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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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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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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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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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Sun Valley, Idaho
Nashville, Tennessee
+ destinations worldwide

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