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Luxury Wedding at Riverwood Mansion

A wedding at Riverwood Mansion in Nashville brings with it all the southern charm and romantic feel you could imagine. Hannah and Dustin’s spring ceremony and reception at Riverwood Mansion was every bit of charming and equal parts dream! When Hannah and I photographed her bridal portraits at the venue, I knew their wedding day […]

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Hannah’s Timeless Riverwood Mansion Bridal Session

Hannah’s Riverwood Mansion bridal session was as elegant and luxurious as you can imagine. Nestled just minutes from downtown Nashville, this romantic venue, full of southern charm, was the perfect location for her bridal portraits. It also happens to be her future wedding venue to the love of her life, Dustin. I followed Hannah from […]

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Spring Wedding at Riverwood Mansion

Megan and Cody’s springtime wedding at Riverwood Mansion was full of elegance, charm, love, and bright smiles. Finally, after months of patience, these two tied the knot during a stunning spring celebration at one of the most picturesque venues Nashville has to offer! When they originally planned their Riverwood Mansion wedding in Nashville, TN for April […]

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Breathtaking Springtime Long Hollow Gardens Wedding

Rachel and Hunter’s breathtaking Long Hollow Gardens Wedding just minutes from Nashville was every bit of elegance that you would anticipate. From the moment you arrive at Long Hollow Gardens, the feeling of romance and elegance welcomes you. Surrounded by greenery, springtime florals, and all of their loved ones, Rachel and Hunter were able to […]

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Nashville Luxury Lakeside Wedding at The Estate at Cherokee Dock

The most picturesque and luxurious Nashville wedding venue on Old Hickory Lake is The Estate at Cherokee Dock. The former estate of Reba McIntire, this stunning mansion on the lake boasts the most beautiful tree lined (and very long) driveway, meticulously maintained gardens, luxury stable, guest house, guitar shaped pool, pool house, eight-car garage, and […]

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Firefly Lane Wedding – Love’s Journey: From Turks and Caicos Dreams to a Chapel in the Woods

Payton and Luke’s love story took an unexpected turn, leading them to the enchanting open-air chapel at Firefly Lane Weddings. Nestled on 85 acres just outside Nashville, it was a new plan. Initially, they planned a dreamy destination wedding in Turks and Caicos. However, the global pandemic redefined their vision. Navigating uncertainties, Payton and Luke […]

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ABOUT melanie

Ever-focused on beauty and the thrilling art of creation; found in the moments that leave me breathless and in awe. 

I find pure joy in crafting memorable moments and making brides feel exceptionally beautiful on their special day. Through my lens, I strive to capture not just photographs, but the essence of love and the radiance of each bride's unique spirit. It's a privilege to witness the magic of weddings and to be a part of the journey that leaves people feeling truly amazing.

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