Welcome To Little Nest In Knoxville, TN

Turkey Creek
Colonial Pinnacle Building
11279 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37934
865-675-6378
Studio Hours:
Monday-Saturday 11-5
Sunday 12-5

Our new studio is located in the heart of Turkey Creek Shopping Center in the Pinnacle Creek building. We are so excited to be opening in the Knoxville, TN community!

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We can't wait to see you!

Meet the Team


John & Casie Raines

Studio Owners

John & Casie Raines

Studio Owners

CASIE'S HOMETOWN: Gatlinburg- it's technically not my hometown, but I consider it home 

JOHN'S HOMETOWN: Tellico Plains

CASIE'S NICKNAME: Boss (thanks to Kim Smith)

JOHN'S NICKNAME: ha, ha? uhmm Casie calls me "sweetheart"!

CASIE'S SECRET TALENTS: singing

JOHN'S SECRET TALENTS: playing the acoustic, bass & electric guitars

CASIE'S ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Marble Slab's "Snow Cream with Fudge Mixed In with Walnuts!"

JOHN'S ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Butter Pecan

CASIE'S FAVORITE PLACE ON EARTH: Anywhere that I can hear rain on a tin roof.

JOHN'S FAVORITE PLACE ON EARTH: With family

CASIE'S THEME SONG: "How Can It Be" by Lauran Daigle

JOHN'S THEME SONG: "Amazing Grace"

CASIE'S THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT: My faith, my husband & my children

JOHN'S THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT: Sleep, food, water

OUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT LITTLE NEST: The sound of laughter & giggles on a daily basis. Children are the sunshine of the world and we get the opportunity to experience small moments that take us back to our childhood again and again.


Erin Cullum

Photographer & Client Coordinator

Erin Cullum

Photographer & Client Coordinator

HOMETOWN: Santa Clarita, CA

NICKNAMES: Er, EO

SECRET TALENTS:  Avid baker and cooking experimentalist (read: I burn things in the kitchen a lot).

ICE CREAM FLAVOR: All. Of. Them. Except. Bubblegum.

FAVORITE PLACE ON EARTH:  Standing in the shade of a sequoia tree, holding his hand.

THEME SONG: It’s a tie between “Nose Grows Some” by Thom Yorke and “Re: Stacks” by Bon Iver

THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT: My family, good books, and maybe cheese…?

FAVORITE THING ABOUT LITTLE NEST: The ability to love others through the art of photography. Little Nest is not just a place to get your photo taken, it’s a place to feel warm, safe, and welcomed.


Kila Whitson

client coordinator

Kila Whitson

client coordinator

HOMETOWN:  Lenoir City, TN

NICKNAMES: Cupcake

SECRET TALENTS: Oil Painting 

ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Mint Chocolate Chip

FAVORITE PLACE ON EARTH: Disney World with my family 

THEME SONG: Pure Imagination by Maroon 5

THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT: My daughter, my husband, & Diet Coke!

FAVORITE THING ABOUT LITTLE NEST: I love that I get to work for such a genuine, honest company that goes above & beyond for their clients! 


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