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Neil & Kaylee: A Richwood on the River outdoor wedding Louisville KY None of us knew what 2020 would bring. For Neil & Kaylee, they got engaged and planned for a beautiful 2020 May wedding. Unfortunately, circumstances forced them to postpone to June, but oh my what the perfect day it was. A Richwood on the […]

Churchill Downs Wedding KY

Hello blogging world! I am back! I’ve taken a few years off to have babies (yes, multiple babies if you didn’t know!), but that’s a whole other blog post. This post is all about Tanner & Celeste and their incredible colorful Churchill Downs wedding day. I see so much of myself and my husband Matt […]

The Gardencourt was the perfect spot for their #Brunetsoi·rée with its incredible architecture, lovely gardens, and old world charm. The history geek in me loves all the historical/vintage venues. Kathryn’s dress literally made me giddy and the fact that she was ecstatic to just twirl and enjoy her dress makes her my kind of gal! Peter gave his groomsmen custom engraved pocket watches, which is one of the neatest groomsmen gifts I’ve seen. The flowers were perfect, the food was tasty, the weather was awesome, and the dancing was on point!

Jon & Amanda have an enchantingly kind quality about them that just poured over into every aspect of their wedding day: the stunning old mansion, lovely flowers, family-filled wedding party, personal touches, and sweet, sweet interactions. It was just a wonderful day that I know I won’t forget anytime soon!

Nov 17

Life Update: 2022 Announcement

It’s life update time! If you came here from Instagram, then you know the news! If not, surprise! Our lives are about to get that much more chaotic, hahaha. Baby Johnson #3 is due to arrive in February 2023. We are all so excited and I don’t even know where to begin as a type. […]

Personal

Nov 2

Purple Carrick House Wedding Lexington KY

Mitchell & Emily : A Purple (yay!) Carrick House Wedding in Lexington, KY In November of 2021, I had the honor of photographing with Kirsten Butler Photography. I could gush about her forever, but she’s wonderful and who I hope to be when I’m older. <3 Love you, Kirsten! This particular wedding was a favorite […]

Photography, Wedding

Oct 26

Ponce City Market Engagements

This session may win all of the sessions I’ve ever had for most fun. I’ve known Rachel for over 10 years, what?!? Crazy. We met very early on at Virginia Tech in the Marching Virginians. Go Hokies!! She’s one of my people and I love her dearly. When she told me about Truman and that […]

Engagement, Photography

Oct 19

Portland Maine Anniversary Trip

Since having kids, it’s been harder for Matt and I to get away for anniversary trips. We really wanted to do something special for our 10 year anniversary, so with the help of Matt’s parents taking care of the girls, we were able to travel to New England! It was so hard narrowing down exactly […]

Lifestyle, Travel

Oct 11

Kentucky Horse Farm Wedding

Kentucky Horse Farm Wedding The weather is mentioned so much on my blog, but it plays a huge factor in weddings and sessions! But in all my years, I’ve never had weather like this. On September 21 I had my kids outside in bathing suits playing in a sprinkler. The next day, fall equinox, we […]

Photography, Wedding

Aug 11

Summer Horse Farm Engagements

Anyone in Kentucky knows the weather this summer has been crazy, so when I met Kyle & Christian at their local horse farm for their engagements, I didn’t totally know what to expect. Rain, ridiculously hot temperatures, it’s always a mixed bag. But not this day! It was literally perfect. Not too hot and full […]

Engagement, Photography

Jun 15

The Olmsted Louisville KY

Jake & Emma: Fall Olmsted Louisville KY Wedding After having kids, so much of my business changed and blogging was an unfortunate casualty. I’m now finally getting back into it and I’m sharing some of my older weddings. These days were just as beautiful as others. My sweet, adorable *cough cough* needy children though have […]

Photography, Wedding

Classic Blush Wedding Photography Louisville KY

May 24

Classic Blush Spring Wedding

Background A classic, blush spring wedding? Yes, please! To add to the excitement, this wedding was for a dear friend. When Matt and I first moved to Louisville, Mark was one of the first people we met. He was interested in joining the same church, was a seminarian, and had a background in engineering. Needless […]

Photography, Uncategorized, Wedding

Apr 26

Richwood on the River Outdoor Wedding Louisville KY

Neil & Kaylee: A Richwood on the River outdoor wedding Louisville KY None of us knew what 2020 would bring. For Neil & Kaylee, they got engaged and planned for a beautiful 2020 May wedding. Unfortunately, circumstances forced them to postpone to June, but oh my what the perfect day it was. A Richwood on the […]

Wedding

Nov 9

Off-Season 2021

Karyn Johnson Photography has officially entered the off season! It’s always a bitter-sweet time. I love my job and photographing weddings, but a break is always welcome! The off-season break is extra special these days with two little girls at home. Getting to spend the holidays with them and extended family is for sure one […]

Personal

Oct 20

Josh & Jessica: Lost River Cave Fall Wedding

From the moment Josh & Jessica booked last year, I fell in love with them as a couple. They are two of the kindest and sweetest people. Every time we chatted, I felt like I was talking with old friends. We talked kids, home renovations, food, family, all the things! I adored meeting their children […]

Photography, Wedding

The Pointe Louisville KY Wedding

Sep 29

The Pointe Wedding Louisville KY

The Pointe Louisville KY Wedding As I was beginning this wedding day at The Pointe in Louisville KY, I noticed something. Kellsy left no detail untouched. She put her and Tommy’s stamp on each and every element of this beautiful, joyful, unique day. We joked with Tommy that he was great at wedding planning. But […]

Photography, Wedding