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Hey friends and welcome to the IMK Blog! My name is Mary Kate (aka Mary Katherine) and I am an East Coast & Destination wedding photographer for those seeking all things good, true, and beautiful. I am so glad you are here and I hope you enjoy browsing my past work, exploring my recent travels, and perhaps even learn something new! 

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Taylor & Vaughan || Nashville Summer Engagement Session

September 21, 2021

A few weeks ago I flew out to Nashville for a quick 24-hour trip to capture Taylor and Vaughan’s engagement photos. Taylor went to Franciscan University with me (she was just a few years ahead of me) and we belonged to the same household (FUS’s version of a sorority). Taylor is an incredible musician and […]

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Nuala & John || Sylvan Ridge Farm Wedding

September 17, 2021

Where do I start with this wedding? Nuala & John were married on Labor Day Weekend in Northern New Jersey at one of the most beautiful churches I’ve photographed in, St John’s Catholic Church. Their wedding day fell on the most perfect end of summer/beginning of fall day. The weather was glorious, the sun was […]

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Lynn & John || Idyllic Summer Lake Wedding

August 27, 2021

A little over a week ago, Lynn and John were married on the most beautiful August day. Lynn and John were married at St. Joseph Catholic Church in York, PA which is actually the church I grew up going to (and is still where my family belongs and where my dad works). I have only […]

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Esmeralda & José || Sequoia National Park

August 13, 2021

This engagement session was an absolute dream! In June, I flew out to California to photograph Esmeralda and José’s engagement session. Since I was going to be there for a whole weekend, we decided to do two different sessions. We went to Carpinteria Beach the first night (you might remember that blog post), and then […]

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Mary Kate & Lucas || Boho Wildflower Wedding

August 11, 2021

Wildflowers, sage green and dusty blue accents, a huge white tent under a sweeping blue sky, twinkle lights, an epic veil, and so much joy sums up Mary Kate & Lucas’ charming boho wedding. On the last day of July, surrounded by all the people they love, Mary Kate & Lucas became man and wife. […]

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Molly & Thomes || Timeless Crimson Lane Wedding

August 4, 2021

Molly and Thomas’s wedding day was perfect. Ever since I did their engagement session last fall, I have been so excited about their wedding! I actually photographed Thomas’s sister’s wedding a few years ago and it was so fun to see their family once again. Molly chose a rust and navy color scheme and I […]

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Annie & Ryan || Sage & Navy Corner House Wedding

July 28, 2021

“To Heaven we climb.” These were the words that Annie ended her wedding letter to Ryan with and these four words completely encapsulate these two and their desire for their marriage and the life they intend to build together. Annie & Ryan’s sage and navy wedding at The Corner House in southern Indiana was beautiful […]

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Amy & Andy || Fairytale Backyard Micro Wedding

July 20, 2021

Amy and Andy’s micro wedding took place in the beautiful Maryland countryside. Amy looked like a bride straight out of a fairy tale with her stunning flowy gown, real flower crown, and her beautiful soft curls. And the flowers, I could not get over their flowers! Huge pink peonies were the star of the florals […]

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Mary Kate & Lucas || Boho Spring Engagement Session

July 13, 2021

Oh my goodness, this engagement session gives me all the feels! Mary Kate and Lucas met at Franciscan University and their close friendship eventually turned into this beautiful relationship. These two are so fun and so dang photogenic! We started their engagement session out at the golf course at FUS and then headed to Sally […]

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Monthly Faves: June 2021

July 7, 2021

|| May 2021 || April 2021 || June was a busy month for me even though I actually only had two weddings. Despite that, I still managed to be out of town almost every weekend and the days flew by (as usual). I actually had a harder time coming up with this list because I […]

Monthly Faves, Personal

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Mary Katherine & James || Colorful Catholic Philly Wedding

July 1, 2021

It was on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes that James first asked Mary Katherine out on a date. Little did they know then that just a few short years later they would become husband and wife in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Philly. Their day was filled with joy, love, and […]

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Esmeralda & José || Carpinteria Bluffs Engagement Session

June 28, 2021

Let me introduce you to two of the most fun and adorable people I have had the pleasure of photographing. Esmeralda & José are high school sweethearts who will finally be getting married next January. They have been patiently waiting for this for several years and they are more than ready to enter into this […]

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The First Look: Stories From Real Couples

June 21, 2021

Over the past few years, I have had more and more couples choose to do a First Look and they all have had such amazing experiences that I decided to ask a few of them to share their experience with all of you! While I can explain all the benefits of a First Look and […]

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Amy & Andy || Patapsco State Park MD Engagement Session

June 16, 2021

Ok you guys, this is the LAST shoot from 2020 that I haven’t shared with you yet!! It’s only taken me six months into 2021 to get this up but you know what, better is late than never, right? Alright, enough about me, this post is all about Amy and Andy and I am so […]

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Kateri & Patrick || Champagne & Blush New Orleans Wedding

June 5, 2021

Picture a gorgeous bride and groom under sprawling mossy oak trees, surrounded by their best friends (the boys looking dashing in their navy suits and floral ties and the girls looking like models in their satin champagne dresses), dancing to the distant jazz music and laughing despite the humid southern heat and you’ve got a […]

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