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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Joseph's 1st Birthday and Studio Anywhere

Joseph's 1st Birthday and Studio Anywhere

Joseph’s mom allowed me to do a formal studio session with the birthday boy but even better, she did not have to bring him to my studio - the studio came to him! Read this post about how it can be done and made easier for families with young children. And check out Joseph’s style - just a year old and already a fashion influencer!

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Sophia and Robert - Wedding Album at High Point Farms

Sophia and Robert - Wedding Album at High Point Farms

Sophia and Robert had a magical wedding at The Barn at High Point Farms, a cool venue nestled in the Chattanooga Valley. Here, I am using their images to show how pictures work in an album layout to tell the story of their day.

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Rockabilly Maternity

Rockabilly Maternity

Kayla presented a fun challenge: a maternity portrait featuring her and the father-to-be, all done in a 50’s rockabilly pinup style. Challenge accepted! Check out how great she, Shea, and Baby Bump looks in this unique portrait session.

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The Pelican Bar and Bistro - Knoxville's Intimate Eatery

The Pelican Bar and Bistro - Knoxville's Intimate Eatery

I photographed the Pelican Bar and Bistro, one of Knoxville’s newest eateries, for promotional purposes. Who doesn’t enjoy work that means a lot of food, a lot of wine, and a lot of fun?

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You Have to Handle What Life Throws At You

You Have to Handle What Life Throws At You

The plans are in place for a beautiful wedding but suddenly life throws you a curve ball. There is no crying in wedding photography so what now? For Anna dn Joe, it meant (1) staying calm and (2) bringing the light!

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Small, But No Less Important

Small, But No Less Important

In this post, I offer you two truths about the cost of weddings and what happens when you opt to have a small one, as did Kristen and Chris: Spoiler alert: you live happily ever after.

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Jessica and Tate: Engagement Session at Cades Cove

Jessica and Tate: Engagement Session at Cades Cove

Jessica and Tate had their engagement session at Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, bringing along their two dogs. Sometimes putting in a little more effort to travel to a spot like this reaps great rewards by allowing for engagement pictures in a gorgeous setting.

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Love Lift Me Up: Kristen and Chris' Engagement Photos

Love Lift Me Up: Kristen and Chris' Engagement Photos

Loud metal music. The smell of steel and rubber. The sound of weights crashing. Can tenderness be found here? Hell, yeah, it can - check out Kristen and Chris’ engagement session. Engagement photos do not have to be walks through a sun dappled garden . . .

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