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

Laura & Steven–Coaching Session Models

These two lovelies just recently graced my blog with their amazing New Year’s Eve Wedding! Now you get to see them again because they modeled for my latest Coaching Session! Laura and Steven were totally ok with only night shots for their wedding portraits, but because it was so cold, their guests were waiting, and […]

March 3, 2016

Coaching, For Photographers, Models, Weddings

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Coaching Session–Jeanette

In August of 2014, I received a message from Jeanette expressing some interest in a coaching session. Since wedding season was about to pick up for the fall, I let her know I wasn’t offering any at the time but I would email her when I did. Twenty days later, we found out we had […]

February 29, 2016

Coaching, Head Shots

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Carolina & Ethan

My favorite part of my coaching sessions is the last part of the day when we meet with up a couple to go over posing and shooting techniques. I always choose a past or current MLP couple to model for us and it’s so much fun! They have already been in front of my camera […]

February 25, 2016

Coaching, Engagements, Models

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Coaching Session — Megg

I first met Megg through Instagram. We began following one another and after a few weeks we finally got to meet in person! Megg attended our Pursuit Paducah group, which is a local group for creative entrepreneur women. She was talking about wanting to do a coaching/mentor session with a wedding photographer and I said, “I […]

February 23, 2016

Coaching, For Photographers, Head Shots

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Matt & Brooke

You may remember these two from their gorgeous wedding last May! I have thoroughly enjoyed photographing them for their wedding journey, so when I needed a couple to model for my recent coaching session, I immediately thought of Brooke and Matt. To no surprise, she jumped at the opportunity to have more pictures taken of […]

September 4, 2015

Coaching, Models

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