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Hey! I'm Julie.

I'm pretty much a quiet person who roots for the underdog, always trying to be helpful and empathic to others.  I believe in telling the truth (even if it sucks).  I have a slight addiction to The Big Bang Theory and donuts.  I love adventures but like being at home.  I believe in God and doing unto others.  I also believe you can be absolutely anything you want.  

You wanna be a rocket scientist who moonlights as a chef?  Go for it!

Behind every locked door each of us has the ability to be whomever we want.  

Determination is the key.

I grew up in Harrison, OH and now live on an 18 acre farm in Brookville, IN with my husband, Dave, and our four pups (Brook-the 1st on the left-past away last summer) We do miss her very much.  She was 13 years old and was the best dog ever (don't tell the others).  

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I am, as my husband calls me, a 'tree hugger'.  

I recycle everything!  If it can't be recycled, I try and either repurpose it, or donate it.  We only have one earth.  We need to take care of it.

I LOVE old stuff!  Put me in an old barn with junk and I'll be there for hours.  I am intrigued by the stories the old stuff has and if those old barn walls could talk!  I'd listen forever.  I can 'see' old dilapidated homes as they once were whereas others only see its ruins.  My PSA is: Restore (NOT renovate-never do that) and make it proud again.

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My path to photography...

Staring into the creepy attic library of a 1920s tudor, I am rushing to find inspiration for my next college assignment before a ghostly finger taps me on the shoulder.  Then it hits me (my idea, not a ghost) "Photograph my OWN images!"  I went out the next day and took shots of my friend's brand new Chevy Silverado and created a storyboard commercial for it.  My love for photography developed (pun intended).  No more creepy, haunted attic libraries for me!

After I graduated, I started shooting landscapes and nature (remember, I'm a tree hugger-I mean nature lover).  One day my neighbor asked if I would take her family's portraits.  I agreed.  I was terrified, but, I wanted to try something new.  I made it! and had fun!  Then I thought...."let's see where this path leads."  I photographed a few more families, weddings, and kids.  

Then I discovered seniors!!!

OMG!  Seriously love you guys!  This is where I belong!  Why?  Your energy, openness, boldness, willingness to try anything.  Also, your vulnerability.  Your shyness before you open up and then bust out laughing at how awkward you feel posing.  I show you a peek of the back of my camera and it's on!  You're ready for anything!   THAT makes my heart happy!

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Lindsay

Meet Lindsay.  I was looking to add a hair and makeup artist awhile back and my sister-in-law introduced me to Lindsay.  We, too, have been friends ever since.  She is AWESOME with hair and makeup!  Lindsay owns Hair by Lindsay K.

 

 

You now have access to the studio!  It's at 714 Main St in Brookville.  I am upstairs from Advance Printing.  Super cool old building.  So excited to be able to offer studio shoots for you guys!!

Check out the short video of before, during, and after pics of the process!

Click the studio image to watch the transformation
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Have fun, be shy, be silly, be you!

Your Life, Your Story

Stand Out   Be SEEN

 

 

 

 

Just Be Yourself

Let People See The

Real, Imperfect, Flawed,

Quirky, Weird, Beautiful,

Magical Person

You Are

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Sam: "I loved my photo session, it was amazing and Julie listened to everything I had in mind and truly brought it to life! The photos were amazing and she does a fantastic job! I recommend her to anyone! She is amazing, I loved it!"

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Ready to talk?  Call/text me at 513-658-6404 or contact me 

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