Weddings

Cloudland Canyon Wedding: David & Sarah

The Rabbi was reading in Hebrew and I looked over and saw David's mother bring her hand to her face to hide her cry.  Then I looked over at David, the groom, and he was tearing up.  Another glance across the room and saw Sarah's mother reach for a tissue.  I don't speak Hebrew and… Continue reading Cloudland Canyon Wedding: David & Sarah

Weddings

River’s Edge Venue in Chattanooga: Brandon + Courtney

I walked in the door of River's Edge Venue with all my gear in tow and as soon as I saw Courtney I dropped everything.  We both burst into tears and hugged.  Actually, we squealed like little girls and then burst into tears and hugged.  A few bridesmaids even came to see what was wrong,… Continue reading River’s Edge Venue in Chattanooga: Brandon + Courtney

Weddings

Howe Farms Wedding: Chad + Haylei

"I love you, with no spaces" is all that Chad needed to say during their vows as he fought back tears to convey the love he has for Haylei.  There is no space for any doubt that Haylei and Chad have an intangible bond.  They have a spark, a connection that words can't really touch.… Continue reading Howe Farms Wedding: Chad + Haylei

Engagements

Signal Point Engagement: Nicole + Chase

This engagement session turned into such an adventure!  I think it really fit the personality and charm of this charismatic couple!  Nicole and Chase met through their close friends (who supplied the awesome customized wine bottle below) and I get why they hit it off.  They are both smart, fun, and have so much chemistry… Continue reading Signal Point Engagement: Nicole + Chase

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Engagements

Downtown Chattanooga Engagement: Brandon + Courtney

What a wonderful evening this was!  We have had what seems like years of rain and the sun opened up with some wonderful warmth for this engagement session.  Brandon and Courtney have been through ALOT  in the last 6 months or so and I can't think of two better people who deserved this perfect engagement… Continue reading Downtown Chattanooga Engagement: Brandon + Courtney

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Wedding Planning & Tips

Pose Like a Pro on Your Wedding Day (Or any other time!)

Dont Worry! Relax! I'll guide you! Your photographer should tell you what to do and use their expertise to make sure you feel comfortable while looking great!  But here are some tips! Ladies should shift their weight to the foot furtherest from the camera and shift their hips back.  This makes you hips look smaller… Continue reading Pose Like a Pro on Your Wedding Day (Or any other time!)

Engagements

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

Engagements

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

Engagements

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

Wedding Planning & Tips

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