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Sacrament, Not Just a Ceremony: Photographing a Catholic Nuptial Mass

When your faith is important to you, then it becomes important for your wedding photographer to appreciate the traditions within it at your wedding.  My Catholic faith is strengthened whenever I shoot a Catholic nuptial Mass because it reflects Heaven on Earth, and there are beautiful moments within it.  Come see Frances and Ian's images from the oldest Catholic church in Tennessee, in Nashville.

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My Parents' Wedding Album

Whereas some things change, others remain the same - and one thing, besides the antics of grooms and groomsmen, is the value of a wedding album.  In this post, I talk about the new album company I use and provide a #flashbackfriday using my parents' own album from 1956!

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Fresh Out of Parris Island: A Marine Comes Home to Knoxville

A young man, freshly graduated from the United States Marine Corps' boot camp in Parris Island, is home briefly to visit his parents in Knoxville before heading out for advanced training.  I have known this young man since his days on Knoxville Catholic High School's robotics team, the Robotichauns, and it was an honor to capture him as a freshly minted Marine in his hometown.  But shooting him took some thought as I wanted to make sure I respected his uniform and preserved his military bearing.

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