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

How I Shot My Sister-In-Law’s Wedding

As wedding photographer’s we love what we do. We feel honored to be chosen by a bride and groom to shoot their wedding, not just because we are photographing all the pretty stuff but because we are the one who is giving them a gift that will be passed down through the generations. It’s not […]

September 24, 2015

For Photographers, Weddings

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Last year I started something that I wasn’t sure would take off in our area. But I felt God leading me and my business that direction, so I followed. I began offering coaching sessions—a whole day of one on one teaching, encouraging, goal setting and practicing with another photographer. God made it clear to me […]

September 3, 2015

Coaching, For Photographers, Head Shots

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The past few months, I’ve had the opportunities to shoot some things outside just weddings and engagements. Don’t get me wrong, I love my couples! But’s it always a breath of fresh air to shoot different things. Tabitha is a rising star in the photography industry. She recently left her day job to pursue photography […]

June 2, 2015

For Photographers, Head Shots

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Derick & Savara

There is just something about small town weddings. Everyone knows everyone and everyone is invited! But what I think it says about a couple is how dearly they are loved. Derick & Savara’s ceremony and reception were both PACKED. They’ve been dating over three years now, so everyone was waiting and anticipating the big day! Savara […]

May 5, 2015

For Photographers, Weddings

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Behind the Scenes

My 2014 wedding season was a great one…from engagements in DC to a beach wedding in Destin and many Kentucky ones in between! On the blog, you see a lot of pretty, but what you don’t see is what it takes to get those shots! Sometimes it comes easy and other times, it may be […]

December 26, 2014

For Brides, For Photographers, Makenzie's Thoughts, Weddings

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