Sunset Engagement at Castleton Farms I shot a wedding that guests were actually able to attend the weekend following Brittany and Michael’s sunset engagement session at Castleton. As I set up for the ceremony, I was reserved my seat to get the best photos of the groom when Brittany’s mom introduced herself. I looked up […]

Castleton Farms, Engagements

Sunset Engagement at Castleton || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Brittany & Michael

June 23, 2020


Castleton Farms Sunset Engagement Session This is going on the eighth engagement session I have shot at Castleton Farms. So crazy to think this was a MAJOR goal of mine just two short years ago. The Disney family initially opened the door for me to build this relationship. Since then, it has flourished, and I’m […]

Castleton Farms, Engagements

Castleton Farms Sunset Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Katie & Lucas


Rainy Downtown Knoxville Engagement Session You know how we had the best spring ever? It felt like the cool temperatures lasted for 2 months, and all the blooms came out in waves so they lasted the whole time. Then, there was a week of crazy spring showers where it was supposed to be beautiful, but […]

Downtown Knoxville, Engagements, Rainy

Downtown Knoxville Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Brooke & Ian


Marblegate Engagement Wooooh you guys! I am totally obsessed with this Marblegate engagement session! It was a BLAST getting to know Laura Kate (LK) and Allister better. They kept me on my toes the entire time with their humor. Between each pose they would be cutting up, laughing, picking on each other, and as soon […]

Engagements, Marblegate Farm

Marblegate Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Laura Kate & Allister


The Studio at Fountain City Engagement Session Right before this pandemic, Dustin and I moved into a house on Gibbs Drive in Fountain City. There was a painting studio in the back that I have since converted to a photography studio. I had just finished it when COVID-19 took over the nation. I was planning […]

Engagements, The Studio at Fountain City

The Studio at Fountain City Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Natalie & Anthony

couple sitting by tulips at studio at fountain city


K-Brew Engagement Session I’m not gonna lie I’m a sucker for a good local coffee shop as much as your hipster neighbor. K-Brew is one of the bigger ones close to my house, and it is my preferred choice when I have time to sit at a coffee shop to work. When Laura Beth and […]

Downtown Knoxville, Engagements, K-Brew

K-Brew Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Laura Beth & Trevor

couple holding hands


Downtown Nashville & Love Circle Engagement I am SO glad that we did this downtown Nashville and Love Circle engagement photos before it got too crazy with Coronavirus everywhere. When I arrived in Nashville, it wasn’t to the point of not wanting to pass by someone on the street without crossing the road, and I’m […]

Downtown Nashville, Engagements, Nashville TN

Downtown & Love Circle Engagement || Nashville, TN || Jessica & Patrik

Couple standing by water at their Love Circle engagement


Island Home Airport Engagement Session I love airplanes, I love traveling, and I think I was MEANT to photograph this couple for so many reasons. 1) Their names are Devin and Delaney. I have two sisters-in-law named Devin and Dylana (pronounced the same except “uh” at the end instead of “ee”). 2) I am JUST […]

Engagements, Island Home Airport

Island Home Airport || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Devin & Delaney

Island Home Airport Engagement


Winter Engagement at Melton Hill Park If you have ever been introduced to me or been the person who introduces me to someone else, you’ve heard me say I’m bad with names. I am the world’s worst. I want to think it’s because there are 900 things coursing through my head at any given time […]

Engagements, Melton Hill Park

Winter Engagement at Melton Hill Park || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Ashley & Stephen

Sitting on a dock at their winter engagement at Melton Hill Park


Cumberland Mountain Engagement Last week, I went to Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville, TN, for an engagement session. The couple I met was Cierra and Chandler. They are getting married at a resort on a tropical island in June (Yes, I did try to tag along, but I will be shooting a good ole […]

Cumberland Mountain State Park, Engagements

Cumberland Mountain State Park Engagement || Crossville, TN || Cierra & Chandler

Mountain stream at this Cumberland Mountain Engagement Session by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Favorite Engagement Photos from 2019 It’s here. 2019’s best of the best engagement photos. Yesterday, you saw my best of the best wedding photos, and now, it’s engagements. Tomorrow will be all the other best of the best portraits. You’ll find so many different venues listed below. Among them are McGhee Tyson Airport, The Apple […]

Arrington Vineyards, Atlanta, Baxter Gardens, Brewery, Calhouns on the River, Castleton Farms, Downtown Knoxville, Engagements, Forks of the River, Knoxville Botanical Gardens, Knoxville Zoo, Marblegate Farm, McGhee Tyson Airport, Meads Quarry, Melton Hill Park, Norris Dam, Percy Warner Park, Piedmont Park, Proposal, The Apple Barn, UT Campus, UT Gardens, Volunteer Landing

2019 Favorite Engagement Images


Third Creek Greenway Engagement Session We were originally supposed to go to the Foothills Parkway for some pretty mountain backdrops until the forecast called for killer clouds. They sorted through several locations on my blog but just wanted something a little different and unique. Then, Chris…yes, I said Chris…as in the groom…mentioned Third Creek Greenway. […]


Third Creek Greenway Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Laura & Chris

Nuzzling at this Third Creek Greenway by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Castleton Farms Engagement Session Taylor and Collis had their engagement session with me this past weekend. We met up at Castleton Farms and spent almost 2 hours together venturing around the property with their pup in tow getting gorgeous engagement photos. I got to know them a little better throughout our time together. Collis is […]

Castleton Farms, Engagements

Castleton Farms Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Taylor & Collis

Holding hands at this Castleton Farms Engagement by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Knoxville Engagement Session These two live in Kentucky and came south for their Knoxville engagement session. It was the first day of the season where it was bitterly cold outside (even though you would never be able to tell in the photos), and these two were seriously champs as the chill bumps crept up on […]

Downtown Knoxville, Engagements, Knoxville Botanical Gardens

Downtown Knoxville Engagement || Botanical Gardens || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Whitney & Jordan

Urban doorway at this Knoxville engagement session by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Southern Railway Station Engagement Session Eric proposed to Erica on a hike in the Smokies. So, when we discussed engagement session locations, we decided on a place called Andrew’s Bald. It was going to be totally gorgeous except for on issue. There is a bit of a hike. We all three love hiking though so […]

Engagements, Southern Railway Station

Southern Railway Station Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Eric & Erica

Arched windows at this Southern Railway Station Engagement by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.

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