Category Archives: Engagement

Matt + Kaitlin | Atlanta Engagement Session

Atlanta Engagement Session- Fine Art Wedding Photographer

Matt and Kaitlin had a wonderful Atlanta engagement session!  I’m a huge advocate of choosing locations that are not only pretty but also meaningful to my clients.  Matt and Kaitlin live near and frequent this beautiful greenway close to their home.  It was the perfect spot for this gorgeous summer engagement session!

I always send my couples an engagement questionnaire.  It helps me get to know them better and also help decide what type of engagement session would work best for them.  Here are a few of the questions and answers they shared with me!

Please share your story, how did you meet?

Matt and I met 5 years ago in an elevator at our office building and became quick friends. We realized we both went to the University of Georgia and had a lot of mutual friends. Then one day Matt asked me to go to a concert with him and some co-workers, I thought it was just a friendly hang out, but then he asked me to dinner ahead of time and paid! At that point, I knew he was interested in more than just being friends!  And we’ve been dating ever since!

5 years

We love to go out and try new restaurants, go to concerts, comedy shows, grill out, and go hiking or camping with friends. We love to travel and have visited the following locations together: Ireland, Prague, Canada, Iceland, Kiawah Island, Denver, Pawley’s Island, Edisto Island, Charleston, Nashville, and Chicago. We also enjoy nights where we just cook in and watch a movie together. We’ve taken a sushi making class and have made it a tradition to cook sushi at the house every Valentine’s day. As for our ideal date night, my favorite are those relaxing nights in when Matt grills us amazing steak and I’ll cook sides and have a nice bottle of wine with a movie.

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Christy Wilson Photography is a Destination and Nashville Wedding Photographer. She specializes in photographing romantic and emotional love stories in gorgeous outdoor locations in Nashville, Tennessee and destinations all around the country. Are you having an Atlanta or Nashville Wedding? I would love to talk with you about being your wedding photographer!

I would love to talk with you about photographing your fun engagement session and outdoor wedding! Contact me for details and to book: christy@christywilsonphotography.com  |  615.691.3759

Jonathan + Cassie// Nashville Engagement Session

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Jonathan and Cassie are one of those couples that when you talk to them, you feel so comfortable and at ease.  They are so much fun, love to laugh and are crazy in love with each other.  They moved to Nashville for Vanderbilt University, of which Cassie is currently attending.  So it was only fitting that we start the engagement session there.  If you have never to been to Vanderbilt’s campus, you are truly missing out. It is so beautiful and the magnolia trees were in full bloom, so it was extremely fragrant and full of beauty.

They have a lot of family spread out all over the country and they both even say that they know Nashville will not be there forever home.  Getting pictures with the Nashville skyline was a must for them, so we headed to Cumberland Park and the pedestrian bridge.  We got our great skyline photos and even found a beautiful field of white flowers.  It was truly a great evening hanging out in Nashville with these two awesome people for their engagement session.

Jonathan and Cassie are getting married at Bellemeade Plantation next year.  I have recently shot two weddings there this wedding season and it is quickly becoming my favorite wedding venue in Nashville!  There wedding will be next May and will be such a wonderful event and I am so excited to be a part of their day!

 

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Christy Wilson Photography is a Destination and Nashville Wedding Photographer. She specializes in photographing romantic and emotional love stories in gorgeous outdoor locations in Nashville, Tennessee and destinations all around the country. Are you having a Bellemeade Plantation Wedding? I would love to talk with you about being your wedding photographer!

I would love to talk with you about photographing your fun engagement session and outdoor wedding! Contact me for details and to book: christy@christywilsonphotography.com  |  615.691.3759

Joe + Chelsea// Nashville Engagement Session

Joe and Chelsea are such a fun loving couple and when you are around them you can’t help but smile! They are getting married next November at The Cordelle and I couldn’t be more excited about it!  Fall is their favorite season, so it was only fitting that they had their Dengagement session then. We decided to meet downtown and get some casual shots at Riverfront Park and then head over to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, for their Nashville engagement session.

We had the best time laughing and embracing the downtown Nashville scene. I truly feel that these engagement pictures showcase this couple and their relationship perfectly… full of love, laughter and romance!  Listed below are a couple of fun facts from their engagement questionnaire!

Each of you describe each other in 5 words: Chelsea describing Joe: hilarious, witty, smart, passionate, loving Joe describing Chels: One Hell Of A Catch

Joe: Steak Chelsea: Our kitty, Stella, or my mom.

Chelsea: I love organizing things. I wasn’t such a neat freak until Joe and I moved in together and now I have a space that I love, so organizing has become a huge hobby. I’ve been a little obsessed with wedding planning as of late too. Joe and I love going to different food festivals or art festivals on the weekends and we also love to dance, even though we’re not awesome at it. I like testing out new recipes and eating healthy, but also can’t stay away from sweets. My ideal date night is an amazing dinner (probably Two Ten Jack) mixed with great conversation

Joe: Sports, sneakers, good food, craft beer. As a couple, I love to go shopping together, try new restaurants, and laugh. I also love to go see movies even though Chels isn’t the biggest movie person. My ideal date night would be going dancing and then coming home and drinking wine and falling asleep watching garbage TV.

Four years in October!

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Griffin & Carly// Nashville Engagement Session

Griffin and Carly are complete sweethearts! We decided to explore the Belmont University campus for their engagement session in Nashville, TN, since that is where they first met. It was a perfect fall day and I cannot wait for their wedding next June at the Bellemeade Plantation.

Here are some fun facts about the wonderful couple!

– We meet at a mutual friend from college (Belmont) ‘s birthday party. Both of us fought with the idea of actually going to the party. Its a good thing we did! I was introduced to everyone at the party when I got there, looking super hot in my sweat pants with probably dog hair on them and my signature messy bun. After I set up for the party I went home to actually look presentable. Griff was very persistent about if I was coming back or not. I came back and we spent the whole night talking. We quickly found at we had so much in common. He was from the same small county that my mom was from in Georgia. The rest is history…

– They have been dating for four and a half years!

– They love to have Netflix marathons. Playing with our dog, who is the greatest in the whole wide world!

– Favorite Foods/ Movies: Pizza, mexican, mac and cheese, pretzel crisps, mash potatoes, anything you would eat at thanksgiving. We love Sakura and Cinco de Mayo! (Omg, same here!)

– Each of you describe each other in 5 words
Carly: handsome, soulmate, best friend, smart, hardworking
Griffin:beautiful, funny, intelligent, intellectual, loving

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Alex & Bailey// Graystone Quarry Engagement Session

Alex and Bailey are getting married next May at Bellemeade Plantation and wanted to do something different for their engagement session. So we decided on a fall session in Franklin, TN. Bailey wanted to check out Graystone Quarry and it was the perfect spot for their session. The evening was perfect…the weather and the lighting were exactly what you would imagine for a fall shoot. Alex and Bailey are such a sweet couple and I had such a wonderful time getting to know them even more! They have so much fun together and we laughed throughout the entire session. I absolutely cannot wait for their wedding!!!!

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10 comments
  • Amy S - These are stunning engagement pictures! Graystone Quarry is a fabulous location and you are a very talented engagement and wedding photographer.ReplyCancel

  • Toni - Gorgeous session! ❤️❤️ReplyCancel

  • Corey - Gorgeous engagement session! Love the Graystone Quarry location and the love and joy you captured! Perfection!ReplyCancel

  • Allison Anderson - What an incredibly cool location Graystone Quarry is for an engagement session. The Tennessee light in the first few photos is beautiful and I like the contrast from that to the stone wall in the last set. I’m sure their wedding will be beautiful too!ReplyCancel

  • jeanine - Gorgeous Nashville engagement photo session!  They have chosen wisely!  Beautiful work!ReplyCancel

  • Deanna - Wow, the Graystone Quarry in Franklin, TN is absolutely stunning!  These engagement images are amazing.  The textures of the quarry really make this couple pop.  Every one of these photographs are beautiful and I can’t wait to see their wedding photos!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel Manning - What gorgeous Nashville engagement photos!  I love all the expressions you captured.  They’re adorable!ReplyCancel

  • Alyssa - What a truly beautiful couple! They look so happy. You’ve managed to capture some genuine emotion from this couple during their engagement session. Love everything about this!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Rittenberry - I love your use of the Graystone Quarry for this engagement session.  It really showcases a rustic twist on this young couple’s romantic photography session.  This gallery is full of beautifully crisp images to tell this wonderful love story.ReplyCancel

  • Effie L. - The love that you have captured between these two comes through so strongly.They are a beautiful couple and their engagement session is amazing!I love that location Graystone Quarry! So unique!ReplyCancel

Christy Wilson is one of Nashville TN's top Wedding Photographers specializing in Nashville Wedding & Engagement Photography, serving Nashville, Franklin, Madison, Hermitage, Mt. Juliet, Bellevue, Brentwood, Hendersonville, and surrounding areas. Destination Wedding Packages available.

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