• I'm Andy Armstrong -- a Master portrait, wedding, commercial, and fine art photographer based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Welcome to my blog site. This is where you'll find out about what's going on in my life and see all my latest work (the blog part - scroll down and click through for older posts). And, you can use the 'site menu' at the top of any page to navigate the site and learn all about my services, as well as view some specific galleries of work. Just hover over the 'site menu' to see your options. Enjoy!

Fleshing out a new series


Over the past few days, I’ve been fleshing out a new process and a new series. Here’s a sneak peek at the series entitled “Blast”. Comments comments

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Pinterest is an incredible tool that you should stop using as a ‘Shot List’ for your photographer


Don’t get me wrong. I love Pinterest as much as the next hot-blooded American. It’s a great way to find inspiration and new ideas about all kinds of things, but as a photographer, I can’t think of anything more disheartening than a client who decides to use Pinterest to create a “Shot List” for our session. Used improperly, Pinterest hurts results, produces unrealistic expectations, and ultimately leads to disappointment. Ream more now…

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Meteorologist & TV Personality, Ella Dorsey


Last October, I had the pleasure of doing a promotional shoot with local meteorologist and TV personality, Ella Dorsey. Over a two-day period, we shot in the studio and on location and got some great results. You can find Ella Dorsey on WBIR Channel 10 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Here are my favorite images from our shoot.

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The Best of 2014


It was a great year with some great models. I am so thankful to everyone who took the time to stand in front of my camera this year, and I hope that next year is just as good. Here’s some of my favorites from 2014.

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Joy at Christmas – Knoxville, TN Portrait Photographer, Andy Armstrong


I’m not going to tell you how old Joy Pavlis is. That’d just be rude, but I can tell you that she wasn’t born yesterday (or probably the day before). What I can tell you is that she’s beautiful and was a pleasure to work with in my studio for corporate head shots and portraits. She loved the results and told me, “Before I came to you, I hadn’t had professional portraits made in probably 20 years. You made it so easy.” I just love that.

Here’s a little Joy at Christmas

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