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Bell Tower Wedding in downtown Nashville

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Samantha and Reece’s Bell Tower Wedding in downtown Nashville

Meet the couple

This beautiful couple met serendipitously through their friends on a weekend trip to Nashville. They immediately hit it off and never looked back. They’ve been together for five adventure-filled years and decided it’s about time to tie the knot. For the proposal, Reece took Samantha back to where their love story began for a weekend at Opryland resort for a Valentine’s Day getaway. At the end of a romantic dinner, he popped the question, and of course she responded with an emphatic, “Yes!”. During their five years together, their relationship has grown stronger than some after a lifetime – he has already been deployed four times. They’ve experienced the highest highs and lowest lows together. Their special kind of love is inspirational, and their bond is unbreakable.

One of my favorite things about their relationship is that they find happiness in the simple things. A perfect evening for them would include grabbing some sushi, watching Brooklyn 99, and playing cards or board games together.

A Bell Tower Wedding in Nashville

A Bell Tower wedding is a wonderful option for a couple wishing to celebrate in downtown Nashville. The Bell Tower is simple, elegant, and centrally located to everything in the downtown lower Broadway vicinity. We very easily traveled by Uber to the Nashville pedestrian bridge and Cumberland Park to photograph their wedding party portraits. It’s always an iconic location with a breathtaking backdrop. The Bell Tower is also walking distance to lower Broadway, so your guests can continue the party when the reception ends.

I couldn’t be happier for these two, and I can’t wait to see what their future holds.

Thanks for trusting me to capture your special day, Samantha and Reece!!

A bride gets help putting on her bridal gown and a groom fixes the sleeves of his suit as they both prepare for their wedding ceremony at the Bell Tower in Nashville.
An antique diamond engagement rind and wedding band sitting in a beautiful vibrant sunflower at a wedding.
Bridesmaids laughing and having a fun time in the bridal suite at the Bell Tower.
Intimate portraits of a bride and groom before they walk down the aisle.

Wedding party photos on the Pedestrian Bridge in Nashville

A bride and her bridesmaids in navy gowns holding bouquets featuring sunflowers on a spring day in Nashville on the pedestrian bridge.
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Bridesmaids wearing navy blue gowns.
A beautiful bride holding a bouquet filled with yellow sunflowers with Nashville's skyline in the background.

Cumberland Park wedding photos in Nashville

Cumberland Park in Nashville is a great backdrop for wedding party portraits.
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Groomsmen portraits on the pedestrian bridge in Nashville.
Confident and stylish groomsmen relax between photos on the pedestrian bridge in Nashville.
A handsome blonde groom smiles from ear to ear as he is about to walk down the aisle to marry his best friend.
Two ring bearers laugh as we capture the moment before the wedding ceremony at the Bell Tower in Nashville.
A bride walking down the aisle at the Bell Tower wedding venue in Nashville.
A wedding ceremony in the Bell Tower in downtown Nashville.
The first kiss between a bride and groom during their wedding ceremony.
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Wedding party portraits at the Bell Towers.
Ring bearers make everyone laugh during wedding party portraits.
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Bride and Groom portraits downtown Nashville

Rain is good luck on a wedding day and Sam and Reese should have an abundance of luck!
A kiss under a clear bubble umbrella on a rainy wedding day in Nashville.
Downtown Nashville portraits of a bride and groom by the top wedding photographer, Melanie Dunn.
A striking portrait of a bride and groom on the street in downtown Nashville.
Intimate moments between the bride and groom during their portrait session with Melanie Dunn.
A handsome groom looks at his new wife with so much love in his eyes.
Walking hand in hand to their wedding reception at the Bell Tower.
A bride and groom waving to their entire wedding as they enjoy cocktail hour.

Bell Tower wedding reception

A first dance between bride and groom.
An introduction and cake cutting at the Bell Tower in Nashville.
Wedding band playing a reception in downtown Nashville.
The groom gives the bride a kiss on the cheek as they dance.
Mother of the groom dance
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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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