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The Newly Weds | Cades Cove Photographer

Cades Cove is a wonderful place in the Great Smoky Mountains for portraits after a wedding. These two wed in another part of Tennessee and vacationed in the Smokies back in 2015. They wanted their portraits taken somewhere in the Smokies.

Since I have a CUA (commercial use authorization) permit from the National Park Service allowing me to photograph wedding and portraits within the Park boundaries, I suggested we go into Cades Cove for their portraits. They loved the idea!

Are you smiling for your portrait?


Sparks Lane in Cades Cove makes a beautiful backdrop for a portrait of this lovely couple!

Sparks Lane leading through the treesSparks Lane Love

The rustic feel of the old buildings in Cades Cove adds texture to these headshots.

Lovely portrait in Cades CovePortrait at Cable Mill

The Great Smoky Mountains behind you and love beside you…what more could a newly wed couple ask for?

Cades Cove - Great Smoky MountainsMissionary Baptish Church - Cades Cove

Thanks to both of you for trusting me to photograph your special time in Cades Cove!


Kathy Smith Photography, LLC, is permitted by the National Park Service to photograph portraits and weddings in the Great Smoky Mountains, including Cades Cove.  Kathy Smith is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) in Blount County TN through Professional Photographers of America (PPA).  Contact Kathy if you, too, would like to have your portrait session or wedding photographed in this beautiful place we call the Smoky Mountains.

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