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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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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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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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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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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Banishing Winter with Love's Warmth: Katelyn and Zach

Banishing Winter with Love's Warmth: Katelyn and Zach

They say if March comes in like a lamb it will go out like a lion, but the cold and rain proved no match for the warmth of Katelyn and Zachary's engagement session in Chattanooga.  Take a look at them!

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