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Matthew + Allison at Belmont University

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Matthew + Allison at Belmont University

  • Matthew + Allison met in a classroom at Belmont University where they both attend college
  • Allison is a huge Cinderella fan, thus their wedding was themed after the story "Cinderella"
  • Matthew's wedding day gift to Allison was a huge glass Cinderella slipper
  • The wedding and ceremony took place at Belmont University where they met
  • They didn't do a 'first look', but they did hold hands and pray together before the ceremony

Allison's Mom singing "Going to the Chapel" and then tears of joy and sadness because her baby is getting married.

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When Allison's bridesmaids see her for the first time in her wedding gown. GORGEOUS!

The Belmont classroom they met in. They did not see each other before the wedding, but they did hold hands and pray for their future.

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Chad + Cara's Crockett Park Engagement by Darcy Ferris Photography.

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Chad + Cara's Crockett Park Engagement by Darcy Ferris Photography.

Chad + Cara drove down to Tennessee from Kentucky for their engagement shoot. We met at the historic Crockett Park in Brentwood, TN. It was hard to decide where to go first with all the old buildings and lush greenery. Their wedding is taking place on Cara's parents Kentucky cattle farm. The country girl in me is beyond excited to capture their big day! 

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I got shot... and why it was a good lesson

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I got shot... and why it was a good lesson

I got shot, but don't worry... it's not the dangerous gunshot kind. About a month ago, I had the opportunity to get in front of the camera instead of being behind it. (A huge shout out to the beautiful and talented Brandy Moulin Dawson for capturing these.) I'll admit that every now and then I like to get in front of the camera. I believe it's crucial to my career choice.  Experiencing what my clients do is beneficial to me, but more-so for them.

While Brandy was getting suited up with her photography gear, I couldn't help think "Why didn't I loose those ten pounds I promised myself I would before this shoot? Did I wear too much make up or not enough? Is my hair starting to frizz from the humidity? Why didn't I bring extra deodorant?" It was at that very moment that I realized some very important lessons...  

First, my Mother doesn't care that I didn't loose those ten pounds and neither does yours! Your Mother or Aunt or Grandma is going to hang your memory on their wall and look at it and smile. They are not going to say "that'd be a great photo if she'd lost 10lbs or her hair wasn't so frizzy." If that were the case, all of my junior high and high school photos would be in the trash. Thankfully, I (and my family) cherish those photos because they are a snapshot of my life. Photographs are our way of capturing "life" in a visual form. In our media driven world, can you imagine your life without photos? Hopefully, you said no. I can't.

Secondly, my clients mean everything to me! I am honored when they choose me to capture a few moments of their lives. To experience what my clients are feeling when they are in front of my camera provides a different perspective for me. It helps me to be better equipped in helping them relax, have fun, be themselves and communicate without trepidation.  

This was a wonderful experience for me once I relaxed and let Brandy be the photographer. I want my clients to feel that way too! 

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