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Your Experience 

Take a look at what you can expect from me as your Knoxville Wedding Photographer, Smoky Mountain Elopement Photographer, or Photographer for your Gatlinburg Engagement Session 

Every love story is unique so I'll help you craft an experience that feels authentic to your relationship. Take a look at my process and the approach I take leading up to your session. 

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I get to know you & your love story

I know how difficult in can be to trust the person behind the camera to capture such important memories for you, that's why I want to take the time to build a relationship with you and earn your trust as well as your friendship. As we build our relationship before you step in front of the camera, it'll help me create images that truly honor who you are and represent the truest version of yourself. 

We can get coffee, facetime, go for a walk; or I can send you an online questionnaire. I know that anxiety is real, so I want to honor your needs as well as your comfort and meet you where you're at. 

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Location Guidance

The mountains, rivers, waterfalls, and trails of East Tennessee and The Great Smoky Mountains are where I call Home- and I can't wait to show you around! I've spent my free-time hiking, camping, kayaking, and photographing these areas so that I can offer you the dreamiest setting for your session! 

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Tips & Tricks

I've compiled all of the worthwhile information from years of photographing people into guides & blog posts to help you get the most out of your session. From family session tips, to engagement session ideas, styling guides, and tips for planning your wedding with your photos in mind- I've got you covered! 

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IT'S ADVENTURE TIME

The day we've both been waiting for is finally here and we get to create magic together. Whether we're sipping coffee on a river bank at sunrise, chasing the sunset through the mountains, or anything in between- it's gonna be a damn good time. 

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I get to work behind the scenes

I've compiled all of the worthwhile information from years of photographing people into guides & blog posts to help you get the most out of your session. From family session tips, to engagement session ideas, styling guides, and tips for planning your wedding with your photos in mind- I've got you covered! 

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Bring your memories to life

AKA PRINT YOUR DANG IMAGES (please lol). Don't let these images just live on your phone or computer forever. Fill the walls of your home or pages of an album with these images. I promise one day you'll be so happy you did. 

 

When you just need to visit that happy memory for a moment and you flip through your album, or sit in your favorite room surrounded by the smiles of those you love, it'll take you right back to this sweet, happy time. 

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Anniversaries, New Additions,
& Dog Photos

I'm the person who won't read the last chapter of a book or watching the final episode in a series because well, 

*I hate goodbyes* so, what does that mean for you? We're going to stay in touch, you'll send me pictures of your dogs, and down the road we'll add more memories to your story! Did anyone say, "anniversary photos??" ;)

My Style & Approach

As your photographer, my goal is to create genuine and authentic images that reflect the two of you.  I offer gentle guidance with prompts and poses then let the moments happen. Documenting your love story in a way that feels true to you, is so important to me. So I love taking the time to really see and understand the two of you and build your trust and comfort with me before you even step in front of the camera.

I like to think of myself as a visual storyteller creating timeless imagery filled with soul. I like to allow space for my couples to be themselves in front of the camera, but I will always offer guidance so you feel comfortable and can just focus on the emotions between the two of you and the love surrounding you. My editing style is film inspired and embodies the balance between delicate emotions and bold details. I believe in staying true to accurate skin tones and true colors so your images feel just like your memories (just with a little sprinkle of art and pizzazz!) 

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Meet Your Photographer

Hi, I'm Madi! 

I'm a photographer and adventurer based in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. 

Knoxville is where I call home but the mountains are where my soul comes alive. My husband and I eloped in March 2021 overlooking the Smokies. We have two Bluetick Hounds who are the best part of my day, everyday. When I'm not photographing love stories you can catch me on a trail exploring, in a hammock napping, on the back of our motorcycle, or in the sunshine with an iced dirty chai.   

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You have Q's?

Well I've got A's!

Read more about my most Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about my process, what to expect from me, and what your experience will look like.

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