The Quarry So there’s this new wedding venue in Knoxville called The Quarry. It’s a little over a year old since it officially launched as a Knoxville wedding venue and it’s very exclusive. By exclusive, I mean they treat their brides REALLY awesome and don’t let just anyone use the property. This means that their […]

Engagements, The Quarry

March 16, 2018

The Quarry Engagement || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Cassie & Stu


Studio work This little girl was born to love fresh florals. In case you didn’t know, she’s the daughter of the AMAZING Lesley Britt with LB Floral. I thought it was only fitting to include all my house plants in the first set of her 6 month studio pictures! When I say all my house […]

Amanda May Photos Studio, Family

Amanda May Photos Studio || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Lilly Rose 6 Months


Volunteer Landing Please tell me HOOOOOOW this sweet girl is already 9 months old?!?!?! Mom and dad were married the day before yesterday, her newborn pics were yesterday and her 6 month pictures were two hours before this session. Obviously I’m exaggerating, but seriously, that’s what it feels like. It is incredible getting to watch […]

Family, Volunteer Landing

Volunteer Landing || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Eylan is 9 months!


4 Months You always hear everyone say that when you have kids, time flies. In the blink of an eye they’re choosing colleges then getting married and before you know it, you’re a grandparent. But really… there is absolutely NO way to prepare yourself. Just like on wedding days, everyone will tell while you’re still […]

Amanda May Photos Studio, Family

Amanda May Photos Studio || Knoxville, TN Photographer || James Gilliam 4 Months


Concord Park Goodness. This family. I just love them to death. We met yesterday morning bright and early at Concord Park to take maternity pictures slash family pictures with beautiful sunrise light. The good part, is that there was sunshine present after we week of rainy cloudiness, the bad part was that it was pretty […]

Family, Maternity

Concord Park Maternity || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Moyer Family


WindRiver Wedding Maureen contacted me a couple months ago about photographing her second wedding to the same man. As I type that, I know what most of you are thinking because I know how society labels this kind of thing. But you guys. Maureen and Doug have a beautiful love story written by none other […]

Weddings, WindRiver

WindRiver Wedding || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Maureen & Doug


Intimate Wedding I’ve gotten the opportunity to shoot more small, intimate weddings this year than ever before. As much as I love the big huge weddings that start in the wee morning hours and dance the night away, my heart has a different place for these intimate weddings. The tiny little details, the untraditional wedding […]


Small Intimate Wedding || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Jennifer & Rocky


6 Months OLD!!!!! I made a connection with Ann in a really hilarious way that I just have to share. Ann was a bridesmaid in one of my September 2017 weddings. I arrived to the wedding before the girls started getting hair and makeup done and introduced myself to everyone. This group of girls was […]

Amanda May Photos Studio, Family

Studio 6 months || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Pryor Cole


Lifestyle Family Session There is this thing called Lifestyle Photography that a lot of people don’t really understand. Lifestyle photography is less about the poses and perfect smiles and more about the real, everyday interactions you have between each other in your own home. When a family books a lifestyle session with me, I ask […]

Family, Lifestyle

Lifestyle || Knoxville, TN Photography || Wood Family


2017 Favorite Weddings I don’t know if you remember last year at this time. But I was drowning. We had just purchased a SECOND house that we were flipping, I was 36 weeks pregnant, I was neck deep in editing that I hadn’t finished from December, trying to get all my taxes in order, finish […]

Holston Hills Country Club, Hunter Valley Farm, Jackson Terminal, Ramble Creek, Sampson's Hollow, Smithview Pavilion, The Standard, Weddings, WindRiver

Personal || Knoxville, TN Photographer || 2017 Favorite Weddings


2017 Favorite Engagements Man oh man. I have had so. much. fun. going back through all these engagement pictures and picking my 2017 Favorite Engagements. There were seriously SO many that I could hardly narrow it down. In my portraits I had 228 photos that I marked as my favorites from 2017. 2017 Favorite Portraits […]

Engagements, Personal

Personal || Knoxville, TN Photographer || 2017 Favorite Engagements


2017 Favorite Portraits 2017 brought so many amazing, exciting opportunities. I got to take some 2017 favorite portraits in the Smoky Mountains, at the Grand Tetons just outside of Jackson Hole, of a big sister meeting her baby brother for the very first time, over 14 newborn sessions, 2 proposals, in the snow, in the […]

Anniversary, Family, Lifestyle, Maternity, Newborn, Personal, Seniors

Personal || Knoxville, TN Photographer || 2017 Favorite Portraits


Jackson Hole and Grand Tetons Back in September, I had the opportunity to photograph a wedding at the base of the Grand Tetons just outside of Jackson Hole, WY. You can see that wedding here! We arrived a little early and stayed a little later and made a mini vacation out of it. So instead […]


Personal || Jackson Hole, WY || Grand Teton National Park


AMP Studio This past weekend I had the absolute pleasure of photographing little Hayes turning 1!!!! I met his mom and dad through a wedding that I shot back in the summer. When I showed up at the wedding, Taylor made me feel like we had been friends forever as we found so many things […]


AMP Studio || Knoxville, TN Photographer || Hayes turns ONE!


Ramble Creek Wedding I’ve watched other photographers post Ramble Creek Wedding photos and I’ve just ooh’d and aaah’d over them as I patiently waited for Mariah and Mitchell’s wedding to roll around. When it finally got here, I arrived an hour earlier than planned because I was so stinking excited to finally be getting to […]

Ramble Creek, Weddings

Ramble Creek Wedding || Athens, TN || Mariah & Mitchell

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