It was a drizzly afternoon in Nunnelly, Tennessee when I pulled up to Five Star Retreat to capture Diane and Dave’s wedding day. The Five Star Retreat sprawls across gravel-paved knolls west of Nashville, Tennessee and includes a pond, lodge, chapel, and series of cabins for overnight stays and out of town guests. Diane and […]

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Diane & Dave at Five Star Retreat

On a warm day in May, Mary Alden and James got married at Scarritt Bennett Chapel. The day began at the Page Road Mansion in Belle Meade where Mary Alden got pampered and into her beautiful wedding gown. I loved getting to meet her bridesmaids and learn how they met Mary Alden before we piled […]

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Mary Alden and James at Scarritt Bennett

The Hermitage is one of Nashville’s most well-known historic locations, which is great news for Sarah and Jeff since they booked it mostly sight unseen. Sarah and Jeff live in Ohio and decided to make their scaled-down wedding more special by hosting friends and family in Nashville. Even making their decisions states away from their […]

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Sarah & Jeff Wedding at The Hermitage

The Lanning Farm is nestled in South Nashville, in a town called Christiana. Its barns and buildings sit on a beautiful section of rolling land where the sunset hits just right. It was my first time photographing this venue, and I had such a wonderful time. Kenya and JT really put together an all-star vendor […]

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Kenya & JT at The Lanning Farm

It can be stressful to write your own vows. How are you supposed to condense all that emotion into a handful of sentences? The goal of this article is to present you with popular wedding vow options and then give you a format in which to write your own.

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Traditional Wedding Vows and How to Write Your Own

Wedding receptions can include many different traditions, events, and games. The goal of this blog post is to share an overview of the most common traditions so you can decide what works best for your reception.

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How to Plan a Fun Wedding Reception

Whether an outdoor wedding has been plan all along or COVID has derailed your prior venue, there are a few essential elements to consider when moving your big day outside.

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Outdoor Wedding Essentials

Elopements have their own unique set of must-do tasks to go off without a hitch. Here are some of my best elopement tips.

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7 Tips to Plan Your Elopement

It is time to downsize or rethink your large wedding to a downsized wedding? This is a HELLA stressful time to be a bride or groom. I would know, and you would too if you read my last blog where I explain why I chose to scrap my October wedding and host an ultra small […]

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COVID-19: Time for a Downsized Wedding?

Should you create a wedding website?  Nowadays it seems like having a website to honor your wedding day is the new norm, but creating an entire website can sound like a daunting, time consuming task. I mean it’s a whole gosh darn living, breathing website with a domain and everything! But I’m here to show […]

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Wedding Website Pros and Cons



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