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When the carnival is in town, we clown around Amanda and Spencer are seriously such a sweet couple! I shot their elopement a few months ago and it was a total blast! We have been great friends with them since we moved to Tennessee. I knew that when we would do a session together again […]

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Jun 15, 2022

Amanda + Spencer | Carnival Session | Knoxville, TN

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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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Getting to Business While I was down in Florida shooting a wedding we decided it was the perfect time to capture Grace and Jose’s engagement session. Grace’s twin brother is a dear friend of my husband and myself. When he told us she was getting married he jumped on sending her my info. I am […]

Engagement Photography

May 25, 2022

Grace + José | Engagement Session | Downtown Fort Lauderdale, FL

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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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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

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