Katie & Katie at Baxter Gardens I went to high school with Katie… the shorter one that is 😉… and we actually played volleyball together for all four years. When she reached out to me to take some portraits of her and her girlfriend, Katie, I was excited to see her again! My first thought […]

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Studio Cake Smash Kinsley is 1 and we celebrated with a cute little rainbow cake smash at The Studio at Fountain City! But for me, it’s so much more than just another cake smash session. These are my friends. They are a sweet sweet couple that I literally adore. We first met a few years […]

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Stuart & Maria Adopt! Stuart and Maria Down hired me for their wedding years ago. We went to the same church at the time, and Stuart actually designed my very first logo for Amanda May Photos. Then, I moved away to Nashville. We kept up with each other through social media, but it wasn’t until […]

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A Rainy Castleton Farms Wedding I’ve written about this before, but I almost enjoy rainy wedding days because it forces me out of my comfort zone. Especially at venues I shoot at a lot because it’s so so so easy to fall into a comfort zone there. So for Christina and David’s rainy Castleton Farms […]

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Baxter Gardens Engagement Session with Samantha & Josh I have yet another Baxter Gardens session to bring to you guys this evening, and I’m totally not mad about it. The word is officially out, you guys. In years past, I hardly had any issue doing whatever spot whenever I wanted it on weekdays. There were […]

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This topic may not necessarily pertain to wedding planning, but it is definitely something I am passionate about and has almost fallen to the wayside over the past decade or so. That is printing your photos. You have all these photos taken by these professionals. They are delivered via online galleries. You’ve downloaded them, saved […]

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Cake Smash at Baxter Gardens I haven’t seen Hollis Guy since his newborn session a year ago. It’s so fun as the photographer to only get to come around every so often and see the radical change in the kids you get to watch grow up. The last time we were together, he was an […]

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Family session at Baxter Gardens If you’ve been around here for any length of time, you’ve met Beth. Probably virtually because most of the stuff she does for AMP is behind the scenes, but her role on my team is essential. I’m talking essential-worker-status-in-a-pandemic kind of essential 😂 (when will pandemic jokes get old??) She’s […]

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Baxter Gardens Family of 3 Session Jesse and Haley have been clients of mine for a little over a year now. I initially met them as a bride and groom, and now, I have gotten to capture their sweet little family three times. Last time, we were at Stanley’s Greenhouse, and the time before, we […]

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Downtown Knoxville & UT Campus Engagement I met Emilyn and Weston right outside the Market Square garage. They were standing there looking all fancy with their adorable little pup. Emilyn’s dress was absolutely stunning, and as soon as I officially introduced myself, I told her how gorgeous she looked. Immediately, Weston said, “Oh thanks,” and […]

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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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