This is a little list of seasonal photography locations in Knoxville
weather you are starting out and want to challenge yourself to shoot in different places or experienced but are new to the area! Here are three places right in Knox County.
- Mid July: The Sunflower Fields!
- TWRA Sunflowers are on McClure RD.
There’s no real address. You just go down Island Home pike past Ijams Nature Center and take McClure rd to the end. You’ll know the sunflowers are still blooming if the parking lot is super full.
- Late August: Concord Park
- 11808 S Northshore Dr,Knoxville, TN 37922
- 3301 E Magnolia Ave,
- Knoxville, TN 37914
TWRA Sunflower fields in South Knoxville.
A few more Sunflower photos because they are in bloom and looking spectacular right now. You might like to see this Adorable Sunflower and dog photo session
Late August: Concord Park
There are also some walking paths and some easterly facing shore too.
Early September: Tennessee Valley Fair
I love reflections! The pond at the Fair is gorgeous in early evening.
Market Square area
504 Market St, Knoxville, TN 37902
Bonus Locations that may require permission
2518 Jacob Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996
Melton Hill Park
Melton Hill Park features water, tall grass and paved walking paths and plenty of wide open space. The best feature if how the afternoon light is diffused by the rock cliff across the river that makes for some lovely softly lit photos.
3230 Williams Bend Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932 | Pricing: No Charge
Worlds Fair Park
Worlds Fair Park has the iconic Knoxville Sunsphere in the background. There are also walking paths, bridges and some really great landmarks and features for photographing people. Or just for going for a walk on your own photography adventure.
Whitestone Inn in Kingston Tn
Off of Broadway in Knoxville is a dead end street before you get to Riffle Ridge road and when the light is just right it’s pretty nice. Warning there is no parking available.
If you’re really looking for snow but don’t want to leave Knoxville. You might catch some out behind one of the hockey rinks like the Ice Chalet in Bearden or downtown at the civic coliseum. Getting permission first is always best practice.