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It is such a fast day and you only get one together. So take a breath, lean in, kiss deeply and hold each other tight.

We have created processes that allows us to capture all the nostalgic moments of your wedding day.

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We don't just care deeply about your wedding day Photography!

Photographed close to 100 weddings

Published in multiple magainzes and blogs

We also care about you on your journey to creating your perfect wedding day

Traveled to photograph multiple photography sessions.







Capturing video of your wedding day, thats right now just photos we offer video coverage as well.

That's right, both on the same day! We offer these bundles in our packages.

Capturing your wedding day memories. We will capture all those nostalgic photos that you want on your wedding day.

The Process




Gather your Questions

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We will have a phone call. Once the call is nears its end I will ask you if you would like to proceed with booking or if you need some time.

Bring all your questions and I will do my best to answer them.

Setup a call that works best with your schedules.

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Wedding Gift Ideas

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Video Testimonials

Cedar Creek New Haven - Melissa and Sean Video Review

The Neo on Locust - Kyler and Andrew's Video Review.

What we capture in the nick of time.



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How do you create nostalgia? We like to think that each moment on your wedding day holds a memory, some you're not even aware of. How is that possible? You will be so busy with everything on your wedding day there will be moments you will miss. We will be sure to capture them. We will also be sure to make time for you and your partner so we can create something nostalgic for just you two.



Wedding couple in front of a fire

There is sure to be a ton of romance on your wedding day. We want to be sure to photograph it. Romance between you and your partner will happen organically, but we like to bring you two out alone on your wedding day so you have a moment to express your romance without being under the spot light. That will allow us to capture some amazing wedding photography of you.


St Louis Wedding Photographer McKinley Griggs

Kind Words

Kyler & Andrew

OMG!!!! These are incredible. We are so excited. This is exactly what I had envisioned and you were amazing that night. We were (at least I was) a bit nervous going into these, thinking that we’d struggle to capture raw emotions and not forced looking photos, but these are very raw thanks to you helping us feel comfortable. We cannot wait for our wedding day and are very happy we chose you as our wedding photographer!

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I am sure you have heard it already, "your wedding day will fly by", right? You've heard it. I have photographed so many weddings where couples have said "man that went by fast".

It's true, but I've got you!

Free your self from the time box, don't get robbed of the time on your one and only wedding day.

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Something Vintage and Nostalgic


Kind Words

Valeri & Aaron

St Louis wedding photographer at Glen Mark Farms

I’m so happy McKinley was available to take pictures for my wedding. He was amazing! Let me say, he really went above and beyond for my day. From taking pictures while we were getting ready, to having candid shots of all my guests, McKinley captured everything I wanted to remember out of my day. I was really impressed to learn he would stay for as long as you needed him. I don’t think I found another photographer who would do that! My pictures came back within 3 weeks of my wedding as well, and all of them were gorgeous. I hope to use him in the future!

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Your wedding day!

I am sure you know about the stress that comes along with planning a wedding.

So, let's keep it simple.

As your St Louis wedding photographer, not only will I be capturing your moments. I am here to help guide you and make your wedding day amazing.

I will help you ensure that all the moments you want to remember will be captured by helping you plan your photography timeline.

I also make sharing your wedding photos easy through an online gallery with non-watermarked easy to download and share hi res wedding images.


Kind Words

– Maranda & Cody

Wedding pictures on dock over a lake

McKinley was the best person I could have ever imagined to capture my big day! It started with the engagement photos, which were amazing. When it was time for the big day, I couldn't have asked for a better wedding photographer. All of the moments I asked for and wanted, and the ones I didn't even think about, he made sure to capture. I would recommend him to anyone!

Over the past few years as a St Louis wedding photographer

I have to admit it is no easy job being a St Louis wedding photographer, with our constant change in weather, you never know what is going to happen. But over the past few years shooting in the rain, sleet, and snow (that's right snow). I have had the privilege to work with some amazing couples, and I hope you will be next!


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Are you planning a destination wedding, are you looking for a destination wedding photographer?

Our promise to you is simple: We want to provide you with the service you deserve on your wedding day, whether it be here in St Louis or Beyond. We want to capture your most important moments and be your guiding light through the wedding planning process. We are wedding photographers and it is our job to see it all, and we have.

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