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The Michelle Bordenkircher Blog

The blog is the place where you can see my latest work, get a look at behind the scenes of wedding days, engagements, and newborn sessions, and keep up with my little family. Thanks for coming along on this journey with me!

Couple stands amongst flowers at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens for their couples session in Louisville, KY

July graced us with its warm embrace as I met Johnny + Elisabeth at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens in Louisville, KY, for a special couples session.

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Louisville, KY Wedding Venue, Germantown Gables

Nestled in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky, Germantown Gables is a venue that promises to leave a lasting impression.

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wedding couple poses for portraits in front of the chapel before their ceremony

There’s something incredibly romantic about a rainy wedding day. The soft patter of raindrops, the cozy atmosphere, and the lush, vibrant greens that only a gentle rain can bring make for a day filled with magic and intimacy. Recently, I had the pleasure of capturing just such a day at the Bradshaw Duncan House in Louisville, with the ceremony held at the enchanting Duncan Memorial Chapel.

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Southern Indiana Wedding Venue, The Calumet Club

Nestled in the heart of New Albany, Indiana, The Calumet Club stands as a beacon of elegance and timeless charm, making it the perfect venue for couples looking to celebrate their love in style. Whether you’re envisioning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, The Calumet Club offers a versatile and stunning backdrop for your special day.

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Couple stands together in a field of wildflowers at Beckley Creek Park for their Louisville engagement session.

There’s something magical about the early summer months in Louisville, Kentucky, and Beckley Creek Park provides the perfect backdrop for capturing love in bloom. Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing an enchanting engagement session there for a lovely couple, Nate + Jordan, who are eagerly counting down the days until their August wedding.

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Historic Kentucky wedding venue Cornerstone Acres

Nestled in the heart of Springfield, KY, Cornerstone Acres offers a wedding experience steeped in history and charm. I first met Joy (one of the owners of Cornerstone Acres) Tuesday afternoon for a tour of the historic estate, and I was instantly impressed. The love, care, and dedication Joy and Jeremy have put into their home is absolutely incredible. Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, Cornerstone Acres provides a picturesque setting that will make your special day unforgettable.

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Couple smile at each other with their dog smiling at the camera in the foreground

There’s something truly special about capturing the love shared between a couple and their beloved dog. As a Louisville wedding photographer, I recently had the pleasure of photographing a beautiful session that highlighted not just the bond between two people, but also the affection they share with their furry friend. Here’s a glimpse into that heartwarming day at Anchorage Trail, along with some valuable tips for anyone considering including their dog in a photo session.

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Couple dances in orchard immediately following their wedding ceremony

As a wedding photographer in Lexington, KY I often find myself privileged to witness love in its purest form, framed against the backdrop of nature’s splendor. Such was the case when I had the honor of second shooting a wedding at Eckert’s Orchard – and oh my goodness this day was beautiful!

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Bride and groom walk through a field at their Kentucky farm wedding

As a Kentucky wedding photographer, I had the honor of capturing Bryan + Blair’s wedding over the weekend, and what a beautiful day it was!

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Bride and groom stand in from of Laurel Court in Cincinnati

As a Cincinnati wedding photographer, there are few things as thrilling as being invited to capture the essence of a styled shoot. It’s an opportunity to collaborate with talented vendors, immerse oneself in creativity, and ultimately, to tell a story through the lens. Recently, I had the privilege of participating in a styled shoot at the enchanting Laurel Court in Cincinnati, and it was nothing short of magical.

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