Chelsea + Nick

Chelsea + Nick

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A Hiwassee River Weddings Wedding | Delano, Tennessee

Chelsea and Nick’s September River Wedding was nothing short of spectacular on the bank of the Hiwassee River at Hiwassee River Weddings. This new wedding venue is one of my favorite locations to shoot not only because of the beautiful river view from the property but also because there are so many beautiful photo options!!! The day started off sunny and steadily growing warmer as the girls bustled about getting ready with laughs and mimosas …and donuts. The only surprise was a brief pop up shower after the wedding ceremony. But Nick and Chelsea were up for anything and we photographed right through it.

Nick and Chelsea have such a sweet, endearing love for one another and others. I’m so thankful for the time that I had with them and for the privilege it was to capture their beautiful wedding!

Nick and Chelsea,
Thank you for being two of the most amazing people…and I’m thrilled to have been a part of your perfect wedding day.
It was such an honor to capture your beautiful moments and lovely details. I hope you thoroughly enjoy your honeymoon in Jamaica!! I wish you a lifetime of happiness and joy!
Much love, Nelya

I hope you love my favorite moments of your day!!! There were so many that I loved and it was hard to narrow it down!!!


wedding gift and pale pink bridesmaids dresses

bride and her girls in purple bridesmaids robes in satin. And lavender invitations

champagne and mother of bride buttoning up brides dress

bride with long dark hair putting on earrings

tear drop earrings and bridesmaids pose with bride at hiwassee river weddings

bridesmaids helping bride adjust her dress

back of a Stella York wedding dress

bride reading letter from groom in bridal room at hiwassee river weddings

Nick wrote a beautiful letter for Chelsea to read before walking down the aisle.

groom tieing his tieand grooms shoe details

pandora gift and wrist watch that says husband on the back

groomsman opening gift and details photo of a watch

guys getting dressed and groom taking it all in

bride and groom laughing and wedding ring on brides shoe

Bride leading groom across narrow bride in the forest after the wedding

broom picking up bride for kiss in little bridge in Tennessee

bride and groom together

wedding party in front of wedding arch on hiwassee river

We had beautiful afternoon light for wedding photos and the edge of the river at Hiwassee River Weddings made for a gorgeous backdrop!

bridesmaids standing on dege of hiwassee river in Delano TN

groomsmen and groom jokingaround on the hiwassee river in DelanoTN

whole wedding party cheering for bride and groom

bride and bridesmaids dancing in the forest at Hiwassee River Weddings

just the guys walking towards the wedding venue before the ceremony just the girls walking in the sunlit trees together at the Hiwassee riverside wedding

bride standing on the edge of the river in front of Hiwassee River weddings venue

prayer at start of river front wedding ceremony in front of Hiwassee River Weddings

bride and groom holding hands during ceremony and bride putting wedding band on her grooms finger

panorama view of wedding ceremony from itseatontime

you may kiss your bride! Groom kissing his now wife

bride and groom just married walking up pink rose petal path

Officially Mr. and Mrs…

bride laughing with her husband under the pines in TN

bridal party in pale pink and gray with purple ties

wedding party with pine trees in background

groom seeing his bride walk down the steps at Hiwassee River weddings

forest wedding party photos with pine tree backdrop

bride and groom dancing onwindy road to Timber framed wedding venue in Delano TN

After the wedding, the couple danced down the “windy road”  and enjoyed more time together…

groom picking up bride onwindy road of Hiwassee River weddings

wedding photo of bride and groom in front of portico at Hiwassee River Weddings

pink and lavender brides bouquet and wedding cake with pink and white flowers on top from Evea's bakery

bride and groom walkingin for the grand entrance of the reception

reception details with florals from Fox and Fern of Chattanooga

new couple's first dance in front of the huge handmade wooden doors at Hiwassee River Weddings

father daughter dance and dad and daughter sharing a special moment

mother son dance to the music from Sound Force DJ out of Chattanooga TN

cake cutting and cake kiss after dinner

guests on the dance floor at the reception dancing to Latin music

Friends and family and relatives came from near and far -some from as far as Colombia!

smoky sparkler wedding exit backlit with an off camera flash

We ended the day with a sparkler exit. Their friends and family cheered as they headed off to Atlanta.

killer sparkler exit with a dip and a kiss

You can check out Nick and Chelsea’s October Engagement session


Many thanks to the amazing creative team who brought this wedding to life…

Ceremony Location | Hiwassee River Weddings

Reception Location | Hiwassee River Weddings

Florist | Fox and Fern

Dress | Stella York from Ever After Bridal

Hair + Makeup | Angela R Makeup Artist

DJ | Sound Force INC

Cake and Cup cakes | Eva’s Bakery

Catering | Salsarita’s

Bridesmaid Dresses | Alfred Angelo

Groomsmen Attire | Men’s Wearhouse

Invitation | Vista Print

Photographer | Nelya

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