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Occasionally I get to photograph entire families at engagement sessions.  I love it when families that are coming together participate in the “engagement” session.  I could I not include the whole family in these Big Soddy Gulf engagement photos!  When you have children, the marriage and relationship has to include the kids to work so […]

Big Soddy Gulf Engagement Photos: Allison + Chase

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I have had the pleasure of getting to know Ashley and Jacob over the last several months and they have become so special to me.  It was such a joy to see them finally get married!  The ceremony was beautiful and all the details came together perfectly.  Some of my favorite parts of the day […]

Tennessee Church Wedding: Ashley + Jacob

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You can tell a lot about a couple based on their bridal party.  Some parties are frankly, a big party.  Other bridal parties are there, but not super in tune with the gravity of the day.  Justin & Julianne’s friends and family were some of the kindest, warmest, and friendliest I’ve had the pleasure of […]

The Views at Sunset Ridge: Justin + Julianne

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If you are a bride looking for a unique take on the Boho trend you have come to the right place.  I was so honored to have been asked to be the photographer of this amazing event.  All of the designers and vendors involved truly created a live work of art. This shoot was an […]

The Vineyard at Howe Farms: Boho Wedding Inspiration

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It is completely impossible to be in a bad mood at Lookout Lavender on Lookout Mountain in Tennessee.  The summer heat falls away as you climb the mountain and the smell of the blooming lavender is enough to make anyone fall in love.  The only thing that could have made this evening better was a […]

Dreamy Field Engagement Photos: Matt + Bailey

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Last week I blogged about what questions to ask yourself when you look for a wedding photographer.  Today I want to educate you about what the industry standards are in Chattanooga.  There are a thousand ways to run a wedding industry business and everyone chooses to run their business in their own way.  That being […]

What to look for in your Wedding Photographer Contract

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Of all the Chattanooga wedding photographers, I’m so glad Dylan and Heather found and chose me.  This is the sweetest couple and I’m so glad we were able to observe social distancing while getting some amazing photos!  They are both still working on finishing their semesters in college. I can’t imagine how much more stressful […]

Chilhowee Engagement Photos at Sunset: Dylan + Heather

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Gross! Please just don’t, talking about money is tacky! That’s what a lot of people think when it comes to the dirty topic of money. It’s not fun to talk about, especially for people in the wedding industry. However, as someone with insight I felt some responsibility to answer the question I get a lot. […]

Why Are Weddings So Expensive?

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What could be more fun and romantic than engagement photos in the snow?  I had a blast with these two lucky ducks!  They came to Chattanooga on vacation and decided to make the best of an already awesome situation and have their engagement photos taken here.  How incredibly lucky was is that these two native […]

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Engagement Photos in the Snow: Emily + Dean

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I love a Tennessee River Place Wedding!  This venue is so different from any other place in town.  The views of the river and the gorge are amazing and the Spanish style house gives me all the european vibes I’ve been dreaming about!  The patio has, hands down, the best lighting in all of Chattanooga.  […]

Tennessee River Place Wedding & Styled Shoot with Real Couples

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Love Stories

Getting to shoot these high school sweethearts engagement pictures already had this photographer stocked for their wedding day.  

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Howe Farms

Highlands Chapel

Caty & Simon got married at her grandmother's private estate inside the Sandestin resort in Florida.  They fell in love chatting by the water so it only made since they say their vows here too.

Florida

Sandestin Resort

It's not every wedding that starts with a luxury car in a venue styled like a tuscan villa and ends with karaoke and fireworks!  This wedding was EPIC!

Howe Farms

The Woodlands