• Who’s This Randy Dude?

    Well, that's me! I'm from East TN, married to the lovely Laura, have way too many kids (two of which are Active Military), and we live in Knoxville.

    On the photography side I have the coolest photography studio in Knoxville (ok, maybe I am a bit biased), have won several awards, teach a variety of photography classes & workshops, love working with kids, high school seniors, and families, and shoot a lot of sports (bad habit #3). My images have been published worldwide, including on two Sports Illustrated covers and many other national and international magazines and newspapers. I have photographed everything from newborns to underground mines to some very awesome images of kids and high school seniors, and yeah it's a blast!

    My goal is to produce stunning images of my subjects using creative backgrounds, a great relationship with my subjects, dramatic lighting, and awesome posing. Thanks for stopping by!

    Click here for my sports photography site.

Katie’s Wedding Dress

Here are a few images of Katie’s Wedding Dress…

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  • kitchener waterloo photography - Cool processing Randy! I especially like the top one.


  • Bellafotografica - Beautiful photos Randy, the wedding dress is classically gorgeous :)


  • The Colorado Springs Photographer - OK, dress photos don’t usually impress me, but the top one with the violin flourishes is VERY cool! Well done.


  • Tracy Besek - Dearborn Photographer - Simply Beautiful. Your processing is top notch. I love the color in #2

  • oklahoma wedding photographers - You complimented the wedding dress in pic#2 well with your edits.Kudos!

  • Wedding Photographers in Tulsa - The wedding dress is simply awesome and I like your perspective in capturing it.

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Kyle’s Car

As soon as I saw Kyle’s car decorated with Postit Notes I had this in mind…

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  • Memphis Photographer - Wow, what a great idea. I’ve never seen a car decorated for the wedding with post its! And you were so creative with your shot for it.

  • Gerri E. Milkovie Photography - This looks great. I love the colors. What a fun idea too.

    Gerri Milkovie

  • Tammy Netherton - I love this Randy! How fun!

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Knoxville Nutcracker On Ice

Yesterday I had the chance to accompany Mr. Tom Geisler to the Ice Chalet to assist with covering a production of “Nutcracker On Ice“. Tom is THE Photography Instructor here in Knoxville and I owe a lot of my success to him. Shooting on the ice with ever changing lighting was pretty challenging, but I […]

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  • Tracy Besek - Dearborn Family Photographer - Beautiful images. The skaters look so graceful, and you can actually feel them moving here. Great job.

  • Colorado Springs Photographer - These are very nice images. I love the look you captured.

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Wedding Ring Heart Images

This is a “classic” wedding photography image that I have seen several times but had never attempted. So I had to give it a try…by changing the height of the lighting you can adjust the heart shadows…pretty cool stuff!

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  • Sudbury Wedding Photography - Well now, isn’t that a very creative idea. I have never seen something like that. Great stuff, I’m sure the couple will love it too.


  • scphotography - Great work!

  • peoria illinois photographer - What a clever idea! Great wedding images!

  • Dallas Senior Portraits - Oh, wow!! I’ve never seen this before! How unique and beautiful this is! Wonderful job on the lighting!


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