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The 2017 wedding season has already begun, and it’s going to be an amazing one, but there’s still so much I’m hoping to share from 2016!  These lovebirds are celebrating their one year anniversary this weekend, so it’s way past time I share their wedding!!  Meghan and Lee had a beautiful ceremony at Christ the King and their reception was at the Cannery Ballroom!  This couple, and their wedding, are some of my all time favs!  I miss getting emails from Meghan planning everything out!  They were so great to work with, and you really couldn’t help but smile through the entire night! On top of all of that, their reception was a blast!  Here are just a few favorites from their wedding!  Happy Anniversary you guys!!!

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Photographer:  Chesley Summar

Planner:  Sherry Luttrell

Ceremony Venue:  Christ the King

Reception Venue:  Cannery Ballroom

Florist:  Accent Flowers

Cake:  Dulce Desserts

Catering:  Chef Penelope

Paper Goods:  Fiore Creative

Bride’s Dress:  Olia Zavozina from Maggie Louise

Groom’s Attire:  Street Tuxedo

Entertainment:  Stretta Band

It’s been a mere 7 months since I published a blog…woah!!!  Summer, fall and winter were wonderful seasons full of lots of amazing sessions, weddings and happy faces!!  While we struggle through winter in the South, I’ll try to take advantage of a lighter schedule and share some of the beautiful people I was lucky enough to photograph!!

Holly & Nate were married in September at CJ’s Off the Square in Franklin, TN!  This was my first time to shoot at CJ’s, and I adored it!  Take one quick glance through these photos, and it’s easy to see why!  The beautiful bridal suite, gardens and pavilion made for the perfect setting for their day.

Holly & Nate are one of the most precious couples.  They don’t live in Nashville, so I’d only met them once at a planning session.  It was evident to me at that first meeting after being around Holly for just a short time that she’s one of those people that wants to make sure that everyone around her is enjoying themselves, has what they need, and is comfortable.  She’s truly one of the kindest people I’ve ever met. When she told me about their plans to read letters to one another during their first look, I knew there would be tears…and not just from them.  It was one of my favorite moments of the day, but definitely not the only time that tears were shed.  They had a heartfelt ceremony, wonderful toasts, and an overall fabulous evening.

Thank you guys for choosing me to capture your day!!  It was such an honor!  Enjoy some of my favorite images from their day!

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Before I share Meghan & Lee’s fabulous Nashville wedding, I have to share some of her bridal portraits.  We shot these at one of my favorite Nashville venues, Riverwood Mansion, and it didn’t disappoint.  Her custom Olia Zavozina gown was so classic and just perfect!!  Meghan was a stunning bride, and you don’t want to miss the photos of she and Lee’s wedding!  Stay tuned!  Have a great day!

 

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Brooke and Tim are getting married today!!  What looked like it might be a rainy Saturday has turned into the perfect day, and I’m so excited for their wedding!  I never shared their engagement photos from this winter, and figured today is the perfect day!  Brooke has classic style and I can’t wait to see how that translate to her wedding.  No doubt it will be gorgeous!! Be sure to keep an eye on my facebook page in the coming days for previews from their wedding!

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