The Mill & Mine Wedding Lindsay and Kendrick are really pretty incredible. I knew at the very first meeting I had with them how similar of personalities we have. It was a little scary, actually, how much we have in common.  Fast forward to shooting their engagement session this past spring (which you can revisit […]

The Mill & Mine, Weddings

The Mill & Mine Wedding || Knoxville, TN || Lindsay & Kendrick

September 10, 2020

bridesmaids in black dress at the mill & mine


A Wedding at The Press Room This Press Room wedding day was a little unique. These two were supposed to get married in May. I was already booked on their wedding date so they hired one of my associates (Leah Nicole Photo). Then, COVID hit, and they had to reschedule to July like many of […]

The Press Room, Weddings

The Press Room Wedding || Knoxville, TN || Katie & Rhett

newlywed portraits


Home Newborn with Archie I got to go to the Watson household to photograph Archie’s in home newborn session. It was an absolute honor to be welcomed into their home during such an uncertain time. People ask me all the time how I’m handling COVID. Well, I will say this. We are cautious here in […]


Home Newborn || Knoxville, TN || Archie Watson

smiling baby at home newborn


Downtown Urban Engagement Session You’ve heard me say this before, but I’m going to say it again. When I shoot in the same spot a lot (places like Knoxville Botanical Gardens, UT Gardens, Castleton Farms, The Press Room, and definitely Downtown Knoxville) my goal is to deliver a unique product to each of my clients. […]


Downtown Knoxville Urban Engagement || Knoxville, TN || Christina & David

couple in front of sunsphere at downtown urban engagement


Owen Rechel Newborn at The Studio at Fountain City The relationship that I have with the Rechels is incredible. I probably write about this on every single one of their blog posts. but every time I think about it, it’s just incredible so I’m sharing it again for all the new readers. Max, or daddy […]

Family, Newborn, The Studio at Fountain City

The Studio at Fountain City || Knoxville, TN || Owen Rechel Newborn

baby on blue patterned rug


Hunter Valley Farm Wedding Ashley and Stephen are from a little town in Virginia that is 3 hours away from Knoxville. They found Hunter Valley Farm online, and after one visit, they knew it was the place for them! Couples from out of town that don’t have a lot of time to plan a destination […]


Hunter Valley Farm || Knoxville, TN || Ashley & Stephen

couple on a beach at hunter valley farm wedding


CJ’s Off the Square Wedding You guys, I have checked off another goal wedding venue. I have wanted to shoot a CJ’s Off the Square wedding for SO long. It is one of those venues that was in Nashville before it became cool to be in Nashville. A Nashville original, if you will. The month […]


CJ’s Off the Square || Nashville, TN || Mariah & Slade

CJ's Off the Square wedding


Hunter Valley Farm Engagement Okay, first of all, did you know you could have Hunter Valley Farm engagement photos done even if you’re not getting married there? And not just engagement, you can rent the property hourly for any portraits! This includes engagement photos, anniversary photos, family photos, baby photos, maternity photos…pretty much anything you […]


Hunter Valley Farm Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Meghan & Ryan


6 Month Portraits at The Studio at Fountain City Oh. My. Goodness. Be still my heart. This little man is just ADORABLE and taking his 6 month portraits was so much fun. I cannot believe he is already 6 months, first of all. It seems like yesterday I was taking Brie’s maternity pictures with Adam […]

The Studio at Fountain City

6 Month Portraits || The Studio at Fountain City || Marshall Guinn


Rough Hewn Farm Wedding Many of you know that Dustin is from Somerset, KY. Most of his extended family still lives there, but the others are kind of spread out everywhere. This weekend, however, they all came together at Rough Hewn Farm in Hanson, Kentucky, to watch one of the cousins get married. Almost every […]


Rough Hewn Farm || Hanson, KY || Jordan & Kendall


Maypop Fields Family Session This season of Coronavirus has really opened the doors for me to shoot more portrait sessions than I normally would this time of year. All of the rescheduled weddings have freed up some time, and last week, I got to photograph a Maypop Fields family session for a visiting group from […]

Family, Maypop Fields

Maypop Fields Family Session|| Knoxville, TN Photographer || Antil Family

maypop fields family


Vineyard Wedding at Castleton Mikia and Wes chose their August 1st wedding date from the beginning. When all of my April and May weddings rescheduled to August dates, August 1st was already reserved for Mikia and Wes’s vineyard wedding at Castleton Farms. When I met up with them to do their engagement photos, I asked […]

Castleton Farms, Weddings

Vineyard Wedding at Castleton || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Mikia & Wes

vineyard wedding


Rainy Marblegate Farm Engagement The beginning of this rainy Marblegate Farm engagement session kicked off with some thundering in the distance and a light sprinkle. The awesome part is Koree and Connor were so flexible as we obsessively watched the weather to make sure it would be a pretty evening. It was a gorgeous all […]


Rainy Marblegate Farm Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Koree & Connor

rainy marblegate farm engagement


Rainy Wedding at Hunter Valley Farm The week before the wedding, Whitney reached out to me, and said, “I’m so worried it’s going to rain.” I didn’t even have to look at the forecast to reassure Whitney that even if it does rain, she’s at one of the BEST venues to handle it. I love […]

Hunter Valley Farm, Weddings

Rainy Wedding at Hunter Valley || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Whitney & Jordan

rainy wedding at hunter valley farm


In Home Newborn Every single time Hazel wakes up in the middle of the night, I curse a little, and then, I swear off any more children in our future. It would be one thing if she couldn’t sleep through the night yet. For example, if she were an infant still. But she can, and […]

Lifestyle, Newborn

In Home Newborn || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Penelope Schwartz

baby girl at home newborn

Knoxville, TN wedding photographer

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