Downtown Memphis

Springtime Metropolitan Engagement | Casey and Matthew | Downtown Memphis, TN | Destination Wedding Photographer

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This is Casey and Matthew! These two are the essence of fun, laid back and adorable! For their engagement session, Casey and Matthew wanted to go back to the spot where they first met — Bardog, a local bar in downtown Memphis! I love getting the chance to hear how my sweet couples meet and walk down memory lane with them. Visiting where their sweet love first sparked was a privilege! It was a lot of fun getting creative with them! Bardog is a pretty awesome bar downtown. The vibe and the people hanging out there totally reminded me of that 80’s TV show, Cheers! Bardog is that cool neighborhood bar where you may find a friend or maybe even your forever best friend. ;)

We spent the rest of the session walking around the South Main District, enjoying downtown and finally wrapping up on their apartment rooftop taking in the beautiful Memphis city scape!! It really was a wonderful evening and incredible weather, too! I cannot wait for their downtown Memphis wedding in November!

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Coffee Shop Cuddles, Iced Lattes and Sweet Kisses | Chris and Kyle | Comeback Coffee Downtown Memphis | Destination Wedding Photographer

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If you’ve been following me for awhile or new here, one thing you’ll quickly discover, I love coffeeshops. I also love sweet, just for fun, couples sessions. Chris and Kyle are sweet friends of mine who have been together for a long time! Aren’t they the cutest? :) I was itching to do a cute session at the newest coffee shop in downtown Memphis, Comeback Coffee. It is getting all the well deserved hype! Please go check it out. Amy & Hayes, the owners, serve an incredible breakfast and lunch menu and of course coffee! I can’t wait for a free Saturday morning to go try their well known breakfast tacos!

My friend, Kyle, owns an adorable online clothing boutique, Dream Lily! I have the pleasure of shooting content for her boutique and it is so fun watching her business continue to grow and blossom! Kyle is such a hard worker and is so passionate about her business. :)

Anyone else up for a cute session at Comeback Coffee? Let me know!! <3

xoxo, MK

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Classic Holiday Inspired Family Session | Styled

Christmas and the Holiday season is by far one of my very favorite times of the year. For years I have dreamt of doing some type of classy holiday inspired shoot and I decided this was the year I needed to make it happen! One of my goals for 2016 was to put together and/or participate in a few styled shoots, so I was ecstatic when all the pieces came together for this look! 

Emily is my hairstylist at Pavo Salon (she is incredible at what she does), but she also has a gift and love for styling as well. When I approached her about my idea, she immediately knew what I was envisioning and then we both started to freak out with excitement about all the details. :D  Give us lots of fur, tulle skirts, suede jackets, glitter and gold! <3 

Emily and her sweet little family are seriously the cutest! Gus and Clover are twins and their precious brother/sister relationship is priceless! Gus is all about action characters and superheroes. Clover loves playing with Gus and his superheroes, as well as taking ballet and playing princess. 

It was so much fun walking around downtown Memphis, hanging out with the Newton family, bribing the kiddos with Hershey kisses and a trip to Target (Mom and Dad's treat), while capturing their sweet family and silly moments. 

I came home tired and with a full heart! I am so excited to finally share this session with you! 

XOXO

Vendors:

Venues: Cafe Keough, The Peabody Hotel

Food: Cafe Keough

Hair/Styling: Emily Newton

Emily's dress: ASOS