Let's Go to the Prom

Let's Go to the Prom

High school is a time for making memories and nothing is more memorable than the prom. Last night I photographed two young people for L&N STEM Academy’s prom at the Southern Railway Station in Knoxville. I was not even half as cool as these kids at that age!

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Retelling the Myth of Prometheus

Retelling the Myth of Prometheus

Marisa Mitchell, aka Mars, is a kickass artisan, working in metal, concrete, and glass. I visited her in her metal workshop to do an environmental portrait of this woman handling fire, thus retelling the myth of Prometheus - spolier alert: this time the gods are beaten.

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People of Note: Magnolia Matrimonies

People of Note: Magnolia Matrimonies

Another entry for People of Note, to introduce you to a business whenever I do a head shot. Earlier this year I photographed the crew from Magnolia Matrimonies, wedding officiants helping to spread the love in Knoxville. Colleen, its owner, and Nikki and Evan are bringing joy to all couples in our fair city!

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Kelee: Fashion + Maternity

Kelee:  Fashion + Maternity

Kelee is nearing the end of her pregnancy and I was fortunate to be the one to capture her beauty and strength in these portraits that show maternity can be fashionable. Check out her session here!

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Baller: Sophie at the Net

Baller: Sophie at the Net

Sophie is a baller with attitude and it shows in her portrait session. Capturing personalities is made easier when the person is in a setting that is comfortable and natural for them - which is why “the studio” should be anywhere. Check out more of her images from her time in front of the camera in this post.

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Put Me in Coach: Coleman and Holden in the Sandlot Series

Put Me in Coach: Coleman and Holden in the Sandlot Series

“Put me in, Coach - I’m ready to play today.” Holden and Coleman, two young men with a love of baseball, were photographed in black and white, aptly demonstrating that ball is life and not to be taken anything but seriously. Child’s play IS a serious matter to children, and wouldn’t you rather have images that reflect that than fake, “nice” smiles? Let’s capture your child’s personality!

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Wedding Album: Sarah and Chase

Wedding Album: Sarah and Chase

I am always thrilled when I get a delivery from Graphistudio - hands down, they produce beautiful and unique wedding albums. This is why I feature them in my top three wedding collections, because a special day like your wedding demands a top of the line presentation. Check out Sarah and Chase’s album!

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An Engagement Session With a Ghost Story: Sami and Matt

An Engagement Session With a Ghost Story: Sami and Matt

When faced with a wintertime engagement shoot and not wanting to see so many bare trees - head indoors! That’s what Sami and Matt did by having their engagement session at Knoxville’s Bleak House, a wonderful antebellum mansion. Complete with bullet holes and blood stains . . . wait, what?!

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Branding, Selling, or Just Being Yourself - It's All Good

Branding, Selling, or Just Being Yourself - It's All Good

Getting in front of a camera can be scary but look at it as a way to show your true colors, which make you who you are and beautiful. I recently made some images for another photographer’s branding. It doesn’t have to be for business, you know - you DESERVE to be seen in a portrait!

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When a Fireman and a Teacher Got Married

When a Fireman and a Teacher Got Married

Once upon a time, a teacher and a fireman married in a small courthouse ceremony . . . and it was beautiful. Plus, it triggered some thoughts from which brides can benefit. Read on . . .

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town - AGAIN!

Santa Claus is Coming to Town - AGAIN!

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout - why? Because SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN AGAIN for pictures on December 23rd at the Southern Railway Station! Check out some of the photos from their Christmas Kickoff on December 2nd and if you missed it, mark your calendars for the 23rd! Let’s have some fun - again!

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First Look or Not? Some Points to Consider for Those Planning a Wedding

First Look or Not?  Some Points to Consider for Those Planning a Wedding

Should you have a First Look at your wedding? While some brides are happy to forego tradition, others may be concerned about how it will affect their wedding. Here are some points to consider. And remember, there is no right or wrong choice - it is always your choice and I will work to make sure things go smoothly whatever you choose!

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