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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2016 in a Nutshell

It was really fun reflecting back on this year through photographs. I started reflecting back on 2016 this fall, still with a few months left, and started to see a theme. A word that was constant. Something we saw in our lives repeatedly. We sang about it at church. We talked about it with our […]

January 6, 2017

Makenzie's Thoughts, Personal

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How I Shot My Best Friend’s Wedding

A Behind the Scenes Look at How I Shot my Best Friend’s Wedding as Matron of Honor I’ve been planning this fun post for a while, but it’s taken a while to get to it since the late summer and fall were so busy! Back in August, our best friends Jonathan & Maddie got married. During […]

December 7, 2016

Business, For Photographers, Makenzie's Thoughts, Personal, Weddings

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Our Florida Vacation

Our First Family Vacation-Palm Coast, Florida A few weeks ago, we spent a week in Florida and it was awesome! Our friend Memry & Cody were getting married and I shot the wedding. We decided if we were going to go there, we may as well make a vacation out of it! We stayed 30 […]

June 17, 2016

Personal, Travel

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California–Part 2–San Francisco

Earlier this week, I posted Part 1 of our California trip. As much as we enjoyed Napa…we fell in love with San Francisco. We have traveled to a lot of America’s big cities and San Fran topped the list. It is such a FUN city…even if the hills gave me sore calves for dayyyyys. We […]

June 9, 2016

Personal, Travel

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