At Garvey Photography, our goal is to provide our clients with distinctive portraiture that will provide a lifetime of enjoyment. Through planning, creativity, skill, and imagination, we strive to produce a work of art that best portrays our clients' families and loved ones.
At Studio 102, photographer Randy Frank draws on 30 years of experience to tell his clients' stories through elegant images. His shutterbugs adjust the state-of-the-art lighting systems they use for fashion shoots to flatter each sitter's face and body, working to bring out individual personalities and disguise disgruntled second heads. An on-staff makeup artist and magazine-level retouching services also aid their efforts to capture clients at their best.
Representing Tennessee on the governing council of the Professional Photographers of America, seasoned photographer Gary Woods backs his work with a 100% guarantee. Expertly capturing high-quality portraits of babies, families, high-school seniors, and slow-moving yetis, Gary takes time to learn about his subjects’ personalities, assisting with both clothing and location choices. During an Ultimate session, up to as many as 50 people get up to two hours of lens time at a location of their choice. Clients can choose from scenic, natural settings within a 75-mile radius of Sevierville, ranging from the Greenbrier River to the Cherokee Motor Nature Trail.
With a knack for understated hues, a sharp focus, and a vintage finish, Yana trains her camera lens on weddings and portraiture. She artfully navigates outdoor settings, harnessing natural light to the photo session’s benefit as she shoots family portraits among fall foliage and cobblestone walkways. To best represent her subjects, she coaxes natural-looking expressions and incorporates provocative props, such as vintage suitcases or a family’s prized classic car. She also applies her thoughtful vision to portraits of couples and children as well as fashion and modeling sessions, using her ability to turn subjects' bad side and good side into their good side and totally fabulous side.
Preacher and photographer Jim Eastin shares his passion for storytelling through Taking Better Photos classes and tours. During the Smokies tour, Jim teaches group members how to use their cameras to wordlessly tell stories about nature. Photographers practice shooting, and Jim gives them tips on how to make a compelling photograph. For those who prefer to tour at their own pace, Jim’s tours are available on audio CD. Alternatively, Jim’s library of instructional DVDs facilitate at-home learning and include titles such as Composition and Creativity, Photography at Night, and Photo Editing on Your Computer.
Photographer Genelda Myers lives with her family in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, a setting whose craggy beauty allows her to constantly practice her specialty: outdoor photography. Drawing on a college degree in photography and graphic design, Myers directs traditional yet relaxed shoots that capture subjects at ease amid scenic outdoor environs. The resulting images, which Genelda converts to print and digital forms, chronicle landmark moments ranging from a newlywed’s first kiss to a child’s first altercation with a garden hose.