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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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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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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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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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  As a wedding photographer, I listen to a lot of wedding music. Something that always strikes me as one of the most signature things a couple can select is the song they have their first dance to, and you would be surprised at how few couples step draw outside the lines in this arena (I’ve […]

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I just got back from the first ever Impact Wedding Summit last night! What a ride it has been. Here is a quick recap of my thoughts on this event (held in sunny and beautiful Orlando Florida at the Lowes Sapphire Resort). This retreat is a Vacation meets education. It was surreal to be watching […]

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My lovely Friends, I am finally here to talk about my first experience at a photographer at New York Bridal Fashion Week. My little wedding loving heart was given about all it could handle between a three day whirlwind of photographing brand activations, runway shows, wedding Dress presentations, parties, galas, and workshops. It was the […]

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Nicholas and Christopher booked me a year and a half before they finally said “I do”, so needless to say I was highly anticipating this very special October Day. The wedding was a mere month ago butI have loved pouring over these images so much, I couldn’t wait to share them with you all.  Shout […]

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