"As Southern Bride Magazines editorial fashion photographer for over 9 years, we are continually blown away,

Michael Allen's award winning wedding photography is simply stunning!"

- Lynn Walker, Editor Southern Bride Magazine

Photography & Video
Award Winning Wedding & Commercial Photographer
“Southern Bride Magazine & Grove Park Inn absolutely love Michael Allen Photography – See our latest bridal fashion exclusive in the 2016 Issue of Southern Bride. Michael and his team created stunning looks for the new fashion spread of the magazine – Available on newsstands across the Southern United States”


About Michael Allen

Memphis Wedding Photographer & Videographer

Michael Allen is one of the South’s most sought after award winning professional photographers. Fun, easy going, down to earth, every person Michael photographs loves his style and stealthy approach to capturing beautiful moments. His artistic nature shows in every shot he takes. Michael is married with 3 kids. His wife Janice is his partner, and an award winning highly accomplished hairstylist.
Together they owned one of the most successful salons in the South, Eston Salon for over 20 years. Now they have created their own hair care line, Laveii which sells nationwide online. Together Michael and Janice travel with Southern Bride Magazine to exotic locations in the South, from Key West to Puerta Vallarta Mexico. They have traveled to the Carolinas, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee, shooting weddings and the fashion pages of the magazine. They have been shooting for Southern Bride for over 9 years, and Michael has been published in magazines, books and blogs worldwide.
They are experts in both the photography and bridal industry, and have worked with some of the worlds best wedding designers, including Colin Cowie, and such designers as Ellen Hunter NYC, Angela Mazanti, Angela Dacus and many more. Michael has written 3 books about photography, and is a feature article writer for Southern Bride Magazine. Michael has photographed people from all walks of life, from famous doctors, authors, musicians and more. He’s photographed Dierks Bentley, Lauren Alaina, Leigh Anne Tuohy, Tim Howard, Los Temerarios, Bruce Carroll, Ginny Owens, Drew Holcomb, and more in his commercial career.

Professional Photographer Expertise
Memphis & Nashville Based Commercial Professional Photographer  and Cinematographer- Wedding Photographers Memphis – Contemporary Weddings – Modern Portraiture – Commercial Photography – Children and Family Lifestyle Photography – Wedding Photos – Architectural Photographer – Website Photography – Modeling Photographer – Memphis Music Photographer Fashion Photographer – Fashion Designer – Editor’s Choice – Southern Bride Magazine – The Knot Magazines – I Do for Bride’s Magazine – Colin Cowie Weddings – Tennessee’s Top Wedding Photographers – Memphis Video Production – Movie Still Photographer – Celebrity Photographer – Music Videos – Movie Production – Camera Operator – Director of Photography- Lighting Director – Sound Technician –  Producer – Director 

 
Travel & Locations
Based in Memphis Tennessee, available for travel worldwide. Here’s a list of some of the cities Michael has worked in: Memphis Tennessee, Nashville, Knoxville, Charleston South Carolina, Myrtle Beach, Asheville North Carolina, Greenville, Oxford Ms, Jackson Ms, Biloxi Ms, Bay St Louis Ms, Gulfport Ms, Tupelo Mississippi, New Orleans Louisana, Hammond, Little Rock Arkansas, Jonesboro, Mobile Alabama, Birmingham, Gulf Shores, Foley, Destin Florida, Seaside, Perdido Key, Miami, Key West, Seattle Washington , Austin Texas, St, Louis Missouri, Nassau, Grand Bahamas, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Grand Cayman, Milan Italy, Berlin Germany, Puerta Vallarta Mexico, Turks and Caicos.   

 
Professional Links & Recommendations
Michael Allen Photography Books for Professionals
Cinely Video Feature – Featured Top Cinematographers
Our Blog – Michael Allen Photography
Logo Design
Houzz Professional Photographer Michael Allen
Angela Mazanti at Annesdale
Annesdale Mansion – See our Feature Film on the homepage of Annesdale Mansion
Southern Bride Blog Featuring Michael Allen Photography
Annesdale Mansion – See our Short Films on Vimeo
Tuscany Style – See our Featured Wedding with Tracy and Matt
Google Pages – Featured Photographers in the South
Event Rentals for LED Dancefloors
Organic Haircare for Photoshoots
Studio 4 ten – Featured Top Photographers Brian Crain & Michael Allen
HD Cinema Films by Michael Allen Photography
RPG Keys for Adobe Lightroom – One HOT winner – Professional Photographer Magazine
Professional Photographer Fashion Magazine Workshops – Produced by Michael Allen Photography
Tennessee’s Top Wedding Photographers – Emmaline Bride – Michael Allen Photography
Tennessee Award Winning Architectural & Product Photographer
Borrowed and Blue Select Photographer
Southern Bride Fashion Photographer
View Bug Curated Photographer
Drapers offers delicious catering for special events and receptions
Southern Bride Something Blue
Memphis Wedding Photographers
Learn Digital Photography Now
Seaside Florida features photoshoots with editorial photographer Michael Allen
View Bug Guest Photographer International Judge
Emmaline Bride features photographer Michael Allen
Best Memphis Weddings
Reel Models exclusive interview with editorial photographer Michael Allen
We trust the processionals for our shoots – Recommended By Michael Allen Photography
We trust the processional stylists at Eston Salon for our shoots – Recommended By Michael Allen Photography
Martha Stewart Weddings rececommends Michael Allen Photography
Mason Jar Films
istudio
whohub.com
Angela Mazanti Events
Eston Salon
Royal Canvas
Carahills Elegant Weddings Preferred Vendor
Photo HQ Feature Story on Michael Allen
PhotoLinks – The Photographers Directory
Location Hub Features Michael Allen
Southern Weddings Featuring Michael Allen Photography
Brideside Weddings Featuring Michael Allen Photography
Peter Hurley Headshot Crew
Southern Bride Claire Pettibone Crew
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