kentucky wedding | hernameisgretchen.com

OPEN MENU

Oh, call it by some better name, For Friendship sounds too cold, While Love is now a worldly flame, Whose shrine must be of gold: And Passion, like the sun at noon, That burns o’er all he sees, Awhile as warm will set as soon– Then call it none of these. Imagine something purer far, […]

OPEN POST

   My friends, it had felt like forever since I had gotten the chance to have a camera in my hand. My spring weddings had all rescheduled due to Covid-19, and even though small events had been cleared, it was looking like it was going to be months before my lens got to see a […]

OPEN POST

I know many of my readers are facing a huge struggle with the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on their wedding plans. I’ve touched on this subject before, but now we are in deep, and everyone seems to have their lives on hold in one way or another. Now, we need to […]

OPEN POST

“You can plan a pretty picnic but you can’t predict the weather.” -Outkast   Yes, yes I did just quote Outkast. You know, a plethora of unpredictable things that you didn’t plan for are in the ream of possibility—and your wedding is not exempt. While its never something a couple wants to consider, sometimes all […]

OPEN POST

Its no secret that I love the Filson Historic Society. Nestled in the heart of Old Louisville and only a short stroll to Central park, it has been a favorite of mine for smaller weddings and events over the past year. Not to mention I love supporting an organization that is committed to preserving the […]

OPEN POST

My friends, let me talk to you today about a favorite venue in Kentucky that I have ever photographed a wedding at. There is a place, nestled in the rolling horse country of the bluegrass state, with clean, modern lines, perfect manicured landscaping, access to the largest city in the state and a world class […]

OPEN POST

I remember running into the team from J. Elizabeth Designs in the floral shops back in my designer days. They were always friendly and helpful, so as you can imagine I was thrilled to get the chance to work along side the team to create stunning work for Hilary and Alejandro’s winter wedding in November […]

OPEN POST

Wedding Season is upon us, my friends, while some old school rules may no longer apply, there are still some tried and true guidelines for etiquette that have stood the test of time. Keep reading to catch five of my tips on being a great wedding guest. ALWAYS, ALWAYS RETURN YOUR RSVP. Weddings are expensive. […]

OPEN POST

Location, location, location! Picking a venue is often times the first box a couple check off when planning their wedding, and it is one of the most important choices that will be made throughout the entire process.  The venue a couple selects for their wedding is a major indicator on formality, personality, and what the […]

OPEN POST

The majority of the time, I find myself photographing big, crowded weddings, and generally speaking I feel right at home in that space. Is it because I am the oldest of so many children, or have a big family in and am used to larger gatherings? Is it because I always went to bigger schools […]

OPEN POST