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Plans Change If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that anything can happen and we need to have back up plans to our back up plans. A few of my brides have had to make last minute changes, thanks to COVID. Micro weddings and elopements are becoming more common and I’m here for it. Knowing […]

Elopements, Wedding Planning

September 24, 2020

Micro Wedding vs Elopement

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Wedding day tips So often brides will look back on their wedding day and wish they would have done something differently. Usually what they would have changed isn’t the decor or guest list, but it’s little things that make all the difference! Whether that’s the photographer, cake, or first dance song, brides focus mainly on […]

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

September 23, 2020

Wedding day tips from real brides

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Pinterest Worthy Send Offs Sending off the bride and groom into the night of their wedding may be one of the most magical moments of the entire day. Even though we are all exhausted from the happy tears that came as they said their vows, stuffing our faces with appetizers and desserts, and of course […]

East Tennessee Weddings, Knoxville Wedding Photography, Uncategorized, Wedding Planning

September 14, 2020

Unique wedding send off ideas

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Micro weddings are the latest and greatest wedding trend to come out of COVID-19. Couples are opting for the big wedding experience, with the small intimate elopement feel. We call that a micro wedding. When planning a these smaller weddings couples are able to spend more time focusing on the big picture, while choosing 1-2 […]

Elopements, Wedding Planning

September 6, 2020

How to Plan Dream Micro Wedding

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Wedding trends are some of my favorite things to watch and look out for, and with winter coming, that means new wedding ideas and trends! Wedding planning is in full swing, especially with seasons beginning to change. Winter weddings are some of my favorites to shoot with all the snow, twinkly lights, and deep burgundy […]

Wedding Planning

September 4, 2020

2021 Winter Wedding Trends

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Caeli + Alex’s Outer Banks COVID Ceremony Like so many, 2020 has made a crazy turn of things for people’s lives, Caeli and Alex sure experienced this with their Outer Banks COVID Ceremony. One week before the wedding, some of their family members caught Corona, so we had a very secluded, very distanced ceremony to […]

Elopements, outer banks, Wedding Planning

August 24, 2020

Outer Banks Covid Ceremony

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David + Emery’s Big Sur Elopement First Looks COVID Can’t Stop Love When COVID 2020 hit, I felt like so did everybody else’s wedding plans (thank goodness that wouldn’t stop David and Emery’s Outer Banks, Big Sur elopement and first looks)!  It was so hard trying to figure out what to do for a big […]

Elopements, outer banks, Wedding Planning

August 21, 2020

Big Sur Elopement in Outer Banks

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Outer Banks First Looks + Alex & Caeli = Perfection First off, Outer Banks first looks are my new paradise. Second, this new wedding trend of doing fun first looks is amazing. Third, I absolutely fell in love with Caeli and Alex. They are seriously so fun and so excited about each other. My absolute […]

Elopements, outer banks, Wedding Planning

August 21, 2020

Outer Banks First Look | Caeli + Alex

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Boston Adventure Wedding | Alexander & Rachel Right before the craziness of 2020, I got a call from my friend Elizabeth. I had photographed her wedding a couple of years ago, and she was wondering about my availability for a date this summer. Turned out her brother would be getting married, and I would get […]

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

August 12, 2020

Boston Adventure Wedding

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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

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