Vietnamese Wedding at Hunter Valley Farm I’ve shot one other Vietnamese-American wedding, but it did not dive nearly as far into the Vietnamese traditions as Loanie and Andy’s day did. On the morning of this Vietnamese wedding, the families of the bride and groom, the bridal party, and the couple gathered at the bride’s parents’ […]

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Sunny Lighthouse Knoxville Wedding On July 24th, the Amanda May Photos team served two couples. One was this wedding at Lighthouse Knoxville, and the other is the wedding I’ll share next at The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm. Both weddings consisted of different cultures and showed off some really fun traditions I don’t usually get […]

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Small, Intimate Wedding at The Press Room Leslie and Mark were supposed to get married at The Square Room in Market Square, which is a really cool space in the back of Café 4. About a week before the wedding, Spaces in the City (who own both The Square Room and The Press Room) reached […]

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Veronica & Hunter’s Knoxville Botanical Engagement Session Veronica called me a few months ago looking for a wedding photographer. At the time, I was driving and couldn’t take any notes. We had been chatting for about 15 minutes when I told her I did not have her date available for me to shoot, but that […]

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To put it mildly, the past five weeks have been a whirlwind. I used to be prideful about my busy-ness. When I had a session every night I felt like a high roller. Like I had made it. Once you get there, however, you realize it’s not necessarily what makes you successful. Maybe it was […]

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Sunny Graystone Quarry Wedding with a First Look I have shot two other weddings at Graystone Quarry. One couple did a first look, but it monsooned the whole day. It was a great day to challenge myself, force myself to step out of my comfort zone, and be creative with indoor locations, but at the […]

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Spirit-Filled Wedding at Castleton Farms Jetny and Kevin threw out all the typical wedding stuff I’ve seen this season and came in with a completely fresh perspective. I knew immediately what kind of day it was going to be when I arrived to the girls’ airbnb to find Kevin’s houndstooth suit hanging in a window. […]

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A Downtown Urban Wedding at The Standard Recently, I have had some of the largest bridal parties of my career. 10-15 bridesmaids and 10-15 groomsmen on either side. My second shooter looked at me when she got to the bridal suite of Maggie and Matt’s day and said, “Your couples always have massive bridal parties,” […]

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Cardinal’s Nest Wedding There were so many cool, unique things about Eric and Erica’s Cardinal’s Nest wedding last weekend. They had been planning this wedding celebration for over 800 days when it finally happened. They did a small, intimate ceremony a year prior so they could go ahead and be legally married while also keeping […]

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Vineyard Wedding at Castleton Farms The week leading up to this wedding, I was in Florida with my in-laws. I flew Allegiant, and on my way back, the plane was fully boarded. We were on our way to the runway when it stopped, and the pilot came on to tell us that we were going […]

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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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