On your wedding day I want you to feel as if I am a part of your wedding as another bridesmaid, ready to serve you and be your personal hype girl! I believe that emotions and details are the moments worth remembering; from the elegant getting ready moments, the first look with your best friend and the teary-eyed dance with your dad - every heartfelt moment should be captured for you to cherish it for a lifetime. Your love story is beautifully unique in its own way and it deserves to be celebrated in a way that leaves you speechless and confident!

I strive for making each one of you comfortable enough to know that I have your back in whatever situation. As your photographer and friend, I strive to give you a stressless and enjoyable experience that is built to serve you well and it is an absolute honor to be a part of your special day!

for the genuine and elegant, couples in love

The Wedding Experience


– Thaddus Johnson

“Alaina made our special day even better! She wasn't just our photographer that day – She was a part of the family!”


– MacKenzie O'Neal

“Alaina is incredibly professional, makes you feel comfortable and always exceeds my desires"


- Laura Ararat

"Alaina quickly became one of my bridesmaids - she was there every step of the way!"

There are so many decisions to make during this process and it is exciting but can also be overwhelming. So let’s chat and get to know each other, I am here to help and answer any questions you have, make sure we’re the right fit and ensure your day is available! Let’s hop on a zoom call or meet over coffee and get to know each other!

Let’s chat and get to know each other.

01: get in touch

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Woohoo! We’re a great fit and you want to be an ARP couple! I will send over an online contract and invoice for your retainer, once that is filled out we celebrate! Your wedding date is officially booked and now I’ll send over helpful information; wedding and engagement tips and tricks, vendor suggestions, wedding day guide, and more! Let’s make the wedding planning process stress-free and enjoyable!

Cheers to working together!

02: Save the date & Celebrate

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Now it’s time to schedule your engagement session! We will discuss the best way to incorporate this session that fits YOUR personally. During your session, I help you feel comfortable in front of the camera and we will spend time getting to know each other as well! You will receive your gallery in 7-21 business days and from there you can post, print and share to whomever you like.

Let’s capture some moments!

03: Engagement Session

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Brides, treat yourself to my Luxury Boudoir Experience that will leave you relaxed, comfortable and powerful. My approach is to empower women with their inner strength and beauty in an elegant and feminine way. You will receive the choice of hair and makeup, snacks and a drink of choice, unlimited outfits and even floral arrangements! You deserve to be celebrated and showered with love!

You deserve images that leaves you in awe of your beauty

04: Book a Boudoir Session

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At 8 weeks out, we can begin discussing your timeline. With communication and detailed questionnaires, we can create a timeline that ensures that you don't miss out on getting your dream photos. I've had years of planning and capturing the perfect magazine worthy images and a smooth process to give you the best wedding experience!

Let’s create a plan

05: Timeline and details

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Before the wedding day, you will have the option to add on a Bridal session (Unless already included in the Luxury Collection) This is a great way to wear your dress more than once, have professional headshots while you feel like a queen and to have your trial run of hair and makeup before the big day!

Feel like a Queen.

06: Bridal Session

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It's finally here, so let’s celebrate! Together we have worked hard on making this day unique to your love story so relax and let me get to work on capturing all the moments! After your wedding day you will receive a sneak peek of images within 72-hours in order to share these moments while you’re still on cloud nine! Expect your final gallery between 30-90 business days.

The day you’ve been waiting for.

07: wedding day

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It’s delivery day! Once all your images have been given lots of love and perfect care, I will deliver your gallery to your email via an online gallery. I encourage my couples to sit down with a glass of wine, snacks, loved ones, and enjoy the beauty of reliving your wedding! I will also send information on prints and heirloom albums and we will begin the customizing process!

Ready to relive every special moment.

08: Delivery day

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Once you have enjoyed your digital files of your special day, it's time to relive your special moments on display! I encourage all of my clients to print their images either on frames or heirloom albums! I offer custom heirloom albums to every couple! You will receive 15% when you secure an Album before your wedding day! All prints can be made directly from your online gallery

Ready to relive every special moment.

09: Album & Prints

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Collections begin at 4000

In order to give 150% to each of my couples, I accept a limited amount of weddings per year to provide an exceptional experience and gallery. Let me capture all the emotions and the memories of your day with joy and authenticity.

Wedding Experience Investment

I offer custom Heirloom Albums to every client, and include one in my top wedding collection.
Learn more here.

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