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I'm Katie, a Kentucky wedding photographer.  You've stumbled across my blog!  Here you will find wedding day highlights, romantic engagement sessions, helpful information for brides, and the occasional personal update, too.

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If you were around last January, you might remember when I shared my 2018 goals.  You can read that blog post here. I thought of that blog post all year long, as I marked off the goals one by one.  I really believe in having goals, writing them down, and keeping them at the front […]

Personal

Katie Gallagher Photography’s 2019 Goals

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Happy Monday everyone!  It’s the beginning of a new year, and if you’re a 2019 bride, that means it’s FINALLY your wedding year!  I remember when it was finally our wedding year (2016).  There was a mix of excitement and freaking out all of the same time.  So, I just want to extend a little […]

Planning

How-to Achieve a High-End Wedding Look on a Budget

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When I look back on this year, I am honestly speechless at the opportunities I had to grow my business, and the wonderful clients I worked with.  My first booking goal for 2018 was 5 weddings.  I would have been totally happy booking 5 weddings!  In the end, I shot 15 weddings in 2018.  I […]

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10 Most Valuable Lessons I learned in 2018

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Megan & Josh officially tied the knot on October 13, 2018.  The high that day was a perfect 65 degrees.  It was a little chilly that night, but I think we all could agree the weather was absolutely perfect. As I was gathering the images to highlight this beautiful wedding day, I couldn’t help but […]

Wedding

Rustic Meets Romantic at Fall Cousiac Manor Wedding

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When Brianne told me that her and Andrew wanted to do their engagement at UVA, I was over the moon!  I have wanted to shoot there ever since I first stepped foot on their campus (I mean “The Grounds”) YEARS ago.  When Ryan and I were still in college, we actually made a long trip […]

Engagement

University of Virginia Engagement Session

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This Bernheim Forest Engagement Session is one for the books!  Sometimes everything just works perfectly for a session.  The weather is perfect.  The lighting is perfect.  The photographer is in a creative mood.  ;). For Christa and Zach’s session last Sunday, everything just felt right.  It was my first time shooting at the Bernheim Forest, […]

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Bernheim Forest Engagement Session

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I’m so excited to share some of the beautiful highlights from Madeline & Jon’s Virginia wedding day.  Can I just start off by saying what a joyful bride Madeline was?  There was a smile on her face the entire day, no matter what was happening!

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Joyful Fall Virginia Wedding in Williamsburg, Virginia

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It feels like FOREVER since I have done a blog post!  I am being honest when I say I have missed it a lot.  Blogging is actually one of my favorite ways to connect.  Thank you so much for being patient while I have ironed out the kinks with my new website, and figured out […]

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Katie Gallagher Photography has Rebranded!

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Hello everyone!  Last weekend I actually did a poll over on my facebook page asking you guys what you would like to read about in this week’s blog post.  The majority of you voted for tips on nailing the wedding day timeline!  I remember when I was planning my wedding back in 2014.  I was clueless!!  So, tonight I am sharing a blog post about nailing the wedding day timeline!

Planning

10 Tips to Help you Nail the Wedding Day Timeline

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For the engagement session, we decided on First Landing State Park.  Lauren & Steven were seriously troopers in the super hot and humid weather.

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First Landing State Park Engagement Session