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Summer is winding down. Fall is just a few short weeks away. While I do not like the humidity of East Tennessee summers, I sure do love the fun. The long days may keep us from an early bedtime, but I like it that way. More time to play outside. We have enjoyed our time, but I am definitely looking forward to what the next season has to offer. My August faves are many. Hope you enjoy! Go here if you want to see the runner ups. 😉

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Whoa. Am I really posting July faves the day before September starts? Better late than never seems to be my motto these days. Yep, working on that. In the meantime, hope you enjoy a few of my favorite images from last month. It was a full month. Shot my first wedding, enjoyed birthday celebrations, and relaxed in the great outdoors during a camping trip. I am so glad to have these memories. If you don’t already do it, here is my encouragement to get out there and document your days!

Here’s to seeing August’s faves in the near future. 😉 Feel free to visit my Instagram to see my other faves that just didn’t make the blog post.:)

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The sun finally came out yesterday evening. It has been raining non-stop around here. There are only a few places at my house where the sun will peak through the trees during the golden hour. I talked my babies into playing in the rocks and dirt in just the right spot, and boy did they play. Especially, miss Audrey. Ha! It quickly became a bath night. The results were too good not to share.

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Daniel and Katelyn are quickly becoming good friends of ours. It has been a real pleasure getting to know them. When Katelyn asked me to photograph their September wedding at Country Manor Acres, I was both honored and delighted. Included in my wedding package is a complimentary engagement session. We chose to have this session on the beautiful venue property. This place is gorgeous! Just a few short weeks away, and we will be shooting on this location again! I am so excited for you both! I hope you love your photos.

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I am over the top excited to share this blog with you all! My Pastor and his wife gave away their oldest of four daughters on July 1st and asked me to be the photographer to capture such a special event. I humbly accepted under the conditions that they understood that while I am a professional photographer, I had never shot a wedding before. Their confidence in me was very encouraging. This sweet couple is an example of a real life fairytale. The way they met and the discipline they had toward making sure they were meant to be together is a wonderful testimony of the power of prayer and faith. I am so thankful that I was given this opportunity and know that these images will be a lasting treasure. I wish you both a lifetime of joys.

I would like to take a minute to share with you those that helped make this day beautiful for the family.
~Dress: Wedding Wonderland
~Coordinator: Rebekah Watson
~MUA: Lauren Watson
~Florals: Flowers by Miki
~Cake: Bread of Life
~2nd Shooter: Blush Creative Photography (This girl rocks! She was way more like a co-shooter than a 2nd shooter. I owe an unending amount of gratitude to her guidance and mentoring. Thanks so much Stephanie!)

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  • stephanie kozick - Sarah!!! These are so wonderful! You did an amazing job! It was such an emotional day, and absolutely the sweetest! You did a great job at capturing that!ReplyCancel

    • sllewis21 - Thanks so so much Stephanie!!!ReplyCancel

  • Alura Young - Fantastic! The covering of God’s holy spirit truly covered this day and the photos reflect His glory and grace of this special union and sweet couple. Wow, the day itself was nothing short of phenomenal. Kudos to All for your love and special care of this event!ReplyCancel

I have seen these beautiful sunflower fields for years…in pictures. I had never been to see them in person until yesterday. After reading that the peak time for these flowers was going to be soon passing, I talked my husband into throwing on a nice shirt and piling into the car to go have a little photo shoot. I really appreciate that he did that for me. Let’s face it, if you are a guy and not a photographer, chances are, photo shoots are just not your cup of tea. He obliged me nonetheless. I think he might like me. 😉 He even got a wonderful shot of me and the kids! Any-who, below are a handful of the images I was able to capture while visiting TWRA’s sunflowers.

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