Hello friends we are Kevin and Anna, a Lexington, Kentucky-based husband and wife wedding photography team.



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Our story began at a local rock climbing gym, where we met and quickly fell for each other. Our love for rock climbing, hiking & the great outdoors made us a perfect match. 

Our wedding took place in 2012 at Lost River Cave in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We cherish our wedding photos and all of the amazing moments that our photographer captured for us. Our passion is to do the same for you. We understand the magnitude and importance of capturing your wedding day because it only happens once.

Most Popular Engagement Session Locations in Central Kentucky

Finding the perfect engagement session location to celebrate your love story is so important. We love working with our couples to pick out the perfect spot for their engagement photos. We especially love it when a couple chooses a location that is special to them. Maybe it’s where they spent a lot of time together, where they had their first date, where they met, or where their fiance proposed. No matter what they choose we are always up for an adventure. If a couple has a hard time choosing a location we also have some of our favorite spots that we love to share with them. Here are our most popular engagement session locations!

KEENELAND RACECOURSE IN LEXINGTON, KY

Keeneland is a stunning place to celebrate your engagement located in Lexington, KY. If you want to have some Kentucky charm it may be the perfect spot for you. Many couples choose this location for the memories they have made there whether it’s just going to the races together or having their proposal there. It is also chosen as a popular location for its stunning sunsets, the iconic barns, the long rows of trees, weeping willows, racetrack, and grandstand. There is no shortage of locations for amazing engagement photos. Just keep in mind that there is live racing in April and October. In those months you can only do engagement sessions on Mondays and Tuesdays because there is no racing those days. Otherwise, you will have to deal with thousands and thousands of people.Engagement Session at Keeneland with Manchester Farm's iconic white barn in the backgroundMay Engagement Session at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, KYFall Engagement Session with the row of trees at Keeneland Racetrack in Lexington, Kentucky.Fall Engagement Session at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, KYKeeneland Engagement Session in Lexington, Kentucky.Engagement session at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky.Check out all of our blogs from Keeneland here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/keeneland/

SHAKER VILLAGE IN HARRODSBURG, KY

Shaker Village is one of our most popular locations and is located in Harrodsburg, KY. It is most known for its adorable little houses that are over 200 years old. This charming little village is a one of a kind location but is also true to the breathtaking Kentucky landscape. There are so many different places to take your photos here that it may be hard to choose. From stunning architecture, rolling hills, fields of wildflowers, horses, creeks, a waterfall, barns, rock walls, an orchard, tree swing, and white fences. You are sure to find the perfect spot for your engagement photos at Shaker Village.

Kentucky wedding photographer at Shaker Village.Summer engagement session at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.Countryside Fall Engagement Session at a pond at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, KYFall outdoor engagement session with a swing and dogs at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.Fall engagement session with fall colors at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.Summer engagement session in wildflowers at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.Fall engagement session at an old house at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.Dog Spring Engagement Session with flowering trees at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

Engagement session at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

Sunset engagement session in a field at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.Swing and farm engagement session at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.Farm engagement session at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.Couple by a waterfall at Shaker Village in Harrodsburg, KYCheck out all of our blogs from Shaker Village here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/shaker-village

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ARBORETUM IN LEXINGTON, KY

The University of Kentucky Arboretum has beautiful gardens, open fields, and a forest located right by UK’s campus in Lexington, KY. It is a stunning location filled with so many different options. A variety of flowers and trees fill the landscape. The forest floor is covered in ivy and can be navigated by dirt trails. In the spring it is filled with colorful flowering trees and rows of tulips. In the summer there is a field of wildflowers and tall grass. In the fall all the leaves change and the landscape looks like a beautiful painting. No matter what season you choose this location is sure to have the perfect spot to celebrate your love story. If you are a Kentucky Wildcats fan you can also get a photo with the UK water tower. Engagement photos in the forest at the University of Kentucky Arboretum in Lexington, KYSpring engagement session at the Arboretum in Lexington, KYSunrise summer garden engagement session at the arboretum in Lexington, Kentucky Golden hour engagement session at the Arboretum in Lexington, KYSpring engagement session at the Arboretum in Lexington, KYCheck out all of our blogs from the Arboretum here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/arboretum

GRATZ PARK IN DOWNTOWN LEXINGTON, KY

Gratz Park is located in downtown Lexington, KY.  If you love historic buildings and an urban feel than this may be the perfect spot to have your engagement session. All of the houses surrounding Gratz Park are really different and have so many unique features. You can find blue, pink, yellow, brick, and stone houses nestled in the heart of downtown. There are also surrounding areas that are fun to visit as well such as murals, old churches, alleys, and overlooks of the city. If you love the urban city feel than this may be the perfect spot for you.Downtown Fall Engagement Session at Gratz Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Downtown Fall Engagement Session at Gratz Park sign in Lexington, Kentucky.Spring engagement session at Gratz Park in downtown Lexington, KYSpring engagement session in Downtown in Lexington, Kentucky.See all of our blogs from Gratz Park here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/gratz-park

ASHLAND THE HENRY CLAY ESTATE IN LEXINGTON, KY

Ashland the Henry Clay Estate is located on the edge of downtown in Lexington, KY. This beautiful spot is more than just a beautiful home. The estate is also filled with a large beautifully gated garden. Surrounding the property are additional structures with beautifully colored yellow brick. There are also lots of large trees that are stunning in the fall. If you love a little bit of architecture with nature than this may be the perfect spot for your engagement photos!Fall engagement session at the beautiful Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate in Lexington, Kentucky. Featuring vibrant fall colors and their sweet dog Pepper. Photo by: Kevin and Anna Photography www.kevinandannaweddings.comKentucky wedding photographer downtown engagement session in Lexington, Kentucky.Fall engagement session at Ashland The Henry Clay Estate in Lexington, KY

Spring Engagement Session at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate in Lexington, Kentucky

Fall Engagement Session at a historic house at Ashland the Henry Clay Estate in Lexington, Kentucky.Check out all of our blogs from Ashland the Henry Clay Estate here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/ashland-the-henry-clay-estate

WHITE HALL HISTORIC SITE IN RICHMOND, KY

White Hall Historic Site is a beautiful estate located in Richmond, KY. It is surrounded by breathtaking farmland with rolling fields. It has several stunning features that make it one of a kind. It has a small garden with a romantic iron arch. There is also a large pond with a dock that is perfect at sunset. You can also find patches of wildflowers in the summer. This location is so romantic and magical at sunset.Fall sunset engagement session at White Hall State Historic Site in Richmond, Kentucky.Fall sunset engagement session in a garden at White Hall State Historic Site in Richmond, Kentucky.Fall sunset engagement session on a dock at White Hall State Historic Site in Richmond, Kentucky.Check out all of our blogs from White Hall here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/white-hall

THE BARN AT SPRINGHOUSE GARDENS IN NICHOLASVILLE, KY

The Barn at Springhouse Gardens is located in Nicholasville, KY. It is a beautiful garden center and wedding venue. The property showcases a stunning landscape with a whitewashed old tobacco barn. Inside the barn is a wall of mirrors, chandeliers, and vintage furniture. They also have a gazebo, arches, stone walls, and a little spring. Flowers, trees, and other unique plant life give this location so much to work with. If you are looking for a unique and beautiful spot for your engagement photos than this is it!Lush gardens at the Barn at Springhouse Gardens Wedding Venue in Nicholasville, KYLush gardens at the Barn at Springhouse Gardens Wedding Venue in Nicholasville, KYWedding details and flowers at the Barn at Springhouse in Nicholasville, KYCheck out all of our blogs from the Barn at Springhouse Gardens here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/springhouse-gardens

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY IN FRANKFORT, KY

Buffalo Trace Distillery is one of the oldest bourbon distilleries located in Frankfort, KY. This location has a very strong urban feel with lots of old buildings. It is especially known for the barrel room. They also have romantic gardens with bridges and arches. You are sure to find so many photo locations from alleys to romantic gardens.Engagement Session in the garden at Buffalo Trace DistilleryDistillery engagement session at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky.Engagement photos at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KYEngagement Session at Buffalo Trace DistilleryEngagement Session at Buffalo Trace DistilleryEngagement photos in the bourbon barrels warehouse at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KYCheck out all of our blogs from Buffalo Trace Distillery here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/buffalo-trace-distillery

BIG ROCK PARK AND CHEROKEE PARK IN LOUISVILLE, KY

Big Rock Park and Cherokee Park are both gorgeous parks located right by each other in Louisville, KY. They both offer beautiful forests, creeks, cliffs, bridges, hanging ivy, and so much more. If you love the outdoors and live in the Louisville area then this might be the perfect location for your engagement photos. Engagement photos at Big Rock Park in Louisville, KYEngagement photos at Big Rock Park in Louisville, KYEngagement photos at Cherokee Park in Louisville, KYCheck out all of our blogs from Cherokee Park and Big Rock Park here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/big-rock-park

TALON WINERY IN LEXINGTON, KY

Talon Winery is a beautiful spot for engagement photos located out in the country in Lexington, KY. If you love tall grass, rolling hills, vineyards, barns, and water then this may be the perfect choice for you. The sunsets at Talon Winery are absolutely gorgeous. If you want that golden glow in your photos this is a pretty amazing place for it.Beautiful outdoor wedding at Talon Winery in Lexington, Kentucky. The vineyards, rolling hills, barns, and lake are absolutely stunning during golden hour. Photo by: Kevin and Anna Photography www.kevinandannaweddings.comTalon Winery a 300-acre winery nestled amongst some of Lexington Kentucky's finest horse farms offers a variety of rustic, country spaces for your upcoming wedding. Photo by Kevin and Anna Photography www.kevinandannaweddings.comTalon Winery a 300-acre winery nestled amongst some of Lexington Kentucky's finest horse farms offers a variety of rustic, country spaces for your upcoming wedding. Photo by Kevin and Anna Photography www.kevinandannaweddings.comTalon Winery a 300-acre winery nestled amongst some of Lexington Kentucky's finest horse farms offers a variety of rustic, country spaces for your upcoming wedding. Photo by Kevin and Anna Photography www.kevinandannaweddings.comTalon Winery a 300-acre winery nestled amongst some of Lexington Kentucky's finest horse farms offers a variety of rustic, country spaces for your upcoming wedding. Photo by Kevin and Anna Photography www.kevinandannaweddings.comSummer engagement session at Talon Winery in Lexington, Kentucky showcasing the beautiful vineyard, lake, and barns. Photos by: Kevin and Anna Photography www.kevinandannaweddings.comCheck out all of our blogs on Talon Winery here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/talon-winery

YUKO-EN ON THE ELKHORN JAPANESE GARDEN IN GEORGETOWN, KY

The Yuko-En on the Elkhorn is the official Kentucky Japanese Friendship Garden in Georgetown, KY. This 5 1/2 acre park features Japanese style landscaping, pond, and a beautiful red bridge. The park is also located right next to Elkhorn Creek. If you love the great outdoors with a touch of Japanese culture then might be the perfect location for your engagement session.

Beautiful Japanese garden engagement session at the Yuko-En on the Elkorn in Georgetown, Kentucky. Photos by: Kevin and Anna Photography.See all of our blogs from the Yuko-En Japanese Garden here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/japanese-garden

THE RED RIVER GORGE IN KENTUCKY

The Red River Gorge is one of our favorite locations to photograph with our couples and is located in Slade, KY. There is so much to offer for an adventurous couple. You can find anything from cliff lines, arches, overlooks, waterfalls, creeks, and lakes. It is the most beautiful in the summer and fall. The summer offers lush green forests and the fall is filled with stunning colors. There are so many options to choose from that involve short or long hikes. There is nothing better than spending the day in the gorgeous outdoors exploring while also getting some epic photos of your engagement.Cliffline Red River Gorge Engagement Session at Auxier Ridge.Engagement photos on the Rock Bridge trail at Creation Falls in the Red River Gorge.Engagement Session at Copperas Falls Red River Gorge.Engagement photos on the Rock Bridge trail in the Red River Gorge.Engagement wedding proposal photos in the Red River Gorge on Auxier Ridge in Slade, Kentucky. Engagement session on the ridge line of the Auxier Ridge hiking trail in the Red River Gorge Couple at Star Gap Arch during their engagement session in the Red River GorgeCheck out all of our Red River Gorge blogs here: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/tag/red-river-gorge

No matter what location a couple chooses they are sure to have a fun time. It is our hope that they find the perfect location that is special for them to always remember this time in their love story. The most important thing is that they have memories that they will cherish forever. If you would like to see more engagement photo inspiration make sure to visit the engagement photos category on our blog: https://kevinandannaweddings.com/category/engagement-session/

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