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

David & Laura

A University Church of Christ Wedding David & Laura have been planning this wedding all year and they chose to celebrate on her grandma’s birthday. They tied in so many special and personal things into their day, from his great grandmother’s engagement ring and band to her family’s jewish traditions and heirlooms. They also had […]

December 10, 2017


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Kinsey & Cory

A Murray, Kentucky Engagement Session I first met Kinsey when I photographed her friend Allison’s wedding and then a few months later when I shot her sister’s wedding. Now it’s her turn and it’s so exciting! Since Kinsey knew things booked so far out, we began talking before Cory actually proposed.  As soon as he […]

November 13, 2017


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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

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