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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!

Jamia & Cory

June 10, 2014

When Jamia & Cory took me to the beautiful Blue Sky Vineyards for their engagement, I thought they couldn’t get any more photographically perfect. I should have believed Jamia when she told me how much I would love the Historic Bell Hill.

Love isn’t even the right word for how I feel about their wedding at the Historic Bell Hill! I arrived to the lovely ladies getting ready in the second floor bathroom. For the first few minutes, Jamia’s mother took me around the grounds and I fell instantly in love with the bed and breakfast AND Jamia & Cory’s perfectly planned wedding!

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When I asked Jamia for the jewelry she was planning on wearing she only gave me this. She explained that it’s also her new and borrowed, a necklace made from her old engagement ring (that Cory had given her) and her mother’s wedding set from her father. So incredibly sentimental and gorgeous!

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I could have photographed Jamia’s bridal portraits for HOURS!

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Jamia & Cory opted to do a first look and afterward, Jamia confided in me that it was the best moment of the day! A little back story… It was raining all morning, right up until an hour before the ceremony time, and things were not going 100% according to plan. It wasn’t until their first look that Jamia was actual able to breathe and relax a little before the wedding. She felt 10 times better and allowed herself to enjoy the rest of the day, which turned out beautifully!

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Below is the flower that I am now calling my favorite flower…. some kind of rose that Jamia had shipped in from Brazil! (Or somewhere like that!)

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THIS VIEW was the main reason I loved the Historic Bell Hill so much! Jamia & Cory chose to have their ceremony right in front of it and my oh my did it make my heart happy!

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The awesome wedding party!

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Because of the rain, Jamia & Cory and I decided to do a day-after (some day after) session instead of taking up more time between the ceremony and reception for their portraits…. but they were all for the few times I dragged them out of their reception party for a couple shots!

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Ceremony Venue | Historic Bell Hill
Reception Venue | Historic Bell Hill
Bridal Gown | Anne’s Bridals
Bridesmaids Dresses | David’s Bridals
Suits | Mr. Tuxedo
Stationary | 123print.com
Florist | Ecetra Flowers
Hair Stylist | Carrie Threewitt
Makeup Artist | Carrie Threewitt
Caterer | HoneyBaker’s
Cake Artist | Mother-of-the-Bride’s church friend
DJ | Music in Motion

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  1. Joyce Tally says:

    Wonderful pics!