To the Class of 2020 Seniors – this too shall pass

Dearest Class of 2020 Seniors, This is a year unlike any I have witnessed. The world as we know it is changing, our lives are on lockdown, and the future seems uncertain, at least the immediate future. You may feel scared. You may feel left out. You may even feel like you got screwed by […]


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Karaoke, a Flying Veil, and Rocky Top

Sarah + Matt’s wedding at Scared Heart Cathedral & Sunsphere Blame it on Bonnaroo You can’t beat a love story that began at a music festival. As an avid music lover and self proclaimed concert freak, I love that Sarah and Matt met at Bonnaroo. After 4 years of dating, Matt proposed to Sarah after […]

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Sunsphere Wedding Open House

Sunsphere  Wedding Open House Did you get a little extra bling over the holidays? Meet some of Knoxville’s best wedding professionals tomorrow, Jan. 16th at the iconic Sunsphere! The 6th floor will be set up as a mock wedding ceremony and vendors will have tables set up to browse and chat about your wedding plans. […]

Wedding Planning & Shows

Sunsphere open house wedding show January 16, 2020

The Lodge at Brother’s Cove Wedding – April + Tyler

April and Tyler’s Wedding at The Lodge at Brother’s Cove Pigeon Forge Destination Wedding Here in east Tennessee, we have our share of scenic wedding/event venues and The Lodge at Brother’s Cove is no exception. The lodge itself is nestled among the majestic Smoky Mountains along with dozens of cabins so brides, grooms, and all […]

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Sunsphere Wedding – Ariane + Aaron

Ariane + Aaron’s Wedding at The Sunsphere The Sunsphere is one of my favorite event venues in Knoxville for many reasons. Not only is it our Scruffy little city’s most iconic landmark, but it’s centrally located, it has an amazing view of World’s Fair Park and downtown, and the event staff is top notch. So […]

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Sowa Hookman wedding photos at World's Fair Park in Knoxville, TN flying veil

Give the Gift of Memories. Black Friday Deals available NOW!

It’s almost time to shop till you drop! What better gift to give a loved one than the gift of photo memories? The last few years, I have shopped about 85% local for all of my holiday gift giving. Helping other small business owners in my community makes my heart smile – I encourage you […]


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Christmas Jammies Mini Sessions

Christmas Jammies Mini Sessions Y’all, it is indeed the most wonderful time of the year! Last year, I decorated the studio and let my daughters jump on the bed in their matching Christmas pajamas. They had a ball  just having fun and not having to pose and say “CHEESE,” over and over for mommy. It […]


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Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping

Tips for wedding dress shopping Things I learned as a bridal consultant Most people do not know that before I was a wedding photographer, I worked as a bridal consultant in a couple of bridal salons in the Nashville area. My job was to help brides select the the wedding gown of their dreams, as […]

Wedding Tips & Advice

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What’s in my Makeup Bag?

What’s in my Makeup Bag? *This post contains affiliate links for which I may receive compensation for purchases.* Since I started posting IGTV videos, I have gotten quite a few comments and messages asking what makeup I use. Honestly, I don’t wear a lot on most days, but there are a few products that I […]


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5 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

5 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner You’re engaged! Now what? It’s time to get into wedding mode. Where in the world do you start? What comes first – the venue or the dress? What if it rains? Where will everyone park? Relax. Your planner has got this. Here are 5 great reasons to hire […]


5 reasons to hire a wedding planner

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