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Nashville TN Photographer | Limited Edition Spring Mini Sessions

Spring is almost here. It's time for Spring Mini Sessions!

 

It's time for your chicklets to get their pictures taken.  There definitely will be a bunny...and flowers. (April 13th)

 

For $75 session fee, up to 3 people will get 20 minutes with me and my camera.  There is a $75 minimum order, and the packages are specially priced for this session only.  Location TBA.  The date is April 13th, so send me a quick email or text to book your spot!  Scroll down for some of my favorites from years past.  Can't wait to see you!

Call or text:  615-943-8828

Email-cgraviss68@bellsouth.net

Also as you scroll, you’ll see Gabby, a sweet, sweet girl who is battling Osteosarcoma. It’s a terrible disease, but she is strong and resilient. She definitely needs prayers and support. Please visit her fb page, ‘Gathering Gabby’, and get to know her and her family HERE.

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!

Click here for more info on the Wilson County Fair

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.

Click here for more info about the fair.

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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Nashville TN Photographer | Seniors, Family, Children

New Things are Happening Here!

 I love photography.  I love making these memories with you.  I know you think you'll remember this time, but you won't remember every detail.  I thought I would.  When I look at pictures of my family, my kids, all the little details come back to me.  Is it time for you to schedule a session?  
     I have been thinking of you, my client, as my busiest season is just around the corner.  I am restructuring my package options to give you more choices.  I want you to have the best experience possible with your photo session, and give you what you want with time, pricing, and service.  I'm here for you, after all.  This is the time to get in on this with me because it's a trial. New pricing and time for each session will customize it to your needs.  Do you need a senior session?  Family?  Child?  Please respond to this email to find out what new things are happening.  Now is the time during this fall season. These new changes may not last.  Make your memories now!

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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!

 

 

 

Want to visit Cedars of Lebanon?  Click Here.

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 | Pageant Headshots

Mattie is in the Miss TN Teen Pageant!!

   Congratulations, Mattie!  I'm so excited that you have been chosen.  Thank you for asking me to do your headshots for the pageant; I think it's one of my new favorite things to shoot. Miss Lebanon Teen USA is a Sophomore at Watertown High School.  This pageant will be in October, and she needs some sponsors! If you're interested definitely get in touch.  I'm happy to be one of them.  Please scroll down to see all of her beautiful headshots.  This girl is gonna win all the pageants.  :)

Here's the website to Miss Teen USA if you'd like to learn more...

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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.

 

 

Feel like your tween needs a little happiness?  Click here for an article with some great tips.

Lebanon TN | Christmas Mini Sessions

Christmas Minis

 

         These were so much fun this year!  We went to Cedars of Lebanon State Part and had the best time taking pictures.  There were several families that came.  Thank you to all of them!  Scroll down to see some of the cutest.

If you ever want to go take a hike, here's the Cedar Forest website:

 

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To see more of my Christmas pictures:

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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

http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/cedars-of-lebanon

Nashville Senior Portraits | Lebanon TN Square

Page High School | Darby

         Meet Darby! Class of 2018.  Page High School is lucky to have this senior.  She's also a girl after my own heart because she loves PHOTOGRAPHY!  I absolutely love the picture with her camera (scroll down; I know you want to see it).  I've known Darby's mom since college, and I'm glad to know she has three awesome kids (just like me!).  Of course, they had to have a few pictures, too.  Bring 'em on, I say.  We had a great time at the Lebanon square taking these pictures.  I love the way Darby was a natural in front of the camera, and it shows.  She is so confident.  It's good to see girls who feel good about themselves.  Keep it up, Darby!  You are fun, smart, gorgeous person!

 

Lebanon, Nashville TN | Family Photographer

Christmas Mini Sessions-Nov. 25th

   This is a last minute decision to have these this year because I just miss them.  Need Christmas cards?  Gift prints for family?  These are discounted pretty steep because...I wanted to!  There will be a Christmas set-up.  That's what these are for!  Yay, I love Christmas! (Location TBA)

     Session fee is $50.  There is a $75 minimum order.  These mini sessions are about 20 minutes long, and you'll have anywhere from 15-30 proofs to choose from. Email me at cgraviss68@bellsouth.net or text/call 615-943-8828.  Can't wait to see everybody there; scroll down for some faves from the last couple of years.

 

Nashville TN | Pictures with Santa

Santa is my favorite!

 

I know him!!!  Yes, that is my favorite scene.  BUT, yes, I really do know him!  The big guy will be here Dec. 2nd from 9:00-12:00.  I'm hoping we can get pictures outdoors, but I'm looking at the weather.  If not, he'll come to my house to meet your little.  I. cannot. wait.  

Your little elves will get to spend about 20 minutes with Santa.  Bring your lists!  Session fee is $25, and there are some great packages that I only offer with this session.  Now booking!  Contact me for more information, and scroll down to see some of my favorites from last year!  Pay attention to Santa's keys.  He tells his children that those are the keys to his heart...this guy!

 

 

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!

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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