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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.

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Our Love Story

Our Love Story: Dating

As we are getting ready to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, I wanted to share a little more about The Love Story of Tricia and Zack! Starting with our dating years. We dated for over three years before we got married and they were some of the best years of our lives! From the very […]

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Planning

Choosing Your Photographer

Wedding planning is getting serious. You have a FIANCE and the venue you have been dreaming of is available. Next up? Choosing your photographer. Saying “YES” was a no brainer. (check!) The perfect venue? You’ve probably been imagining that for years now. (check!) But the photographer? How do you choose just one person to document […]

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Tips for Planning an Outdoor Ceremony

Outdoor weddings make my heart happy! There’s something about holding a ceremony in a garden, under an oak tree or overlooking a mountain that gives me goosebumps. I just love being surrounded by love in this beautiful world. Here are a few tips for all of the couples planning an outdoor ceremony this year! Sunset […]

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Planning

Do I need a Second Photographer?

The short answer, no. You really don’t need a second photographer. You can get through an entire wedding day without including this enhancement in your budget and still have an incredible gallery of photos to look back on. But there are some pretty amazing perks if your budget will allow for it. But Tricia, why […]

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Personal

March and April Recap

Life with the Michael Family : )   So I unintentionally skipped our March update so I’m just going to wrap everything into a March and April recap this month! To be honest, the months have been pretty much the same. Quarantine and social distancing life has set in and we’ve been making the best […]

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Wedding

Ashley and Jeff | Married

A BJJ Oklahoma Wedding I LOVE when couples find ways to incorporate their own personalities into the wedding day. And Ashley and Jeff did that in every element of their Oklahoma Wedding day! From the venue, to the ceremony, to the “first dance”… it was so uniquely them <3 Ashley and Jeff met at a […]

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Planning

Wedding Invitations Tip

Imagine this…   You’re starting to check the mail more and more lately. You sent out your wedding invitations to all of your guests and the responses are starting to come back in! YAY! But you’ve noticed on a few of them, the guest responded with “attending” and checked their meal option but forgot to […]

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Personal

February Recap

This month was NOTHING like the last… in the fact that he came and went in the blink of an eye. It was full of fun and new adventures. Enjoy a monthly recap of February. 1. Visited Zack in Oklahoma Let’s start this off strong! I got to visit my hubby in Oklahoma this month! […]

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Equine

Addison and Strawberry | Equestrian Portraits

Before photography, horses were my first hobby love. It brings me so much joy when I am able to combine the love of both and create Kentucky Equestrian Portraits. I started riding when I was ten years old. My Mommaw took me to my first riding lesson and I remember her saying, “Now I really […]

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Wedding

Best of Weddings 2019 Part II

Last week, I shared the Best of Weddings 2019 Part I! And now I’m ready for the next piece. I hope you enjoy a few more of my favorite Kentucky Wedding photos from last year. From warm summer days to crisp fall sunsets… this past year has been one for the books. I hope you […]

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