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Posts in Wedding and Engagement
In the Mist Along the River: Rachel and Tom's Proposal

Is it ever too cold for love? Tom proposed to Rachel during the first freeze of the season in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but the weather conditions produced a great, misty backdrop for this magical moment. Check it out!

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Gone Fishing: A Groom's Portrait

Here a groom’s portrait is done as an environmental portrait, which offers a chance to show more of a person’s personality as well as a setting that speaks more to whom they are. Wesley’s love of fishing and its connection to the wedding venue is highlighted here - check it out!

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Watching the Weather: Lauren and James' Proposal On Andrews Bald

Weather can sometimes be a guessing game and/or a roll of the dice in the Smokies. But the weather gods favored Lauren and James and gave them a window of sunshine for his marriage proposal to her atop Andrews Bald in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park - read their story!

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Worth the Walk: Andrea and Michael's Marriage Proposal

Another great marriage proposal in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but this one went to new heights - as in, a climb to over 6,000 feet! Read now about Andrea and Michael’s special moment at Charlie’s Bunion in the Smokies!

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A Man, a Plan, a Bear: Ethan and Gloria's Proposal at Cades Cove

A marriage proposal in the Smokies takes some planning due to the lack of cellular service, and sometimes a little improvisation has to come into play. But all that makes for a story - so have a read of this one, when Ethan surprised Gloria in Cades Cove. Note: no bears were harmed in the making of this adventure!

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A Guy, a Gal, and Folly Beach at Sunset . . .

A quick trip to South Carolina for a workshop and I just had to photograph down by the beach while I was that close to it! Lucky me, the ever gracious Dale and Kaitlin obliged as models. We had a good time down at Folly Beach , near Charleston - sure, you get wet and there is sand all over the floor of my car, but creating art like this is worth it!

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In Rides the Cavalry: Sami and Matt's Wedding

Sami and Matt are a couple who are simply those people who glow like suns among the rest of us. Check out their fantastic wedding at the historic Southern Railway Station. Crazy fun!

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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

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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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 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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