hello! I'm Makenzie!

I'm a wedding photographer and stationery 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

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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How I Shot My Best Friend’s Wedding

A Behind the Scenes Look at How I Shot my Best Friend’s Wedding as Matron of Honor I’ve been planning this fun post for a while, but it’s taken a while to get to it since the late summer and fall were so busy! Back in August, our best friends Jonathan & Maddie got married. During […]

December 7, 2016

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

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A Way in the Wilderness-Pursuit Conference 2016

It’s been two and a half years since I stepped foot for the first time on the campus of WinShape in Rome, Georgia for the Pursuit Conference. I wasn’t sure what to expect this time. You see, in October of 2013, I attended as a broken and grieving person and a burned out photographer. We […]

April 13, 2016

Business, Makenzie's Thoughts, Personal, Travel

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New Online Galleries

I’m excited to introduce something new today! A lot of wedding photographers use the term “shoot and share” these days, which means they shoot and then upload them to a gallery where the client can download the high resolution files. I’ve looked into a few of these, but I’m not always happy with the cost […]

April 3, 2014


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