Engagement, photography, Wedding

Creekside Engagement: Hugo + Laura

I've photographed a lot of engagement sessions and weddings and I've learned some things.  I've learned that all couples are different.  They have different ways they interact and levels of intimacy, affection, and playfulness.  THIS couple has a ton of natural chemistry.  The best way I can describe it is they are wrapped up in… Continue reading Creekside Engagement: Hugo + Laura

Engagement, photography, Wedding

Coffee, Cliffs, & Chacos in Chattanooga: Chad + Jordan

This hockey, chacos, coffee and dog loving couple made this beautiful Saturday even better!  Jordan, Chad, and the stunning Petra are the pawfect (ha!) little family to be.  How cool is that Jordan has a dog named Petra?  We started with coffee at the new Mean Mug coffee house on Chattanooga's north shore and then… Continue reading Coffee, Cliffs, & Chacos in Chattanooga: Chad + Jordan

Engagement, photography, Wedding

Snooper’s Rock Engagement: Aureleia + Colton

Aureleia and Colton told me that during their pre-marital counseling with their minister he talked about marriage being like a river.  He said that the river flows over the rocks and bumps and always keeps moving forward.  I thought that was such a beautiful metaphor and made this engagement session on Snooper's rock along the… Continue reading Snooper’s Rock Engagement: Aureleia + Colton

photography, Wedding

How To Avoid A Boring & Confusing Wedding Reception

You have had a long and emotional day and now you are ready to PARTY!  You want to celebrate your relationship and love with all your friends and family in a way that is amazing and true to who you are as a couple.  I talked with Keenan Daniels, The MillionDollaMan and incredibly popular event… Continue reading How To Avoid A Boring & Confusing Wedding Reception

photography, Wedding

Candlelight Ridge: Vendor Open House

If you are looking for the perfect venue for a woodsy, whimsical fairytale wedding I have found the perfect place for you! Sitting at the base of a mountain in a magical forest sits this wonderful event and wedding venue, Candlelight Ridge. The trees surround a gorgeous, tented pavilion with the cutest stone cottage you have… Continue reading Candlelight Ridge: Vendor Open House

photography, Wedding

The Gray Dove: Riley + Allie

Riley looked at Allie with intensity and tenderness. They were on the dance floor and as I followed them through my viewfinder I got chill bumps. There is no question he is the love of her life and she is the woman of his dreams. To watch them dance was fascinating and fun. Rarely do… Continue reading The Gray Dove: Riley + Allie

rainy wedding day in chattanooga
photography, Uncategorized, Wedding

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

photography, Uncategorized, Wedding

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

Chattanooga walnut street bridge wedding
photography, Uncategorized, Wedding

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

Bride and groom flowing veil with chapel
photography, Wedding

Howe Farms Apple Barn: Cody + Kelsey

Kelsey took a deep breath.   She looked out and saw her Dad, her hero, facing away from her and waiting to see her.  This is her wedding day and she was simply glowing.  Her Dad turned around and instantly tears welled up in his eyes.  Kelsey looked into those tear filled eyes and through her… Continue reading Howe Farms Apple Barn: Cody + Kelsey