How to Edit Quickly and Deliver Wedding Galleries in 30 days

Every contract I sign has a guarantee.  I promise my clients they will see all their photos within 30 days AND have the ability to download them.  You might have noticed the average turnaround time for wedding photographers is 4- 8 weeks, sometimes longer.  How do I do this so quickly?  Am I a wizard?… Continue reading How to Edit Quickly and Deliver Wedding Galleries in 30 days


Lessons from A Divorced Wedding Photographer

Divorce.  That's not something you would expect the hear from a wedding photographer.  This blog should be sunshine and roses and nothing ever goes wrong in marriage right?  Nope.  That's not real.  That's not authentic and that's not my story. I want to tell you my story because I want to be honest.  My divorce… Continue reading Lessons from A Divorced Wedding Photographer


Tennessee Aquarium Engagement: Alex + Melissa

Penguins!  That was the word of the day for this engagement photo session.  Melissa and Alex were the lucky winners of my engagement session experience contest so we had to do something fun and different.  Melissa has a love of penguins so we headed to the Tennessee Aquarium!  I grew up going here on field… Continue reading Tennessee Aquarium Engagement: Alex + Melissa


Venue 208 Vow Renewal: Sherri + Jud

He pulled her close and whispered in her ear and she giggled with the enthusiasm and happiness of her 18 year old self. He looked at her like a soldier looked at home after a long time away with love, admiration, and longing. As they walked down the street of their hometown, Chatsworth, Georgia, Jud… Continue reading Venue 208 Vow Renewal: Sherri + Jud

rainy wedding day in chattanooga
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Waterhouse Pavilion: Chris + Heather

There wasn't a dry eye in the house.  As Heather walked down the aisle you could see the emotion in Chris's eyes, but if you looked slightly to the right and down you would see Heather's son losing it.  Her sweet boy was crying as he watched his beautiful Mom marry the love of her… Continue reading Waterhouse Pavilion: Chris + Heather

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Wedding: Splurge vs Save

There are SO MANY choices to make when you are planning a wedding. You have to pick vendors, then you have to pick packages and price ranges and then you often have to pick more details based on you budget and what they offer.   It’s crazy!  To make things harder, most of us don’t have… Continue reading Wedding: Splurge vs Save

christmas tree farm couple session

Merry Christmas!

Well, Thanksgiving is over and it's officially the Christmas season!  In the spirit of Christmas I wanted to share my favorite photos from my annual Christmas mini sessions!  I only do mini sessions one day a year because they are an all day affair, quite exhausting and it's often difficult to get a day spot… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

Chattanooga walnut street bridge wedding
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Bluff View Wedding: Carla + Scott

Sydney watched her father standing with Carla as the officiant was speaking.  I could tell from her face she was so happy for them.  It was chilly, but she was willing to brave the cold to be there close to her father and the man who raised her.  The officiant was speaking about how happy… Continue reading Bluff View Wedding: Carla + Scott