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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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I have a little secret to tell anyone that has been following me for less than three years: before I was a wedding photographer, I was a wedding Florist! I loved getting my hands into the different textures and colors of nature. According to behavioral research conducted at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, […]

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Millennial me is loving this tune from the GooGoo Dolls. The lyrics are honest, driven and straightforward (at one point, he even mentions a white dress so yes, this is an obvious reference to weddings) however I have yet to hear this song played for a first dance, or at a wedding at all. While […]

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When Madison first started to discuss her engagement session with me, I instantly became so excited to photographer her and her new fiance, Jason. That had just gotten engaged over the Kentucky Derby festival, and preparations for the wedding were in full swing. Her sense of style was evident, and she wanted to select a […]

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