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 Knoxville Engagement Session| The White Barn At Cruze Farm Upon realizing that we would be moving to Knoxville, Tennessee, I quickly moved to know the best venues and locations to shoot engagement pictures. In addition to knowing the best locations, I needed the best representation of Southern couple’s love to capture.  Alivia and Caden were […]


July 1, 2020

The White Barn At Cruze Farm Engagement Session

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Gatlinburg Engagement Pictures Make for Perfection Kayla and I were fast friends when she first reached out. We talked ALL about her and Blake’s wedding day. They plan to elope tucked back in the grandeur of The Great Smoky Mountains. Kayla’s reasoning for eloping in the Smokies is the absolute cutest… her family’s memories are […]

East Tennessee Weddings, Elopements, Engagements, Gatlinburg Wedding Photography, Knoxville Wedding Photography, Uncategorized

June 30, 2020

Elegant Gatlinburg Engagement Session

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Eva & Logan’s Lost Dutchman Arizona Elopement Arizona is freaking beautiful I just got back from one of the most relaxing and creatively invigorating trips I’ve ever been on. I was blessed to be able to capture a beautiful elopement at Lost Dutchman – STUNNING.  I love being able to find couples that love each […]


June 14, 2020

Elvis Chapel Dream Arizona Elopement

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My dear Southern Brides! You’re planning your wedding in Chattanooga, and you need venue ideas to make your wedding day the DREAM you’ve been dreaming of since the day he proposed?We’ll don’t worry, I’ve got the top 5 wedding venues in Chattanooga to make wedding planning less stressful.

Here’s my list of venues you should totally check out for your big day! Whether you’re having a summer wedding and want to be outdoors, or a fall wedding and looking for a great place for some pictures of a lifetime, I’ve got you covered.

East Tennessee Weddings, Knoxville Wedding Photography, Wedding Planning

May 24, 2020

Best Wedding Venues in Chattanooga

chattanooga wedding venues | bride and groom laugh and kiss as the sun sets
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Planning a wedding can be hard. Planning a wedding during a pandemic can be completely overwhelming.
So I thought it’d be fun to give you a list of all the vendors I’m obsessed with in Chattanooga.
They’re going to give you an amazing experience and help you achieve everything you’re dreaming of.

Wedding Planning

May 15, 2020

Wedding Vendors Chattanooga Guide | Look For The Light

couple slow dancing at reception in chattanooga thanks to the amazing wedding vendors there
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Here’s a free wedding planning guide to make your day completely stress free!


May 14, 2020

Free Wedding Planning Guide

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I’m not even exaggerating—when it comes to backyard weddings, which are SO beautiful and sentimental…there is a MAJOR need for preparation, consideration and planning that must go into making this dream happen.

If you’re considering doing your wedding in a backyard, future Mrs., you ain’t gotta tell me twice: I absolutely support you.

But, because I am also your friend and I want to save you from unwanted wedding stress, I’ve created the ultimate guide with tips and tricks to make your backyard wedding an unforgettable experience (in a good way.)

East Tennessee Weddings

April 25, 2020

Backyard Wedding Guide

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I get asked one question all the time, “Celine, what should I wear for my session?” I usually have a couple of tips, but this time I’ve decided to show you examples of things that have worked and looked freaking beautiful when photographed. Whether that’s engagements, or family sessions, I’ve got you covered. I’ve done a blog post in the past about outfits for fall sessions but never for engagements. The same rules apply from this past article, but I’m going to add a few other tips.


April 18, 2020

What You Need To Know For Engagement Pictures

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My dear Southern Brides: you ladies are seriously so BLESSED to live in such a culturally rich part of the country with traditions and history that are so deeply rooted! I CAN’T WAIT to be a part of it! Seriously counting down the days until we move to Knoxville.

Of the many reasons Southern weddings are so unforgettable, the lively celebrations and romantic ceremonies are definitely what adds to the magic of being marred in a rustic barn in Knoxville or in the beaches of Myrtle Beach.

If you’re planning your Southern wedding and want to add some southern sparkle to make your day even more magical, I’m here to help! Here’s a list of my favorite Southern Wedding Traditions that are sure to make your wedding even more memorable for you and your guests!

East Tennessee Weddings

April 17, 2020

Southern Wedding Traditions Ideas

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Planning a wedding in one of the most beautiful parks in the nation is QUITE the adventure. Inviting all your family and friends to fly in and join you is going to make it even more fun!

As a photographer and videographer, I get the chance to photograph destination elopements and weddings all over, but this time I thought I’d create a guide with all my favorite places & people to work with for my brides who are planning weddings in the Smokys!


April 10, 2020

Plan Your Smoky Mountain Wedding: Best Wedding Vendors

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