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

Garrett & Haley

A Mississippi Baptist Church & Columbus Belmont State Park Wedding The rain forecast didn’t look good during the week. But the closer it got to Haley & Garrett’s big day, the better it was. We woke up to pretty gloomy weather…but it didn’t rain! Sometimes an overcast day makes those fall colors pop more and that’s […]

November 9, 2017


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Caitlin & Jonathan

A Primm Hill, Tennessee Engagement Session I’ve known Jonathan for about as long as I’ve known my husband. He is a dear family friend and was around for the beginning of Brett and I. He watched as we dated, was an usher in our wedding, housed us leading up to Gracen being born in Nashville, […]

November 2, 2017


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Nicole & Jordan

A Downtown Murray & Arboretum Engagement Session They told me they were awkward and every part of their story is boring. Nicole knew I’d share their story on their engagement session post so every time I asked them about their relationship, they prefaced it with how boring it was. But I don’t think they’re awkward […]

October 26, 2017

For Photographers

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Victoria & Keaton

A Family Property & Lake Barkley Engagement Session I can’t believe I’m posting this now. Brett’s little brother was only 10 when we started dating. He was the typical little boy who giggled at bodily functions and thought his big brother was the coolest. We have watched him date and experience heartbreak but now he […]

October 24, 2017


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A Big Change Around Here…

I’m not sure where and how to begin this blog post. I never imagined I’d be writing it at this point…but the time has come. Due to a lot of other awesome things in our lives, I am retiring from wedding photography. Wow. I’ve told a lot of people in our lives, but to actually […]

October 23, 2017

Business, For Brides, For Photographers, Makenzie's Thoughts, Personal, Weddings

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