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Melanie Grady is an Award winning Nashville Wedding Photographer creates beautiful, timeless, heartfelt wedding and engagement photography. Available for destination weddings worldwide, The best nashville wedding photographer, Phipps Conservatory wedding, Pittsburgh Airport Marriott wedding, destination wedding photographer, tennessee wedding, amazing southern wedding photography, blue sparkle Kate Spade shoes,


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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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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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 received this distinguished accolade.  The winners […]

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Rustic Fall Tennessee Wedding at the Inn at Evins Mill | Congratulations Taylor and Ryan!

Who doesn’t love a rustic fall Tennessee wedding?  This one will have you fighting with all of the other brides who are booking their weddings during the new most popular wedding month of October! Taylor and Ryan are the best kind of opposites—they’re complementary puzzle pieces. They’re so pleasantly surprised all the time by how they balance […]

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ONE Cannery Row Nashville Wedding Photographer – Congratulations Megan and David!!

Megan and David were the perfect match for me and my first year as a Nashville wedding photographer.  I remember meeting with Megan and her parents here at a local Nashville Panera Bread during my first week or two living here in TN.  Once I met them, I knew that I had to shoot their […]

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Scarritt Bennett Wightman Chapel and the Bell Tower | Nashville Wedding Photography | Congrats Kelly and Nick!

I remember receiving the message from Nick and Kelly about photographing their wedding – it was the 4th of July and I was in North Carolina celebrating with family.  I was living in Pennsylvania, and we had thought about the possibility of moving south (maybe even Nashville!).  To say that I was excited is an understatement – […]



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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+ destinations worldwide

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