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Whitley + Darius

August 29, 2020

Whitley + Darius’s Wedding day was such a beautiful and cooler August day. After many years of being together and pushing their wedding day back because of COVID this day was long awaited for.

This venue was such a stunning and unique place. It was so spacious and had the most distinctive style + design. The stone details were to die for! Their day was filled with laughter and sunshine. Their first look was filled with tears and smiles from ear to ear. We ventured down to the venues creek and took their bridal portraits. The prettiest little butterfly landed right on Darius’s finger and didn’t want to leave. It was such a sweet detail from the day. Their ceremony + toasts were filled with the sweetest words form their loved ones. They ended the perfect night dancing the night away celebrating Darius + Whitley’s lovely Wedding Day! We wish you all the best!

Tonya Lynn Studios Team

 

Wedding Sources :

Venue | Zorro Events

Flowers |Benjamin’s Flowers and Gifts in Frankfort, Kentucky

Engagement Ring | Kay’s Jewlery

Dress |Rebecca’s Bridal Boutique in Louisville, Kentucky

Bridesmaids Dresses| David’s Bridal

Grooms Attire | Geno’s Formal Affair in Lexington

Caterer |Type A Catering in Lexington, Kentucky

Cake |Poppy’s Bakery

Hair |Danielle Otte

Entertainment |DJ- Mark Greenwell

Head Photographer | Tonya Lynn

Assistant Photographer | Becca Graham + Jordan Williams

Videographer | Lexington Wedding Films

Officiant |Robert Baker

Film Lab | Photovisions 

 

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Lindsey + Brian Summer Wedding

July 30, 2020

Lindsey + Brian summer wedding

It was a super hot beautiful day in July, preparations were made for preventing covid and the guest list had to be cut due to govenor’s orders. Despite the list being shorter their day was so special and filled with joy. Everyone celebrated their love for one another and it truly was such a special day.

The day was perfect, Lindsey got ready with her gals and laughed all morning. She was so relaxed and you could tell she was just so happy to be marrying Brian.  They got married in the most beautiful little chapel hidden in Louisville, Ky, and the venue was just a few miles away in Simpsonville at a cute and whimsical barn. Their colors for their wedding was a mint & peach summer color, it all went beautifully together. All Guest had to

wear mask to enter the chapel, so after the ceremony all guest lined up and the Bride and Groom ran through the train of their family and friends. Their chapel ceremony and the walk through was so beautiful, and such a great way to say hello to guests. It was all so special. Only immediate family and bridal party attended the reception. They are hoping to have a bigger reception this Fall to celebrate with all the special people in their lives. All in all their day was so beautiful and their love for each other was shown throughout the day. It couldn’t have been any better.

Wedding Sources :

Ceremony |The Well’s Farm Lawenceburg, KY

Venue |The Well’s Farm Lawenceburg, KY

Wedding Coordinator |Connie Gott

Flowers |David, Kroger

Engagement Ring | Zales

Dress |Sweet Magnolia’s Somerset, KY

Bridesmaids Dresses| David’s Bridal

Grooms Attire | Men’s warehouse

Caterer |Hill of beans

Cake |Elly spencer

Hair |Greg wells

Entertainment |Broderick redden

Head Photographer | Tonya Lynn

Assistant Photographer | Becca Graham + Jordan Williams

Videographer | White owl weddings

Officiant |Mark sims

Film Lab | Photovisions 

 

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Maddy + Brad

October 30, 2019

Married October 19, 2019

There were so many highlights on Maddy and Brad’s day, it’s hard to think of just one that sums it all up. I think of a 1969 Camaro, puppy love, unexpected rain, and a cake made to look like, get this, a RZR dune buggy.

Let’s start at the beginning. Maddy had booked us way back in January and we did their engagement shoot this past summer. I already knew them as really nice, laid-back people who love to travel and love the outdoors (seriously: their dream date would be moose hunting in Alaska). Maddy is in human resources/logistics and Brad is a warehouse manager. They met on campus at the University of the Cumberlands and, three and a half years later, they were ready to tie the knot.

The ceremony was at a pretty church in Williamsburg. Brad didn’t want to see Maddy before the wedding, so, instead of a First Look, they each stood against one corner of a brick wall, held hands and gave each other gifts. Maddy gave Brad an engraved watch, and Brad gave Maddy a picture frame with a dog collar wrapped around it. The picture was of an adorable grey lab puppy, which he had bought for her as a surprise. So sweet! She immediately started crying (who wouldn’t?). They will pick up their new pup after they get home from their honeymoon.

Maddy, who is originally from Indiana, has two dads, and she did a First Look with both of them, which was emotional, especially for her stepdad. Then, her biological dad walked her down the aisle, and her stepdad officiated the wedding! So sweet.

After the I dos, Maddy and Brad sped off in a white 1969 Camaro — it had belonged to Brad’s late uncle and Brad and his dad have fixed it up — and headed to Brad’s family farm to take pictures. By then, rain was sprinkling a little bit, but we made do, and the wedding party was really good-natured about it. We ended up getting such good shots that really captured the atmosphere of the day.

The ceremony took place in The Corbin Center, which is a community center. Normally, the space isn’t too exciting, but they did such an amazing job decorating everything to really make the room special. They incorporated antiques everywhere (the cake was on an antique vanity) and they even had a separate section displaying the take-home gifts. The gifts were individually-wrapped dog biscuits “given” to guests by Maddy and Brad’s lab, Luke. I love that idea! My Lucy and Bokeh were sure happy with me when I got home. Ha!

The ceremony was a really big party. There was dancing, a great meal with pulled pork and mac and cheese, and, yep, a bit of bourbon. Ha! The groom’s cake was made to look like a RZR because one of their favorite things to do is go riding, especially on Black Mountain in Harlan. Their other fave thing is to travel and so off they went to Hawaii after their wedding. So jealous!

Wedding sources:

Ceremony | Shiner Church of Christ – Williamsburg, KY

Venue | The Corbin Center

Flowers | Family

Dress | Bride-Essence of Australia. House of White, Newburgh, IN

Caterer | Jon Evan Jacks

Cake | Rachel Kirby, London Ky. Grooms Cake- 27street sweets

Hair + Makeup | Tera Oller or Sarah Harbin. Makeup- Sarah Towe

Associate Photographers | Becca Graham

Music | Violinist- Brooke Way. DJ-Travis Sparkman

Invitation | Minuteman Press, London, Ky

Officiant | Jeremy Oller

Honeymoon | Oahu, Hawaii at Turtle Bay Beach Resort

Videographer | Young Videography

 

 

 

 

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Allison + Jared

July 7, 2019

Allison + Jared’s engagement shoot was supposed to be a sunrise session! It was a super foggy morning and with all the Kentucky rain we knew there wouldn’t really be a sunrise, but that was ok because we had a wonderful morning minus the humidity, haha! Jared and Allison are both from Somerset and they went to Western Kentucky University for college, they had never met each other but from the same hometown.  A friend introduced them, only to fall in love with each other! They are really the cutest together. We can’t wait for their wedding day in October!

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Andrew + Terralynn

July 3, 2019

Andrew & Terralynn’s wedding is in November. We are so exited for this wedding as they are like family, They are from my husbands home town Eminence, KY.

We had a great evening with lots of laughs, chasing light & clear skies from the rain.  I may or may not have fell down in a creek, geez! Thank goodness I had laid my camera down prior, Great memories for sure!

Seriously, how can this not be the sweetest engagement shoot since they have a new puppy, isn’t he the cutest? Gosh, I love dogs so much, he was such a good boy!

We ended the evening at Cave Hill Winery, they are always so gracious to photographers and we are so appreciative of that. If you have never seen their venue, you should check them out for sure!

Andrew and Terralynn are both in college and plan on going to graduate school, they have such a bright future ahead of them! Not only do they work hard but they do wedding videography on their spare time.

The Tonya Lynn Team are ready for the most important day of  their future!

Photos by Tonya Lynn & Associate Autumn

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Brad + Maddy

June 29, 2019

Brad + Maddy

We are so thrilled about these two getting married!

Brad and Maddy met at college in Williamsburg, KY. Not only are these two a beautiful couple but their connection is the sweetest! Brad took us to his family farm land, It was beyond gorgeous! We fought the rain and Brad showed us a little off roading, haha!

We are looking forward to their Fall October wedding, just around the corner!


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Farha + Victor = Wedding Day

June 28, 2018

Farha & Victor have been waiting for this day for a very long time. It was an extremely hot day but perfect in every way.  Thank you so much Victor and Farha for choosing us! We love you all!!

Venue – The Barn at Mckinley Farms (Monticello, KY)

After Party – Jarfly (Somerset, KY)

Flowers – The Treasure Chest

Dress – The Steel Magnolias

 

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Ben + Jordan

May 24, 2018

Ben & Jordan!!  It was so great getting to know these two.  I realized quickly during the day how Ben and Jordan’s personalities compliment each other. He has a sense of humor that makes her smile. She brings calmness, sweetness & beauty to his life, It is obvious he is crazy about her.  They are more then perfect for each other. Thank you both for allowing us to be a very small part of your special and forever day. We truly wish you all so much happiness!!

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