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We are Grant & Sara Dotson. As a husband and wife team, we bring a unique perspective to photography, one influenced by life experiences as well as comprehensive art and design training. Our cameras are an extension of not only our eyes, but our minds and hearts, instantly capturing moments and emotions just as they occur. We enjoy getting to know our clients on a personal level and helping them feel that they're a part of a partnership. Every client is different, and our photographs seek to reflect each individual personality for truly unforgettable memories.


Photo of Grant: Courtesy of Jamie Weiss. Thanks Jamie!


Category Archives: Family

Penelope 6 Months Old

Beautiful little Penelope!

We love being able to photograph this sweet little girl and her sister, Annabelle. Grant had a wonderful time taking pictures of these girls, whose smiles and happiness is evident in every look.

I think Penelope is very expressive for her age, and I love how these pictures are full of the girls love and joy. I also love all of the light that comes into this house, it all just makes me smile.

Congrats again to the Goss family, thank you so much for asking us to take pictures of your beautiful family!

Penelope 3 Months Old

What a beautiful little girl, and a beautiful family. I had a wonderful time taking pictures of little Penelope, her big sister Annabelle and their parents. We have been taking pictures of Annabelle for a few years now and are so excited to be taking them now with Penelope.

Penelope is such an expressive little girl and there was so much love in the house…I know she’s going to grow up to be a happy, beautiful girl. Congratulations to the Goss family. You have amazing girls, and an amazing family. We are so happy for you!

Memphis Zoo Rehearsal Dinner

We had the wonderful privilege of photographing Allison & Clark’s Rehearsal Dinner. This was at the spectacular Teton Trek inside the Memphis Zoo.

It was a cold night but everything was beautiful and Allison & Clark were so happy and excited about the next day.

It was a special night and we wanted to show just a few pictures from this event.

Ella 4 months old

So our little girl is already 4 months old!! We had Amber Holritz here again for our second shoot of Ella’s first year and are so in love with her images!

Ella is a serious little girl. We can get her to smile if we work at it, but generally she’s very serious about things. We’ve enjoyed seeing her grow up, take in everything around her, and grow in our hearts by leaps and bounds.

Here are a few of our favorites and you can see the whole slideshow here.