2018 Behind The Scenes and Highlights | A Fun, Busy Year Recap | Destination Wedding Photographer

Hello darlings!

If you’re reading this, thank you for stopping by my small corner of the world to catch up with me! I’ll be honest, every year around this time I tell myself I should write a yearly behind the scense/recap and then it never happens. Well, this year that is changing! Thanks Rachel Hollis for inspiring me to follow through with promises I speak over myself. :)

2018 YEAR REVIEW

15 Weddings

2 Destination Weddings

300+ Fashion Shoots

25+ Family/Maternity Sessions

12 Travel Trips

-New York (3x), Las Vegas (2x), New Orleans, Utah, Wyoming, Birmingham, Pigeon Forge, Quebec City, Branson, Mystic

So, without further a do, here are this year’s highlights and some behind the scenes from weddings, fashion shoots and trips!

Enjoy!! Xoxo - MK

Wedding photographers wear so many hats on a wedding day — and to be honest, we kinda love it. Fluffing the bride’s dress is definitely high on that list. :D

Wedding photographers wear so many hats on a wedding day — and to be honest, we kinda love it. Fluffing the bride’s dress is definitely high on that list. :D

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I could spend hours styling details — that’s why I allow myself an hour on wedding days, if possible. ;)

I could spend hours styling details — that’s why I allow myself an hour on wedding days, if possible. ;)

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When Kelsey, one of my second shooters, catches me off guard shoving yummy wedding cake in my mouth. LOL.

When Kelsey, one of my second shooters, catches me off guard shoving yummy wedding cake in my mouth. LOL.

This is Laura, of NLA Weddings, and she’s seriously the best. Love teaming up at weddings together. #teamworkmakesthedreamwork

This is Laura, of NLA Weddings, and she’s seriously the best. Love teaming up at weddings together. #teamworkmakesthedreamwork

KELSEY!

KELSEY!

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2019 couple! New York City engagement session!

2019 couple! New York City engagement session!

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Fluffing that dress. <3

Fluffing that dress. <3

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Caught me, again, Kelsey! LOL!

Caught me, again, Kelsey! LOL!

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When it’s raining, you do what you have to. :)

When it’s raining, you do what you have to. :)

Loved meeting and working with Hunter Premo from Nashville during Memphis Fashion Week!!

Loved meeting and working with Hunter Premo from Nashville during Memphis Fashion Week!!

Werk it gurl.

Werk it gurl.

Memphis Fashion Week

Memphis Fashion Week

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New York Fashion Week!!

New York Fashion Week!!

Second home: New York City.

Second home: New York City.

Las Vegas!

Las Vegas!

Red Rock Canyon was breathtaking. Wish we had spent more time there!

Red Rock Canyon was breathtaking. Wish we had spent more time there!

Red Rock Canyon!!

Red Rock Canyon!!

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Editing &amp; traveling. The hustle is real.

Editing & traveling. The hustle is real.

The three traveling musketeers! Oh how I love these two!

The three traveling musketeers! Oh how I love these two!

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Christmas at Graceland Hallmark movie screening in Memphis with Collins, Megan and Laura!

Christmas at Graceland Hallmark movie screening in Memphis with Collins, Megan and Laura!

My little assistant. My son, Mark!! He tags along as much as he can and he’s really good at it. :D

My little assistant. My son, Mark!! He tags along as much as he can and he’s really good at it. :D

My mini me. &lt;3

My mini me. <3

Isn’t he just the cutest thing ever?? &lt;3

Isn’t he just the cutest thing ever?? <3

That’s a wrap on 2018!! Here’s to new adventures, more amazing client-friends and blessing all those around me! :)

That’s a wrap on 2018!! Here’s to new adventures, more amazing client-friends and blessing all those around me! :)