A Special Day

My sister has always wanted a simple wedding or an elopement. Honestly, I expected to get a phone call one day with her announcing her marriage. I got the call, but she had set a date within the very near future. I was so excited to be able to capture these memories for her and Isaac. Welcome to the family Isaac!


I love these two so much, and wish them a very happy marriage! Congratulations, Ashley & Isaac!



Twirling Brides Are My Fave

Okay, so I love twirling brides. There is something about a pretty dress that makes our inner little girl come out! If the dress can twirl, we are going to twirl! Here are the twirling brides from 2016!

2017 brides! I still have dates open in June and July! Contact me today to book your date! Thanks for reading! Tell me your fave in the comments below! Also, follow me on Instagram!

-Kristen D.

Jamie & Daniel- Wedding Photography in Lexington, KY

Jamie & Daniel tied the knot at The Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington. This wedding made me laugh, cry, and showed me how much family can come together in celebration. The ceremony was filled with joy and the reception full of fun loving people who danced the night away. Their theme was “Best Day Ever!” It was truly the Best Day Ever!


Thanks for reading, and let me know your favorite in the comments below! Congratulations, Jamie & Daniel!

-Kristen D.

Emily & Joe- Wedding Photography in Lexington, KY

I have to say this was one of the most creative weddings I have photographed. Emily and Joe love books, and it shines in their details. They wed in Gratz Park in downtown Lexington on a beautiful summer day. Their reception took place in the Carnegie Center, which was Lexington’s public library until the 1980’s. How perfect of a venue for book lovers! My favorite part of the day was their first look. You can truly see the love in their eyes. I hope you love this fun and energetic couple’s wedding as much as I did!


Congratulations, Emily and Joe! Tell us your favorite photo in the comments below! Thanks for reading!

-Kristen D.

Vanesa & Andrew- Wedding Photography in Nicholasville, KY

Tucked away in the countryside of Nicholasville, Vanesa and Andrew were getting ready for their wedding. It was a beautiful day, and the ceremony overlooked a winding creek. They shared their first kiss as the sun was setting behind the trees, providing a perfectly picturesque scene. When they smile at each other, even for a moment, it tells the entirety of their love story. They are simply overjoyed when they are with each other.


Congratulations, Vanesa & Andrew! Tell the happy couple your favorite photos in the comments below! Thanks for reading!

-Kristen D.

One Woman + Five Gowns

I have been following The Steel Magnolia Bridal Shop for a couple of months. I was incredibly impressed with their gown selections showing up in my IG feed. I had to work with them! I called the owner, Lacy, to coordinate a photo shoot. She was completely for it, and even asked if her friend, Megan, could be the model. I LOVE these photographs, and they were incredibly fun to create!

The whole shoot took about two hours. Megan wore five beautiful Justin Alexander gowns, and was simply amazing in front of the camera.

Gown #1


Gown #2


Gown #3


Gown #4


Gown #5



The beauty of this shoot (besides the beautiful Megan and amazing gowns) is the fact that it was photographed in The Steel Magnolia Bridal Shop itself. If you are looking for a dress, I highly recommend this shop in Somerset, KY. Lacy is wonderful and very carefully selects the gowns she brings into her store. Follow them on IG @thesteelmagnoliabridal. While you’re at it, follow me @kristendphotography!

Thanks so much for reading! Tell me your favorite gown/photo in the comments!

-Kristen D.