Bridal Show, Bride, Engagement, Knoxville, Love, Photography, Uncategorized, Wedding, Wedding Photography

Free Engagement Session Finalists

I had so many amazing Brides at the Pink Bridal show that I just could not choose a winner for the Free Engagement/Bridal Session contest!  So this year I decided to leave that up to you, my readers, and the couples families and friends.  I have narrowed it down to three amazing couples and now its up to you to vote!  Vote for your favorite couple to win!  Voting will be open all week and on Friday I will announce the winner!  Don’t forget to share this post on Facebook to get more votes.  Good luck!

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Advice, Knoxville, Wedding Photography, Weddings

What do I do with my hands? Posing tips and How to Feel Comfortable

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I am a documentary style photographer.  I love to watch moments happen around me and capture them in their natural state.  However, being a wedding photographer also means giving gentle direction and helping clients to feel and look their best.  Most of us feel a little nervous about what to do in front of a camera, me included!  That’s why I am so often BEHIND the camera.  Put me in front and my hands creep up and weird faces start to emerge.  Today I’m going to touch on some basics of posing and how to feel comfortable in front of the camera on your wedding day.

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Advice, Art, Knoxville, Professionals, Weddings

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Professional Wedding Photographer

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Full Disclosure: If you haven’t noticed, I AM a Professional Wedding Photographer.  So this post is naturally a little biased.  However, Professional Wedding Photographers are more than just photographers for a Bride to Be.  We consult, we calm, we lend a hand, and we are involved in all the details.  That said, I see so many Brides go with a family member or friend for their wedding photography and it breaks my heart.  Not just because their pictures might not be great but because there is so much more to a true professional than just the pictures.

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Family Portraits, Knoxville, Mothers, Photography

Mother’s Day Mini Sessions

Mother's Day Mini Sessions

It’s not too late!  If you are still searching for a Mother’s Day gift I am still booking Mother’s Day Mini Sessions for Saturday, May 16th.  This would make a great gift for that special Mom in your life.  Email me today to hold your time slot!

Babies, Beauty, Children, Family Portraits, Knoxville, Life, Maternity, Personal, Photography, Portraits

Oh Baby Baby

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In case, I forgot to mention it…Speed Racer and I are pregnant!  We are having a baby and quite soon too I might add!  Our little one is set to make its debut February 3rd, 2015.  So between holidays and preparing for baby, the posts and updates may be few and far between.  I appreciate your patience during this time, especially all of my clients who have already shown me so much patience and love!  I cannot wait to share the next stage in our life with you as well as my photography career.  Here’s to the next adventure!

A special thinks also to Kayla with Kayla F Photography!  I cannot get over my amazing maternity session with her and adore each and every beautiful image she took!

 

Knoxville, Love, Photography, Uncategorized, Weddings

Catherine & Bryan’s Wedding

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The first weekend in November it was freakishly cold here in East Tennessee.  There was even snow in the mountains, which is unusual for this time of year.  Despite the cold, Catherine & Bryan got married at Dara’s Gardens and had one of the most beautiful fall weddings I have ever experienced.

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Babies, Children, Christmas, Family Portraits, Holidays, Knoxville, Photography, Portraits

2014 Holiday Mini Sessions









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For weeks and weeks you heard me talking about the Holiday Mini Sessions I was going to hold at Riverdale Elementary School.  Well the day finally arrived and it was such a wonderful, fun day!  I loved seeing all the cuties out in their holiday outfits as well as capturing so many fun family moments.







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