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

Kylie & Aaron

A Murray, Kentucky Engagement Session Kylie and Aaron met before she was coming to Murray State as a freshmen. Aaron had graduated and had a degree in Ag Business, which is the degree Kylie was planning to pursue as well. They hit it off since she was full of questions and they’ve been together ever […]

November 6, 2018


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Jana & Rick

A Paducah Kentucky Engagement Session This session was so fun! Jana and Rick recently moved from Murray to Paducah so they decided to choose some fun places around midtown and downtown to shoot. We started at the old Coke Plant building and finished downtown at Hotel 1857. I’ve known Jana for a while now, she […]

October 9, 2018


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Olivia & Wes

A Murray State University Engagement Session Everyone reading this is saying, “It’s about time!!” Wes & Olivia have been together for EIGHT years! I’ve known them for a long time since we attended the same church, until they moved last year. Olivia and I talked for several years about “…when Wes  proposes…” and we all […]

October 7, 2018


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Megan & Dustin

A Murray, Kentucky Engagement Session We waited and waited for it to cool down before doing Megan & Dustin’s engagement session. Luckily we caught a break in this 90 degree fall weather and shot on an evening when it was in the 70’s! Hooray! Megan was so laid back while we discussed locations, outfits, and […]

October 2, 2018


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Lisa & Stuart

A Whitehaven & CSI Park Engagement Session When a couple arrives for their engagement session, I always ask how their feeling, followed by asking specifically how the groom is feeling. We all know guys usually don’t jump up and down at the opportunity for photos. But Stuart was genuinely excited to be there with his […]

May 10, 2018


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