The Grand Ivory Wedding – The Russells – Our Favorite Moments It’s my first blog as Melanie Russell!!!!! How fun is that!? We took a much needed hiatus for the month of September to celebrate all things wedding & honeymoon (and home renovation!) but I am glad to be back to share some of the […]

Glass Chapel Brunch Wedding – Rachel & Berent THE TIME!!! Where does it go!?! Last summer I was shooting Rachel & Berent’s engagement photos, and here we are just a few days into their marriage!! You guys may know that this year, I only booked a handful of weddings. Andi & PL were my first […]

I’ve never witnessed a wedding as intentional as Haley & Steven’s. What better place to celebrate their love story than where it all began? The University of Oklahoma has been a centerpiece in their relationship over the years as they grew from “just friends” to husband and wife. They incorporated classic, yet personal details in […]

I remember the first couple of times I had someone take headshots for me. It was a mix of awkward and hesitation and I was not sure I was having it. I was a photographer – how did I not know how to do this? I was so worried about whether or not I would even like […]

I was ecstatic when Amanda reached out a couple weeks ago and told me about she and Tyler’s plans to elope. They were just so excited and ready to be married, they wanted something special and sweet. We met out in Leiper’s Fork, just outside of Nashville on this gorgeous property. With only his parents in attendance, […]

No better way to kick off the summer than celebrating my dear friend Mallory’s bachelorette party at the beach! I haven’t been to Destin in YEARS, and it was such a nice getaway over the long weekend. The decor and party details were so fun, and it was so great to get together before the […]