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Part 1 : This or That? Unlike a birthday party, anniversary, or family celebration, there is a LOT more work involved in planning a wedding.  Although there are many similar things to organise, unlike birthday parties, you only plan to go through a wedding ONCE. Make your top wedding decisions with some expert advice! Traditionally, […]

Wedding Photography

Jun 8, 2022

Top Wedding Decisions Every Couple Makes

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From Proposal to Ceremony When Bailey and Matthew asked me to come down for their wedding I was SO excited. I first met them while helping Matthew with their proposal out in Pigeon Forge, TN. I just loved them, seriously it was so much fun working with them! Their personalities and their story was so […]

Wedding Photography

May 18, 2022

Bailey + Matthew | Ever After Farms Vineyard Wedding Barn | Pomona Park, FL

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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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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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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

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

just married signs on backpacks of bridal couple

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Amanda and Spencer’s Smoky Mountain elopement photos at the National Park didn’t exactly go as planned but was incredibly gorgeous nonetheless. We originally planned to go on an adventurous hike down to this incredible airplane crash site. It was going to be so epic and can be found a little ways off the Waterrock Knob […]

Wedding Photography

Nov 9, 2021

Amanda + Spencer | Smoky Mountain Elopement | Waterrock Knob, NC

couple holding hands and hugging during knoxville engagement session

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As a Knoxville wedding photographer, I have been incredibly blessed to work with incredible couples through their engagements as well! A Knoxville engagement session is always one of my favorites because we’re able to get to know the couple, and talk about all things wedding. Sometimes we even get to adventure into Smoky Mountain National […]

Wedding Planning

Nov 1, 2021

Preparing for Your Knoxville Engagement Session

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