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March 18, 2022

In what we consider to be the the crown jewel of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this perfect proposal at Cades Cove went off without a hitch, and we’re here to tell you how. Coming from out of town you may not know, there is no cell service in the national park, the traffic […]

January 28, 2022

It feels like we’ve become the “go-to proposal photographers” in the Smoky Mountains, but we don’t mind one bit! These sessions never get old. Nothing is more rewarding to us than being able to capture these special moments. We are so honored when we get chosen to be a part of these big moments, keep […]

January 27, 2022

Couple Photos In The Snow Smoky Mountain Photographers Gatlinburg Pigeon Forge

It has been snowing off and on in the Smoky Mountains lately; our photographers and clients are loving it! Here’s a note from one of our photographers on this snowy mountain session: I loved playing out in the New Years snow with these two newlyweds. Literally – playing! After telling me about their incredible wedding […]

January 13, 2022

Cades Cove Engagement Photos Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Brayden proposed to Abby several months ago while vacationing in Nashville, TN. They decided the Smoky Mountains was where they wanted to have their pictures taken and we are so happy they did! This session was dreamy in so many ways. We drove through Cade Coves in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, stopping at […]

December 14, 2021

Surprise Proposal In The Foothills Parkway Smoky Mountain Photographer

Tristen reached out with plans to propose to Taylor during their family vacation. She thought it was just a family session for the two of them and their little boy at Foothills Parkway. She was completely surprised, especially when the rest of their family came to the shoot!!! We LOVE shoots like this. What an […]

March 12, 2021

Engagement Photography In The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

James proposed to Nafisa while they were visiting her family in Louisiana. They had already planned to travel to the Smoky Mountains after the visit, so it only made sense to schedule an appointment for engagement photography in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Nafisa said she couldn’t miss the opportunity to have photos done […]

March 18, 2020

Gatlinburg Photographer

After nearly 5 years together, this couple just recently took their first vacation together.  We’re so happy they chose Gatlinburg for their first vacation destination and that they chose us as their Gatlinburg photographer! If you’re planning a vacation to the Smoky Mountains, we’d love to be your photographer, too!  Visit this page for pricing […]

February 19, 2020

Proposing In The Smokies

We’ve had the opportunity to work with this couple twice!  Jackson contacted us at Mountain Escape in December asking us to be there while he was proposing in the Smokies on New Year’s Eve.  Our photographer Sara Beth met Jackson and Brittani at Cades Cove for the special moment. A few weeks later, they vacationed […]

February 5, 2020

Smoky Mountain Proposal

Since Valentine’s Day is coming up, we figured this would be a great time to share another Smoky Mountain proposal session!  Jonathan and Shelby live in Florida, but came to Pigeon Forge for a vacation.  Shelby had no idea that Jonathan was planning to propose while they were visiting the Smoky Mountains. When Jonathan booked […]

January 21, 2020

Engagement Photos In Cades Cove

Where did you spend Christmas Eve?  We started the day in our favorite place, shooting engagement photos in Cades Cove with this wonderful couple!  No matter what time of the year you visit, we’re ready to meet you and spend some time with you in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Whether you are looking […]