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Photographers capture what life looks like in North Knoxville neighborhood during pandemic

Two Knoxville photographers are using their talents to bring what’s been dubbed ‘the front porch project’ to their neighborhood.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Photographers around the country and in East Tennessee are finding ways to help people smile through what is a difficult time for many Americans.

On Thursday afternoon, Photographers Danielle Evans and Jennie Andrews helped families in their North Knoxville neighborhood capture happy memories in the midst of the pandemic as they walked from door to door snapping photos of people out on their front porches.

 “Everybody’s here in this weird time. We wanted to spread a little joy, a little bit of love and sense of community from a socially distant standpoint, of course,” Danielle Evans of Danielle Evans Photography and Memories Portraits said.

The Front Steps Project has quickly become a nationwide movement. Andrews said her favorite part of participating was getting to spread joy to her neighbors.

Credit: Danielle Evans
Danielle Evans Photography

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