Tennessee-based
wedding and elopement photographer

tennessee based
wedding and elopement photographer

Tennessee based
wedding and elopement photographer

Intimate + Emotional: For the lovers and wild souls

Finding the one you choose to spend the rest
of your life with is a big deal. You want to look back on this day and feel every emotion all over again.
Together, we can make it happen.

You feel emotions in a profound way. When you look back on this day years later, you want your photos to showcase all the love and joy you felt when you married the love of you life. You want to see the small in between moments like the tear he wiped from your cheek as you read your vows, just as much as the grand moments of your first kiss as husband and wife.

You value beauty in all its forms and want the perfectly imperfect captured. You want to be fully present during your day taking each moment with an intentionally unhurried approach. You want to dance with freedom at your reception, ending your day with zero regrets knowing full well your memories have been preserved with great care.

I value your day as if it were my very own. Ensuring you have a wedding season that is stress free, memorable, and truly reflects all you have been dreaming of.

You are seen. You are valued. You have my dedication and passion to serve you making your day truly unforgettable. I look forward to getting to know you and all that your heart desires.

Contact Chelbe

Hey lovers, I'm Chelbe [SHEL-BE]! If you're looking for a photographer that values genuine emotion and candid storytelling, you are in the right place.

Gone are the days of stiff posing and forced smiles. I know that's not who you really are. Genuine laughs, tear filled eyes, and long embraces. That's real. That's honest. That's love. Your love story deserves to be captured as if you were behind the camera capturing it all yourself. 

I believe in serving you beyond photography. This means truly getting to know you before your wedding, helping you create a personalized timeline that focuses on your priorities for your day, and creating an atmosphere you feel totally comfortable to be yourself in. With me, you'll never have to worry about looking awkward or not knowing what to do with your hands. Through guided prompts and watching moments unfold, I promise you will always look and feel in love and beautiful. 

Looking for a photographer who gets you? Your search ends here.

couples + ENgagements

Whether it's your anniversary, you're wanting to plan a surprise proposal, OR you're recently engaged: I'm thrilled you're here and can't wait to celebrate the love you have for each other. If you already have special place in mind - I cannot wait to hear all about it! Need help on finding the perfect location? No problem! I have a list of favorite locations around the area and if you're not local to me, researching has become my favorite hobby. I promise we will find somewhere perfect to celebrate you both!

Starting at $300 for 1 hour

elopements

Saying goodbye to traditions and creating your own epic adventure? Elopements are special because they allow you and your lover to focus solely on each other without the pressures of throwing a huge party. If you're looking for a serene mountain experience or intimate courthouse ceremony downtown, I'm here to help you create a day that embodies all that you've dreamed of. 

Starting at $1400

weddings

From micro-weddings to the larger weddings, I'm ready to celebrate alongside of you! Consider me your honorable mention maid of honor. When it comes to serving you on your day, I treat your family and guests with the care and attentiveness as if they were my very own. You want a day that is stress free and one you can be fully present in - I promise to serve are your memory so you can have the time of your life without any cares in the world.

Starting at $2500

you can be fully present enjoying  your day knowing I will capture every memory for you!

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now booking 2023 weddings and elopements

From our engagement photographs in Cade's Cove, we knew she would be perfect! She was adventurous and patient. She was able to offer us incredible direction and quickly learned what we needed as a couple. (Neither of us are naturals in front of a camera.)
I remember texting Chelbe days before the wedding, reflecting on how I considered her a friend. Her responsiveness and eagerness to get to know her brides I imagine is unparalleled. There were numerous times she offered reassurance and confidence, electronically and in person snapping photographs.
That incredible professionalism and character is compounded by her immensely creative talent. Her photographs truly allow us to relive our perfect day with each viewing. We will most certainly include her in any future photograph needs we have and strongly recommend her to all family and friends!

- Josie + David

"Her photographs allow
us to truly relive our day with each viewing."

We have never taken any sort of professional pictures before and we are very awkward. She knew how to pose us, make us feel comfortable, and she has an amazing eye for scenery. She was great to work with.

- Taylor + Stephen

"She knew how to make us feel comfortable in
front of the camera"

Absolutely wonderful photographer who really cares about you and your experience! I highly recommend Chelbe to all those who are looking for a high level of personal service with an end result of fantastic and original photographs to capture your special moments.

- Devan + Robert

" She cares about you and your experience"

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