Joshua Tree Wedding

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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A Day Trip to Joshua Tree National Park | Personal | Pennsylvania and Tennessee Wedding Photographer

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If you could go to any National Park, which one would you go to? That’s a tough one for me to answer. LOL. In fact, I’m not sure I could answer it with just one. I consider myself a major National Park nerd. Like Major — with a capital M. I have a personal goal to go to all of them at least once. I think it is incredible that our country has so much vast, delicate, majestic and mysterious land.

I have this hope, a dream really, that one day I’ll have the amazing opportunity to shoot a wedding or elopement in a National Park someday. So… if you’re a couple that is looking at getting married/eloping to a national park, PLEASE let this girl know! I would LOVE to be capture it!

With the recent news of Joshua National Tree Park being damaged, I couldn’t help but be so sad and heartbroken. However, I am thankful that I had the opportunity to go last year and walk amongst the park’s mysterious wonders and explore the incredible beauty of God’s handiwork. He is such an artist! I’ve been sitting here looking at pictures I took while visiting Joshua Tree and I truly cannot put into words the experience of walking through that masterpiece. So, I’m going to leave you with the images to speak for themselves. I did my best to capture a fraction of the beauty in the park. Hopefully it gives you a small taste of what there is to experience at Joshua Tree National Park. <3 MK

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