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

Shooting the Bridal Details

It’s no secret that I enjoy shooting bridal details! I love it for several reasons… 1. It’s the first thing I start on when I arrive, after giving the bride a big hug, of course! It gets me in my groove and gets me ready for the rest of the day. 2. They pull together the […]

April 29, 2016

For Photographers

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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 — 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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Behind The Scenes 2015

Well, my seventh wedding season is coming to a close and it’s been an awesome year! To end it with a bang, I’m shooting a New Years Eve wedding tomorrow. But, today I’m featuring the Behind the Scenes post from 2015! The images you see by wedding photographers are always the glamorous finished product! But what […]

December 30, 2015

For Photographers, Weddings

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Abby & Jonathan

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again! I love my clients…especially when they become my friends. I was so excited to hear from Abby when she messaged me about doing some fall photos for her little family! I shot their wedding last August and since they became husband and wife they’ve added a […]

November 23, 2015

For Photographers

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