"As Southern Bride Magazines editorial fashion photographer for over 9 years, we are continually blown away,
Michael Allen's award winning photography is simply stunning!"
- Lynn Walker, Editor Southern Bride Magazine
Award Winning Destination Wedding & Commercial Photographer
“Southern Bride Magazine & The Greenbrier Resort absolutely love Michael Allen Photography – See our latest bridal fashion exclusive in the 2017 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 Destination 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
We trust the processional stylists at Eston Salon for our shoots – Recommended By Michael Allen Photography