Home Bridal Session with Erin Longo I photographed Erin’s home bridal session at the home she grew up in. She got married at Castleton Farms, and most of my Castleton brides want to do their bridal portraits at Castleton. When Erin decided to do it at her childhood home, I knew it had to be […]

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A Knoxville Vietnamese Tea Ceremony Prior to July 2021, I had never photographed a Vietnamese tea ceremony. I really had never even heard of it or knew it was a tradition in the Vietnamese culture. Then, Loanie and Andy hired me to photograph their Vietnamese tea ceremony followed by their wedding. Leading up to their […]

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A Big HUGE Thank you Every year, I write a blog post with all of my best of the best photos for three categories: 1) Engagements, 2) Weddings, & 3) Portraits. In that post, I describe my favorite moments related to each type of session that happened throughout the year. I still want and plan […]

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Rainy Castleton Wedding Day “I’m actually kind of glad it rained today,” are the words Krystina said as we walked with umbrellas over our heads from the manor down to the bridal pavilion. I smiled to myself because I was so proud of her for not letting the wet weather bring her stress or sadness. […]

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An Urban Downtown Senior session I photographed Emily’s sister, Kate, a few years ago at Knoxville Botanical Garden. I remember talking about Emily at Kate’s session, and their mom mentioned she would reach out to me in a couple years to take Emily’s senior photos. Gosh, time passes so fast because it’s been a couple […]

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The Trillium Venue Wedding The Trillium Venue opened just a couple months before Chelsey and Rob got married. It was my first wedding on the property, and it did NOT disappoint. The view is insane. Like holy moly, I-N-S-A-N-E. Combine that with a fellow wedding photographer’s personal wedding, and it was a total dream. Chelsey […]

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Golden Melton Hill Maternity Okay. Can we just admit that these two are the cutest? I know I’ve started a blog this way before and there are a bajillion posts by photographers starting out with that same sentence. Seriously though. They are really freaking adorable. They aren’t from the area, but they moved here in […]

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Winter Engagement at Castleton Farms This couple’s wedding at Castleton Farms in December of 2022. We scheduled their winter engagement at Castleton Farms, and I think it’s important to point out how important it is to see your venue in the same season as your wedding. Venues can look TOTALLY different in the winter than […]

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Studio Newborn Session This little man was a bit older than most of my newborns. This means we got some sleepy shots of him, but we also got some awake shots of him. Eyes wide open, looking around, and making funny faces. He did so good for his studio newborn session. It’s interesting that in […]

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A Golden Knoxville Botanical Gardens Maternity Session This couple attended my second annual small business workshop when it was at The Study Hall. I knew I recognized Jessica’s name when it came through my email, but I couldn’t quite place where I knew it from. Then, when we got out of the cars at their […]

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5 Ways to Have a Relaxing Wedding Day

Isn't it every couple's dream to have a relaxing wedding day? All the planning and excitement should leave you with a day of your dreams instead of a day of stress. Let me give you 5 ways to help you enjoy your wedding day to it's fullest!

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