“Adventure. Animals. My boyfriend. Queso. These are just a few things I love. I love making women feel beautiful and I love love . If you hire me to photograph your wedding day, I’ll not only be there as your photographer, I’ll be there to button your dress (sew it together, if needed), be your therapist, feed you cake and wipe your sweat, but do not be surprised when you find me on the dance floor breaking it down to Wobble or line dancing to Copperhead Road.”
Samantha is a wedding, couples and boudoir photographer who strives to capture candid and unposed moments. Samantha is the owner and lead photographer at SamSlay Photography and she takes pride in capturing the best day of her couples’ lives. She began as a wedding photographer in 2014 and has photographed 70+ weddings.
“Hey there! My name is Madyson Jaynes but most know me as Maddy. When you select videography as an add on option to your wedding day, you’ll get to meet me! I cannot wait to meet each of you as we capture your best memories!”
Maddy is a wedding photographer and videographer who loves to capture the intimate moments between a couple. Maddy has always had a passion for photography but her passion for videography came after she began an internship with Samantha. She enjoys getting to know her brides + grooms, and their families on a more personal level. Maddy loves to travel and her bags are always packed for the next adventure! She is the lead videographer as well as an associate photographer for SamSlay Photography.
“Hey hey! My name is Corri Whitby. I’m married to the best husband, dog dad, teacher and basketball coach, Hunter. We’re expecting a little man in December 2019. I’ve always loved photography and what it meant - capturing still of moments otherwise gone. If you inquire about a day Sam is unavailable, you’ll get the option of having me. I hope to meet you soon!”
Corri is an associate photographer for SamSlay Photography. Corri’s favorite part on a wedding day is the most anticipated moment, the bride + groom’s first look. She truly believes that moment is a look into what life is supposed to look like for a couple after their wedding day. Corri’s bubbly personality makes for super fun images on wedding days! Corri loves all things baby and also photographs maternity and newborn sessions under her own business.
“Hello, my name is December Hansen. Photography is a huge part of who I am, it is a lifelong passion for me. There is nothing better than the feeling when you get 'The Shot'! I love photographing wedding days for that reason. If you choose to hire on a second shooter for your big day, you'll get to meet me! I look forward to working with you and helping capture one of the best days of your lives!”
December is a portrait/ conceptual photographer, originally from Anchorage, Alaska. December is a second shooter for SamSlay Photography. She has a unique perspective on all the little details. When asked what her favorite part about a wedding day is, she will not hesitate to tell you that she enjoys photographing the groom + groomsmen the most. “Generally guys do not like having their portrait made, but they always bring so much energy on the day of the wedding and it is so great to channel that into amazing images”, she says.