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Candid Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Candid wedding photography is all about capturing natural and organic wedding moments as opposed to stylized and guided moments. Candid wedding photography is also known as wedding photojournalism or wedding documentary in some parts of the world such as England. In order to capture moments that are candid in nature, a variety of techniques are employed, such as remaining discreet, utilizing longer camera lenses and careful consideration of when to press the shutter button.

Choosing a candid wedding photographer

When you are looking to choose a candid wedding photographer, here are several things you should be on the lookout for and take into consideration during your search.

A portfolio that showcases candid wedding photography

The first thing you should look for when searching for a candid Knoxville wedding photographer is a portfolio that showcases candid wedding photography itself. Although not all images should be candid in nature, you should still be able to view photos that are unposed and natural in nature.

Organic & natural moments

Candid wedding photos to us are raw and organic and are captured as-is with no direction involved. It is up to us as wedding photographers to find the best angle.

No Direction

With candid wedding photos, no direction is involved. Moments happen naturally and are not staged. These wedding photos are meant to complement the storyline and to be additive. It is important to keep in mind that if you are looking for a wedding photographer that will provide you with direction and stylize you, a 100% candid wedding photographer probably isn’t the right choice for you. We recommend choosing a wedding photographer that provides a perfect mix of candid and stylized moments for you to enjoy.


Timing is critical to capturing candid moments. Focusing on what is unfolding in front and anticipating moments is the only way to capture a candid moment. An ideal candid Knoxville wedding photographer will be able to react very quickly and can anticipate moments before they actually happen. Our background is sports photography has given us the skills needed to capture split-second moments.

Location: Knoxville, TN.

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