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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Preparing Your Groom for Engagements

I get it. I really do. Most guys don’t get excited about having their photo taken. They don’t show up to their engagement session jumping up and down! Most grooms come with some expectations. They may arrive feeling nervous or anxious, some think it’s going to be quick stand-and-smile then BOOM they’re done! The majority […]

September 28, 2016

For Brides, For Photographers

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Why we spent our whole wedding day apart…and regretted it!

Let me tell you a story… The day was June 9, 2007. It was our day…our WEDDING day! Our ceremony was set for 4:00pm, so I spent the morning/afternoon with my girls…getting hair and make-up done, eating Chick-fil-A in the bridal suite, and getting our photos taken once we were dressed. Who knows what Brett did […]

February 19, 2016

For Brides, Weddings

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8 Things Brides Often Forget On Their Wedding Day

Your wedding day has arrived. You’re about to start getting ready. Your girls are all together having fun. All your things are gathered for your photographer to arrive and shoot details…and you realize you forgot some things. Your brain has been going non-stop for at least a few days leading up to this and some […]

February 10, 2016

For Brides

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The Best of Engagements–2015

If you’ve followed me long enough, you know that I LOVE shooting engagements! A[]lthough I totally enjoy weddings and all they entail, engagement sessions are much more relaxed and not as exhausting! We’re not on a schedule, we’re shooting in locations that you’re probably comfortable in, and it’s only 2 hours! Plus they’re such a […]

February 3, 2016

Engagements, For Brides

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