I just love fall weddings, the colors, the weather, the cool Tennessee breeze and most of all because it reminds me of my own fall wedding. So, with every October wedding I photograph I am reminded of my love and it brings me right back to our big day. Katie and Michael couldn’t have picked a better fall afternoon to tie the knot in Nashville, Tennessee. Katie’s home was filled with fall blooms and streaming sunlight as she and the girls prepared for the wedding. Her Augusta Jones wedding gown was just the perfect blend of timeless elegance and Katie’s custom blue brooch by Jenn Fenton was the icing on the cake. After all the details were in place we headed over to Benton Chapel where Katie & Michael said their ” I Do’s”. Mr. & Mrs. Michael Payne were officially hitched and ready to dance the night away with their guests and the fabulous Scat Springs Band made sure to keep everyone on their feet. I loved Katie & Michael’s wedding day because of their effortless love for each other and their loved ones. Katie & Michael I can’t thank you enough for allowing me to photograph your big day, you two were an absolute joy to witness and I wish you all the best in the future! Enjoy a few of my favorites from their wedding day!

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The fabulous vendors that made their wedding day a success!

Ceremony Location: Benton Chapel, Vanderbilt University

Reception Location: The Hermitage Hotel

Bridal Designer & Boutique: August Jones, The Bride Room

Bridesmaids Gowns: Bella Bridesmaids

Custom Bridal & Bridesmaids Jewels: Jenn Fenton

Groom’s Tux: Tom James

Hair & Make-up: Katie Russo Beauty

Florist: Ilex

Ceremony Musicians: Michelle Browne & Susie Kartchner

Cocktail Hour Musicians: Bluegrass trio led by Daniel Binkley

Reception Band: Scat Springs Band

Wedding Planner: Gratia with Modern Vintage Events

A HUGE thank you to the Jessica McIntosh Photography Team!

Photographer’s Second Shooter: Jen Wood

Photographer’s Assistant: Heather Aikins