Ocoee Whitewater Center Maternity Session Marshall and Erin are one of the couples that have been with me through every major moment of their life. Back in 2015, I photographed Marshall proposing to Erin at a little restaurant in Cleveland, TN. You can see more from that session here! Then, I had the opportunity to […]

Family, Maternity, Ocoee Whitewater Center

Ocoee Whitewater Center Maternity || Cleveland, TN || Marshall & Erin

January 12, 2021

at ocoee whitewater center maternity


Eagle Rock Maternity Session Marjorie and Andrew started planning their maternity session with me months ago. We experienced hurdle after hurdle after hurdle. Marjorie and Andrew moved to Florida from Washington state a couple years ago. One of Marjorie’s favorite things in Washington was the mountains. She had always dreamed of having maternity pictures taken […]

Eagle ROck, Maternity

Eagle Rock Maternity || Knoxville, TN || Marjorie & Andrew

holding hands at eagle rock maternity


Maple Grove Estate Maternity Oh man, you guys. This family means a lot to me. I feel like I say that a lot on here. Talking about my different clients, but this one is an extra lot. This is my virtual assistant, right hand woman, idea bouncer off-er, play date partner, small group leader, amazing […]

Maple Grove Estate, Maternity

Maple Grove Estate Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Beth & Adam

Family of three holding hands


Maternity Session for the Burton Family Since we photograph the Burton family in their bedroom at home for all their sessions, I really like to challenge myself to get a few different looking images every session. We have the go-to ones that we get every time so that Morgan can compare them session to session […]

Family, Maternity

Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Burton Family

by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Norris Dam Maternity This is my dear friend Brie’Anna and her ADORABLE little family Adam, Amelia, and their sweet baby coming in February. I met them for a Norris Dam maternity session last week. It was a little frigid outside, but they owned it like champs and rocked out some GORGEOUS photos! Brie has always […]

Maternity, Norris Dam

Norris Dam Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Guinn Family

Little girl winter outfit at this Norris Dam maternity by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Downtown Knoxville Maternity There are going to be two main purposes to this blog post. 1) To share Bre and Matt’s downtown Knoxville maternity session that I just love and 2) to share some really awesome news about their nephew that I know they are just as excited to share with the world! So here […]

Downtown Knoxville, Maternity

Downtown Knoxville Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Breana & Matthew

Glowing parents at this Downtown Knoxville Maternity by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Farm Maternity Session I cannot explain my excitement for these two. Kari and Brad got married in 2015, which is the year I became a full-time photographer. I also kicked my skill level and my image quality up a notch. To this day, they have an image on my website because I just love it […]

Family, Maternity

Farm Maternity Session || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Kari & Brad Self

Foreheads together by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Natchez Trace Glen Maternity Session Sarah and Aren have been long time clients of mine so I know you’re going to recognize them. I shoot them every year in the fall for a sunrise session the day after a long wedding day. We change up the location each year, but the session is the same. […]

Maternity, Nashville TN, Natchez Trace Glen

Natchez Trace Glen Maternity || Nashville, TN Photographer || Sarah & Aren

Magenta maternity dress at this Natchez Trace Glen Maternity by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Neyland Stadium Maternity Session Ashley contacted me about having Neyland Stadium maternity pictures taken with her husband. It was going to be a gift to him because of what a huge UT fan he is even though she roots for Vandy. The only problem was they were coming from Nashville, and the best time for […]

Associate Photographer, Maternity, Neyland Stadium

Neyland Stadium Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Ashley & Brandon

Continent tattoo at this Neyland Stadium maternity session by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Knoxville Botanical Gardens Maternity Caitlin is a nurse, Cody is a truck driver, and they are expecting their first sweet babe. Caitlin might be the cutest little pregnant lady that I have ever seen, and it was an absolute pleasure photographing their Knoxville Botanical Gardens maternity session. She’s so tiny and truly just has a […]

Knoxville Botanical Gardens, Maternity

Knoxville Botanical Gardens Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Caitlin & Cody

Plaid shirt at this Knoxville Botanical Gardens maternity by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


2018 Favorite Portraits There is a second branch to Amanda May Photos, and that is portrait photography. Portrait photography includes seniors, families, newborns, maternities, birthdays, headshots, fundraisers, anniversaries, and more. It’s pretty much anything I shoot that is not a wedding or an engagement, which are the main purpose of AMP. Sometimes, it means shooting […]

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2018 Favorite Portraits || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Personal

Toddler toss at this 2018 Favorite Portraits by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.


Lifestyle Maternity Session Have you ever heard of the Knoxville wedding venue called The Quarry? Well, if you haven’t, you need to Google it (or click here). It’s insanely awesome. Now, keep those images in mind knowing that this sweet momma of THREE is the co-owner and sole designer at The Quarry. I met her […]

Lifestyle, Maternity

Lifestyle Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Burton Family


Baxter Gardens Maternity Session Meet my big bro. This is Brad, his wife Crissy, and their two boys Keagan & Gavin. They are adding baby Harper into the mix this coming June, and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I was so excited when they let me take some Baxter Gardens Maternity pictures for them this […]

Baxter Gardens, Maternity

Baxter Gardens || Maternity Session || Hensley Family


Concord Park Goodness. This family. I just love them to death. We met yesterday morning bright and early at Concord Park to take maternity pictures slash family pictures with beautiful sunrise light. The good part, is that there was sunshine present after we week of rainy cloudiness, the bad part was that it was pretty […]

Family, Maternity

Concord Park Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Moyer Family


2017 Favorite Portraits 2017 brought so many amazing, exciting opportunities. I got to take some 2017 favorite portraits in the Smoky Mountains, at the Grand Tetons just outside of Jackson Hole, of a big sister meeting her baby brother for the very first time, over 14 newborn sessions, 2 proposals, in the snow, in the […]

Anniversary, Family, Lifestyle, Maternity, Newborn, Personal, Seniors

Personal || Knoxville, TN Photographer || 2017 Favorite Portraits

Standing in front of the mountains at this favorite portrait session by Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Amanda May Photos.

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