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Nashville, TN photographer | Long Hunter State Park

The Bundy Family

This family. Look how they love each other. Even the guys who didn’t want to be there were good sports! I’m not mentioning any names. :). Seriously, they will cherish these pictures with the extended family. Look at those smiles; you can’t even tell it was cold. And flooded! This was right after all the rain we had in Nashville and Long Hunter State Park was covered with water. We found a good spot and stayed there! It looks beautiful. So glad we did this, Bundy family!

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Lebanon, TN Photographer | Wilson County Fair

First of all, obviously this is a summer throwback. I just can’t resist catching up with my blogging with these two cuties. Photographing sisters at their best is awesome. I hope they get along this well at home, and always stay close. It was almost dark this night at the Wilson County Fair, which made all the colors so pretty. You girls are too cute, with equally beautiful personalities!

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Lebanon, TN Photographer | Wilson County Fair

Sisters at the Fair

Now, I know that it’s cold outside and it’s January, and we're hoping for snow and all (well, some of us), but I couldn’t resist posting these summer fair pictures when I came across them again. The colors and these girls just make me happy! These two are sweet AND cute; so glad they did this with me. I love each season as it comes, and even though I’m eagerly watching the forecast for snow this week, I’m also waiting patiently for the warmer weather and definitely the longer days.

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Nashville TN Photographer | Circle S Tree Farm

Christmas Time

Now that everyone has sent Christmas cards and spent time with family and friends, it’s safe to post these tree farm Christmas minis. We went out to Circle S Farms here in Lebanon and had a blast in the pine trees. I love meeting with these families and then getting Christmas cards with my pictures! So fun and rewarding. Until next year!

Circle S Farms is an awesome place for for taking family pictures and weddings. It’s beautiful! In the picking season, they also have strawberry patch that residents of Wilson County love.

Check them out here.

Nashville Family Photographer | Murfreesboro, TN

Christmas Family

I love Christmas, who doesn’t? This family made it double fun. I was so glad to be able to squeeze them into this busy holiday season. All these cousins were great; reminds me of when I was growing up. …and such a pretty background for pictures. I am thankful for them allowing me in on some of their crazy fun and love.

Nashville Photographer | Cedars of Lebanon State Park

It’s Fall Y’all

These sweet families came to the Fall sessions, along with a couple of others. so thankful for them; I’ve watched most of these kids grow up. I’m loving this fall season and the weather is just now getting cooler. Christmas minis are coming up this Saturday, too! It’s not too late.

To learn more about Cedars of Lebanon State Park, click HERE.

LLbanon, TN | Wilson County Fair

The Bealls at the Fair

I love my Wilson County Fair sessions! Even though it’s fall, it’s still hot outside. I’m hanging on to summer as long as I can. Love these colors, and the Bealls were so fun to work with!

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Lebanon TN Photographer | Spring Sessions

Spring Mini Sessions

      For my spring mini sessions this year, just a few of us went to Cedars of Lebanon State Park and had a little fun with the bunny, Buttercup.  These guys are all related, so it was a family reunion, too!  Haha.  Love these kids.  I have been photographing all of them for a long time, and now I even have MK in class!  Such a sweetheart...And can't get over the sassy glasses.  Scroll down to see these three in action.  Look, and Houston did smile!

 

 

 

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Lebanon TN Family Photographer | Major Family

An Extended Family Session

 

Meet the Majors.  I have known these guys for a long time.  Bonnie comes from a whole family of teachers, just like me!  They are the most down to earth, sweetest people you'll ever meet.  The boys are into their farm, sports, outdoor activities, driving the gator (!), you name it.  The rest of the extended family joined us toward the end of our session.  It was a feat to get all the cousins to smile, but we did it with the help of everyone.  I saw some silly stuff!  Haha, it was a great day for pictures.  I had so much fun!

How difficult is it to start a farm?  Read here to find out.

Lebanon Tn Photographer | On the Square

Kayla's 13!

      So I have been taking Kayla's yearly pictures for a couple of years now, and I'm so glad she found me to do it!  I love those tween years before real life sets in.  Kayla is one of the most confident, happy girls I've met yet...and so cute, too!  She's into dance and her friends.  The funny thing is we have the same size feet!  Haha, I won't tell you what that is, but it makes me smile 'cuz we're both kinda on the short side.  Love it, Kayla!  We went down to the Lebanon square to do her photo session.  We always have the best time, and she is gorgeous.  Scroll down to see some of her smiling and laughing. Those are the ones I like best, although she's pretty great in all of them.

 

 

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Nashville Photography | Christmas Mini Sessions Lebanon, tn

Cedars of Lebanon | Flory

 

   Oh, my stars!  These two are so cute.  Santa will have a hard time not giving them everything on their lists.  And the twirly, swirly dress Mary has on is so fun!  We had the best time taking pictures at Cedars of Lebanon with the trees and leaves.  It was the perfect backdrop.  They listened to ALL my directions and were so good.  I've watched them grow up, and I think their family is so blessed!  Scroll down to take a look at the full Christmas mini session with them.

 

 

Need to visit Cedars of Lebanon?  It's a great place

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Lebanon, TN Photographer | Family Farm Portraits

The Miller Family Farm

    I have known the Millers for a while.  It seems like every part of each of our families has teachers in it.  I do love going out to their Lebanon, tn family farm to take pictures.  It makes me want some farmland, but I don't know if I could deal with the all the extra work!  Miss Sassy loved having her pictures taken this time.  She actually found several of the best spots.  Calhoun didn't want any part of it, as you can see if you'll scroll down.  Hilarious!  Both kids did great anyway, and I always have some funny ones to show them.  Until next time! Enjoy!

Watertown Engagement Portraits | Everlasting Pond

Jamie and Bo are getting married today!

 

   Today is the day! I just love a country outdoor wedding.  Jamie and Bo are getting married at The Everlasting Pond in Watertown.  I can't wait to see Jamie as a bride, and also get some more pictures of this venue with a wedding party...Woods, rock quarry, quaint little house for the bride and her people.  So, so pretty.  Here are some highlights from their engagement session.  Enjoy, and stay tuned for the wedding photos!  I can't wait.

 

 

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Nashville Teen Portraits | Jett

Lebanon TN | My Nephew Jett

 

   Meet Jett.  Class of 2022. :)  Is that right?  Aw, I can't believe it.  He's already this old.  Jett's from Kansas, so each summer when he comes to visit I get to take his birthday pictures...and he loves it...well, his mom loves it anyway.  Haha.  He actually is very photogenic and always does a great job.  As you can see he loves baseball.  They drove here from visiting in Kentucky to have his pictures done in downtown Lebanon and on one of our middle school's baseball fields (shout-out to my hubby).  We love acting silly with these pictures, and we brought all my crew along to make him smile, which they did.  This first one cracks me up.  Maybe you can see what a lady's man he'll be in a few years.

 

 

Nashville Senior Portraits | Lebanon, TN

Lebanon High School Senior | Allie

 

      Meet Allie.  Class of 2018.  Here's what I love:  She's not just a pretty face!  I love it when girls play sports.  I love it when I get to go to the place where seniors actually play their sport and take pictures in the 'natural habitat'.  Allie and I went to downtown Lebanon, then to LHS right at sunset to take her track pictures.  She came with some ideas of her own, too (the shoe pile), and it was awesome. thanks, Allie, for the fun session, and I can't wait to see what happens next in your journey!

 

 

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Nashville Middle Tn Family Photographer | Fall Mini Sessions

Fall Minis Oct, 28th

    It's that time again!  I feel like I just did Fall Minis.  We have so much fun on this day.  I love fall.

     These minis are discounted in every way.  I'm reserving 6 appointments on Oct. 28th in the afternoon.  I love getting that golden late-day sunshine.  Location is to be announced, so be looking for that information a little later.

            These exclusive sessions are $250 for up to three people.  Your session fee is waived, and 10 digital files are included in that.  With these files you get unlimited printing rights up to 8x10 size.  I'll spend about 20 minutes with you capturing anywhere from 20-40 images for you to choose from.  

        To reserve your appointment contact me through my website, email, text, or call.  You can also comment on this post.  Looking forward to hearing from you.  Scroll down for favorites from the past few years.

615-943-8828

cgraviss68@bellsouth.net

 

 

 

Nashville Tween Photographer | Wilson County Fair

Fair Mini Session | Winfree Family

       Meet the Winfrees. These guys were so fun.  Check out the "Kiss" picture!  I love Fair sessions.  The Wilson County Fair is one of the best, and I can always count on awesome vendors and rides to give me those fab colors in pictures.  We had good  weather this year for the most part, and I'm already looking forward to it next year!  

      

 

 

Nashville Middle TN Family Photographer | Pageant Days

Wilson County Fair Pageants

 

   I saw so many cute, handsome, pretty boys and girls in the pageants this past week, and had the privilege of photographing a lot of them.  Here are a few that came to me at my booth at the Wilson County Fair.  Thanks, y'all!

Nashville Senior Photographer | Brett

Lebanon High School | Brett

 

   Meet Brett.  Senior. Class of 2018 at Lebanon High School.  I was so glad when his mom contacted me for his senior pictures.  We went to downtown Lebanon, one of my favorite places.  It fit!  

   Brett is looking forward to socializing his senior year.  Yes, my kind of senior! Haha.  He is still deciding about his path to college, but he is working and saving.  Sounds responsible to me.  Go see him at Gap!  Dislikes:  Getting up in the morning... 

   Good luck this year, Brett!  

To see Brett's favorites:  http://www.gap.com/

Nashville Middle tn Photographer | Wilson County Fair Mini Sessions

Wilson County Fair Mini Sessions | August 18-26, 2017

 

   I can't believe it's time again for Fair Sessions.  These are some of my favorites because they're so happy!  If you need some color on your walls, these minis are for you.

   Here are the details:  You will meet me at the fair, and have 20 minutes with me.  Yes, there are so many colors, people, and crazyiness!  It's awesome.  We act silly.  Your kids are already smiling because they're at the FAIR.  ...and it doesn't have to be kids.  It can be whomever you want! Each session is for up to 3 people.  Each extra person is $10.  You will get to see a gallery of retouched images, and you'll get to pick 10 to take home with you on a flashdrive, with unlimited printing up to 8x10.  Total cost is $250, so your regular session fee is waved.  It's also a discount on the 10 digital images.  AND you get the option to purchase any other product/digitals for 10% off regular pricing.

    Contact me now, so you'll get your spot.  Since it's only going on one week, and the most beautiful time for pictures is late afternoon, the appointments are limited. Just go to my 'contact' session here on my website, call me, or email me.  Can't wait to book your spot and see you at the Wilson County Fair!  

Keep scrolling to see some more fun pics.

 

Call me!   615-943-8828

Email me! cgraviss68@bellsouth.net 

 

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