Family Session – Normandy, TN

If you live in Middle Tennessee and haven’t yet traveled the back roads of Bedford County, do the right thing and pack some Lunchables™ for an afternoon drive. Your Instagram feed with thank you.

Here’s a rather great Normandy, TN (Bedford County) family who’s living the dream in a charming, restored 19th-century farm house.















Lincoln County, TN

I once again joined WPLN’s Blake Farmer on assignment, this time in Lincoln County, Tennessee, where we attempted to discover why it’s the home of the lowest unemployment rate in all of the state. The story and a few photos were featured today on

You can also check out a more extensive photo gallery with Blake’s original piece posted on WPLN last week.

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The Land of Memph and Honey

The Nobility played Memphis this weekend… it’s always a pleasure to visit that place. This time, it was an outdoor event for parents with children (required) with free unlimited beer refills for mom and dad.

Flyer artwork by fellow Nobility-er Sean Williams. Instagram by STEEFINJERKINS.

The Great Smoky Mountains

Amanda, myself and The Boy made a 48-hour getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park last week. Being that it was a vacation, I did very little photograph-making. However, there were a few:

As seen above: Amanda and the red stroller / the Forbidden Caverns / some wildlife / Clingman’s Dome Observation Tower / a mountain stream / a nature hike /  Tuckaleechee Caverns / myself with The Boy.

Infants wearing sunglasses always remind me of this cinematic gem.