SPRING:Love is in Bloom!


The weather was absolutely BEAUTIFUL for this session last weekend with these glowing newlyweds! Congratulations to Marla and Chris, thanks for allowing me to capture a little piece of your happiness! Here are a few of my favorite shots, including the split household rivalry shot of UT vs. LSU! Football season shout prove to be interesting for them!


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Expecting Baby Jackson

Many years ago during dorm consolidation at Carson Newman College I met a fun, loud, full of life young girl that within days became my new roommate! Through the years I have had the opportunity to photograph she and he husband and last week I got to join in their excitement as they await the arrival of Jackson! Congratulations Tiffany and Dave! I can’t wait to meet baby Jackson!




Sweet Summertime Family

If any of you have been following my blog or know me personally, you know what a special place I have in my heart for children with special needs and their sweet families. Earlier this summer I had the privilege to meet The Tackett family. Many years ago they decided to go on a new adventure and they adopted two precious boys. Since then with the love and care provided them, they have flourished and are living happy full lives! I was so excited to be able to take their first ever family portrait! After several conversations with Angela and making sure that we had all of our bases covered to make both boys as comfortable as possible, we met at the park and the boys with their trains in hand, we set off to make some wonderful memories. I can not tell you what a blessing it was to photograph this sweet family! I left the park that day know that this is EXACTLY what I am supposed to be doing! Hope you enjoy these images from their session!

Playground Portraits

I now get the pleasure of introducing you all to a new friend of mine, Blakely. His mom and I go way back but this was my first time getting to meet Blakely and he was certainly ready to play when they arrived for their shoot. I told his mom that I just wanted to capture him having a good time, enjoying what he wanted to do, so that is what I did. I climbed on the playground equipment, peeked through little holes and waited at the bottom of the slide just to catch this precious little boy in all his happiness! Hope you enjoy these images, I certainly enjoyed taking them!