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

Why You Need a First Look

Why You Need a Pre-Wedding First Look Call it a tradition, a superstition, or both. The bride and groom seeing each other before the wedding (pre-ceremony first look) used to be viewed as bad luck. This practice stems from WAY back in the day when marriages were arranged. Grooms were not allowed to see the […]


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Summer Garden Wedding at UT Gardens

Summer Rose Garden Wedding at UT Gardens in Knoxville Michaela & Charlie met at UT Gardens while they were both college students. Charlie almost walked right past his future wife without speaking because he was afraid he would make a fool of himself trying to talk to “the prettiest girl he’d even seen.” Awww!! Michaela […]


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Sunsphere Wedding

Sunsphere Wedding at World’s Fair Park Songhee + Jesse’s Sunsphere Wedding I love a Sunsphere wedding! There is something special about promising forever inside Knoxville’s most iconic landmark venue. Maybe it’s the 360 degree views of downtown or the beautiful light that streams in through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Or maybe it’s just the feeling of […]


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Engagement Session Tips

Engagement Session Tips She said yes. You have chosen a location for engagement photos and finally found the perfect outfits. Now it’s time to get in front of the camera. Does the thought make you cringe? Sweat? Break out in hives? RELAX.  Here are a few tips to ensure that you and your partner have […]


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What NOT to Wear for Engagement Photos

**  /\ This image is NOT an example of what NOT to wear!  /\  ** What NOT to Wear for your Engagement Photo Session If you haven’t noticed, this month I’m concentrating on engagement photo sessions and how to make yours successful and fun. Last week I shared 5 great locations within Knoxville & Knox […]


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5 Great Locations for Fall Engagement Photos in Knoxville

Yes, it’s still quite hot out. But fall is just around the corner and that means cooler weather, football, and the start of engagement season! It’s never too early to think about where you might want to have your engagement portraits. Knoxville and the surrounding area has so many picturesque parks, gardens, and urban nooks, […]


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All Saints Catholic Church Wedding

ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC CHURCH WEDDING in Knoxville, TN I really enjoyed Lauren and Brian’s sweet All Saints Catholic Church wedding. You never know who you’ll meet or when. I met Lauren while I was lying flat on a table probably crying in pain. She may or may not have been causing said pain. Such is […]


Smoky Mountain Destination Wedding

Smoky Mountain Destination Wedding at The Magnolia Event Venue in Pigeon Forge, TN A WEDDING IN THE CLOUDS Sherry and Bruce chose to marry in the clouds at The Magnolia’s mountaintop event venue. Hailing from Pennsylvania, the couple wanted a Smoky Mountain destination wedding where guests from all over the northeast could relax and have […]


Songhee + Jesse are getting married tomorrow!

Songhee & Jesse – Engagement Photo Session at Ijams Nature Center Songhee & Jesse are getting married tomorrow at the Sunsphere in downtown Knoxville’s World’s Fair Park. Congrats, you two – I’ll see ya in about 24 hours! And I’m super exited to work with some of the best wedding professionals on this one – […]


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