Amanda Thurman, Author at amandakarisphoto.com

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FOR STORIES, TIPS and INSPIRATION. Welcome to my favorite corner of this site-where I get to showcase my incredible clients and share their unique and heart-warming stories. If you are a bride-to-be you will find support in your wedding planning process, and if you're looking for inspiration for a future portrait session you've come to the right place! So grab a cup of coffee and sit a while! I'm so glad you're here.

A Kentucky Castle Proposal

September 22, 2022

Stunning. Picturesque. Memorable. Picture this – you’re driving down the highway taking in the classic views of white fence-lined horse farms. You can’t get enough of the rolling hills in this beautiful patch of Kentucky heartland. When all of a sudden you have to blink in disbelief. Did you just see what you think you […]

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Planning Your Sustainable Wedding

September 22, 2022

Your wedding should be one of the most memorable days of your life! As a wedding photographer, I always pray that my brides and grooms will be surrounded by joy, happiness, and love not only during their big day but throughout the entire planning process. I hope in the weeks leading up to your day, […]

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Desert Photo Shoot with the Ruth Family

September 7, 2022

Our world is full of so many sweet things – apple pie, cupcakes, ice cream, you name it! But there is truly nothing sweeter than the incredible Ruth family, who I had the pleasure of meeting this past fall. As a photographer, I love getting to capture joy-filled moments for families. These four made that […]

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Claire’s Louisville Senior Session

August 30, 2022

Moving to Kentucky has been such a blessing! I am obsessed with the rich, luscious greens of the Kentucky summers and feel grateful for the opportunity to photograph these backdrops often. Claire’s senior session brought us so much joy as she smiled and laughed against the stunning scenery. She chose a private estate straight out […]

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Sommer and Joe’s Sedona Engagement Session

August 25, 2022

If you watch any wedding-themed romantic comedy these days, the week leading up to the wedding is sure to be full of chaos, drama, and all the emotions! Wedding weeks have notoriously been known to carry high levels of stress and anticipation. But they don’t have to! Too often I see brides anxious over last […]

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A Kentucky Summer Maternity Session

August 15, 2022

Moving back to my old Kentucky home has been so refreshing in so many ways! Getting to experience the richness of the southern summer in all it’s bright green glory and reconnecting with family and friends are top of the list! This very special maternity session combined both of those perfectly. Joseph and Sarah are […]

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