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Maybe you’re wondering exactly how a photo session with me works. It’s a pretty simple process that I’ll break down for you here in just 10 steps. I always try to make it as painless as possible for my clients because my goal is for this to be a stress-free process for you! Let’s dive […]

My Photo Process Explained

Looking for the perfect spot for your family photos? Look no further! I’ve collected my top five favorite spots. Sure, there are plenty of other places, but these are my top picks. Baker Creek Preserve Yes, I love this place! Not only are there some great mountain biking trails and two natural play areas, but […]

Five Best Locations for Family Photos in Knoxville

A few years back, I got to photograph his beautiful family at one of my favorite spots: Baker Creek Preserve. At that time, they were a family of three. This time around, they are a family of four! Baby Alexandria is sooooo very calm just like her parents. She has three tiny teeth that I […]

Caraco Family Portraits at Baker Creek (Plus One!)

This month I had a photo session with the. coolest. kid. ever! Michael David is the sweetest little dinosaur aficionado you will ever meet. And just look at those sweet strawberry blond curls! His grandfather contacted me to take birthday photos of Michael David (he’s turning 4 this month!) in his Jurassic Park Ranger outfit, […]

Michael David at Baker Creek Preserve

Ohhhh, how I loved my photography session with the Littlejohn family!! Their little boy is as energetic and spunky as their baby girl is cool, calm, and collected! Brandon and Talesha are such compassionate, patient, and attentive parents to their one- and three-year-old. They show that life is complicated, but also full of grace and […]

Littlejohn Family at Ijams Nature Center

Photographing this family was wonderful! This is my friend Kara’s beautiful family. I have known these kids since they were babies (I used to babysit her daughter)! And they are not so little anymore! It’s crazy how time flies by so quickly. The Remington family met me at Admiral Farragut Park, just outside of Knoxville. […]

Remington Family at Admiral Farragut Park

“I’m Spirit! I’m Spirit!” Little Zora proceeded to pony prance and whinny all around Baker Creek Preserve, yelling this at the top of her tiny, little lungs. Spirit’s parents, the Jen and Neal, are used to this and take it in great stride. Sidenote: For those of you who live under the rock that I […]

Knight Family at Baker Creek Preserve

My friends Jen and Neal came to town to visit recently. We took the opportunity to get some mother-daughter photos of Jen and her little daughter, Zora. Zora is full of energy and loves to explore. Those little legs will take her anywhere she wants to go, and faster than you would think! She also […]

Mother and Daughter Portraits at Ijams