Out of the box experiences crafted for the laid back and Rustic adventure seekers!

Photographs these days have changed into something a little more raw, intentional and a whole lot more candid. Moments like  you and your person saying 'I DO' - Maybe a new addition to the family, your dog - Or maybe even just a solo mission to gain confidence and self love back into your life. My goal is for you to feel the connection from body to soul and from one love to the next. You don't have to be a model to have breathtaking images documenting your life. All you need to do is be yourself and let the light shine through. I value giving an experience like no other; from polaroids to take home all the way to the smiles you'll feel receiving your gallery. I'll be the photographer who shows up with mimosas on the day of and I'll be there to hold your dress when you need to pee. I'll be your horse wrangler and rock climber, your shot-ski partner or roping sidekick. I'll be the ultimate best friend, because I've got you, always!

how to book

Once your package has been chosen,  You'll receive a customized proposal breaking down all that is provided to you including; your contract, first invoice for deposit, payment schedule and more. Once signed and deposit is paid, let the planning begin! Yay!

secure your date


Okay, you've chatted with your person and we've answered all your questions. Now it's time to narrow down the details of your big day! Ask the hard questions, discover what will best serve the two of you on your big day!

pick your love story


After inquiring we'll scheduled a time to chat via; facetime, zoom. We'll go over details including: before, during, and even after your big day. I'll be here to help the whole step of the way and explain why one option might help you on your day.

schedule to chat


Y'all, you love what you see... but what's the first step. Submit an Inquiry Form to verify your date is available. McKenna Payne Photography does require a 50% retainer + signed contract to hold your desired date.



Sessions take anywhere from 3-4 weeks, but you'll receive sneak peak photographs 1-2 days after our session.

Weddings typically take 6-8 weeks unless during busy season and galleries will be delivered within 8-10 weeks. Sneak peaks will be delivered within one week of your big day!

When will we RECEIVE our Gallery DELIVERY? 


Hiring a second shooter can add additional angles and shots to your big day. I have curated a list of the best second shooters that currently use similar equipment and shoot in a similar style to myself.
(all images will be edited by myself)

I highly recommend second shooters for getting ready shots, candid moments throughout your ceremony and reception!

Do I need a second photographer?



If a wedding/session is located outside of Nevada or Georgia, I just ask y'all do me the favor of providing travel accommodations. This may include/not limited to: airfare, gas, and/or place to stay.

All travel will be agreed upon/confirmed, and added to final invoice. If client chooses to book travel accommodations, I just ask we sit down via zoom or facetime to book the best possible accommodations without breaking the bank. 

Do you travel for Weddings / Sessions?



Each session and wedding varies, but I truly don't believe in limiting creativity and your love story. I always fill each gallery with plenty of details, black and whites, creative shots, up close details, far away angles, and even those side by side portraits we all know mom and dad love!

How many images do you provide?



That's perfectly okay. I am here for romance, love, and to truly capture your love story the way it deserves to be told. I rock cowgirl boots on the weekends and birkenstocks during the week. Heck, I've even attended a screamo concert and electric festivals. I may be madly in love with the western lifestyle but I'm ready for any adventure.

What if we don't consider ourselves Western?



YESSS PLEASE! I absolutely love when couples choose a location that may be special to just them or a famous location that is well known for. I love traveling to new locations and experiencing something fresh. Plus shooting in new locations makes your session even more special.   

Send over your likes, dislikes, and all the vibes you are wanting to experience and I promise to deliver all the things your wanting/dreaming up for your special day.

Can we request specific locations / photos



Wind, Rain, Snow, or Sun Shine I'll be there for you. I always recommend embracing what mother nature provides for us. Some of my best photoshoots have come from the windiest of days. I would never want to put you, your significant other, pup or myself in harms way. If for any reason we agree to reschedule. This will be done so in writing per contract. Keep in mind if rescheduling were to happen due to a non weather incident a rescheduling fee may apply. 

would you weather the storm?



Yes and No, confusing I know. Let me clarify, I currently offer discounts to active military, law enforcement, and firefighters. Throughout the seasons I offer mini sessions and giveaways but no further discounts at this time. If you have questions on the discounts please don't hesitate to reach out. 

If you are struggling with the 50% down for your wedding, no worries. I can break your wedding payment into 4 equal payments.

do you offer discounts?



asked questions:

You care more about plants and the UNIVERSE, than most things.

Everything tastes better with a tad bit more spice.

You believe every wedding dress bottom will be dirty from adventure.

you consider yourselves an INTROVERTED-extrovert.

fighting for what you want is more important than others opinions.

traveling the world with your best friend is on your ultimate BUCKET LIST.

growth only happens by breaking the mold and being a little different.

you believe in all walks of life and accepting of all humans for their beauty.

We'll connect &Sparks will fly if:

Nailed it, let's do this!

From saying I Do in mountains of Yellowstone to marrying your best friend at your family ranch in Texas. Weddings + Intimate weddings are for the lovers willing to break the mold, create new traditions, and remember what true love really is. My goal is to not only help capture your day but to tell your love story. I believe you deserve someone with a laid back but rustic and elegant style. You deserve to have your story documented intentionally and beautifully. From little details to the send off! I got your back from beginning to end. 

Romantic weddings

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Starting At: $2500

Ever dreamt of a movie set worthy gallery? Adventure sessions are created for the couples seeking cliff hangs and splashing around in the ocean. From make out sessions to rolling in the mud this allows me to document your story in the most epic way possible. Spend almost two hours adventuring around with your forever best friend. We'll sip on a little somthin' somethin', dance around to some rockin' tunes, and just feel the love flow through your souls. 

Adventure Sessions

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Starting at: 500

You can do anything! No really this is your moment to fully embrace what you and your partner are all about. From National Parks to your very own backyard, the creativity is all yours! While each love story is different. Every elopement is the same: ABOUT YOU! With a small guest list and when I mean small, I mean you, your person, your pup rocky, and your two best pals. Heck maybe it's just the two of you. But forget all you were taught on eloping because the game has changed!

Creative Elopements

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Starting At: $1000

show me the goods!

snipbits of memories frozen in time created to tell your love story.


"The photos we got back are memories that we will cherish forever"

"She's straight slayin' behind the camera."

"McKenna is attentive to detail and has wonderful diposition."