I am so thrilled that you are here! I am Tara Kneiser. I've been photographing weddings and portraits in the East Tennessee area since 2006. Please get comfy and spend some time browsing through my website. I've curated some of my favorite images from the past years to showcase for you. If you are moved by what you see, please don't be shy! Get in touch with me and let's create something wonderful together!



WEDDING April 6, 2020

Cody & Keri

A gorgeous, traditional Springtime wedding in Knoxville, Tennessee.

WEDDING December 31, 2019

Best of 2019: Weddings

EDITORIAL June 7, 2019

Maple Grove Estate


WEDDING March 10, 2019

Lauren & Joe

Joe & Lauren's weekend was pretty much perfect. Their wedding day was full of those wonderful little moments that make your heart flutter, and know they're meant to be.

WEDDING February 12, 2019

Amelia & Blake

Bringing Amelia's home of Hawaii to Blake's home of East Tennessee made for a perfect match for a September wedding at RT Lodge.

WEDDING January 6, 2019

Kendall & Joe

Joe & Kendall's Fall Wedding at WindRiver really was perfect. The colors, the weather, and most importantly, the incredible attitudes made everything simply perfect.

WEDDING January 1, 2019

Best of 2018: Weddings & Engagements

The end of the year blog post is always the hardest thing for me to do, but one of my favorites as I get to relive my adventures from the previous year. Weddings really are adventures, simply bec...

WEDDING December 19, 2018

Gretchen & Nathan

Gretchen & Nathan eloped in their back yard on Saturday, and then met me for an early morning hike on Sunday. We hiked in 38 degree temps and freezing water to one of Tennessee's most beautiful waterfalls, and it was totally worth it.

WEDDING December 8, 2018

Candace & Jillian

Congratulations to Candace & Jillian! They were married on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in September at the Quarry Venue in Knoxville with all star vendors such as Rose Moss Designs, Ogle Entertainment, Magpies, Good Golly Tamale and Chelsea's.

WEDDING November 14, 2018

Brittany & Kyle