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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, […]

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    Social Distancing Chronicles week…..uuuuh, how long have we been doing this now? I haven’t picked up my camera for a client since late February, no weddings, no family sessions. There are some aspects of this new normal that I have relished: time for boredom (which breeds creativity) more cooking at home, lots of […]

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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 […]

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Hi friends. We have all seen the “front porch sessions” or “free content” or “free headshots” making the rounds on social media lately. I personally have been tagged, texted, or sent dozens of sweet messages about people encouraging me to partake in something like this movement. I believe it is all with the best of […]

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Dipping my toes into the wedding industry for the first time was not as a photographer, but as a florist. When I first started working in weddings I looked around town to see who was doing what in my field, and the name Jaclyn Journey kept on popping up over and over again. A true […]

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I was brought on to this glam, southern wedding inspired shoot by my friends at the Filson Historic Society. We wanted to highlight the newly constructed event space, Designed by the very same mastermind behind the gorgeous show Barn at Ashbourne Farms. Real couple Yasmeen and Justin brought incredible energy to the day (ahem, when […]

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3/23/2020

Music Monday:

You guys. How has this song not been played at a wedding I have photographed before? How? This soulful song is like honey, smooth, sexy and sweet. Sade has masterfully crafted a song that sounds like promise and love. I’ve never heard this one as a first dance for a wedding and I can’t wait […]

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Engagement sessions are some of my favorite days on the job. Bringing my camera along to really dig into the personality of a couple, really seems to put my clients at ease when it comes to their wedding day. It can be so confronting to have pictures taken, so a session before the wedding, when […]

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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 […]

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