra help.

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

November 20, 2022


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