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A Journey Through Maddie and Marshall’s Wedding

A tale of two hearts intertwining in love, celebrated with laughter, tears, and the promise of forever. Today, we’re going to step into the enchanting world of Maddie and Marshall’s wedding, where every frame tells a chapter of their love story. The cutest little couple that I had the joy of being the third wheel […]

Mastering the Art of Detail Photography on a Wedding Day

Weddings are a tapestry of emotions, moments, and intricate details that weave together to create a couple’s unforgettable day. As a wedding photographer, capturing these details is not just an art—it’s a way of preserving the essence and intricacies of the celebration. In this blog post, we’ll delve into mastering the art of detail photography […]

Top 6 Tennessee Wedding Venues

Most oftentimes I will find myself reflecting on how grateful I am to be a Tennessee Wedding Photographer. The mountains, the greenery, and don’t even get me started on the sunsets. Tennessee has got to be one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to. No wonder there are so many couples just […]

Hunter Museum of American Art Chatanooga Engagement Photos

Hunter Museum Chatanooga Engagement Photos

College sweethearts turned into forever lovers. This is the story of Mary and Beau who have been together since 2016 and are now in the works toward tying the ultimate knot. Mary and Beau recently moved to Chatanooga, Tennessee so it made sense to celebrate their engagement in the city that stole their hearts for […]

Harpeth River State Park Engagement Photos

Narrows of the Harpeth Engagement Photos | Kera & Brent

As a Tennessee Wedding and Elopement Photographer, I’m so lucky to be able to photograph so many beautiful places in Tennessee. It’s important to me that whenever I work with my couples, especially for their Tennessee engagement photos, we find an engagement location that is reflective of what they want. Finding a location that reflects […]

30 Must-Have Wedding Pose Ideas for Your Wedding Day

I have to admit, my posing game was not always up to par with my expectations. In the beginning, my posing skills were way off, but what could you expect? It takes a lot more than just telling couples what to do in order to successfully pose them in front of the camera. Sometimes you […]

Tennessee Wedding Photographer | Cayleigh Ely Photography

My Entire Shooting-to-Editing Workflow

Let me first start off by saying that every single photographer has their own process when it comes to their workflow. To be honest, it took me a while to get to the point where I feel completely comfortable with my workflows. It took a bit of time, but we finally made it (cue Drake’s […]

Cypress Barn at Miller Lake Wedding | Tennessee Wedding Photographer

Cypress Barn at Miller Lake Tennessee Wedding

As a Tennessee Wedding Photographer, I have seen a lot of different and unique wedding venues. From rustic to ballroom elegance, I have seen it all. However, if you’re a couple who is in the middle of wedding planning and are looking for the perfect rustic barn wedding venue, look no further. Ximena and Blas […]

Changing Your Name After Marriage | Wedding Tips

Changing Your Name After Marriage

Newly married? Here are all the fun tips on how to change your name after marriage!

Grace Valley Farm Wedding | Tennessee Wedding Photographer

Grace Valley Farm Wedding in Shelbyville, Tennessee

This Grace Valley Farm Wedding in Shelbyville, Tennessee with Haleigh and Kyle was next-level beautiful. From the rustic charm of their beautiful Tennessee wedding venue to how much attention to detail and love consumed the entire day. As a Tennessee wedding photographer, this one is for the books and one that I will never forget. […]