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

California–Part 1–Napa Valley

In May, Brett and I headed out to California…just the two of us. We started the trip out by shooting the wedding of my dear friend, Natalie. Then we stayed a few extra days and played the role of typical tourists. We went to Napa Valley & San Francisco and LOVED both places. It was […]

June 6, 2016

Personal, Travel

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A Way in the Wilderness-Pursuit Conference 2016

It’s been two and a half years since I stepped foot for the first time on the campus of WinShape in Rome, Georgia for the Pursuit Conference. I wasn’t sure what to expect this time. You see, in October of 2013, I attended as a broken and grieving person and a burned out photographer. We […]

April 13, 2016

Business, Makenzie's Thoughts, Personal, Travel

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Graeme Thomas

We met through photography. We bonded through infertility. Once again, I’m in awe of the way God puts people in our lives to walk with…through the good and the bad. Rachael and I became good friends pretty quickly and soon realized we were both walking through the same difficult journey. It was so nice to […]

April 15, 2015

Birth, Personal

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Lake House Weekend

Summertime is such a sweet season. It’s enjoying the sunshine. It’s eating watermelon. It’s making memories. It’s staying up late because it’s light outside. Summer has always been my favorite time of year. And then I became a wedding photographer and I did some things wrong. I let “wedding season” rule my life and I […]

June 2, 2014


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Random Facts

Most of you know me as a photographer, but today, I thought it was time you learned some interesting facts about me! photo credit by my awesome friend Dianne Lisette Photography (2012) 1. I love to decorate! I’m pretty fond of our cute little house and I’m always looking for something new to add or […]

May 15, 2014

Makenzie's Thoughts, Personal

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