hello! I'm Makenzie!

I'm a wedding photographer and stationary designer in Western Kentucky. Thanks so much for stopping by the blog! This is where you can see my latest shoots & weddings, get some advice, or see what it's like behind the scenes! I hope you stay awhile. 

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a series of blog posts just for brides!

dear bride,

Welcome to the MLP

Andrew & Sara

A Louisville Noah’s Event Center Wedding Andrew & Sara were all smiles, all day! Someone mentioned in a toast that day that they are both known for their big smiles, and I definitely think that’s correct! They were both extremely laid back, even when rain threatened their day and the it remained gray and dreary. […]

September 6, 2017


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Jamonika & Shane

I had the pleasure of shooting Jamonika & Shane’s engagements this past fall and not too soon after, they asked me to travel to Jamaica with them for their wedding. I was already booked for a wedding on the same weekend so I wasn’t able to attend. They ended up finding an awesome photographer who […]

August 17, 2017

Bridals, Weddings

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Jeff & Sara

A Paducah Kentucky Wedding Jeff, Sara, and her son, Ashton, are officially a family! When Jeff proposed, they didn’t really want to have a wedding. But their families encouraged it, so they decided to have a fun celebration! They had a small, intimate ceremony at CSI park over looking the water. Then they were introduced […]

June 29, 2017


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Sara & Andrew

An Anchorage Kentucky Engagement Session Like most engagement sessions this spring, it took several times of rescheduling before we got to shoot! The tough part was, Sara & Andrew live in Louisville so getting our schedules to match with a 3.5 hour drive involved was tough. But, it finally worked out and I was so […]

June 19, 2017


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Cabott & Morgan

A Christian Fellowship & Children’s Art Center Wedding These high school sweethearts have been waiting for this day for a long time. The got married in Morgan’s home church that she has grown up in her whole life. Her pastor has known her since birth! I always think that is so special. They’re family and […]

June 14, 2017


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