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Rustic Chic Outdoor Nashville Wedding at Terian Farms

Rustic Chic Outdoor Nashville Wedding Terian Farms – Lebanon, TN CONGRATULATIONS ALLISON AND AUSTIN!! Tonight we are featuring Allison and Austin’s beautiful rustic chic outdoor Nashville wedding at Terian Farms. I received an e-mail from a potential client last year who was looking for a wedding, maternity, and newborn photographer.  I seriously thought to myself, […]

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Nashville Winter Wedding Photographer, The Lodge Wedding – Simple, Rustic Elegance

Nashville Winter Wedding Photographer Melanie Grady Photography Award-winning Nashville Wedding Photographer The Lodge Wedding Simple, Rustic Elegance Congratulations Anna Marie and Spencer! Anna Marie and Spencer finally tied the knot during this incredible Nashville winter wedding!!  The newlyweds have been together for about 10 years now, and some would have said that the title of Mr and […]

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Mary and Jeff’s incredible wedding day | Nashville wedding photographer

  Mary and Jeff met aboard the MV Explorer during a Semester at Sea while Mary was attending the University of Pittsburgh, and Jeff was studying at Babson in Boston.  The ship carried over 500 college students and Mary and Jeff happened to cross paths at the very end of the journey in the middle of […]

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2016 Editor’s Choice Award Winning Wedding & Portrait Photographer

I’m so excited to share some amazing news with you!!  Melanie Grady is officially a 2016 Editor’s Choice Award Winning Wedding & Portrait Photographer – how cool does that sound!  Here’s how it happened (read on, read on) Two Bright Lights is a collaborative network where spectacular images are simply sourced and globally published. Their system makes it […]

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The new man in our lives – Nashville Newborn Photography

Happy New Year everyone!! We were graced with the greatest gift on Earth on Dec. 17, 2014. I had a feeling it was going to be a boy, but when I heard “It’s a boy!” for real when he arrived, I was utterly amazed. We could not be any luckier or any more blessed. We […]

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Cutting down our Christmas Tree in Hendersonville, TN

Along with the new house, new city, new friends, and new neighbors, comes new traditions!  We decided to ditch the old fake Christmas tree this year and start a new family tradition of going to a farm to cut down our own perfect tree.  We found a tree farm in Hendersonville, TN called Christmas Tree […]

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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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Nashville, Tennessee
+ destinations worldwide

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