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August 10, 2021

The Goodman family recently enjoyed their first Smoky Mountain vacation. They had previously only vacationed in Florida and had used our sister company, Shore Shooters Beach Photography, for vacation pictures on the beach. Amanda said she was so excited to find out that Mountain Escape was part of the same family! If you’re planning a […]

December 2, 2020

Maternity And Family Photography In Gatlinburg

It was a busy Thanksgiving week in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the surrounding communities! We are so thankful to all of you who booked with our Smoky Mountain photographers during your Thanksgiving vacation. Our photographer Sara met the Hoskins family a couple of days before Thanksgiving for maternity and family photography in […]

July 27, 2020

Gatlinburg Photography

When the Shanton family contacted us to book a Gatlinburg photography session, they asked for pictures of their boys playing to capture the stage of life they are in.  That is music to our ears!  We love the candid moments of a family having fun! Ready to book your Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Townsend, or Gatlinburg […]

March 16, 2020

Cades Cove Photography

One of our favorite photography locations, Cades Cove, was closed for a few weeks at the beginning of this year for road improvements.  But the great folks at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park were actually able to complete their work ahead of time and Cades Cove re-opened just in time for spring break! Of […]

February 14, 2020

Family Photography In Gatlinburg

Jay, Melinda, and their children spent Christmas week in the Smoky Mountains and contacted us for family photography in Gatlinburg while they were here.  Here are a few of their pictures. If you’re planning a vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains, we hope you’ll schedule with us for your family photography in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, […]

December 10, 2019

Maternity Photography Gatlinburg Family Photographers

Ashley, her husband, and their 9 year-old daughter traveled from Florida to the Great Smoky Mountains for Thanksgiving week.  Ashley said having the meadows and mountains in the background would be her “dream photo”, so this was the perfect opportunity for a family and maternity photography session! Ready to schedule your appointment with our Pigeon […]

December 4, 2019

Gatlinburg Photography

The Schupka family came to Gatlinburg to experience the fall colors and get an updated family photo with their children who recently turned 2 and 4. Our Gatlinburg photography team is ready to meet you at any time of the year because it’s always beautiful in the Smoky Mountains!  Visit this page for more information […]

November 20, 2019

Family Portraits At Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

Earlier this week, we had the opportunity to shoot another session at one of our favorite locations, Under Canvas  The early morning frost made this beautiful location even more magical! If you’re planning a visit to Under Canvas or anywhere else in the Great Smoky Mountains, we’d love to meet you!  Here’s a link to […]

November 17, 2019

Fall Colors In The Smoky Mountains

Late October through early November is the best time to see the fall colors in the Smoky Mountains.  Higher elevation areas in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are usually the first areas to see colorful leaves, with the lower elevation following a week or two later. Of course, we think any time is a […]