Amanda and Alex were married in late December in the outskirts of Memphis. I met Amanda 4 years ago when I photographed her sister Rebecca's wedding, and always hoped that I'd one day get to photograph Amanda. About a year ago, I met Amanda and her mom at a local bridal show, and we reconnected. She is a fun loving, animated young women with an infectious smile, you can see why Alex was drawn to her. Together, they both have an incredibly warm approach to everyone that they meet. The wedding was held in a new event center in Arlington. Carahills offers a rustic and elegant country setting for couples who want a ceremony and reception in a romantic rural setting. I love winter weddings, and each winter wedding has it's own charm. Here are just a few of the photographs of their wedding that I selected for the local newspaper feature article that will be in Sundays Wedding Lifestyle section. Congratulations to Amanda and Alex!
An award winning professional photographer offering cutting edge photography for individuals and businesses. Michael has worked with grammy award winning recording artists, high end brides, celebrities, and everyday people. His style is unique, offering natural light photojournalistic styles to high end studio looks. His work appears in magazines and books, and he was recently named one of the Top 25 wedding photographers in Tennessee. Michael is a member of WPPI, PPA and more. Michael is based in Memphis and Nashville Tennessee and travels all across the South. He offers architectural photography, editorial for magazines, food styling, celebrity portraits, concert photography, cinematography for films, lighting for productions and more.
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Our principal photographer is Michael Allen. Michael is available for assignments year round at locations across the globe.
Michael's associate photographer is Tracy Leigh Welch. Tracy is an incredible photographer who has helped Michael on shoots across the South, and is available for assignments in the local Memphis area.
Our studio hairstylist and associate photographer is Janice Allen who owns Eston Salon based in Memphis. Janice offers editorial styling for our corporate shoots, editorial and modeling shoots, and is available for assignments in the local Memphis area.
Our makeup artist is Melissa Jadhav who offers several photographers her professional makeup services for photo shoots.
Our set designer is Morgan Armstrong, who owns MemphisModern.com and she helps Michael on shoots for food styling, wardrobe selection, hair and makeup and set design. She's well respected in the IDS interior design community in Memphis and helps facilitate the organization.