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A bride and groom sit in a canoe on the bank of a creek.

My friends Andrew and Stephanie just had the most amazing wedding (read: party) at River John’s Outfitters in Maryville, Tennessee.

Stephanie & Andrew’s River Island Wedding

A mother whispering to her son at Baker Creek Preserve.

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 natural play areas, but it’s […]

Five Best Locations for Family Photos in Knoxville

Bride and groom at Big Ridge State Park wedding.

Verity and Hans. These two are like a breath of fresh air! Their small wedding at Big Ridge State Park outside of Knoxville was just right in every way. It was warm, intimate, yet bustling with excitement from their friends and loved ones. It was a warm October evening; the kind that has that beautiful, […]

Hans + Verity’s State Park Wedding

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

Wedding party and guests at Museum of Appalachia.

I had the honor of photographing the wedding of friends I’ve known since I moved to Knoxville in 2008. Ashley is calm, gentle, and exceedingly kind. Adam is philosophic, inquisitive, and an old soul. They got married at the charming Museum of Appalachia in Clinton, Tennessee. It was a warm and beautiful evening. The sun just […]

Ashley + Adam’s Appalachian Wedding