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How to Choose the Top Wedding Photographers for your Knoxville Wedding To future brides and grooms – there are so many things that couples, and wedding planners have to think about to prepare for the big day.  From the dress, suit, venue, catering, registry, flowers – and the most important way to capture your whole […]

Wedding Photography

Apr 13, 2022

Top Wedding Photographers in Knoxville!

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I’ve been around the block a time or two when it comes to proposals in the area because I’m a proposal photographer in the Smoky Mountains. I’ve been able to work with some incredible couples who have experienced the most romantic proposals, so I’m sharing all my fave spots! If you’re looking for the best […]

Couple Photography

Feb 16, 2022

Top Smoky Mountain Proposal Locations

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Throughout my time as a Smoky Mountain elopement photographer, I have worked with some incredible couples, just like these two! Rebekah and Oluwayemisi (Yemisi or Yemi)’s African wedding traditions found throughout their Smoky Mountain wedding was one of the most unique and special events I’ve been to. There were moments of laughter, fun, and emotionally […]

Wedding Photography

Feb 9, 2022

Rebekah + Yemisi | African Wedding Traditions in the Smokys | Gatlinburg, TN

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As a Smoky Mountain elopement photographer, I always love helping my couples prepare for their adventure as best as I can. If you’re planning on eloping in the Smoky Mountains, being prepared for anything is the best way to ensure a stress free event. Throughout my experience being an elopement photographer, I’ve been able to […]

Wedding Planning

Jan 19, 2022

Smoky Mountain Elopement Checklist

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The best feeling is being outdoors when the weather is just right, being a Smoky Mountain elopement photographer, I love taking time to explore the beauty of those mountains! There are so many things you can do in the Smoky Mountains during the spring. You can go for a water adventure, hiking up to summits […]

Couple Photography

Jan 12, 2022

Smoky Mountain Photo Locations and Thrilling Spring Activities

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Throughout my time in the Gatlinburg area, as a Smoky Mountain photography professional, I’ve experienced some pretty incredible events. Lindsey and Joseph’s Smoky Mountain photo shoot with a Halloween elopement theme was nothing short of incredible. It was a truly romantic storybook fairytale. The couple knew they wanted a Smoky Mountain elopement. Halloween being a […]

Wedding Photography

Jan 5, 2022

Lindsey & Joseph | Smoky Mountain Photography | Gatlinburg, TN

a framed picture honoring loved ones on your wedding day with a candle

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As a Smoky Mountain elopement photographer, I have seen so many incredible traditions and ceremonies that incorporate unique family memories. Throughout our lives we will lose some of the most important people in our lives, and it’s important that as we plan our big days, we include them, and honor them. Honoring loved ones in […]

Wedding Planning

Dec 23, 2021

Honoring Loved Ones At Your Wedding

One of Our Creative Exits | Knoxville Wedding Photography

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As a Knoxville wedding photography professional, I’ve been to some incredible weddings, but the creative exits are always my favorite. After everything on their day is all said and done, my couples exit in style, and it’s so much fun. I’ve had couples go traditional with rice, bubbles, and sparkles, but my favorite creative exits […]

Wedding Planning

Dec 15, 2021

Knoxville Wedding Photography | Creative Exits

bride holding groom's head during outdoor portraits in knoxville

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As a Smoky Mountain elopement photographer, I love when my couples choose to honeymoon where they elope. It’s such a great way to spend time together, while starting a new chapter in life together. After your elopement, you’re able to spend more time on your honeymoon, without much travel, because you’re already there! If you […]

Wedding Planning

Dec 13, 2021

Why Honeymoon Where You Elope? | Smoky Mountain Elopement Photography

tombstone wedding at legacy farms wedding ceremony

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Eily and Joshua’s tombstone wedding at Legacy Farms was a Knoxville wedding photographer’s dream. The couple had incredible details throughout their rustic chic wedding day that made it that much more unique and sentimental. Throughout their tombstone wedding at Legacy Farms the couple showed off family heirlooms, while keeping the guests minimal, with only close […]

Wedding Photography

Nov 16, 2021

Eily + Joshua | Tombstone Wedding at Legacy Farms | Lebanon, TN

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