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Branding headshot of a woman in downtown Knoxville, TN.

Getting ready for new head shots or a branding session doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it’s pretty simple. Just follow these steps, and you’ll already have a great start!   What message do you want to convey? If you’re familiar with the concept of branding, you may know that it’s important to define […]

How to Prepare for Head Shots and Branding Sessions

A man rides his bike back to Ijams for the end of Pedal Jam Knoxville Fundraiser.

I was really happy to be the photography sponsor for the Pedal Jam Knoxville fundraiser recently. If you haven’t heard of this event, it’s a fundraiser for both South Knoxville Elementary and the Knoxville Appalachian Mountain Biking Club. These are two worthy causes in my humble opinion!   The event started with a gathering at […]

Pedal Jam Fundraiser in South Knox

Branding headshot of a woman in downtown Knoxville, TN.

Allow me to introduce you to my lovely friend Abbey! She contacted me because she needed some new professional photos for work, as well as personal branding portraits. She made the work so easy. I mean, just look!! She’s as kind as she is beautiful. I scouted the city and found just the right spot […]

Abbey’s Portraits in Downtown Knoxville

Branding photo of a Knoxville photographer.

“Our pets’ heads are falling off!”  “Harry, I took care of it!” It was a blast working with fellow photographer and dog lover, Krista! We work well together because (as I already mentioned) we both love dogs. She has two huge German shepherds! We are also both able to quote almost the entirety of Dumb […]

Branding Session with Krista

The wedding kiss at Market Square rooftop wedding.

It was such a pleasure to meet Jen and Michael! I had never met either of them before being referred to them, but they are both so down-to-earth and friendly, we felt like old friends. Their wedding was held at a rooftop venue in downtown Knoxville in lovely Market Square. It was laid back, friendly, […]

Jen and Michael’s Market Square Wedding