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MCKINLEY GRIGGS

St Louis Wedding PHOTOGRAPHER

Hi there, I am McKinley Griggs. A proud father, loving husband, puppy dad, and obsessed with photography and coffee of all kinds.

I do love all photography, but wedding photography is very near and dear to me. I love capturing an important moment for my couples that they will carry on throughout their history, something nostalgic.

While I am not out shooting your amazing weddings, I am hanging out with my kids playing board games, and traveling to new places, trying all the new foods, giving them an experience, and helping to fill my families' story. At the same time, I am waiting for you to contact me to capture the beginning of your story.

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COFFEE LOVER AND FAMILY MAN. THE STRONG SILENT TYPE GUY. DRIVEN BY MY PASSIONS AND STRIVING TO BE THE BEST ST LOUIS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER I CAN.

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My Vision & Philosophy

I personally think that beauty shows up when captured candidly, in a non-obtrusive way. I observe before releasing my shutter. It's essential for me to connect with you as people, to understand who you are and how you expose your feelings not just your photographs. The best wedding portraits come to life when a photographer actually sees the real you, no judgment, no personal agenda. It is the part of my job I love to capture those nostalgic moments that you will carry your entire lives.

Galleries

My galleries are more than just galleries. They are stories…stories of a wedding day that my couples work very hard to put together, stories of an amazing bride waiting to walk down the aisle into the arms of her forever love, or stories of the beginning where it all started at your engagement session.

I love telling stories in my photography, I hope your story is the next one I get to capture.

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BRIDES

FOR THOSE ADVENTURES, FULL OF LIFE AND BEAUTY.

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COUPLES

THE BEGINNING OF YOUR STORY TOGETHER IS WORTH BEING REMEMBERED.

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My Why:

Every wedding photographer has a reason to do what they do. Regardless of what the masses might think, our job is not easy, but we love it. 

So what is my reason, my why so to speak?

Over a decade ago now my wife and I got married, we were both young and in love. We had been together for some time before we tied the knot and decided to start planning our wedding.  

With most wedding planning there is a dress, venue, photographer, flowers, cake, food, music, and for some alcoholic beverages…..

THESE ARE STORIES

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THE NOSTALGIC, THE STORYTELLERS, THE UNAPOLOGETIC, AND THE FEARLESS.