Nashville Wedding Photographers Laura K. Allen | Christ Community Church | Harlinsdale Farm | Meagan + Samuel

February 4, 2018

I first met Meagan at one of my favorite Nashville wedding venues, Carnton Plantation, while she was coordinating a wedding that I was photographing a few years ago! I really enjoyed working along side of her, she’s super sweet and kept the day running smoothly while maintaining a laid-back temperament (which can be challenging on wedding days!).  Fast forward a few years later, I received an e-mail from her that she was getting married and was looking for a photographer for her own wedding! I was absolutely thrilled and honored that she reached out to me!

Meagan and Samuel’s engagement session was one of my absolute favorite that I’ve ever had the pleasure of photographing.  We shot at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm and these two were MAGIC in front of the camera!  I never had the chance to blog their engagement session as I get a little bit behind during that time of year, but I want to post some of my favorites from their session real quick:


They are absolutely precious! I was really looking forward to their winter wedding at Christ Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee, and let me tell you, they sure set the bar high in 2018!  They had their first look at Harlinsdale and it was FRIGID, but they were troopers (frozen troopers, nonetheless) and we got some AMAZING shots!

Their ceremony included a circular seating plan that was absolutely darling. One of my favorite moments was when the parents got up on stage and prayed with them before the ceremony concluded (I also loved the moments where Meagan and her family prayed while she was getting ready. SO SWEET.) I could tell that Meagan & Samuel are surrounded by a massive amount love.  I love being able to witness & document that as one of Nashville’s wedding photographers.

You probably want me to stop gushing right about now, so let’s get to the photos of Meagan & Samuel’s wedding at Christ Community Church! Enjoy!

Meagan wore her mother’s wedding dress. I can only imagine how emotional this moment was for her mom to see her baby girl in the dress she wore when she got married! I melt.

And now it’s time for a HUGE shoutout to some of Nashville’s most amazing wedding vendors that played a part in making this day so amazing!:

Venue: Christ Community Church, Franklin, TN
Second Photographer: The ever amazing Jessica McIntosh
Coordinator: A Delightful Day- Leigh Barker
Officiant: Pastor Dan Cascioli
Florals: Geny’s Wholesale Florist
Hair & Makeup: Amy Lynn Larwig
Cake & Caterer: Nashville Notes
Reception Music: Nashville Notes Jazz Band

Laura K. Allen is one of Nashville TN’s “Best of Weddings” Wedding & Portrait Photographers, specializing in Nashville Wedding, Engagement, & Portrait Photography, serving Nashville, Franklin, Madison, Hermitage, Mt. Juliet, Bellevue, Brentwood, Hendersonville, Gallatin, Columbia, Thompson Station, and surrounding areas.  Destination Wedding Packages available.

  1. Amanda

    February 6th, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    wow. just wow. You are truly the best Wedding Photographer & Christ Community Church is a gorgeous venue!

  2. sarah

    February 7th, 2018 at 5:45 pm

    well gosh…. these are nothing short of amazing!!! Stunning really… your work is incredible. The way you captured this Christ Community Church Wedding puts you way above all the other Photographers

  3. Brie

    February 10th, 2018 at 12:48 am

    Laura, these are phenomenal! I am obsessed with them! Seeing the bride in her mom’s dress made me tear up! Christ Community Church is lucky to have wedding photographers as talented as you!

  4. Lynn

    February 10th, 2018 at 5:13 am

    I am getting married at Christ Community Church and I’m so excited I found you when searching for wedding photographers. Your work is by far the most beautiful I’ve seen taken at this venue! I can’t wait to talk to you — I hope you’re not booked for my wedding date!!! *fingers crossed*

  5. Jacqui

    February 10th, 2018 at 6:05 am

    Love how you captured every detail of this beautiful wedding at Christ Community Church. I am sure the lovely couple will treasure these photographs forever.

  6. SANDRA

    February 10th, 2018 at 9:50 pm

    What an emotional and stunningly gorgeous Christ Community Church wedding! You are such a talented photographer!

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