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As most engaged couples know, engagement shoot locations are pretty endless in and around Nashville. Depending on your style it could be anything from an open field in the country to the neon lights from the entertainment venues on lower Broadway. It can, however be a daunting task to pair down the few that sing […]

10 Year Anniversary Special!

Ryan and Margaret Tolbert have been a team for over 10 years as a couple and now they are teaming up to make other couples’ wedding dreams come to life. Ryan’s passion and talent for photography and Margaret’s love of event planning make this power couple the team you want for your wedding day. They […]

Johanna + Kevin | Cedars of Lebanon Wedding

Johanna and Kevin wanted the wedding planning process and day to be a family affair. They chose a location where guests could all come early to spend time together and celebrate. They wanted the day to be carefree and stress free. Johanna along with family and friends did all the flowers and decor on their […]

Shelton Wedding | The Hermitage

The thing I will always remember most about Kathy & David’s wedding is that they were cherished by their closest friends and family.  It was evident in the speeches and toasts…every. single. one.  The stories could go on and on.  While mostly funny and sometimes touching, the underlying theme was they were surrounded by a […]

Hebert Wedding | Marathon Village

I’m always blown away when I see the amount of love and emotion that occurs at every wedding.  It’s like rushing water flowing through the canyon – it’s powerful and it’s unstoppable.  Zach and Jamie’s wedding was no exception.  You can tell by the way that they look at each other that this is for […]

Allen Family | Family Lifestyle Photography

I got the chance to spend a wonderful day with the Allen family in this lifestyle session.  It was a wonderful opportunity to document a slice of their life and preserve those memories forever.  I would love to take a look back at my childhood in this way.  The nostalgia of seeing the kitchen where […]

Hemingson Wedding | Marathon Village

When two people start the beginning of the rest of their lives it’s a wonderful thing to witness.  It’s even better to be able to document it and create lasting memories.  We started the day at Union Station Hotel where the wedding party got ready.  It was a glorious afternoon, and the hotel was bustling with traffic as […]

Ockerman Wedding | W. O. Smith Music School

If I had to pick just one word to describe Meghan and Kirk, it would be “comfortable”.  Like grey sweatpants on the couch while eating a pint gallon of ice cream comfortable.  Yeah, it’s just like that.  We had an awesome time watching them start their lives together at W.O. Smith Music School.  Being able to document […]