It's All in the Details!


We love to see any ideas that you have. Start a Pinterest Board and send us the link. We have tons of ideas up our sleeves so don’t feel any pressure to come up with something. Knowing what your end goal is – is important to us.


Extra outfits and any items that have meaning… you can’t bring too much!  Please try to have clothes steamed on hangers.


Fun outdoor family photography


We love to have your dogs, cats or birds in our studio. We have had it all! You may think – no way! I will tell you that your kids will loose their shyness quicker if they bring their own 4-legged buddy. We totally get you when you say that your dog was your first (and favorite!) child.


Along with our daylight-filled Studio we have several locations scouted – the park, walking about downtown, etc. If you would like us to come to you, tell us about your lake home, stables, etc. We are happy to travel!


The perfect amount of time to get a family portrait and individuals of everyone. When you call we will talk about clothes choices. We have several locations already picked out. Tell us about yourselves so you can customize your Session. We offer longer Sessions as well. Just ask. The largest family we have had is 23 with 3 dogs! Can you beat that?

In the Studio or Outdoors for 30 minutes for $100


Let’s celebrate! High School or Collage. YOU MADE IT!
Give us a call and we will design your session from your likes and personality. We have several different packages. Everything from a short 30 minute session to hours with several outfits and different locations. We have tons of places already picked out. Your job is to bring your favorite outfits (and your puppy too!)

We have a verity of packages to check out. Click below for more information.



Bring your elderly parents into the Studio. Just them.
Everyone enjoys getting dressed up.
We have had a couple of these sessions and I have to tell you – we really enjoy them.
By chatting and hearing their stories, this Portrait Session takes on a whole new meaning.
It’s an event that they will enjoy and more so you will cherish the photographs as well as the memory.

Sessions: $100 for 30 minutes.
Call 865-522-1715 to book a Session.


    We can talk about what kind of Photography Session you would like. Schedule and pay for your session and talk about clothing, locations, etc. We will also email print prices.


    We are going to have a great time today! Feel free to bring extra clothing choices. We have snacks, water and juice boxes at the Studio for snack breaks.


    Within 7 to 10 days we will have an Ordering Session at the Studio. During your first Ordering Session, all prints 8×12 and smaller are 2 for 1 and canvas is 20% off. We have Christmas Cards, Birth Announcements, and other custom design cards.


    All orders are ready in 2-3 weeks. During the holidays we do have cut-off times for orders. At the same time we are working around the clock to speed up delivery. Christmas Cards take a week after final design approval. Rush service is available for an additional cost.

Awe! You didn't have to say that! But THANK YOU so much for saying so!

The shoot went well today! Patty (JBP’s Makeup Artist) was great and so helpful! We figured out we had crossed paths recently – small world in Ktown. I’m meeting with John on Thursday to view the pictures. I am so excited! I am dying to see them! I think he got some great photos!


I just wanted to make sure I thanked you both for the care and attention you took with me and the kids on our session.  As you could tell from our raucous laughter today, we had a blast both last week and re-living it today!  You all strike the perfect yet often elusive balance of professional and relaxed that is necessary to create beautiful photographs and memories! Thanks so much! Can’t wait to show them off and get them up on our walls!

One Fun Mom!

The pics are stellar!

Plaid Apron

We really get to know our clients. When mom’s are emailing in the middle of the night – I know it’s a late night feeding. When we hear in a mom’s voice the horrible scary medical problems that their family is facing – it makes us think. We try to make just one of their days better. This was from a friend / client after we gave her some JBP love.


No way! No way! Friend! Thank you! I have no words. Thank you so so much! I’m just…speechless. Thank yooooouuuu!

Momma L

I had such a fun experience with John, and his work is amazing. He is the real deal.

Shop Owner

Thank you so much for the adorable pictures of Bert 🙂

Bert the Wonder Dog's Mom

We had a blast with John. He is hysterical and so talented. I love my photograph. He also taught my husband some new Photoshop skills so that was an added bonus!

Headshot Client



Just posted the back shot! I’m drooling! They are absolutely stunning! Go team!!!!!!

Absolutely beautiful!!!!

Snigglefritz Shop Owner

I am just now getting a chance to go through the pictures. Wow! They are amazing!!! Thank you so much.

HSTV Coordinator

We absolutely love it! Man that Photoshop does wonders on the bod 🙂 We are ready to print. Whoop whoop!

New Momma!

THANK YOU BOTH SO MUCH for the session, the pictures, and the Christmas Cards.  It’s been really great hanging out with you in your studio and getting to know you and John, and your stories. Thank you for everything.  We really appreciate you guys!  Thank you.

New Daddy!

Huge freaking slam dunk! You guys are the best!

{After receiving the proof of her Christmas Card}


Yay! Loved the pics and so excited for the cards!!!!

Thanks for all you guys do for our family! There is nothing I cherish more than my family photos from the years! You guys always seem to capture my family just as I see them! I will forever love you both for giving me beautiful photos to forever remember every milestone!!! I already am looking forward to our next family session…hopefully this spring!!!

Grant's Momma

Wow!  What a great way to wake up to Thanksgiving!  Kicking off Christmas with this little gem!  {I had just emailed her their Christmas Card Proof, Titus is their dog!} Can’t wait to get them out – they are SUPER cute!  Love the jumping on the bed! Titus….I’m so glad he made the card! Thank you SOOOOOO much, Amanda. You guys are wonderful and I hope you have a RELAXING Thanksgiving!
xo Paige

Mom of 4; Hero to many!

Thank you again for the wonderful pictures you took of Edgar on his first birthday. You’re so much fun and you made us feel like home.

Wonderful Mom!

{This is from a mom that had her daughter’s birthday Fashionista Party in our studio.}  OMG!  I have been trying to find the right words for these.  They are great as usual and as expected.  Been trying to figure out which photo I want to give each girl.  And then I will be coming back to order some bigger prints.  Tough choices on these!
Word is spreading about this party idea! The girls had a fabulous time.


We LOVE the pics.  Y’all did a fantastic job making everyone look their best. Thanks so much for all your help.

Law Office Manager

All I can say is WOW!  This is the best picture I have ever had made.  We will be in touch with you to set up a family photo for after the first of the year.  I know you are probably booked solid now…

Lawyer - Headshot

These are amazing! You are amazing! 🙂 Thank you so much!

Dogs of Knoxville

I have to say that this is the best studio headshot of me ever made.   Thanks!

Lawyer - Headshot

Thanks John! We absolutely LOVE the photos and everyone has had nothing but wonderful compliments on them! Looking forward to making our album even more now – the choices will be tough!

Family Session

We love, love, love the photos. We are thrilled with the way y’all captured our little Miles!!

New Momma!

To view our Family Photography

About Us

At John Black Photography we are looking forward to talking to you about your photography needs. Commercial, Weddings, Family, Babies First Year, Head Shots, Modeling, High School Seniors, and Photography Workshops. Give us a call! 865-522-1715


Tuesday – Friday from 10am to 6pm
Saturday from 10am to 3pm
Sunday & Monday are by appointment.

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