chelsea & Hannah Photography

a best friend photography duo | Nashville and beyond

We met in Spanish class our sophomore year in high school and bonded over verb conjugations, movie quotes, and high school mean girls. Nine years later, we’ve graduated college, built a lifestyle blog from scratch, and established a photography business. If you would have told us all those years ago that we would grow to be hustling young entrepreneurs trying to make our mark in the creative industry, we’d probably think you’d lost your mind, but we couldn’t be happier! Scroll down to learn more about us.

hey y'all i'm

dreamer, traveller, shower-singer

When I was in the middle of nursing school a few years ago, I felt so uninspired. I realized how important it was for me to use the creative part of my brain. Enter photography. Before I knew it, I was photographing Hannah's wedding and getting inquires about more weddings! Since then, photography and creative business has become my ultimate passion. I've learned that dreams change and that's ok! 

Chelsea

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i love my

my sweet rescue dog

mellie

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phish food

ice cream

i crave

i dream of

the beautiful legacy

old southern homes

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hannah

hey there I'm

explorer, reader, coffee drinker

When I am not working on photography, most days you can find me strolling through Home Goods, making a latte, snuggling with my dog, Bash, and spending time with my sweet husband. I've been saved by grace, and I am working each day to strengthen my relationship with Jesus Christ and to love all people the way he would love them. I come from a family of entrepreneurs. Literally everyone in my immediate family owns a small business. I feel extremely proud to be apart of a family of hard working and driven people. 

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i love my

my high school sweetheart

jp

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i can't live without

my sweet and snuggly boxer

bash

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i dream of exploring

give me all the Spanish moss

the lowcountry

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On instagram

follow the day to day happenings

@hannahvirginiasmith

@chelseachaycarter

how It all began

watch the video

our FAVORITES

the details that make us who we are

With all of the tall grass strolling we do, Hunter boots are a must!

01. hunter boots

We simply wouldn't be where we are today without one another.

03. our friendship

We believe there's a soundtrack for everyday.

02. Music

Most importantly, our faith is at the heart of everything we do. We serve others to serve Him.

04. our faith

Love Notes

"C&H exceeded any expectations I had for wedding photographers. They capture all of the important moments and every single detail. they genuinely want you to enjoy taking photos. With these two behind the camera, it would be impossible not to enjoy the experience and have fun!

-Jacklyn and Austin

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 reviews

Love Notes

"My experience with C&H was amazing! I can't put into words how forever grateful i am to have worked with them. my husband and our entire family bragged about our photos for a week after the wedding. Thanks to c&H, i can freeze all those perfect moments and look at them over and over again!

-Trae and Mckayla

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Love Notes

"C&H are the best photographers anyone could ask for! They are so accommodating, helpful, and caring, and it shows through all of the photos. The most important thing to mention is how sweet and kind they are. It makes the photos so real and authentic. You could not get any better service and product!

-Lindsey and wes

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a little more about

10

years we've been besties

chelsea & Hannah

our favorite ways to conntect

saturday morning meetings 

monthly cinematic adventures

rituals & routines

favorites line up

daily encouraging voicetexts

spanish moss

neutral home decor

pride and prejudice

something borrowed

about time

pink peonies

our best friend

Bucket list

remain friends after high school

explore europe together

quit our day jobs

live in charleston

Make our future kids be besties

encourage each other to be closer to god

Start a business together

take a road trip to charleston

read our best friend files

bridesmaids you didn't know you needed

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our special sauce

on-site nurse by your side

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sets of eyes on all of your precious moments

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images delivered per wedding

600+

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