Posts in Portraits
Reagan's Sweet 16 in Downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee May 2019

Back in Fall of 2018 I took pictures of the Carter family. This year I got to take pictures of Reagan for her Sweet 16. She is SUCH a sweet girl, this session was a breeze. We meandered around Downtown Chattanooga on Market Street near the Chattanooga Choo Choo and the alley behind some shops. Southside in Downtown is always so much fun.

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Terry and Hope in Midday Downtown Chattanooga, TN Couples Session

Terry booked his experience as a surprise for his wife Hope. They were traveling to Chattanooga in May as a weekend getaway. After having their pictures made, they were headed to stay in a streamline rv in Ooltewah on a working farm. I don’t know about you but to me, this sounds like a wonderful weekend!

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Foley Family Summer Carnival Session May 2019 in Dunlap, TN

Jessica and Aaron and their two sweet babies Brantley and Addison wanted a carnival session. We had one scheduled for the National Cornbread Festival and poor Brantley was diagnosed with the FLU a day before!! Fortunately, there was another carnival coming close by to Valley Fest in Dunlap, TN. We were able to reschedule. Brantley had a blast riding rides! Addison wasn’t too happy because there was only one ride they would let her on, but towards the end we got her some cotton candy and she was in heaven!

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Collier Extended Family Session April 2019 in Jasper, Tennessee

One day in April Katie contacted me to schedule a family session for her entire extended family. She and her husband and daughter, her sister, and two nephews, and her brother were coming in from Colorado and Wyoming. She wanted all of their pictures made with their mother, Pam and their grandmother. Let me tell you, this was a wonderful experience for me. A truly warm and loving family and I am grateful to have met them all! And Katie posted an awesome review that I am going to share below:

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Howard Children Spring 2019 in Jasper, Tennessee

Debbi and I have been friends since high school. And ever since she started her family I have been capturing their milestones. I cannot believe how big her children have gotten this year. Darien is so tall, Ronan is less of a baby and more of a child, and just look at how big Felicity is. They are the sweetest and I love when I get to catch up with them!

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Jones Family Spring Session in Kimball, TN April 2019

Bridget, Lotchia and Karsten came to see me on a beautiful, warm Spring day. We spent some time at the park, we played and we laughed. Karsten had a blast chasing the ducks and throwing grass into the pond. Such a wonderfully sweet family.

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Erica and Lennon Family Carnival Session at The National Cornbread Festival

Erica and Lennon are just pure fun. I always have a blast photographing them. And I really respect and admire Erica, I have always held a soft spot for single mothers. Lennon is an incredible kid, he’s smart, and funny and very talented, and all of that is a testament to Erica.

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Hannah Senior RHMS 2019 Senior in South Pittsburg, TN

It’s always so weird to take senior portraits when it’s a child you’ve known for a long time! Hannah has become such a beautiful young woman. She’s kind and sweet and funny too. We took the first half of her senior portraits at Richard Hardy High School, and the second half we took on Main Street in Downtown South Pittsburg.

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Trip & Gavin Celebrate Trip's First Birthday in Jasper, TN April 2019

Sherie contacted me to book a session for Trip’s cake smash. She settled on a whole Cookie Monster theme and it was adorable! She Nicole Beecken make his cake. Big brother Gavin was in on it too. They both got hyped up on a lot of sugar and we partied on the square!

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Haley Engel's Spring Family Limited Edition Session in Jasper, TN

Haley reached out to me wanting to schedule a family session for Spring. Her, Terence, Jake and Zeke came to see me on a cold day in March, but from their smiles, you’d never know how cold it was.

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Jasper Baseball Team Print Packages in Jasper, TN

How cute are these little guys! I had fun taking the team pictures for them. I prefer classic poses and print packages for team pictures. If you’re interested in me photographing your team, contact me and we can set it up.

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Caldwell Family Spring Sunset Portrait Session in Jasper, TN

Crystal brings her boys to see me a few times a year, and every time I try and talk her into having family portraits made. I tell her it’s her turn to step in front of the camera. FINALLY she booked me for a family session. Her and Josh and the boys, Will and Coleman. And we did back to back sessions, their family, then her two boys and her nephews.

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Jonathan Senior Session at the Tennessee River in Jasper, TN

Jonathan’s mother D’Anne booked this session and had a very unique set of ideas to make sure his Senior Portraits stood out from the crowd. It all came together perfectly and I’m pretty sure even Jonathan had a good time. He brought his cap & gown, his truck, his puppy and his gun.

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Perry Family Session at Sewanee, TN in March

When we were very little Cameron and I used to go to church together at Jasper First Baptist. Now, as an adult, Cameron is married to Michael and together they have a son named Camdan. Cameron wanted their session at her alma mater, The University of the South at Sewanee, TN. This session was easy and so much fun. Early Spring is beautiful in Sewanee, if you’ve not been, you should go. The buttercups bloom and the entire campus comes alive.

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Sherrie and John's Engagement Session in Sewanee, TN

Sherrie and John asked to have their engagement portraits taken in Sewanee, TN. I love shooting at the University of the South. It’s romantic and whimsical and really feels like you’re at a castle. And these two are perfectly in love.

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Alexandria and Brent Engagement Session in Jasper, TN

I had never met these two before. Alexandria reached out to me after finding my work online to book me for her and Brent’s engagement pictures. I am so glad that she did. They are both so sweet and were easy as pie to work with. But most importantly, they are truly in love. They fell into natural poses and held each other close.

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Destiny Limited Edition Senior Session in Jasper, TN

Destiny’s mother and I went to high school together. Destiny is fun and carefree. She wasn’t neccesarily too excited about Senior Portraits but she was willing to have them made for her mom. She wanted something different and brought smoke bombs to her session! So much fun!!

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Olivia Layne Lifestyle Session in Sewanee, TN

This session with Olivia is definitely different than my usual sessions. You see Olivia was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, was treated for it, and subsequently beat it. Her positive outlook and strength were an inspiration to so many. We did this session as a way of expressing her freedom. Below I am going to attach a her story that she wrote:

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