I'm Sami Orndorff, a wife, mom, and Indianapolis photographer in love with capturing joy & celebrating your season.
In honor of the most popular month of the year to get engaged (woohoo, December!!), I thought it would be fun to do a roundup of a few helpful blog posts for the newly engaged I’ve written over the years. I started writing blog posts for brides a few years ago when I decided I […]
As a wedding photographer, I’ve captured love stories at many different Indianapolis wedding venues throughout the years. Indy has such a diverse wedding venue offering. You can find locations that have an urban, traditional, industrial, or natural vibe — and often times, all within the same block! There truly is a venue for everyone, and […]
One of my favorite wedding morning traditions is the exchanging of a small gift or letter between the bride and groom. I especially love the sentiment behind hand-written letters: the mental picture of your partner pausing in the craziness of life to just sit and write is beautiful to me! I’ll never forget reading Chris’s […]
As the saying goes, I could shout my love for engagement sessions from the rooftop — they mean that much to me! :) The perfect way to shake any pre-portrait nerves, engagement sessions allow me to get to know my couples in an informal environment before their wedding day, AND I get to teach my brides and grooms […]
Happy Wednesday, friends!! I’m so excited to share a new addition to one of my favorite blog categories: Bridal Basics! As an Indianapolis wedding photographer, I get to witness more than the average amount of weddings a year, and I love getting to pass along little tips and tricks that can help your day run […]