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Hi, I'm Courtney!

I'm a wedding photographer and educator from Indiana! I'm so glad you've found my little corner of the internet! This is place where I like to share the love stories of my sweet couples and teach other photographers the secrets to my success. Feel free to stay a while!

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Coxhall Gardens Engagement South Bend Indianapolis Photographer Courtney Rudicel

This Coxhall Gardens engagement session in Carmel, Indiana features a gorgeous couple in formal attire, an abundance of golden hour sunset light and gardens of lush florals. Mikaela donned a champagne sparkle gown that paired perfectly with Noah’s navy blue suit. A classic black and white wardrobe change to end the evening created timeless photos that will never go out of style.

Coxhall Gardens Engagement Session | Mikaela + Noah

June 22, 2021

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Wedding Photographer Blogging Tips | Photographer Education, Client Experience and Workflows, Marketing Education for Wedding Photographers

Photo curation of your blog and portfolio and how it affects the way your clients feel about their images. Enhance your client experience by blogging your weddings!

Blog Styling: A Guide to Photo Curation

June 7, 2021

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Classic Spring Blush and Grey Wedding at Chapel Road Retreat Fort Wayne Indiana Wedding Photographer

It was an honor to capture this classic wedding at Chapel Road Retreat in my own hometown! Mikayla planned the most beautiful, timeless wedding with light neutrals, hints of blush pinks and bouquets filled with peonies from her grandparents’ property! Her backless Lillian West gown had a touch of boho and perfectly matched her laid […]

Classic Blush and Grey Wedding at Chapel Road Retreat | Huntington, Indiana

June 2, 2021

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I was asked “If you could sit down with a photographer that feels incredibly defeated and discouraged, what would you say to help them?”

The Comparison Game: A Letter to Photographers

May 27, 2021

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Boho Wedding with Peach and Khaki, Succlents and Pampas Grass at BASH in Carmel Indianapolis Indiana Wedding Photographer

It is rare to find a truly good person without a bad bone in their body, let alone two of them. What’s even rarer is two of them finding each other — that’s Tiffany and Toan. They were thrown through the wringer when the pandemic made it impossible to get all of their family and friends together.

A Boho Peachy-Pink and Dusty Blue Wedding at BASH | Carmel, Indiana

May 25, 2021

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Spring Hamilton Lake Indiana Engagement Photos Inspiration Rose Courts Photography

Taylor and Cody were troopers last week as they weathered the rather chilly winds up at Hamilton Lake! These two are so sweet and playful and if you know anything about me and who I love to shoot, playful and romantic is my specialty!

Taylor + Cody | Spring Hamilton Lake Engagement

May 10, 2021

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Photographer Education, Workflows, Organization, Marketing, Website and SEO Education for Wedding Photographers

I publish the blog each wedding the following Tuesday after the event. It’s my FIRST PRIORITY. I’m sharing the benefits of blogging your weddings.

The Most Powerful Marketing Tool to Grow Your Photography Business

May 5, 2021

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Spring Country Sunset Engagement Photos by Rose Courts Photography, Wedding Photographer in Indiana

What a beautiful evening I spent with this sweet couple last week! This Spring Session features a stunning ivy-covered brick chapel, blossoming trees and a country sunset! Katie and Jake invited me down to their hometown to explore […]

Katie + Jake | Spring Country Engagement at Ivy-Covered Rich Square Chapel

April 20, 2021

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Honeybook to Enhance Client Experience | Photographer Education, Client Experience and Workflows, Marketing Education for Wedding Photographers

When I tried Honeybook for the first time, I was OVERWHELMED. From personal experience, here’s how to get started in this CMS platform to enhance your client experience from the start!

My Favorite Client Management Software to Enhance Client Experience

April 18, 2021

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Indiana Engagement - Spring Golden Hour Sunset Country Engagement - Rose Courts Photography

This engagement session is filled with SO MUCH JOY AND LAUGHTER! So much that my cheeks have been hurting as I edit! Meet Mikayla and Connor! These two have the most beautiful carefree spirits and their joy is incredibly conta […]

Mikayla + Connor | Spring Golden Hour Engagement Shoot

April 15, 2021

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Photographer Education, Workflows, Organization, Marketing, Website and SEO Education for Wedding Photographers

Take these tips and improve your Client Experience TODAY. As a service based business, the Client Experience should be your top priority.

3 Ways to Enhance Your Client Experience

April 11, 2021

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