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Throughout my time in the Gatlinburg area, as a Smoky Mountain elopement photographer, I’ve experienced some pretty incredible events. Lindsey and Joseph’s Smoky Mountain halloween elopement was nothing short of incredible. It was romantic and that of a story book fairytale. The couple knew they wanted a Smoky Mountain elopement. Halloween being a special day […]

Wedding

Jan 5, 2022

Lindsey + Joseph’s | Smoky Mountain Halloween Elopement | Gatlinburg, TN

bride and groom leaving their wedding with a planned creative exit

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As a Knoxville wedding photographer, 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 have […]

Wedding Planning

Dec 15, 2021

Creative Exits for Your Knoxville Wedding

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

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 National Park elopement didn’t exactly go as planned but was incredibly gorgeous nonetheless. We’d 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 Trail, but we […]

Wedding

Nov 9, 2021

Amanda + Spencer | Smoky Mountain National Park 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

couple getting married at cabin in smoky mountains

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Most elopements aren’t spontaneously driving to Vegas and saying your vows with Elvis under a plastic flower arch. Don’t let that cheesy clich√© deter you from experiencing one of the most magical days of your life! Eloping allows you to have an intimate ceremony and focus on each other more than your guests, the details […]

Wedding Planning

Sep 11, 2021

Planning Your Knoxville Elopement

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One of my all time favorite things to see at a wedding, is the wedding tradition of something old, new borrowed and blue. It’s something that is usually incredibly sentimental, while bringing family together. I’ve had so many brides incorporate family heirlooms to their event. Even though this tradition can come from wives tales and […]

Wedding

Sep 9, 2021

Wedding Tradition Must Haves | Old, New, Borrowed + Blue

newly married couple kissing on bridge at barn at sycamore farms wedding

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When I think of fairytale love stories, and couples that are just destined to be together, I think of Teresa + Aaron. These two have been together for 10 years, and are so incredibly perfect together. Their Barn at Sycamore Farms wedding day was filled with romantic and unique touches. I’ve gotten to know these […]

Wedding

Aug 30, 2021

Teresa + Aaron | The Barn at Sycamore Farms | Arrington, TN

groom smiling at bride on wedding day while seeing her for the first time

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In the last few years, a wedding trend I am obsessed with has become so popular. The first look! A first look traditionally has been when the wedding couple sees one another for the first time on their wedding day. However, it has slowly began to evolve and I am here for it. Brides have […]

Wedding

Aug 12, 2021

What is a First Look and Is It For Me?

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