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Along side my husband of over a decade, I photograph people in love with each other and in love with their lives. We're based in Paducah Kentucky but gladly will go anywhere you want to take us!
We are so glad you've stopped by to follow our most recent adventures! Grab your favorite drink and snack and get cozy... there's plenty to see!
It wasn’t raining when I arrived but that was short-lived. And we all knew it was coming. It started sprinkling during their first look but since both Katie & Simon had their hearts set on it taking place at the very same place that Simon proposed to Katie, we had to make it work at the old school house next to the church. Thankfully, the front porch of the school house was covered! It was the saving grace for both the first look and most of the bride & groom portraits!
But Katie & Simon are the kind of people that really could have cared less that the rest of their day was forced inside due to the rain. So many of the family and friends had come from miles away to celebrate their wedding and they’re now married! AND we were even to step outside for a short time between the ceremony and reception for a few more rain-free bride & groom portraits, which made this photographer very very happy! Enjoy a small fraction of my favorites from their cool and rainy January wedding.
The tiniest part of me wanted to wait until my birthday, which is this Sunday, to launch my website but who am I kidding? I’ve only been talking about this launch since last fall. I’ve only been working on it for far before that (so far that I’m embarrassed that it’s only just now happening!) and it would be cruel to make you or myself wait any longer. So here it is! The fresh, brand new, custom built (by your’s truly!) website and blog! I seriously could not love this thing more! Take a few minutes to look around the website because it’s my pride and joy and I did it all for you. I hope you like it!
This wedding was a whirlwind! Cassie contacted me back in August saying YAY she was engaged! And the wedding is in October…. of this year! As in two months! She had a lot to get planned but if anyone could do it, it was Cassie! And pull it off, she did! On their wedding day, the Events Barn looked spectacular inside and out, the vendors were top notch, and the weather did exactly what we needed it to do, when we needed it to do it!
We’re sitting on our 5th snow day in a row here in Western Kentucky and I’m alllll caught up on editing AND on preparing for baby (well, what I can do right now anyway) so let’s turn this frigid winter day into a warm (ish) fall afternoon with Holly & David’s two part engagement session!
It wasn’t my first time shooting a wedding at The Country Plantation House but it felt so new! I could probably shoot there 100 times and still feel like there are places and things there that I didn’t notice the times before. Shooting with Elizabeth & Nathan was much the same – no matter what pose I tried on them, they looked amazing in it and so I was more going off the cuff with their bride & groom portraits than I usually do. No need to reference their engagement images to see which poses suited them best!
More often than not I don’t KNOW my couples before meeting their face to face during their engagement session. So before Shelby & Corey’s, I had no idea how sad I would be that I wouldn’t be available for their destination wedding this coming spring! We met in Downtown Paducah for their more formal outfit before heading to a location that I needed to find the perfect match for from a couple Pinterest images Shelby had shared with me… and I think we nailed it!