Fun at the Fair

This past weekend, my senior model squad and I had a little fun at the fair!  This was the last summer mini-shoot for the girls and we braved the heat to get some colorful, fun pics.  I don’t know about you, but I love going to the fair.  I love the farm animals and craziness […]

August 5, 2019

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Red, White & Blue Senior Model Squad

  Some of the girls on my Senior Model Squad gathered for some special photos in celebration of the Fourth of July and we had a blast  in our red, white & blue at Gravel Road Traditions. Of course Fourth of July is synonymous with BBQ, fireworks and apple pie!  So, since the holiday is […]

June 19, 2019

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Senior Squad Boho Group Shoot

It’s that time of year that is bittersweet for  senior photographers – we are saying goodbye and congratulations to our current model teams and we are getting full swing into the next class of seniors.  My class of 2019 girls were amazing…but now I welcome the Class of 2020 Senior Model Squad and this past […]

May 7, 2019

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It’s Prom Time! Your Prom Prep List

It’s that time of year  – IT’S PROM TIME for juniors and seniors!  Go to the mall and you see all the shiny and sparkly dresses – it is such a fun season! I remember my prom fondly.  I was a child of the 80’s so my dress had the obligatory taffeta and puffy skirt.  […]

April 8, 2019

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Brooklin’s Urban Senior Photos

Brooklin is a member of my senior model team and we have worked together all year on some great pics.  But these from Brooklin’s urban photo session are amongst some of my favorites!   These were done downtown on the stadium side of the bridge.  Shooting downtown can often be a challenge but this early […]

November 21, 2018

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Supporting Make-A-Wish Through Photography

As we move into the holiday season, I thought it would be a great time to talk about a group that I have supported over the years and specifically last weekend as I continued my support of Make-A-With through my photography.  My dear friend Beth Torres is the President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee […]

November 20, 2018

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Tips for a Family Photo Session

Happy Fall Y’ALL! It’s that time of year when many families get professional photos taken for their holiday cards (me included!) and I thought I would post some of my favorite tips for making the session a success! Make sure you pick your clothing in advance. I suggest laying out the clothes the night before […]

October 13, 2018

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Game-Day Session Madness – Haley

Happy Sunday everyone! This blog post flashes back to….last Sunday at Haley’s senior photo shoot downtown. We had to reschedule due to downpours of rain the weekend before and that mean navigating downtown on Titans game-day!   OMG!  We got an early morning start, but the fans were downtown already and the game-day madness had already […]

October 7, 2018

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Why personalize your Senior Photos? Kynley

Today’s blog is features my senior model, Kynley.  Her senior photos were the most personalized to date and by looking at her photos you can learn a lot about Kynley. Let me rewind.  Earlier this year, Kynley’s mom emailed about my senior model program and she said it was very important to her that we […]

September 5, 2018

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Senior Model Lessons Learned – Sarah Beth

Happy Thursday everyone!  Today I would like to introduce you to my fantastic senior model, Sarah Beth, who goes to Ravenwood. We spent a wonderfully pleasant (not too hot!) morning at Sinking Creek Farm and it was awesome!  The sunflowers were coming awake, the vineyard was ready, and both Sarah Beth and I got into […]

July 19, 2018

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Applications are closed for the Class of 2021 
Senior model squad.


please Email Cindy finke at poppynashphoto@gmail.com to be put on the waiting list for class of 2022!