Chelsea & Michael | Engaged


We’ve been training a new associate here at AKP! Through which we had the opportunity to meet sweet Chelsea and her soon to be hubby, Michael! This was also our first ‘session’ where Ciara, our newbie, got to shoot alongside us! I’ve attached a few of her shots at the end! She’s got talent!!

On this gorgeous fall Wednesday in October, we got spectacular weather and a sunset to die for! We started off shooting at Lafayette Park (my go-to, cause, I mean, look at it…) and headed to Malcolm Memorial Park afterwards to catch the sunset and twilight colors!

We got to meet their adorable puppies, captured beautiful golden light and a perfect blue sky to end the evening. These two lovelies will be married next September and we can’t wait to be a part of their big day!!

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AND Ciara’s debut:


Nicole & Tim | Engaged


We are so blessed to have such amazing couples! Nicole and Tim found us through a past client and we’re so happy to add them to the AKP tribe! #weareallfamilyhere

We stopped at Lafayette Park (I can’t stress how much I truly adore this park!) and ended the night with a little bit of urban style at Malcolm Memorial….another one of my favorite spots to shoot at, especially when you have amazing color in the sky after a grand sunset! Plus, you can’t beat THAT view of the arch. We have been so lucky with this fall weather – golden light, cooler weather and a menagerie of colors in the trees and sky!

We’re super excited for their wedding next April! 🙂

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Lindsey & Mike | Engaged


Mike and I went to highschool together! Lindsey and I met once they decided I was the perfect photographer for them. 🙂

We got hit with a very rainy day, but it held up just long enough to get a quick session in. We hit up Lafayette Park, it was rather dark, but we got some awesome moody shots because of it. The sky opened up with this gorgeous sunset (as it usually does in St. Louis) after a good downpour, and we made it over across the river to grab the city skyline. Images like these make me love my home city more and more every time I shoot it. #cardinalnation

They’ve planned a spring wedding next March and we cannot wait to be surrounded by mutual longtime friends and capture their nuptials!!

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Ciara & Jake | Engaged


Ciara is our newest associate here at AKP! She’s the ‘behind the scenes’ worker for now, in the process of learning about light and cameras and all kinds of fun photography stuff on the side!

She is ALSO a bride to be. 🙂 Her and Jake are not just clients, they are good friends too.

We get to celebrate their wedding on a beautiful golf course in Arizona at the end of October. Not only do I get to tag along to capture it, but we get to hit up Vegas first and shoot an engagement session on the strip! Maybe we’ll find ourselves an Elvis and a chapel too!! #whathappensinvegas #staytuned #kiddingnotkidding

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