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March 18, 2019

As an Indianapolis wedding photographer, I’m not quite sure how I’ve never written this post before! After all, I help every single one of my couples brainstorm the perfect location for their engagement session, so I might as well have one great reference point to share. While we may not have the rolling hills or […]

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November 27, 2018

After spending the past few months in their new home in New Orleans, an outdoor Indianapolis engagement session in November wasn’t *quite* exactly what Hannah and Ethen had in mind. Haha! They were home for the Thanksgiving holiday, so we knew we had to make the best of the chilly day. Luckily enough, we were […]

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November 15, 2018

Today’s ice storm means all the couch-cuddling and editing fun while the boys nap! It was so fun waking up to see our whole world covered in a sheet of ice. Chris decided to work from home, and, to celebrate, we had hot cocoa with breakfast, blasted Christmas music all morning long, made the first […]

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November 2, 2018

I’m not sure I’ve ever had a *favorite* engagement session…until now. LOL! Don’t get me wrong: I love each and every one of my couples so, so much….but it’s like all the stars collided to create the perfect evening for Mark and Whitney’s fall engagement session this past week! The sun was shining…the leaves were […]

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July 12, 2018

That kind of laughter?! Right up there?! It’s my FAVORITE!!! Maggie and Joe were seriously so easy to photograph — their downtown Indianapolis engagement session was an absolute blast! We started off at the War Memorial park, walked over to my favorite downtown fountain, and ended the night slow dancing on Lockerbie Square…and it was […]

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Sami Orndorff is a Wedding Photographer & Lifestyle Newborn Photographer located in the greater Indianapolis area.