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

December 17, 2019


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]

Adair Park, Amanda May Photos Studio, Anniversary, Baxter Gardens, Bicentennial Mall Park, Cades Cove, Calhouns on the River, Commercial, Cumberland Falls, Downtown Knoxville, Downtown Nashville, Estate of Grace, Family, Fruit and Berry Patch, Hope Resource Center, Knoxville Botanical Gardens, Lakeshore Park, Lifestyle, Maternity, Meads Quarry, Melton Hill Park, Newborn, Neyland Stadium, Norris Dam, Oakes Farm, Percy Warner Park, Personal, Sampson's Hollow, Seniors, Shelby Bottoms, Smoky Mountains, Spout Springs Vineyard, Steeplechase, University of the Cumberlands, UT Campus, UT Gardens, Volunteer Landing

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


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


Hope Resource Maternity Pictures I got to spend my Monday afternoon with some amazing women to have their Hope Resource Maternity photos taken at UT Gardens. It was freezing… and overcast which made it more freezing. But these ladies stuck it out and I’m so thankful. I only got to spend about 10 minutes with […]

Maternity, UT Gardens

UT Gardens Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Hope Resource Center


Sterchi Hills Park and Greenway When discussing location with Lauren, she said we are thinking a big field with tall grass! So I started hunting. One place a rely on a lot was mowed, there were a ton of places that were private property and fenced in, there was cades cove but that’s an hour’s drive one […]


Sterchi Hills Maternity || Knoxville TN Photographer


Meads Quarry I literally can’t get enough of this cute little family. I met Amanda a couple years ago at one of her friend’s wedding that I was photographing. She came up and introduced herself and told me that she was going to be hiring me for some portraits very soon! Even though I lived […]

Maternity, Meads Quarry

Meads Quarry Maternity Session || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Amanda + Jordan


Adair Park It seems like yesterday I was headed over to this family’s house to document their newborn. Flower crown in hand, car jam packed of all my newborn equipment, and my sweat clothes on. Click here if you want to see this precious baby 1 year ago! I got to see her again for her […]

Family, Maternity

Adair Park Family Portraits || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Devan + Kelci + Lillian + Hattie

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