Essay + Melody | Villa di Felicita Wedding | Tyler, Texas


Rain has drops
Sun has shine
Moon has beams
That make you mine
Rivers have banks
Sands for shores
Hearts have heartbeats
That make me yours
Needles have eyes
Though pins may prick
Elmer has glue
To make things stick
Winter has Spring
Stockings feet
Pepper has mint
To make it sweet
Teachers have lessons
Soup du jour
Lawyers sue bad folks
Doctors cure
All and all
This much is true
You have me
And I have you.

-Nikki Giovanni

Thank you to a fabulous vendor team for making this lovely wedding come alive:

John + Audra | Castle Hill Inn | Newport, Rhode Island Wedding


That was her gift,

she filled you with the words you didn't know were there.


Thank you to an incredible team that made this wedding so lovely:

Photography:  Kat Harris Photography

Coordinator: Molly, Castle Hill Inn

Venue:  Castle Hill Inn, Newport, Rhode Island

Hair:  Jennie Kay Beauty

Makeup:  Naomi Donne


Charlie + Libby | The Heart of the Ranch | Ft. Worth Wedding


We were together.

I forget the rest.

-Walt Whitman

Thank you to the wonderful team that made this day so flawless:

Photographer:  Kat Harris

2nd Photographer:  Lindsey Shea // 3rd Photographer:  F.E. Castleberry

Wedding Planner:  Lyons Events

Rentals:  Grand Events

Band:  Motion

Florist:  Moss Florals

Catering:  Macklin's Catering Co.

Cake:  Créme del la Créme

Hair + Make-up:  Concepts by Anastasia

Ceremony Musicians:  Strings 4 All Seasons

Venue:  The Heart of the Ranch

Gown:  Romona Keveza

Tom + Alex | Rosemary Beach Florida Destination Wedding


I choose you

again and again

at the start and finish of every single day

no matter the season

no matter the year.

I choose you

to struggle and succeed with

to fight and make up with

to love and grow old with.

I choose you

knowing there are still trails we must travel

knowing there are mountains left to clim.

I choose you

to always be by my side.

-Tyle Kent White

Thank you to a fabulous team who helped make this wedding weekend flawless:

Photography:  Kat Harris

Coordination:  Defining Moments by Heather

Ceremony + Reception Venues:  Rosemary Beach Rental Agency

Florist:  Florals by the Sea

Catering:  KBC Catering

Event Rentals:  H&M Event Rentals 

Videographer:  Frameblender Films

Cake:  Bake My Day

Reception Band:  Surround Sound

Hair:  Mindy Norris Hair Design

Make-up:  Blush Beauty Lounge

Gown:  Romona Keveza


David + Vanessa | The Foundry | Long Island City Wedding

When I saw you first, it took

every ounce of me not to kiss you.

When I saw you laugh, it took

every ounce of me not to love you.

And when I saw your soul, it took every ounce of me.


Thank you to an incredible team for making this wedding a dream:

All photography c/o Kat Harris Photography

Planning + Design: All Who Wander Event Design

Florist:  Day of May Floral

Bride Getting Ready:  The William Vale Hotel

Groom Getting Ready:  The Boro Hotel

Ceremony + Reception:  The Foundry, Long Island City

DJ:  James Mulry for 74 Events

Band:  The Sultans

Catering:  Comparti

Rentals:  Broadway Party Rentals

Vintage Glassware:  Borrowed Blue

Lounge Furniture:  Patina Vintage Rentals

Photo Booth:  Mashbooth

Lighting:  Stortz Lighting

Popsicles:  Gypsy Pops

Wedding Gown:  Monique Lluihllier

Bridesmaids Dresses:  BHLDN

Michael + Allie | Liberty House | Jersey City Wedding

here is the deepest secret nobody knows

(here is the root of the root and the bud of the bud

and the sky of the sky of a tree called life; which grows

higher than the soul can hope or mind can hide)

and this is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart

i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart).

e.e. cummings

Highline Hotel Chelsea Wedding | Patrick + Emily


And her heart was the best part, 

it would always calm the storm for those who were afraid of a little rain.

-R.M. Drake

On our way to the ceremony it began to pour buckets of rain the way it does in New York City summers:  completely out of nowhere not cognizant of our plans.  It just rains--even when it's your wedding day and you're walking to the ceremony and get trapped under a bridge.  Just like it happened on Patrick and Emily's wedding day.

Something about it was sorta perfect though.  Because isn't that life?  You have all of these perfect plans, and then something happens out of left field.  There's nothing you can do about it and it's not even about the thing; it's what you make of it.  And the light heartedness and laughter that Emily had about being stuck under a dirty bridge in Chelsea in her wedding dress made me feel confident that these two are going to move through lifes unexpected moments with open hands--because they embrace the unexpected.

The rain stopped, and we ran to the ceremony, and the weather was perfect for portraits, and they seriously danced the night away.  I mean these guys know how to have a dance party!

Patrick and Emily you two are some of my dream clients.  You're authentic, so connected to each other, and you love your tribe so well!  I can't wait to see life unfold for y'all!  Thank you for letting me be apart of your journey!



Thanks to an incredible dream team:

Photography:  Kat Harris + Frederick Castleberry, Kat Harris Photography

Ellen, Sidekick Events

Frank Alexander NYC

Nikki Avanzino, Hair Stylist

Sonnier Castle, Catering

Mint Wedding Cinematography

DJ Marvin Meyers

Warren Z Productions

Photo Booth MVS Studios


St. Thomas Wedding | Rodrigo + Lindsey

You are the




and most beautiful person 

I have ever known.

--and even that is an understatement.

-F. Scot Fitzgerald

P.S.  I think everyone should have a wedding week.  They're sorta the best.  Thanks Rodrigo + Lindsey for having us!




Thank you to an incredible team in St. Thomas:

The Marriott Frenchman's Reef St. Thomas

Second Shooter:  Tutti del Monte

Museum of the City of New York Wedding | Andrew + Kira

'I don't believe in magic.'

The young boy said.

The old man smiled.

'You will when you see her.'


Sarah Seven Bridal | The Romantics Collection

Minutes before doors opened to her Bridal Romantics Collection Presentation she had someone on her team light a cigar and puff the sweet smoke throughout the room.

With her indie playlist going in the background; it was the final touch to complete her Parisian Bistro dream come reality.  And to me that is a glimpse into the world of Sarah Seven.  She is attentive to the tiny details.  The ones we may not even notice, but out of conviction and creativity she executes anyways.  That is inspiring to me.  And she invites you into her world of romance, spunk, and adventure.  

Getting to work with Sarah and her team the last several months has been an adventure.  There has been more than one dance party, and lots of laughter.  I can't wait to see what dreams she invites us into next!



Effortless Grace | Carolina Herrera Bridal Collection

Over the last few months I've gotten the privilege to work with one of my favorite designers:  Carolina Herrera.  Her vision is clear, and her work is impeccable.  I can spot a Mrs. Herrera piece from a mile away.  Last week I was able to shoot behind the scenes for their upcoming Bridal Collection.

In between looks I got to know Magda, the model, and became smitten with her elegance and grace.  She is lively and professional, and you can just tell this girl is a hustler!

You have to be one powerful and strong willed woman to enter into the world of modeling.

Have you ever had that overwhelming feeling where all eyes are on you?  Well, magnify that by 1,000 and you sorta have a tiny glimpse into the life of a model.

Today I want to say bravo to Magda for bringing light and beautiful energy on set.  And I want to say bravo to Carolina Herrera for creating an inspiring and positive team atmosphere and set to work with.  I feel very honored!



Editorial | Sarah Seven Romantics Collection

People think photography is a solo mission.  That couldn't be further from the truth.  

It's a team sport.  Everyone from the producer to the designer, hair and make-up stylists, set designers, lighting team, retouchers, photographers have to be on the same page.  And even more so have to be for one another, and the greater vision of the shoot.  It's a collaboration of personalities, artistry, and creativity.  And I adore it.  The collision of bridal and editorial is something I will always love.  There's a softness, a femininity, a lightness to a bride that is unique.  Combine that with a designer like Sarah Seven, and an incredible production team, and I just feel like the luckiest girl to get to be a part of the whole thing.

Here are a few shots from our studio editorial shoot for Sarah Seven's Romantic's Collection.



Thank you to:

Designer:  Sarah Seven

Set Design:  Ariella Flowers

Hair + MU:  FaceTime Beauty

My Team:  Jen Trahan, David R., + Johannes O.

Sean + Bridget | Washington Square Park Wedding


Close your eyes and picture the sun.

That's what it felt like to love her, warmth.


Sean and Bridget, that's what it feels like to witness and be around your love, warmth.  

All week long there was 100% chance of rain on your wedding day, but instead the sun came out and gave us beautiful light.  And there was an unexpected organized pillow fight in Washington Square Park during your portraits.  Instead of being upset, without hesitation y'all laughed and walked right into it.

It's a tiny picture into your relationship and dynamic together, but it was such a beautiful one to me.  

Your love is warmth.

I hope y'all are enjoying Hawaii, getting rest + getting super tan!  Thank you for entrusting me to journey with you throughout your wedding; it was a gift!



Liberty Warehouse Brooklyn Wedding | Jesse + Jen

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Jesse and Jen have been together for six years now, and I've gotten to know them over the past year getting ready for their wedding.  Here's what I have experienced about the two of them:   Jesse and Jen are passionate about living lives of depth and purpose.  They care deeply about their family and friends.  And they are intelligent, well spoken, and never forget to laugh and enjoy every every second of their adventurous lives.

You two,  I just had the most fun getting to know y'all and your journey!  I'm so excited for this next season for the two of you in South America....I'm positive it will be such an incredible adventure.



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I love this shot.  I feel like it's Jesse + Jen to a 'T'.

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Marshall + Mallory | Houston Wedding


"When you're walking down that aisle and seeing your partner for the first time on your wedding day you won't be thinking about the past, your heartbreaks, your'll be thinking He was so worth the wait".  A pastor friend of mine told me that years ago, and I've never forgotten it.

The waiting is hard, and can be lonely, frustrating, and every emotion in between. But when you meet that person and find yourself on your wedding day; it will be so worth the wait.  I believe that.

Shooting Marshall and Mallory's wedding was this fleshed out.  They didn't see each other before the ceremony.  The moment when the doors opened and Mallory and her dad walked down the aisle was powerful.  It brought tears to my eyes.  It was holy.

Marshall and Mallory you two are special individually and as a couple.  I'm so grateful that you chose me to capture your day.  God has beautiful things for the two of you.  I truly believe the best is yet to come.


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I usually don't post a ton of reception pictures.  But could I not?


PS.  Shout out to Lindsey Shea for being an incredible assistant!  You're the

Keith + Ashley | Pleasantdale Chateau Wedding

PleasantdaleChateauWedding-3 Keith and Ashley.  The energy the two of you bring into a room is magnetic.  Keith I love how you just own the room.  You know no stranger, and can make people feel at ease in a second.  Ashley I love how caring and thoughtful you are.  The women in your life look up to you in a very real and precious way.

Together the two of you are generous, thoughtful, and bursting at the seams with life.  Your best is yet to come.  Thank you for entrusting me to capture your wedding; it was such a gift!











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University Club Wedding | Peter + Lauren


Lauren is about as Southern as they come. She's a Texas girl complete with class, elegance, and southern charm. When Peter, the Midwestern boy turned Manhattan Lawyer, spotted her at church he knew he wanted to ask her out. The only thing was getting ahold of Lauren was tricky business. Peter started finding any excuse to hang out with Lauren and her friends, but each time he showed up she mysteriously wasn't around. After much persistence they ended up hanging out with some friends one night, and he asked her out. They went for dinner the following week, and it's safe to say they quickly fell for one another. When they got engaged they knew instantly that they wanted to get married at The University Club in Manhattan. Both of them had attended weddings and events there and loved it. Lauren and Peter's wedding was beautiful, not to mention NYC graced us with a beautiful Spring day!

Lauren + Peter y'all are such a gift + I hope you're enjoying your honeymoon so much! XO, Kat






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Lula Kate + Kate McDonald Bridal

1.LulaKate.KateMcdonald.Bridal.Wedding-16 The stars aligned last fall when Beth Chapman of The White Dress reached out to me to photograph a shoot she put together with Lula Kate bridesmaids + wedding gown designer Kate McDonald.  It turned out to be the All-American , preppy girl dream bridal shoot (and I was swooning every second of the day--Kate McDonald even hand painted this wedding gown!).  We had a team of amazing creatives to pull off this bride + bridesmaid shoot , and Connecticut was the perfect backdrop.

Style Me Pretty published the shoot on their site today.  Please venture over + share some love!

I cannot wait to work with these fabulous ladies again!
















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The Dream Team

Photographer:  Kat Harris

Creative Production + Stylist:  Beth, The White Dress

Hair:  Emily Reale

Make-up:  Jennie Fresa

Florals:  Hana Floral Design

Bridesmaid Dresses: Lula Kate

Wedding Gown:  Kate McDonald

Tablescape + Decor:  True Event

Linens:  La Tavola Linens

Invitations + Paperie:  Tie the Binds Weddings

Jason + Lauren | Dallas Wedding Photography


When I think of Lauren and Jason I think of: depth, authenticity, laughter, and power.  What is amazing about their love is that individually they both have passion to be a positive voice in our culture, and together the power they have to be leaders in our world is endless. (Not to mention their love is completely infectious!) Their wedding day was flawless. Surrounded by their family and community they celebrated what God has done in their lives, and their journey towards forever. Lauren was so full of peace and so grounded that day, and Jason is always a ball of energy and such a light. Their ceremony was intimate and tears and laughter brought their announcement of husband and wife. Todd Events created an effortless winter chic vibe, and to say there was an epic dance party is an understatement. Jason and Lauren you two are gems. You bring such light to our world, and we are so excited for your lives to unfold! XO, Kat + Linz

P.S.  Another really special part of shooting this wedding was the unique experience I got to shoot with one of my long time friends Lindsey Shea.  Lindsey is one of the most intentional + loyal people that I have met.  It was a unique situation because we got to team up together.  I'm so grateful to have gone through this experience with her!  Lindsey I love you friend!

P.S.S.  Be sure + check out our feature on Style Me Pretty today!






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Toddy + Angela of Todd Events created an beautiful winter chic vibe for the reception!

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It was so cool to see my NYC Pastor, Carl Lentz, at the wedding!  He represented NYC!

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How amazing does this cake by Fancy Cakes look?? (I may have had a bite + it was delicious!!)


These folks know how to PAR-TAY...

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Photography:  Lindsey Shea + Kat Harris 

Event Design:  Todd Events

Paperie:  Scarlet + Gold

First Gown:  Romona Keveza

Pink Gown:  Nardos Imam

Hair + Make-up:  Remba Productions

Venue:  Four Seasons Dallas

Band:  Cuvee