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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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Surreal. Thats’ really the only word I can think of that really describes everything that is happening presently in the world right now, am I right? An immensely efficient and mysterious sickness is gripping the globe, and fear and uncertainty are among the myriad of emotions the majority of us are currently experiencing. I wont […]

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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 […]

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Original song by none other than musical Goddess Ellie Goulding, this hit was reimagined and broken down into a soulful duet for the movie Bridget Jone’s Baby. I have yet to hear it on a wedding playlist and I 100% think it deserves to be on…all of them. I listen to a lot of wedding […]

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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 […]

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A concern I hear a lot is that people aren’t exactly in love with how having a camera in front of them makes them feel. And do you know what? I get it. So I always try to provide a fun, relaxed environment for photos. This engagement session was no different. Kasey and Brent have […]

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Somebody please please put this song on your reception playlist. It is such a good one, an almost mega hit from 2009 that is sure to get any party started.  Maybe it’s the easy lyrics, maybe its the power pop rock sound Weezer is famous for, but I can not hear this one without moving […]

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Erin and Matt’s wedding date is swiftly approaching, and I cannot wait to photograph their wedding here in Louisville this Spring! I can’t believe it has taken me this long to get around to sharing these images, but there is no time like the present, am I right? Here are some words from Erin when […]

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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. […]

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