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Riverwood Mansion Wedding with top wedding Photographer, Melanie Dunn

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Luxury Wedding at Riverwood Mansion

A wedding at Riverwood Mansion in Nashville brings with it all the southern charm and romance you could imagine. Hannah and Dustin’s spring ceremony and reception at Riverwood Mansion was charming, sophisticated, and a Nashville wedding photographer’s dream! A few months before the wedding, I photographed Hannah’s bridal portraits at Riverwood, and from that moment […]

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Nashville 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 – 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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Private Estate Weddings: A Perfectly Intimate Celebration

Private Estate Wedding in Nashville, Tennessee This small and intimate private estate wedding in Nashville, Tennessee was nothing short of extraordinary. The family’s exquisite estate home and farm is located just outside of Nashville. The property easily measures up to the finest wedding venues in Nashville and the photos will be sure to catch the […]

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Downtown Nashville Luxury Acme Feed and Seed Wedding

Rachel and Hayden are two of the most beautiful people I’ve ever worked with. We met for the very first time on their wedding day, but you’d never guess it by looking at these images. We instantly connected. They were not camera shy and my camera absolutely loved them. Their natural beauty and wonderful personalities […]

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Samantha & Reece’s Spring Wedding in Nashville

Spring Wedding at the Bell Tower in downtown Nashville This awesome 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 them back […]

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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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