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I'm Sami, an Indianapolis newborn & wedding photographer. This sweet space is home to many of my newborn sessions, weddings, and family sessions - as well
as personal posts about motherhood +
the pursuit of a life well-lived.
I'm so glad to have you here! 

Welcome to my little corner of the internet! This sweet space is home to many of my newborn sessions, weddings, and family sessions - as well as personal posts about motherhood + the pursuit of a life well-lived. I'm so glad to have you here!

I'm Sami Orndorff, a wife, mom, and Indianapolis photographer in love with capturing joy & celebrating your season.

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July 16, 2021

So, I am lightyears behind on blogging and have SO much to share with you all…but I couldn’t NOT start with Kit and Chris’s engagement session!! When we were chatting back and forth about what they hoped for with these photos, it all came back to a feeling: images that felt light and easy; natural […]

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June 8, 2021

I’m so thrilled to share Jennifer and Michael’s engagement session with you on this gloomy Tuesday morning! After months and months and months of reschedules and changes and cancels, we couldn’t have cared less about the clouds and were all SO excited to finally celebrate Jennifer and Michael as we walked around the gorgeous Newfields’ […]

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March 29, 2021

I met up with Jami and Griffin last weekend for their engagement session — and while we were SO thankful for the sun, MAN was it cold!! These two were absolute troopers though, and we were able to work quickly and capture so. many. STUNNING. images!!! I still can’t believe it!! Jami and Griffin are […]

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October 30, 2020

This couple…peek fall colors…the stunning Newfields grounds as our background…MAN, guys! This engagement session is what autumn dreams are made of!! I loved meeting Alex and Ella this past weekend and exploring their future wedding venue — Newfields in the fall is simply the best. Even better than our location? Ella and Alex!! These two […]

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September 4, 2020

Brian proposed on Leap Day of this year…and then the whole world shut down! To say Amanda and Brian’s engagement season has been a bit, well, different, would be no stretch. COVID has changed quite a lot these days. Add into it all a move to a brand new city (hello, Indianapolis!), and life has […]

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