Amy Allmand was born just outside of Jackson, MS. In the late 1998, she moved to Nashville to pursue a degree and career in the music industry. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, she worked for various independent music publishers for 15 years. After working with songwriters for all those years, she decided find her own creative path and took up what was then a hobby of photography. She started shooting portraits for friends that blossomed into her own business, Amy Allmand photography. Still living outside of Nashville, her passion is travel/tourism photography and some of her work can be currently viewed at