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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!

Catherine & Jon

April 17, 2014

It was an absolutely beautiful early April day in Downtown Paducah… we’d just had our first real spring shower a few days before and the trees had just started to bloom and the temperature outside was nearing 65 degrees. It couldn’t have been better!

Sometimes I say the “getting ready” time is my favorite to photograph, more often than not you’ll hear me say that it’s the bride & groom portraits, or the bridal details. But Catherine & Jon’s day was different. I was beyond happy photographing every single second of their day because at any given moment, I could look at Jon and all I would see is Jon gazing adoringly at his bride. It was the simplest, sweetest thing – hard to even put into words. No exaggeration. The smile on his face and the love in his eyes were permanent fixtures that day.

Even a week later, when I picked them up from the airport after their honeymoon (that’s another story for another day haha) (You can just call me photographer/taxi-for-hire!) that same loving smile and adoring gaze was on Jon’s face. Catherine & Jon have truly found their soul mates.

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Catherine provided her florist with an image she found on Pinterest of her ideal bridal bouquet and they NAILED it! So beautiful!!

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I love it when a bride wants to do a first look with her dad…. such a sweet moment!

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Jon’s daughter was in awe of her soon-to-be step mom…. love it!

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These two are my favorite!

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Both Catherine & Jon are hunters so it was only fitting!

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Jon’s groom’s cake was simply the best! A hunting’ dog fetching a duck. Awesome work!

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Ceremony Venue | Broadway United Methodist Church
Reception Venue | Walker Hall Event Center
Bridal Gown | David’s Bridal
Bridesmaids Dresses | David’s Bridal
Suits | Men’s Wearhouse
Florist | NV Florist
Hair Stylist | Salon Elite
Makeup Artist | Cassandra Walker
Caterer | Walker Hall
Cake Artist | Blue Pinky Bakery
DJ | Josh Fowler

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  1. Shayna P. says:

    Ahhh – gorgeous! You are such a great photographer, Rachael!!