Tearsheet – Paula Pell

The new Torchbearer magazine has been released and features my photos of comedy writer Paula Pell, including the cover. Paula was great to work with. She kept us entertained while doing whatever physically possible that I asked of her. Read more about her story on the magazine’s website. To see more out takes from this […]

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Tearsheet: Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort email blast

Like everyone else at this time of year, my inbox has been filled wtih email blast from my favorite businesses. While scrolling through and checking out all of the deals, the image above especially caught my attention. It was from a shoot at the begining of fall with The Spining Group at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa. […]

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Tearsheet : University of Tennessee

Higher education photography often requires making portraits of real people. Earlier in the year, I was hired by The University of Tennessee to do just that. They commissioned me to create environmental portraits of students and donors to be used as part of an advertising campaign within university publications. Here is how a couple of […]

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Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry

Of all the Nashville photographers, the School of Dentistry at Meharry Medical College called me to create the photographs for their end of the year report. The concept of their annual report was to be simple and real. My job was to capture the school’s motto “Worship of God Through Service to Mankind,” with lifestyle […]

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2014-2015 Impact Report | University of Tennessee Knoxville

One thing I love about being a Knoxville photographer is all of the great projects I get to contribute to locally. Last year I was asked to produce a set of portraits for The University of Tennessee Knoxville 2014-2015 Impact Report. When initially discussing the project, they mentioned their plan to mix photographs with artwork. […]

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University of Tennessee Foundation Knoxville: 2013-2014 Impact Report

Last year my client, Chandra, approached me to be the primary photographer for the University of Tennessee Foundation Knoxville: 2013-2014 Impact Report. I love working with her because she is always pushing to find a different angle for something that could be very simple. For this project, Chandra came up with the idea “Your Impact. […]

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Foundfolio Featured Photographer

One of the artist communities that I am involved with is FoundFolios. This group is a mix of photographers, artists, reps and many other creatives. Each month they collect submissions for a different subject matter. Last month the collection had to involve the term wet. I was ecstatic to see that an image I made while working […]

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Maryville College | President’s report

Last year I was commissioned to make portraits for Maryville College‘s President Report. The campus is such a pretty place with several different areas to use. Luckily, the art director already selected each of the locations for our subjects. From there it was up to me to work each of them into the best position for what the design of […]

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Greystone Lodge in Cityview

As an advertising photographer, I have worked with many different producers throughout the years. No one is better at crafting a story for their client than Jackie with The Spining Group. I believe this is due to her genuine passion for each of her clients and the product that they provide. Here is a two page ad for the Greystone Lodge that […]

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An open door

Normally my photography assignments involve people, whether it be an environmental portrait or lifestyle images. Last year I was approached about doing a different type of assignment for a planned giving piece from the University of Tennessee. The idea was to photograph doors around campus for a nostalgic postcard that looked like an art piece […]

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