Rockin it “All Night Long”

This was the 2nd year that Noelle Bell Photography had the opportunity to capture portraits at Holston Middle School’s 8th grade dance.   Regina Harold has been a joy to work with these past few years and the love these teachers that attend have for the students there at the school is very evident.  This year I had some time to capture some images of the fun the kids had on the dance floor.  Here are some images from that.

And not only did the students have fun, but they brought out the old school music – aka – the music from the 70’s and the ’80’s.  This was the music I grew up to!  So when there were only a few kids left, the DJ played the YMCA and the teachers got out on the floor.

This was a fun event and I look forward to all the fun we’ll have next year with a new set of 8th graders.

If you have a teen just finishing middle school and you would like a nice updated portrait of them, contact Noelle Bell Photography today and we’ll schedule a special teen session. Or go to this link and book your session today!

Teen Shoot: Knoxville Botanical Garden

The Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum is full of gorgeous areas to shoot. It was the perfect place for Noelle Bell Photography to take our teen models. The four girls met my assistant and I there and we spent the first little bit walking around and taking practice pictures so the girls could get comfortable. Modeling can seem awkward at first, but after breaking the ice it is a blast for the models and myself. Cassie and her friends stepped out of the box and gave me many wonderful pictures that were breath taking.

Each girl was so sweet and brought their own personality to the photos. It was such a fun photo shoot and I cannot wait to see what else they have in store for me. More shoots with these girls to come in the future.

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Chase Kuerschan

Noelle Bell Photography had a great time capturing Chase’s senior portraits. The day of the shoot my client called with a last minute location change, and Hunter Valley Farms was perfect. We had to work around the setup of a wedding, but the rich, dark wood of the barn’s interior was perfect and leant a very masculine feel to the images.  Outside the gritty ironwork of a few outdoor pieces gave us a nice backgrounds for shooting a senior guy as well.

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His mom wanted some portraits of him on the field at Catholic High School where he spent 4 years on the football team.  He also captured the high honor of being runner up for Mr. Football for the Knoxville area with some of his teammates this past fall.

We captured a few more images of Chase in his Catholic High School polo as well. The green looked really nice on him. Chase will be taking his skills to Tulane University the “Green Wave” this summer where he signed for their football program.  The green is here to stay.

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What would you like to see for your senior portraits? Do you have unique location you want to shoot in? If you can’t envision your portraits, lets collaborate and come up with the perfect location and set that will make your senior pictures stand out from everyone else! We have 1 slot available for June, so if you want to beat the heat, book your session today at Noelle Bell Photography.

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is a cause I stand behind.

The last month and a half, my home church Fellowship Church has partnered once again with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity to build LaQuisha a home.  It has been a fun the four days that I was able to be a part of the build.  I’m looking forward to seeing it come to completion in a few weeks at the dedication.

The first day is always so much fun for me as the you get to swing the hammer, work out muscles you don’t use every day, and slowly watch the walls take shape. It was also fun as it may have been about 8 years since I worked regularly with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, but it just happened that Tony was the house leader for this build. Tony and I worked together quite a bit in the past and it was a lot of fun to work with him again. Another Yankee and a great Italian…a great combination!

I missed getting a picture of the house framing, but here’s a picture of the house after the sheathing on the roof went up. I joined the Tuesday crew to help with this as this did not get that done on the first day.

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The following week was time for the ROOF!  My favorite part, and what I used to help lead when I was volunteering more regularly.  We had a great crew and we got the shingles up in no time and the day ended sooner than expected as the crew below us framed the interior walls.

Last Saturday I was there with a crew to paint. We had a wonderful crew, a nice temperature outside, and I think it’s the fastest I’ve ever seen a crew work.  We didn’t start till after 8:15am and I was home by 11:00am.  I did remember to get a picture of the crew finally this time, so here are a bunch of shots of the work and one final one of the crew.  These guys and gals were so much fun to work with. I even met another photographer who goes to my church, but she’s on the dark side….she shoots Canon!  😉

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I am looking forward to seeing this house complete and attending the dedication. I hope that many years of happiness and love will be spent in this home.

If you want to join a great cause, be sure to donate a Saturday or two of your time to working with the Knoxville Habitat for Humanity. It’s amazing how much the joy in serving will bless not only the homeowner, but you as well.

Some nights should last forever

What a pleasure it was for Noelle Bell Photography to capture some of Lenoir City’s couples as they were about to head to their junior and senior prom. We took pictures at Tellico Village Yacht Club behind the building, right on the water! It turned out to be a gorgeous day even though it was a bit hot. The couples kept trickling in and it turned out to be a beautiful group of couples.

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The girls were beautiful on the inside and out and the dresses they girl chose were phenomenal. They had so much fun posing with the group, their dates and by themselves.  The weeping willow tree along the walkway was the perfect location in the heat of the day so that was where most of the couple and individual pictures were captured. It also made for a stunning backdrop.

 

It was also a great opportunity to photograph my assistant Taylor. Since I had already photographed Taylor’s senior portraits, she knew how everything was going to roll. Here are some of my favorites of her and her date.

Contact Noelle Bell Photography today and let us customize your 2018 senior session and you can schedule your prom pictures as well. Tell us where you want to go, what you want to include and we’ll collaborate to make this a senior experience you will remember for years to come. Call the studio at (865) 661-2744 or contact us at www.noellebellphotography.com today. Class of 2018 seniors if you are looking for a fall session, we already have a few on the books so call today!

 

 

Fun in the fields!

Noelle Bell Photography‘s senior model’s kicked off their first shoot of the season with 2 of our models at Melton Hill Park in west Knoxville.   Linli and Grace had a blast and were so much fun to capture.  I can’t wait for our next shoot and their individual senior sessions later this summer.

Here’s a quick image from the day.  Stay tuned to our Instagram for sneak peeks of each of them individually.

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Class of 2018 seniors, if you are interested in being on the 2018 Senior Model Team, it’s not too late.  Head over to this link and fill out the application and join in on the fun.

Everyone likes a guy in a suit!

Senior pictures with Vincenzo was a whole lot of fun!  “Chenz” as he’s known by his friends and his teachers at Webb School of Knoxville, was a relaxed confident senior guy with some cool talents! He loves to play the trumpet and he collects them….all kinds.  He was so proud to showcase his pocket trumpet.  What is that, well it’s a tiny trumpet but amazingly it sounds just like a regular trumpet.  He played it for me so I could hear it.  It’s so true.

Some of the black and white images came out great and so did some of the color images we captured outdoors.

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We had fun outside at Webb around the campus capturing pictures, and we got some very nice portraits of Chenz in his jacket and tie.  He may not have to wear that tie anymore for high school every day, but he sure does look good in it.  

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Contact Noelle Bell Photography today and let us customize your senior session and tell your story.   Tell us where you want to go, what you want to include and we’ll collaborate to make this a senior experience you will remember for years to come. Call the studio at (865) 661-2744 or contact us at www.noellebellphotography.com today. We have 1 slot left in June and only 4 left in July.  Class of 2018 seniors if you are looking for a fall session, we already have a few on the books so call today!