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

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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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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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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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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