This Valentines winter wedding was, joyful, romantic and detailed in every way! Caroline knew exactly what she wanted from the beginning and was very artistic about every detail for their wedding day. She had a vision, however her vendors truly came through perfectly to display the most beautiful wedding! Thaddus and Caroline are the kind […]

Valentines Winter Wedding at Marblegate Farm


Bridesmaids First Look - Marblegate Farm - Friendsville Tennessee

Timeless Evening Engagement  This Timeless Evening Engagement is definitely one to remember! The one thing about Tennessee I will never understand is the weather. Paige and Tommy’s engagement session began with a thunderstorm that we thought would turn into several hours of rain. To our surprise the storm stopped within 15 minutes. The plan from […]

Timeless Evening Engagement


If you need inspiration or ideas for an engagement session, this Classy Winter Engagement Downtown might be the way to go!You cannot go wrong with the downtown views of the city, the hustle and bustle and all the beautiful architecture. This engagement session was so special to me because I had the opportunity of knowing […]

Classy Winter Engagement Downtown


Favorite Wedding Venues in Knoxville Tennessee If you are engaged to be married and having trouble finding the perfect venue for your special day, I would love to help by sharing with you my top 6 wedding venues in Knoxville! I have had the privilege of working with some amazing vendors in Tennessee for the […]

Top 6 Wedding Venues in Knoxville


Dara’s garden was the most perfect venue for this Romantic Summer Garden Wedding. Hannah told me her vision was a Romantic Summer Garden wedding theme and it sure came to life in the most beautiful way! It truly was a romantic day. Their love for each other was evident throughout the day, and it shows […]

Romantic Summer Garden Wedding


Hannah and Harrison's wedding day in black and white

Spring High School Senior at Cherokee Trail Cherokee Trail was the perfect place for Lillie’s Spring High School Senior Session! I absolutely love getting to know my seniors, that is one of the best parts of photographing these special milestones for them and Lillie is extraordinary! She has so much joy and life about her […]

Spring High School Senior at Cherokee Trail

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Spring High School Senior at Cherokee Trail Portrait on grass

A Fall Boho Wedding at the Kincaid House was the perfect way to kick off the fall wedding season!  Leigha had a specific vision for her special day, she wanted a warm, vintage, boho vibe and it absolutely came to life!  Every detail was spectacular. For one thing, the weather was perfect, we had blue […]

Fall Boho Wedding at the Kincaid House


Intimate Fall Wedding This couple came down from Seattle, Washington, to have a gorgeous intimate wedding on the lake in Loudon TN. Although their wedding was originally supposed to take place in Seattle, due to the Pandemic, their wedding plans had to change. However it couldn’t have turned out better!  Jillian and Joe are some […]

An Intimate Fall Wedding on the Lake | Loudon, TN


Urban high school senior Photos   I cannot believe this pretty girl is a senior! I actually first met Ashlee when she was just a few weeks old. Ashlee is now heading off to the University of Tennessee to start her freshman year. I am so excited for her. When Ashlee’s mom reached out to me […]

Urban High School Senior Photos | Knoxville, TN

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Urban High School Senior Walking by Brick Wall

UTK Fall Senior Photos Fall Senior Photos at UTK is my favorite! I was so excited when Lauren asked me to photograph her senior session! While the University of Tennessee is a gorgeous campus, Lauren made it even better. I first met Lauren at a college ministry in Knoxville, TN and she has followed my […]

Fall Senior Photos | University of Tennessee

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UTK fall senior portrait with Tennessee jersey

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