Rainy Spring Wedding at Dara’s Garden

Rainy Day Wedding at Dara's Garden

Rainy Spring Wedding at Dara’s Garden

It was a chilly day at this rainy spring wedding at Dara’s Garden, but you couldn’t tell by the warm smiles and happy tears from Rachel and Corey. Their love for each other was absolutely palpable at their melton hill engagement session, and I expected nothing less from them on their wedding day. But can you seriously blame them for their excitement or enthusiasm?! They were getting married to the loves of their lives, and we were so happy to catch all the special moments.

Special Moments

There were so many special moments on Rachel and Corey’s wedding at Dara’s Garden. We started the day off with a tender letter from Corey to his bride and followed it up with a serenade on the guitar. Tears fell from both of them as they saw each other for the first time at stairs landing at Dara’s Garden. Moving along to couple photos, these two couldn’t keep their smiles to themselves! They walked along the stone covered paths together, danced together, and embraced. We even got a great air pump from Corey!

Now, let’s not forget the first man in Rachel’s life: her father. Having a daughter of my own, I know how special a moment it can be between a father and his little girl. He was beaming when he saw her for the first time in her wedding dress; his little girl had grown up to become a lovely young woman. And in just a short time, he would walk her down the aisle to awaiting husband.

And can we hear it for a good ole traditional flower exit at the ceremony? We love sparkler exits, lavender exits, and bubble exits. But, a rose petal exit after the first kiss is seriously epic. And Corey and Rachel’s laughter can be heard through the photos!

Erin Morrison Photography

A big, huge congratulations to the new Mr. and Mrs! We were honored to be a part of your wedding day at Dara’s Garden and wish you all the absolute best! If you are interested in a photographer who captures the honest and real moments on your special day, then I am your girl. Every wedding is just as important as the next, and I take pride when couples choose me to document one of the most important days of their life. I work hard to capture all of the candid moments that paint the story of your day, from the first look between a bride and her father to simple kisses on the dance floor.

Feel free to check out my portfolio to get a sense of my photography style! If you think we’d be a great match, contact me for more information.

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Vendors:

| Second Shooter: Clint James Photography | Planner and Designer: Live Laugh Love Weddings |

| Floral: LB Floral | Cake: Sweet Beginnings by Elaine | DJ: Ogle Entertainment |

| MUA: Bangs and Blush | Hair: Jewely Marie |

| Dress: Modern Trousseau Nashville | Suit: Men’s Wearhouse |

| Catering: Rothchild’s Catering | Ceremony Music: Special Notes |

| Bartending: The Pour Guys | Fabric Drapering: Above The Rest |

| Photo Book: Kapture! |

Engagement Photos at Knoxville Botanical Garden

Engagement Photos Knoxville Botanical Gardens

Engagement Photos at the Knoxville Botanical Garden

Cassie and I may have the same spirit animal. I am not sure what it, but it’s an animal with a whole lot of sarcasm, sly jokes, and cheeky laughs. Meeting her and Miles at the Knoxville Botanical Garden solidified the fact that we were meant for each other. And Cassie and Miles were meant to be engaged and married.

The Knoxville Botanical Garden was literally the perfect place for their engagement photos. Just a few miles from the center of Knoxville, this engagement venue was filled with the blooms of the spring. Pops of white flowers contrasted perfectly with the cool, cloudy day, and the muted colors of Cassie and Miles outfits. Make sure you scroll down for the perfect blanket flip completed by Miles. He seriously makes engagement photos look easy! Heck! They both do!

Cassie and Miles are getting married in just a few weeks at The Standard Knoxville. I am super stoked to see this couple again and work with amazing vendors such as Angie from Absolute Wedding Perfection. I owe her a huge gratitude for putting this couple through to me! Best. Decision. Ever.

Knoxville Botanical Garden

Walking trails, display gardens, and unique and historic horticulture are just a few things that the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum provides.  Home of Knoxville’s Secret Garden, which bears some likeness to the hidden garden in “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett, who began her professional writing career when she lived in Knoxville.

The enchanting walking trails at the Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum saunter along secret garden pathways and alleys, and over two miles of stone walls and timeless buildings. Amid beautiful display gardens, every season is beautifully showcased. If you are interested in taking engagement photos around the whimsical round stone buildings and stone-sided greenhouses, please feel free to contact me! I would love to travel with you around this beautiful Knoxville estate.

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