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Bowling Green wedding at the Lost River Cave | Love in a Cave | Congratulations Katie and Drew!

This Bowling Green wedding at the Lost River Cave is probably the most unique wedding I’ve ever photographed.  The venue is a CAVE!  I’ve captured weddings at all kinds of venues: ballrooms, plantations, backyards, professional sports stadiums, wineries, beaches, barns, museums, and more… but never a cave.  I’ve never even dreamed of photographing a reception […]

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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

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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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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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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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Shannon and David’s beautiful and timeless Nashville wedding at The Hermitage Hotel

Are you ready for the most beautiful, elegant, classic, and timeless Nashville wedding ever?  Shannon and David’s marriage at The Cathedral of the Incarnation in downtown Nashville and their reception at The Hermitage Hotel will give you goosies, I promise. Their story:  You find who you are supposed to find.  David and Shannon did just that, […]

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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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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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