Tripp + Julia’s Surprise Proposal During Their Photo Shoot In Pigeon Forge

Tripp and his family came to the Smoky Mountains for Thanksgiving. They always take a family photo around this time of the year for their Christmas Card. He called me and told me his plan to propose during the session. We originally planned on meeting at Greenbriar but since traffic was so bad, we had […]


Dan + Lisa | Sunrise Proposal | Gatlinburg Overlook Photographer

Dan had a sweet idea to propose to his girlfriend during sunrise. He wanted to go down New Found Gap Road and propose there. The morning of the proposal, the road is closed due to ice. We then go to plan B. I mentioned that Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook is beautiful on the Gatlinburg By-Pass. The […]


The Nettles Family | Hearthside Cabin | Sevierville, TN Photographer

This cute family rented a beautiful cabin up in Sevierville. They don’t get to spend much time together, but they loved spending a fun week catching up and spending quality time together. I went up to their cabin to capture some photos of them all together. I went up to their cabin to capture some […]


Manny + Mary | 35th Anniversary | Cades Cove Photographer

Manny and Mary have been married for 35 years. They love our Smoky Mountains! They love it so much that they bought a cabin in Wears Valley. They stay in it from time to time, but just sold it and wanted some photos of them with their home. Ryan stopped by to take their photos […]


Keith Proposes to Kaitlyn | Noah Bud Ogle Place | Gatlinburg TN Photographer

Keith contacted us a few weeks ago with the idea of photographing his proposal to Kaitlyn. He had a lot of ideas and locations but Noah Bud Ogle Place really stood out to him. It was a perfect day. The trees and leaves looked amazing! Kaitlyn was completely surprised and blown away! Thanks for trusting […]


Cody Proposes to Shelby | Anakeesta | Gatlinburg, TN Secret Photographer

Cody knew that he wanted to ask his girlfriend, Shelby, to marry him at the top of Anakeesta in Gatlinburg. It was already planned during their trip, and that helped to make the proposal even more of a surprise. The morning started out a little foggy but turned out clear for the proposal. Anakeesta is […]


Larry proposes to Crystal | Black Bear Falls | Secret Proposal Photographer

Larry couldn’t wait to ask his girlfriend to marry him. They planned a getaway to the Smoky Mountains with her parents. They stayed at a beautiful cabin in Black Bear Falls in Gatlinburg. He was so nervous about the proposal and wanted it to be perfect. Well, it was. He asked her to marry him […]


The Thompson Family | Cabin Photographer | Pigeon Forge, TN

This wonderful family hasn’t had any family photos together in a really long time. They thought there’s no better time or place to have pictures made than in the beautiful Smoky Mountains – especially in the fall with the leaves changing colors. When I arrived at their cabin, I was amazed at how pretty the […]


The Payne Family | Knoxville Botanical Gardens | Knoxville Photographer

I go to church with this wonderful family. I was so excited that Jen asked me to photograph her kids. We got together after church and headed out to Knoxville’s Botanical Gardens. I love this venue. It is so beautiful and one of my favorite spots to do a photo session. We ventured out in […]


Hailey’s Portraits in the Smoky Mountains | Gatlinburg Photographer

Hailey didn’t get senior portraits when she graduated so since I was taking her sister’s portraits, she knew she needed a few as well. Hailey loves nature and loved exploring the Motor Nature Trail. She cracked me up with finding all these amazing leaves and rocks. Their brother was patiently waiting so I grabbed a […]