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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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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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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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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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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Studio Portraiture and Maternity Photography: Alannah's Study

Studio Portraiture and Maternity Photography: Alannah's Study

Alannah and her lovely pregnant body allowed me to do a study of her in studio portraiture. It isn’t not your run-of-the-mill “photo shoot” but is that what you’re really looking for? Or do you want a work of art?

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Kayrin's Senior Session

Kayrin's Senior Session

Kayrin is getting ready for this Saturday's prom for the students at L&N STEM Academy, and graduation later on.  But back in October, we had a grand time doing her senior pictures.  They show a young woman of poise, beauty, and originality!

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