LET'S CONECT:

At the age of 11 years old, photography found me! I picked up a camera and all of a sudden it clicked - I was obsessed with the art of portraiture and fell in love with the idea of it. But most importantly, I fell in love with YOU; how your story is unique, delicate and honest. I became passionate about your story because it deserves to be told in a joyful, timeless and authentic way. I want to tell your heartfelt story that is worthy to be passed on for generations so that loved ones can hold on to these moments for years to come.

I value the real moments of emotion; from laughter to tears, because it is a magical sight when it is truly real. I have realized that capturing true moments is most important to the ones who love you the most! When you see my photographs it will make you feel all over again, and I realize the honor and privilege it is to be a part of your story.

An independent old soul, storyteller, believer and dog mom

Heyy, I’m Alaina René

Cooking a new recipe for dinner

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Laughing till my stomach aches with my best friend

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Deep 1 on 1 conversations

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Spontaneous road trips and adventures

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what makes my heart happy:

I am going to feel like an EXTRA Bridesmaid on your wedding day, ready to serve you in any way I can, from fluffing your dress to fixing boutonnieres. I wholeheartedly believe becoming friends with my clients truly makes this process an incredible experience. I am the most creative when I can make a connection with my couples; a friend over vendor. If you’re just looking to cross another vendor off your list, i’m probably not the photographer for you. I want to make a real connection with real people who want me a part of their wedding day, not just a fly on the wall. I am your biggest fan, your cheerleader every step of the way. That is why my approach is genuine and kind, I treat everyone as equal because you have stories waiting to be captured and shared with the ones you love. I leave wedding days and sessions with a happy heart knowing that I have impacted precious families for a lifetime.

I value Friends before Vendors, People over pictures, and love, always.

what makes me different:

Your love story should be cherished in
a true, heartfelt, timeless way.

i wholeheartedly believe that

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If I could buy a new dress everyday I would!

dresses

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The most beautiful site to look forward to

sunsets

Bentley my long haired Dachshund

My pup

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Give me all the tropical blends

smoothies

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The best puzzle piece to my life

my best friend

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Flowers, cool weather and a fresh start? Yes please!

spring

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things

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If you're ready to move forward with next steps, please contact me to reserve your spot in my calendar!

I vow to make your photography experience fun and stress-free!

Alaina René Photography is a wedding and senior photographer that proudly serves clients in east Tennessee and around the world.

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