Julie Wilmes is an elopement photographer for those who live their lives to the fullest, love emotion, and believe in the deep power of marriage. For those who don't always follow tradition and want to forge their own path. For those who are honest, raw, vibrant and fearless. 


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Why Being Emotional is My Strength

Look I’m an emotional person. I find an emotional vibe to connect to in every situation. Being an emotional person has served me well in the past, but it’s not been without it’s ups and downs. Yes, I may cry at iPad commercials (and Dustin laughs at me for it) but I am able to […]

September 15, 2015

For Photographers, Personal

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The Greatness That is The Business Binder!

It should come as no surprise that I am a planner. I live for the day when I open a new and empty planner, just ready and waiting to be filled with appointments, reminders and my to-do lists. When my good friend, fellow photographer and business guru Carrie Swails of Photography Awesomesauce told me she […]

August 11, 2014

For Photographers

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Instagram For Photographers

For small businesses today, social media is vital. It’s how we stay connected with each other, grow and learn about many businesses so why not take advantage of it? Clients will gladly talk about you, if you give them a good reason to! And creating a community around each other and your brand is another […]

July 2, 2014

For Photographers

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CoSchedule! A Blogger’s Best Scheduling Friend!

Y’all. We have got to talk for a minute about organization systems and ways to make life easier. I’m always looking for the thing that is gonna help my business and although I plan on talking about a few different ones over the next few weeks, today I wanted to talk about CoSchedule. CoSchedule helps […]

June 27, 2014

For Photographers

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Choosing Your Photography Business Name

This blog was featured today over at Photography Awesomesauce – but I wanted to post it here too! Today I want to dive in a little deeper about choosing your photography business name and the different options there are plus their pros and cons. When I first decided to become a photographer, it wasn’t from […]

June 18, 2014

For Photographers

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Five Awesome Business Apps for Photographers!

I posted this blog on Photography Awesomesauce last year and I wanted to re-visit it today, with a few alterations to the business tools I use and how they help me run my business and allow me to have a life! Evernote and Wunderlist I covered in the article (which I put here as well) […]

May 22, 2014

For Photographers

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What’s in my Camera Bag

I must have set down to answer this question over 30 times and still I can never seem to finish the post so I’m correcting that! My gear is obviously important, but I also believe fully that the photographer is more important than the gear. I’ve seen people shooting with kit lenses outshine the photographers […]

April 25, 2014

For Photographers

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Custom Facebook Tabs

I would love to answer a quick question today regarding custom Facebook tabs (which you can see over here on my Facebook Business Page. For anyone who uses Facebook as their main marketing source, it can be hard to make it personal because Facebook dictates that your business page look a certain way. That’s where […]

April 18, 2014

For Photographers

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