Sending a huge shout out today to Courtney and Mark as they celebrate their ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!  They have one of my favorite wedding stories of all time, that as they say, “Will go down in history.”  Since I’m sure they are laughing about it now, I thought I’d share . . . I was […]

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Over the last eighteen years, I’ve photographed a couple hundred weddings.  Everyone from the church coordinator to the DJ has an opinion on what a timeline should look like.  And if you’ve hired professionals then what the timeline should look like for THEIR part of the day is most likely solid advice.  The church coordinator […]

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I’ve been fortunate to capture many milestones for the Perkins family over the years and it is always such a blessing to be a part of their celebrations.  Trust me when I tell you, you can just FEEL the love when you’re around them!  That has never been truer than when they all came together […]

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I had the chance to visit with Casey, the Sales Manager, at The Linden Row Inn last week and I must say, I was pleasantly surprised!  When I think of historic landmarks I think of places like Monticello where you get the feeling that everything is “untouchable”  and you are kinda walking on eggshells to […]

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  I’ll just start out by saying I’m a HUGE fan of first looks – but before I get into WHY, I thought I would share a little history about the whole “bad luck thing” – The tradition of not seeing the bride before the wedding started, for the most part, when marriages were being […]

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Time rolls by the clock don’t stop I wish I had a few more drops Of the good stuff, the good times Oh but they just keep on flying Right on by like it ain’t nothing Wish I had me a pause button Moments like those Lord knows I’d hit it And give myself five […]

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You don’t have to be a professional photographer to want to take great images.  It being prom season and looking through all the images on Facebook it reminded me of one of my biggest pet peeves.  Everyone wants to take pictures in front of  water.  Stay with me – I’m not saying water is BAD […]

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I arrived at my first listing ten minutes early (YES!).  Getting out of the car I noticed a couple things – first the front door. The agent had asked for detail photos which was out of the norm.  I could see why she liked it, it was pretty,  a little tricky to shoot because of […]

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  As much as I would like every one who inquires to become part of the #mkbridetribe, the truth is there’s a lot to consider when choosing your wedding photographer. In my last post I talked about the ONE thing your wedding photographer MUST have!   So many times I get emails requesting pricing information – […]

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  It’s only been this past year that I’ve affectionately named my brides the #mkbridetribe – but in my heart that’s what they’ve always been.   When I sat down recently on a challenge from a colleague to write my brand story, I had no idea how much emotion would spill out on the page.  Then, […]

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