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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

August 6, 2020

vineyard wedding

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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 […]

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

rainy marblegate farm engagement

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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

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Star Venues Wedding Courtni and Jacob had their small wedding at Jacob’s family home, and then, their big wedding at Star Venues in London, KY. The small wedding was exactly how Jacob envisioned it. Red and black with lots of roses and jeans. The big wedding was exactly what Courtni wanted with blush and blue […]

Stars Venue, Weddings

Star Venues || London, KY || Courtni & Jacob

Star Venues

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Treehouse Grove Styled Shoot There is a new venue in Gatlinburg, and oh. my. goodness. it’s so stinking cool. They are going to be specializing in small, intimate destination weddings, but as the name is alluding to, all of your guests can stay in treehouses while they are in town! When I arrived to shoot […]

Styled Shoot, Treehouse Grove, Weddings

Treehouse Grove Styled Shoot || Knoxville, TN Photographer

Bride on wooden bridge at Treehouse Grove styled shoot

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Castleton Farms Wedding Let’s do a quick bullet point summary of this Castleton Farms Wedding: Gorgeous. Beautiful. Stunning. Incredible. Yup…that about sums it up ha. For real, I am so thankful these two (and the state of TN) didn’t require their wedding to postpone because of COVID. This was the first big, full reception wedding […]

Castleton Farms, Weddings

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

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The White Rose at Hidden Meadows Farm Wedding This will be yet another blogpost about a wedding that had to massively change because of coronavirus. Sarah and Ryan originally planning their wedding at Shoreline Church and the Lighthouse. As you can see, it was at neither. Instead, it was at The White Rose at Hidden […]

The White Rose at Hidden Meadow Farm, Weddings

The White Rose at Hidden Meadows Farm || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Sarah & Ryan

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Cove Park Elopement A small gathering for their Cove Park elopement is just what these two needed to ride out the rest of this pandemic. They did some extra little fun things that made it even more special so I wanted to share some of those in case you too, are planning an elopement before […]

Elopement, Weddings

Cove Park Elopement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Eric & Erica

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Front Porch Elopement Katie and Rhett were scheduled to get married at The Press Room on May 23, 2020. Corona struck and they were postponed a couple months. It was stressful picking a day and lining up all of their vendors and having to do a Friday instead of a Saturday… and then the guidelines […]

Elopement, Weddings

Front Porch Elopement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Katie & Rhett

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Backyard Elopement May 16th was their original date. They had planned it all out, we went to Gatlinburg for their engagement photos, and it was set to roll with all their favorite people in Pine Mountain State Park. And then Corona happened. Like you’ve heard dozens of times already. Like you’ve experienced for yourself probably. […]

Elopement, Weddings

Backyard Elopement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Courtni & Jacob

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Dandridge Wedding This couple decided to go forward with their May 9th wedding despite the coronavirus. Of course they had to make a ton of changes in order to make that happen, one of them being a Dandridge wedding ceremony vs. a water stone quarry wedding. But I want to point out some silver linings […]

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Dandridge Wedding || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Lauren & Tucker

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Hunter Valley Elopement Lindsay and Kendrick were due to be married on June 5th this year. They have a lot of their friends traveling from out of town and they wanted all of those people to still be able to come. They decided to go ahead and do a small Hunter Valley elopement and reschedule […]

Elopement, Hunter Valley Farm, Weddings

Hunter Valley Elopement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Lindsay & Kendrick

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Shoreline Elopement There are so many brides having to change their wedding plans right now. To the normal person, it looks like two options: 1. Postpone everything and have the big party later or 2. Elope and have a super small gathering now. Really, there are so many more options than that. You can stream […]

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Shoreline Elopement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Holly & Randy

Couple in front of three crosses at their shoreline elopement

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Wedding Pandemic Options This is not a Wedding Planning 101 post I ever foresaw myself writing. I don’t think any of us expected there to be a whole season of weddings so drastically changed by a single event. Nonetheless, here we are. So what are your options? As I’m writing this, I know a lot […]

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Wedding Planning 101: Pandemic Options

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Sunset Castleton Engagement Mikia and Wes are getting married August 1st, 2020, at Castleton Farms, and that’s actually their original wedding date! 5 of the 7 August weddings I have are reschedules from April and May, but not these two. They just somehow knew August would be the golden month and snatched it up! The […]

Weddings

Sunset Castleton Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Mikia & Wes

couple sitting in a vineyard at sunset Castleton

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