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April 14, 2017

Last Saturday, I welcomed seven women into our cozy home for a three hour intensive on shooting in manual, capturing great light, composing eye-pleasing shots, and documenting those everyday moments! It was a whirlwind of knowledge, and, despite a Panera Bread coffee mixup at the beginning (oops!), it couldn’t have gone any better. :) My […]

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March 11, 2017

I mean, words aren’t really needed for how¬†amazing today’s post is. Brandi and Ayodele’s downtown Indianapolis engagement session? On the circle? With EIGHT other photographers?? It was one for the books! You see, this wasn’t just any ordinary engagement session. Brandi and A.Y. are a real engaged couple living in Indy, but last Saturday they […]

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February 24, 2017

HAPPY FRIDAY, friends! I shared all about the new SAMI RENEE EDUCATION site yesterday, and seeing everyone’s responses was such an encouragement throughout the day! I love that you are all on fire for education and I can’t wait for the first beginner’s workshop in April!! Almost half the seats are already gone, with a […]

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February 23, 2017

Ooh, I am just so excited for today’s post! If you read the title, you probably already have a guess at what I am sharing today, but before I even get into that, I want to give a quick shout-out to my website company! In one of my best business decisions yet, I joined Showit5 […]

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December 15, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!! That is, until you realize you’ve procrastinated on gifts big time and you’re in need of some quick ideas! Haha! I’ve never put one of these together before, but after being asked for gift advice¬†for starting photographers several times in the last week, I thought I’d share […]

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Sami Orndorff is a Wedding & Lifestyle photographer 
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