Knoxville Wedding Photographer for the crazy In Love and Wild Spirits

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I'm so glad you've found your way to my site! After over 9 years as a professional Jacksonville photographer, I have learned one thing (okay, I've learned lot and lots of things, haha!) But the most important thing I've learned in this time is every love story is unique. No matter how many weddings and couples I photograph, two are never alike. The images I take capture the unique awesomeness that is the two of you. 

I love that my job allows me access to some of the most beautiful, emotion-filled moments of your life. As you look at your wedding photos, I want you to experience your love story all over again, no matter how many years later. I want it to conjure up the same feelings like it was yesterday. After all, your wedding day should be fun, relaxing, and literally magical - and I'm here to help make that happen. I want you to spend your day breathing in in every moment and having a ton of fun! 

hey there, I'm Elly

"Elly was an absolutely                                           wedding photographer. She did my engagement photos and wedding, and I could not be happier with the memories that she captured for us. My husband and I were nervous about being in front of the camera, but Elly was very professional and kept the whole experience fun!"


we'll create amazing memories while having a total blast together. let's do this.

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Knoxville Wedding Photographer

(with a love for travel!)

The majority of my work is spread throughout the east coast. I love love to travel! So if you're getting married in Knoxville, I'm there. Asheville - you got it! Florida, no problem! St. Thomas, uuhhh heck yes! 

Traveling and adventuring are truly part of my core. I have visited and worked all over the world, but my favorite destinations are National and State Parks. There is nothing like the ranges of Olympic National Park or the breathtaking views in Linville Gorge. Camping, hiking, exploring, it's a big part of who I am.

I started in this industry as a Jacksonville Wedding Photographer and Florida will always be an important part of me. When my family decided to make the beautiful state of Tennessee our home sweet home, I was literally ecstatic (like packing-our-boxes-that-very-day kind of happy). Photographing Knoxville Weddings has been the joy of a lifetime, and I am so thankful for every amazing experience and the experiences that have yet to come.

I am always up for weddings in Jacksonville, Savannah, Asheville or anywhere your vision takes you! My bags are packed and I am ready to go (I mean... not literally packed this very second... but gimme 20 minutes and I'm there!)

I love that this amazing job allows me to travel to amazing couples like you and be where your wedding vision leads you. Wherever your planning your big day, I am 110% there! Let's do this.

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Informative blogs, real wedding stories, and helpful wedding planning tips from Your Knoxville, Tennessee Wedding Photographer

Planning Tips From Local Knoxville Wedding Planner

Pros and Cons of a first look

Best of the Best Knoxville Wedding Venues

Finding the perfect venue doesn't have to be a difficult process, I am alllll about you having the best experience ever, so I have put together an amazing guide of the most amazing wedding venues in East Tennessee. As a Knoxville Wedding Photographer, I know quite a few amazing ones!

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I totally get it. Planning a once-in-a-lifetime event that you've never planned before is not for the faint of heart. Get started on the right foot with the amazing Q&A from a Knoxville Wedding pro planner.

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I'll be honest, first looks are a new tradition that I am super digging! Deciding to have a first look has a huge impact on your timeline, so it's important to decide early! If you're on the fence check out everything on the topic to decide if a first look is right for your wedding day. 

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Just wanted to pop by to give a big THANK YOU! Andrew and I have been sharing the blog with our close friends and family and love the way it turned out!!
After being soo stressed about choosing outfits and being afraid that we would be awkward in front of the camera I could not be more appreciative oh how fun and easy you made the experience!

Kelsey & Andrew

I could not be more appreciative oh how fun and                      you made the experience!


She was well worth the money and even more, she was just a very nice person.

We are extremely glad that we found her for our daughter’s wedding. She went over and above any expectation we had for such an important event in our lives.

Lexa & Tyson

Elly was                                                    with us for the entire wedding experience. 


I honestly can’t say enough about Elly. First of all, she is an absolutely remarkable photographer. She puts her heart and soul into this job! Can’t recommend her enough.
Secondly, she makes the process so easy. She’s very relatable and makes everyone laugh and feel at ease when she’s taking pictures.
Like I said, I’ll fly to Florida or wherever she is again to get pictures taken by her. She’s incredible.

Allie & Matt

I’ll fly to Florida or wherever she is again to get pictures taken by her. She’s                          


Brianne & Matt

wonderful at giving direction and 

We had the amazing pleasure of taking our engagement photos with Elly! We were both so nervous - we had never had professional photos taken together before, and she made it a breeze.

She is wonderful at giving direction in order to get great photos, and always had us laughing!

always had us laughing

She made this experience strss free

Caitlyn & Jonah

"Elly was nothing short of fantastic. My husband and I were cracking up, the entire time. She made this experience stress free and a lot of fun. I would recommend her 110/10!!"

and a lot of fun!

Natalie & Paul

I am                                                        these moments were captured

"Elly was so relaxed and confident. She made our family feel so at ease while taking our pictures. She really captured us being ourselves. 

I am so grateful these beautiful moments were captured. They are priceless!"

so grateful

Krista & Sergio

She went                                                                                to help make our day truly special

“I can’t begin to express how happy my husband and I were with our pictures. She went above and beyond to help make our day truly special and memorable. Our pictures are truly breathtaking and surpassed our expectations. Elly responds quickly to all communication and so easy to get along with. We were honored to have her be our photographer for our special day."

above and beyond

She went                                                                    to help make our day truly special


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