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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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There was so much laughter that my face legit hurt after we were done. Which is funny because the both said they were super awkward. They were worried about how the images would turn out. Ayrean and Christian CRUSHED it! Every couple that thinks they’re awkward ends up creating the BEST images.

Couple Photography

May 12, 2022

Ayrean + Christian | Engagement Session | Harlinsdale Farm | Franklin, TN

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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

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

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

newly engaged couple kissing celebrating

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The Island in Pigeon Forge was the perfect spot for this surprise proposal. Matt and Bailey live in Florida and drove up the day of the proposal for the surprise. I had been talking to Matt planning for a little while, and I was just as excited as he was for the big moment! It […]

Couple Photography

Sep 18, 2021

Bailey + Matt | The Island | Pigeon Forge, TN

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