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   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 […]

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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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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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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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Ain’t no party like a Ballerina Party Cause a Ballerina Party don’t stop! My darling friend Sam tends to photograph the events for the Louisville Ballet, so I have to give him some props on this one, I would have never have had the chance to meet Shelby and Zach without his endorsement. As soon […]

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It was a calm October day when music lovers Amelia and Michale tied the knot at a little Germantown Brewery in Louisville, Kentucky. The day started off at the couples home (make sure you sneak a peek at the custom ring, designed from a stone they found together on a beach!), getting ready and celebrating […]

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The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.         From the bride: “…In high school, I went on a mission trip to Guatemala, and fell in love with the people, the place, the culture, the language, everything. Since […]

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10/22/2019

Jason + Lauren

Lauren and Jason had a beautiful July wedding at Ashbourne Farms, designed by none other than Jaclyn Journey. I was  so excited to take part in photographing this wedding, my first with both Jaclyn and at Ashbourne. Instantly I was  struck by the warm color story that was incorporated around the vibrant, lush backdrop of the […]

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