We can’t believe the year is already coming to a close! Today we’re excited to share more photos from Meredith & Mike’s wedding in Lexington, KY back in November. From our very first conversation with these two, it was so clear how important their friends and family are to them, and how incredibly excited they were to celebrate with everyone! They love each other and their people so well, and it was so fun to document everyone enjoying this day with them. The day was rainy and chilly outside, but that made it all the more warm and cozy inside with everyone, and certainly didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits! There were so many sweet and emotional moments all day (especially the ceremony!), and it was all followed up with a pretty epic dance party!

Keep scrolling to see more of our favorite moments and images from the day!

Congratulations, Meredith & Mike! We’re so happy for you both as you start out on this new adventure, and so glad we got to be there to document your celebrations with all your favorite people!

Big thanks to everyone who helped make it such a beautiful day, including: Venue: The Grand Reserve-Distillery Square | Planning/flowers/decor: Natural Endeavors | Catering: Bluegrass Catering | Music: Johnnie Johnson | Bride’s Dress: Wedding Wonderland | Tuxes: Geno’s Formal Affair | Pies: Missy’s Pies | Cake: by the bride’s grandmother

Thank you all for stopping by the blog! We wish you all much joy and peace during this holiday season, and lots of adventures with the people you love most in the new year! And if the new year brings you to planning a wedding, and you’re looking for photos that look like you (and not you in some awkward, cheesy pose!), we’d love to chat more with you!

Happy Holidays!

 

When a couple comes to us knowing not one, but two of our past couples, we know they are going to be awesome! That is definitely the case with Allison and Daniel! Allison and Daniel met while Daniel was living in Atlanta, and Allison was in Nashville, but they are both from TN originally. These two have so much fun together, and I love how they laugh with each other. They spent several years living in downtown Nashville, so that was a great fit for their engagement session, and we also incorporated some nature and fall color. We were worried that we had missed out on the fall color with waiting until the end of November, but it ended up being the most perfect day, weather, and color! And for the cherry on top, we even got to have their dog, Buddy, along for photos (and special thank you to Allison’s brother for helping out with Buddy during the session!).

On to some of our favorites!!

Allison and Daniel–Congratulations! We had a great time with you two, and can’t wait to document all your fun wedding celebrations next year!!

Thank you all for stopping by the blog, and I hope everyone is having a great week!

 

 

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When a big part of your relationship has been spent outdoors, hiking and adventuring together, of course it has to be part of your engagement session! Rachel and Will, who met when they were both College of Ag students at UT, love hiking and exploring waterfalls and fly fishing together. So when it came time to plan their adventure engagement session, we knew it had to incorporate nature! We had a beautiful day with the last of the fall color, and ended up out at Stone Door, which totally delivered with a waterfall, a great hike, and some INCREDIBLE views and cliff faces, as well as the Stone Door itself! Such an epic day. These two have so much fun together, and are so sweet. Not to mention, definitely braver than me for going out on a ledge for some awesome images 😉 haha!

On to some of our favorites from the day!

 

Rachel and Will–Congratulations again! Thanks so much for adventuring with us, and for being so willing to go out on a ledge  😉  You all are awesome, and we can’t wait for your wedding in May!

Hope everyone is having a great week! If you’re looking for engagement photos that are relaxed and not cheesy, we’d love to talk more with you! Contact us on our website and we’ll get back with you ASAP!

 

 

 

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Wedding (and engagement!) photos document the start of your story–the beginning of an adventure of two people deciding to do life together. It’s amazing! But your story doesn’t end when the reception ends. So, we were so excited when Jessica and Eric reached out to us about an anniversary session! We photographed their engagement session in NYC and their wedding at CJ’s off the Square in 2014, and have kept in touch through their various adventures since then. They were planning a move back closer to family in Indiana, and wanted to document their home in Garden City on Long Island, as well as their love for Manhattan. These times of transition are the perfect time to document, and really brings to light the things you want to remember about this time in your lives. While we love documenting all parts of your story, these anniversary sessions have such a special place in our hearts!

So we started off in Garden City with their bulldog, Molly, who has joined the family since we last photographed them (RIP, Sarge, who was a big part of their wedding <3 ). We explored their favorite street, and took pictures around their building (favorite!), and with Sarge’s tree. Then we headed into Manhattan! As Jessica and I were planning the session together, one thing that kept coming up was the magic of being in the city. There’s a certain something that just makes it feel like a once in a lifetime, special kind of place. We came up with a loose outline of places to hit (heavily featuring Central Park–since we hit tons of iconic places for their engagement session!), and wanted to leave room for the unexpected. We ended up hitting Central Park just in time for the most stunning fall sunset and light that was truly magical. I love how even though it was crowded, these two only had eyes for each other. I love the contrast between these photos and their engagement photos, and how you can sense how the depth of their connection has grown over the years. So beautiful! From there, we hit up Laduree for some macarons (their city tradition!), then headed to the Met before taking the LIRR back to Garden City.

Check out the adventure:

Jessica and Eric: You two are amazing humans, and we have been honored to continue to document your story. It’s incredible to watch you grow together and see you chase your dreams. We can’t wait to see where life takes you next! Much love to you both!

Thank you all for stopping by the blog! We hope this holiday season is full of love, and sweet intentional time with the people who mean the most to you. And if this season brings an engagement for you, and you’re looking for a stress-free wedding photography experience that documents your day in a natural way, we would love to talk more with you! Get in touch here.

Happy Monday, everyone!

 

 

 

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