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We love golden sunsets, real laughs, genuine love, fresh air, and the kind of clients that are way ahead of us when it comes to going on an adventure. If you're into photos that feel as real as you are, you want your memories made to last, and you'd like to make new friends in the process, keep scrolling, We can't wait to meet you. 

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There’s something incredibly special about two people in love crafting a wedding day that is unique to them. This wedding was one that truly felt like a big celebration and Kristen and Derek sure know how to throw a party! The creekside ceremony took place at the beautiful Sinking Creek Farm in Murfreesboro. As Kristen’s […]


Welcome back, everyone! I am so excited to share another beautiful engagement session with you! Roger and Brittany met up with me at Centennial Park in Nashville to capture this exciting step in their lives. This soon-to-be wedded couple will be getting married this October. I am so excited to photograph their big day! These two […]


Summer weather has finally hit! I’ve missed this warmer weather and am so glad to have a summer filled with capturing the biggest moments in your love stories. Last weekend, this gorgeous session took place and I am so excited to share it with you all! Harlinsdale Farms in Franklin was the perfect place John […]


Nothing like ringing in engagement season with a swoon-worthy riverside engagement session I drove down to Hiwassee River Weddings in Delano, TN. This place is where Arti and J.J. will be getting married this September! We had the best time enjoying the sunshine and celebrating their new life together. JJ told me all about how […]


I just love photographing weddings. There’s so much love in the air and the bride and groom spent so much time carefully planning all the details. It was not any different for Michael and Dorie’s beautiful spring wedding, either! The wedding was at Bethel Community Church, the reception was at Oaklands Mansion and was catered […]


Welcome back, lovely readers! I recently photographed Kenneth and Ciara at Barfield Park! This soon-to-be wedded couple will be getting married this September. I am so excited to photography their carnival-themed day! Future wedding details aside, let’s get to the present: Kenneth and Ciara’s session! These two are real naturals in front of the camera. […]


With the constantly changing Tennessee weather, spring time engagement shoots can be a guessing game, but this lakeside shoot was just perfect!  We headed up to Radnor Lake State Park over the weekend. The sun was shining, the breeze was blowing and these two were all smiles. Let’s all give it up for one of […]


We’ve gone ahead and given you some tips to ensure your day is stress free and flawless for your spring session. Listen up!  Spring has sprung! 1. Wear layers. Spring can be finicky in the sense that you can go from frigid to over heated in a matter of minutes. We suggest wearing layers — […]

Tips + Tricks

All of our wedding packages include two photographers – a main photographer, and a second shooter. A second shooter is an additional photographer who is there to cover the wedding day alongside the main. We always choose to have a second photographer for many reasons. The talented second photographers we work with each have a unique […]


Are you stressing out about your upcoming engagement session? Not sure if your fiancé is going to enjoy it or want to participate? Check out these tips for helping get him to cooperate: 1.    Make it worth his while. Motivate him in whatever way you think will make him want to participate in your session. […]