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It’s been a tough week and it’s only Tuesday. I have been a bit down lately – mommin’ ain’t easy, business ownin’ ain’t easy, doing it all with 2 kids out of school for summer ain’t easy! I opened my email yesterday to find that one of my images from a recent maternity session at […]


Terra + Jonathan – Capitol Theatre in Maryville, TN

Terra & Jonathan’s wedding at The Capitol Theatre in Maryville, Tennessee She had me at “teal.” I love every shade of blue-green, from aqua to turquoise to that dark, moody “Mystic Forest” color I painted my kitchen walls back in 2006. But teal is my absolute favorite color. It’s in my living room rug, on […]


Mandy + Neil – Destination Wedding at Moose Hollow Lodge in the Smokies

Mandy and Neil chose an intimate, family centered destination wedding at Moose Hollow Lodge in Pigeon Forge, TN. The Smoky Mountains lived up to their name with plenty of fog and yucky spring weather, but Simple Bliss Events had us covered (literally) with clear umbrellas – perfect for wedding photos in the rain! Mandy decided […]


Abby + Troy – Rustic Winter Wedding at Cactus Creek Barn

Abby and Troy’s Rustic Winter Wedding at Cactus Creek Barn in Dickson, TN When a diehard Seahawks fan falls in love with a diehard Cowboys fan, you can bet there is some tension a few Sundays every year. This Sunday in particular, though, was all love and smiles. Throughout the years, their paths tried over […]


Hannah + Chris – Rainy day wedding at The Plantation at Pigeon Mountain

Chris & Hannah’s Wedding at The Plantation at Pigeon Mountain in Lafayette, GA Hannah & Chris grew up around each other since Hannah was on his sister’s competitive gymnastics team, but they didn’t realize it until years later when they met again as adults. After 5 years of dating and a scary open heart surgery […]


Cara + Jonathan’s Fall Wedding – The Stables at Strawberry Creek

Cara + Jonathan’s Fall Wedding at The Stables at Strawberry Creek The Stables at Strawberry Creek is a stunning, rustic wedding and event venue situated on 55 rolling acres in East Knoxville. Finally, the fall colors arrived in full splendor here in Knoxville – just in time for my last November wedding with this lovely couple. […]


Sally & Whit’s Fall Wedding at Enchanted Valley Barn – Sevierville, TN

Sally and Whit’s Fall Wedding at Enchanted Valley Barn in Sevierville, TN It’s ok to ugly cry. I’ve been photographing weddings for 12 years and sometimes I still ugly cry. When the bride’s teenage son gets choked up as he opens his special gift from mom, a watch with “I love you all the time,” […]


Smoky Mountain Destination Wedding at The Magnolia

Ronda and Eric’s Smoky Mountain destination wedding at The Magnolia Wedding & Events Venue, Pigeon Forge, TN Ronda and Eric live just outside of Raleigh, NC, but chose a fall wedding in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee at The Magnolia. The Magnolia is literally on top of a mountain and the views are gorgeous. Add […]


Amber & Michael’s Wedding at Hollyfield Manor in Richmond, VA

Today I am excited to share Amber and Michael’s beautiful fall wedding at Hollyfield Manor. Hollyfield Manor is a stunning 18th century plantation home rich with history, 1,000 acres of farmland, barns, a 28 acre lake and a brand new reception facility just outside of Richmond, Virginia. It was the perfect venue for this sweet couple […]


Aimee + Montana’s Fall on the Farm Wedding at The Cedars at Carr Farm

I am so happy to share Aimee and Montana’s fall wedding at The Cedars at Carr Farm in Cedar Hill, TN. The Cedars at Carr Farm is a new wedding and special event venue just north of Nashville. Not only is the property itself picturesque, but the barn was built specifically with such events in mind. […]


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