We are so honored to find out this week that we have been chosen as one of the best Nashville wedding photographers (as voted by other vendors) for 2017 on Borrowed & Blue!

From Borrowed & Blue:

THE BEST OF B&B 2017 AWARDS ARE LIKE THE MICHELIN GUIDE FOR WEDDINGS, AND WE’VE GOT YOUR STARS RIGHT HERE. PUT ON YOUR SHADES―THESE WINNERS ARE PLENTY BRILLIANT.

A Best of B&B award is the equivalent of a Michelin star in the wedding world: it identifies only the most talented, well-respected vendors in all of Nashville. How do we know? The winners have been chosen by Nashville vendors themselves. It’s a royal feast of planning insight: know-how taken from those in the know. So check out the medal winners (including special categories like Rising Star and Most Valuable Vendor) to find out the most exceptional wedding whizzes from the past calendar year.

Scrolling through all the winners just gives me so many warm and fuzzy feelings–so many of our very favorite Nashville vendors are included! Makes it even more special to be amongst such great company. Congratulations to all the winners, and many thanks to everyone who voted for us!

Check out the full list of Nashville winners here!

Happy Friday, everyone! If you’re recently engaged (congratulations!) and looking for a wedding photographer for your upcoming wedding, we’d love to talk more with you! You can contact us at jen@jenandchriscreed.com, or through the contact form here on the blog, or via our website! We can’t wait to hear more about what you’re planning, and more about your favorite adventures!

Happy New Year, everyone!

We hope you all are having a great start to 2017! After some much needed rest over the holidays, we’re excited to be back to planning for a new year, and can’t wait for all the fantastic weddings we get to document this year! We also wanted to go back and share a few engagement sessions from the second half of 2016 that hadn’t made it to the blog yet.

We actually call our engagement sessions “This is Us” sessions, because we believe that this time in your life is worth remembering. We want you to look at your photos and remember what it is you love during this time period of being engaged, and what life looked like then. It can be a vulnerable thing to open up a part of your life and have it documented, but we believe the pay off is SO worth it! There’s something special that happens when you are willing to step outside your comfort zone, whether that’s opening up your lives or climbing a mountain. It strengthens you as a couple, and it allows us to document and create images that are unique especially to you. You deserve more than the run of the mill, “let’s get the engagement session checked off the to do list” photos! And you deserve photos that are unique to you, that allow you to see them and say “this is us,” and remember what a sweet time being engaged has been!

Missy and Nathan are awesome, and we are so excited for their wedding at Graystone Quarry later this year! We loved getting to photograph them at their home in East Nashville with their sweet pup, then we headed out to explore around the Quarry and do a little bit of dreaming for their wedding day. I absolutely love that these two were all up for climbing up the cliffs for some epic images!

Congratulations again, Missy & Nathan! We can’t wait to celebrate with you all soon!

Thank you all for stopping by the blog! Looking to have your own This is Us session, or looking for someone to document your wedding day? We’d love to talk more with you! Contact us at jen@jenandchriscreed.com, or through the contact form on the blog or through our website and introduce yourselves!

Happy Friday, everyone!

Happy Friday, everyone!

How about a fall wedding with tons of love and joy to kick of your weekend? We’re so excited to share some favorites from Kate and Mike’s Belle Meade Plantation wedding at the end of October! We had the best time getting to know Kate and Mike through their wedding planning process, and I love the way they just can’t stop smiling when they are with each other. These two are so truly full of joy, and have so much love for each other and for the friends and family, who they were just SO excited to celebrate with on their wedding day!

Kate and Mike met really because of an ice storm. An ice storm kept Kate from going on a trip she had planned, and so while she was stuck at home, she decided just for fun to check out the Tinder app, just to see what the big deal was. Mike was one of the first people who popped up for her, and once the weather cleared, they met for a drink and spent hours together. Once Mike met Kate’s dog Olivia (she approved!), the rest was history! Their wedding day was such a wonderful celebration. Kate’s uncle officiated the ceremony, and one thing he said really stuck with me. He said to always hold on to the cabin. Kate and Mike live in an awesome and peaceful cabin that we got to see during their engagement session, but he went on to say that no matter what the physical place looks like, that we should always keep a place where we can focus on each other, away from the distractions of social media, work, etc. A place to stay connected. And I just thought that was really beautiful.

Their heartfelt ceremony was of course followed up by an incredible party in the crisp fall evening, and could not have been more perfect!

On to some of our favorite images of the day!

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Congratulations, Kate and Mike! We are so happy for you all, and thank you so much for having us along to document the adventures of your engagement and wedding day! Your wedding was the perfect way to close out our 2016 wedding season–so full of joy from every angle! Hope you had an INCREDIBLE time in Paris!

Big thanks to everyone who helped make it such a beautiful and perfect day, including: Coordination/Styling/Floral Design: Big Events, Inc. | Venue: Belle Meade Plantation | Cake: Dessert Designs | Catering: G Catering and Events | Bride’s Dress: Modern Trousseau | Tuxes: Street Tuxedo | Bridesmaid Dresses: Bella Bridesmaid | Hair and Makeup: Parlour 3 | Jeweler: Walton’s Antique Jewelry | Invitations: You’re Invited | Reception Music: Music City Sound

Thank you all for stopping by the blog, and hope your weekend is full of adventure!

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Hello, friends!

How about a little bit of love to lighten up your election day? We’re so excited today to share some favorite images from Ben and Jill’s NYC adventure engagement session, which happened to take place on the very weekend Ben proposed! We were so excited when Ben called up Chris and said he was planning on proposing, and were over the moon when he said he wanted us to be there to document part of the weekend. Ben was the master schemer, arranging not only for he and Jill to travel to NYC, but also surprising her by bringing in their parents! They all met up for brunch, where they surprised Jill, then later that day, Ben proposed on the Bow Bridge in Central Park! The next day we flew in and got to explore the city with everyone while we documented a bit of their adventures and captured the spirit of the weekend on a most perfect fall NYC day!

Ben and Jill are so incredibly sweet together. They met at work, and after a conversation at happy hour that lasted for hours, knew they wanted to get to know each other better. Fast forward to now and these two are engaged, in love, and just love doing life together! They’ve already shared many adventures, and also just love enjoying the little things of day to day life together, with lots of laughter and teamwork. Family is so important to them both, so it was perfect that they also got to be part of such a milestone weekend!

On to some of our favorite images of the weekend!

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Congratulations, Ben and Jill! We are SO happy for you both, and can’t wait to see what adventures are in store for the two of you together  🙂 Thank you so much for inviting us to take part in and document such a special weekend–you two and your families made us feel so welcome, and we had such a great time!

Happy election day everyone!

Much love,

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