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Weddings

The Cordelle Nashville | Kirsten and Scott get married!!

The Cordelle Nashville Wedding Venue Nashville Wedding Photographer, Melanie Grady Congratulations Kirsten and Scott!! For Kirsten and Scott, a random Wednesday happy hour (four years ago) started the love story that brought them to their dream wedding day at one of Nashville’s premiere wedding venues, The Cordelle.  The Cordelle is a hidden gem in the Rutledge Hill neighborhood […]

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History Wedding, bridal portraits at the Mellon Institute columns, Rainy bridal party portraits, white golf umbrellas in wedding, blush bridesmaids dresses, black tux, bride and groom, grand stairs, nashville's premier wedding photographer, Melanie Grady, also travels for destination weddings all over the USA

Weddings

Elegant Wedding at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History | Congratulations Jodie and Ben!

Jodie and Ben’s wedding at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh was one of the most amazing weddings I have ever been a part of!  At the museum, we were able to utilize so many interesting and unique settings for portraits including the grand staircase, and the room of architecture and the room of […]

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Engagements

Nashville Engagement Photography – Down on the Ranch

When you think of Nashville engagement photography, what comes to mind?  Two young people in love, farms, fields, fences, horses, boots, and a gorgeous sunset sky.  Correct.  And that is exactly what is in store for you below as I feature Amber and Brian’s engagement photos. I haven’t known Amber or Brian for very long at […]

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Weddings

Best of Wedding Photographers 2016 – Award Winner – Nashville

Melanie Grady Photography has won Best of Wedding Photographers 2016 by The Knot for the second year in a row!!!  I can’t tell you how grateful I am to be awarded with this honor (again!!).   In 2016, only 2% of the 250,000 local wedding professionals listed on TheKnot.com received this distinguished accolade.  The winners […]

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Weddings

4th of July Seven Springs Ski Resort Wedding – Red, White, and Blue – Congratulations Diana and Luke!

I never really thought about working on holidays when becoming a wedding photographer… but when a Saturday in July falls on the 4th, a LOT of people think about having their wedding on our Independence Day.  What an awesome way to get together with friends and family on such a great summer holiday!  Everyone loves […]

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Weddings

Congratulations Korie & Paul! Rainy Wedding Day | Nashville & Destination Wedding Photographer

I don’t care what anyone says, photographing a bride and groom in the rain can be awesome.  I always tell my couples to have coordinating umbrellas ready for every bridesmaid at the wedding if there is more than a 20% chance of rain on their wedding day.  Then each bridesmaid can share their umbrella with a […]

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BEHIND THE LENS

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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Sun Valley, Idaho
Nashville, Tennessee
+ destinations worldwide

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