Welcome to Little Nest in

Knoxville, Tennessee

Turkey Creek
Colonial Pinnacle Building
11279 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37934
Studio Hours:
Monday-Saturday 10-6
Sunday 12-6
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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

Casie Raines

Studio Owner

Casie Raines

Studio Owner

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



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

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

THEME SONG: "How Can It Be" by Lauren Daigle

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

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


Erin Cullum


HOMETOWN: Santa Clarita, CA


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.

Chryseis Patterson


Chryseis Patterson


HOMETOWN: Stockton, Ca


SECRET TALENTS: Karaoke Junkie

ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Chocolate chip cookie dough and Peanut butter cup ice cream 


THEME SONG: Drops of Jupiter -Train

THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT: Photographs, Connection with people and chapstick

FAVORITE THING ABOUT LITTLE NEST: The passion and love for documenting the life of each family!

Robin Paton

Client Coordinator

Robin Paton

Client Coordinator



SECRET TALENTS: Figuring out my favorite restaurant dishes and preparing them at home.

ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Chocolate chip.


THEME SONG: I Can Only Imagine

THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT: Family, friends, and chocolate.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT LITTLE NEST:  The children... of course.

Lisa Phillips

Client Coordinator

Lisa Phillips

Client Coordinator

HOMETOWN: Knoxville, TN 


SECRET TALENTS:  Yodeling and Mind Reading

ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Any version of Chocolate…


THEME SONG: “Drive” by Joe Bonamassa

THREE THINGS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT: A long weekend, a full tank of gas and 75 South!

FAVORITE THING ABOUT LITTLE NEST: Our clients of course, but ultimately the integrity of the people I work with. True professionals who love what they do.

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Kind Words

Emily dameron

Little Nest is extremely accommodating and efficient! I did a baby gram maternity photo, family photo and professional headshot, photo review and selection all in a hour, maybe less! Erin was very efficient and as a busy mom I appreciate that, all while still keeping a relaxed environment. They have snacks and coloring books to keep kids occupied too. I can't wait to share the edited photos with my friends and family!

maria lopez

I had my little girl's 6 months pictures and they were amazing and tried to make her smile. The pictures are beautiful. There are no words how to describe how feel seeing in that moment!! I can't wait for her 1yr.

tiffany snow

Beautiful studio space! Casie and Erin are wonderful at making you feel at home and capturing beautiful moments.

vanessa hamby

The whole staff was amazing with my kiddos! The pictures brought family members to tears they were so good! Over all GREAT experience and will be back for more!

sarah prater

Everyone was so welcoming, professional, fun, and kind! Even my dad said he had a good time! :) I highly recommend Little Nest for all your photography needs. You will not be disappointed!

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