About this Vendor

Photography is Capturing the Truth of a Moment

Trust and confidence are extremely important to us. Our newlyweds love us because we quickly relate, bringing comfort and ease to your day by simply being on your team. With only a 2 week photo turn around, we strive to leave a lasting impression in every way! We serve you, not just take photos!

Details

Photo + Video Styles

Artistic, Classic, Lifestyle

Photo Shoot Types

Bridal Portraits, Engagement

Starting Price Range

$1,000-$1,999

Wedding Activities

Getting Engaged, After Party, Rehearsals + Parties, Wedding

Wedding Categories

Online Proofing, Digital Files, Second Shooter Available

Awards
Bowhof
Bow2017
Bow2016
Bow2015
Bow2014
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Contact Info

Serving TN and Beyond! (615) 414-3573
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Reviewed on 4/25/2017 Anissa C

OMG !! I can't even express how Rabeeh is so amazing and awesome !! We just got married on 4/22/17 and Rabeeh was our photographer. I will tell you he is kind, patient, and so understanding ! He respected our budget and was able to give us what we wanted. When Rabeeh was taking... Read More photos of us, family, and friends we didn't feel rushed , not so photogenic, they were natural, and that is what we wanted ! There were times he took pictures , didn't even know he was there, and he captured natural / real momements , we love it ! I will say from our first phone call with Rabeeh to actually meeting him, the vibe was very good, not uptight , and we decided right then we are going to book Rabeeh as our photographer ! If you are looking for a wedding photographer that is very kind, professional, and can blend in with all the whirlwind of a wedding , you have to book Rabeeh from Blue Dahlia Photography !!


Reviewed on 11/08/2016 Sue C

Rabeeh has been absolutely wonderful to have on the wedding team. He is very professional and flexible. There were lots of unknowns to our ceremony and probably a handful of obstacles... We gave Rabeeh a pretty tight schedule and the wedding party totally screwed it up... We... Read More weren't together when we were supposed to be, the bridal party was finding places to hide me (the bride) from the groom, and oh, our "chapel" has enough room for eighty 1800s-sized-people... So it was pretty full for sixty modern human beings. Anyway, despite all of these surprises, Rabeeh and his now-wife were smiling the entire time! Despite the August sun, the tiny chapel, the rampant wedding party (just kidding), we have beautiful pictures of our wedding day! We had a lot of older family members and we're grateful for his skill and experience. Grandparents here, parents there, click click, bride and groom, click click, and grandparents were free to flee from the beautiful (hot) sunlight! Even the grooms and bridal party - he gave us instructions, freedom to smile and pose, adjusted, and it was all done. The speed doesn't mean that he doesn't care. His expertise allowed us to quickly move through the mandatory pictures and enjoy the rest of the day! If I were to do the wedding all over - hopefully that never happens, but just hypothetically... - I'd definitely hire Blue Dahila again... and make the day easier for the photographer. :-)


Reviewed on 10/31/2016 Dawn B

I would definitely recommend this vendor! He is so professional and very responsive! Our photographer, Rabeeh, did an amazing job, and we absolutely loved the way the pictures came out! He was wonderful catching moments and keeping everyone relaxed and warm in posed as well as... Read More candid shots. He was fun to work with, and enjoyed this wedding almost as much as we did! He was immediately comfortable to have around, and we are so happy with our photographs. Thank you so much!!!


Reviewed on 5/13/2017 Penny N

Blue Dahlia Photography was nothing short of AMAZING!! Rabeeh was so patient with everyone, not to mention respectful, and he took time to get the perfect shots without making anyone feel rushed. He was great at communicating before the wedding, and he truly listened to our... Read More vision for the day and made sure that he captured it accordingly. He really captured our day perfectly, and we couldn't imagine anyone else having been there to capture it for us. We would, without any hesitation, recommend Blue Dahlia Photography!!


Reviewed on 5/04/2017

Great photographer, very kind, patient, and professional. The Morgan Wedding 4/22/17.


Reviewed on 4/18/2017 Bayley M

Rabeeh was amazing! He was super nice and easy to work with. Also very affordable! We were on a tight budget and he worked with us to customize a package that included everything we wanted and could afford. I would defiantly recommend him to anyone getting married.


Reviewed on 3/17/2017 Dee k

As mother of the bride I can be hard to please but this young man did a wonderful job! I highly recommend him!


Reviewed on 3/16/2017 Doug M

My wife and I chose Blue Dahlia to photograph our recent wedding bc we loved his pictures. Looking through many photography websites we found his photos to be the best. Then we met with him and found him to also be an awesome person! He did a great job with our photos and we are... Read More very happy we decided on Blue Dahlia.


Reviewed on 3/16/2017 Ryan B

So much fun to work with! Rabeeh had really creative ideas that made for beautiful, original photos.


Reviewed on 3/13/2017 Megan K

Rabeeh at Blue Dahlia was such a pleasure to work with! He and his wife photographed our wedding on 2-25-27 at The Hermitage. He was very responsive while communicating up to my big day. He made sure he knew my entire vision and executed it wonderfully. He and his wife made... Read More everyone in our party and in our families feel relaxed and comfortable. They had great ideas for fun poses and our pictures turned out GREAT! I seriously get chills when I look at them. I highly recommend him if you are looking for a professional yet laid back photographer who will make you look like a million bucks on your big day.


Reviewed on 1/25/2017

Our experience with Blue Dahlia was wonderful! We had our wedding at Opryland Resort in December and Rabeeh did the most beautiful photos. He was very personal, friendly and professional. I will absolutely use him again if I ever have the need in the area.


Reviewed on 1/16/2017 Dana H

I would defiently recommend Rabeeh. He did an amazing job at our wedding. Our pictures turned out beautiful. He was very attentive to the things we wanted.


Reviewed on 11/02/2016 Justin R

The pictures for Josh and Tasia Prasser's weddings were breathtaking and clear. Blue Dahlia Photography captured emotion so well. I enjoyed watching the process of the first look between Josh and Tasia. I was one of the groomsmen and also enjoyed how our pictures were taken. He... Read More had us do different poses and made it a fun process rather than just smile smile smile. I would definitely recommend them. I like that he took the bride and groom out to their own spot for pictures. They turned out wonderful!


Reviewed on 11/02/2016 Justin R

The pictures for Josh and Tasia Prasser's weddings were breathtaking and clear. Blue Dahlia Photography captured emotion so well. I enjoyed watching the process of the first look between Josh and Tasia. I was one of the groomsmen and also enjoyed how our pictures were taken. He... Read More had us do different poses and made it a fun process rather than just smile smile smile. I would definitely recommend them. I like that he took the bride and groom out to their own spot for pictures. They turned out wonderful!


Reviewed on 11/02/2016 Jessie S

Great Photographer!!! Very professional! The Prasser wedding.


Reviewed on 11/02/2016 Robert P

Wonderful wedding! Great photos which brought back all the memories! You can tell the photographer has experience and an artistic eye - thank you!


Reviewed on 11/02/2016 Ipo W

My brother got married in Lebanon, TN at Terrian Farms and used Rabeeh as his photographer. He was awesome! He directed us to balance out photos & was so kind about it even when we didn't like what he was doing. Come to find out, he knows what he's doing. The pics came out SO... Read More incredible! My favorite is with my sister & I kissing my brother's cheek - his face was priceless! Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Prasser! 💜 You both! Thanks Rabeeh for capturing their special day.


Reviewed on 11/02/2016 Joshua P

Rabeeh did a fantastic job at our wedding. We had a great time taking photos and he was even able to facilitate taking photos with us and the horses at the wedding venue. (We hadn't planned on taking photos with horses, turns out he's quite the horse whisperer.) We are very... Read More happy with the results and highly recommend his business!


Reviewed on 10/29/2016 Tammy D

Who knew wedding photos could be so fun? He was so professional and yet had a wonderful sense of humor. Everyone felt so comfortable with him. He caught the fun pictures along with the perfect wedding poses! Blue Dahlia, the photos of the Davis/Prasser wedding are gorgeous!!


Reviewed on 10/29/2016 Tasia D

I have never enjoyed having my photo taken until my wedding day! He made me feel so comfortable and it was actually really fun! The pictures turned out BEAUTIFUL. If I had to do it over again, I would book him for an extra hour.


Reviewed on 9/09/2016 Beatriz A

Since I met Rabeeh I liked his approach to the wedding. And he got me immediately. The Wedding Day, he capture all those moments that we talked about. I was very happy with all the pictures I wish I could have all of them. But the ones I picked I really enjoyed. I was so happy... Read More that the day before I told him about we needed an extra hour and he didn't object. I felt very comfortable while taking pictures. Now that we are pregnant I'm looking to have him to take my pregnancy pictures and my newborn as well. Exceptional service.


Reviewed on 8/21/2016 ember e

Rabeeh was an absolute pleasure to work with, and I LOVE my wedding photos. He knows what will look good - both in traditonal and artsy ways - but also captured the personalities of my wife and me in a way that doesn't look super posed. We had an outdoor wedding and tried to... Read More save money in a lot of ways. Blue Dahlia prices were good and the photos are absolutely worth every penny. I'm so thankful we chose Rabeeh to photograph our big day. We've recently added a baby to the family, and I feel certain we'll reach out to Blue Dahlia again.


Reviewed on 8/19/2016

We had the very best experience possible with Rabeeh. He took such care and consideration with every photo, and was able to exactly capture our day the way we had envisioned. I would hire him a million times over!


Reviewed on 7/26/2016 Shandi S

Rabeeh from Blue Dahlia was amazing! He did our engagement pictures, my boudoir shoot and our wedding pictures. We loved them all! Rabeeh was really fun and easy to work with. Pretty quick turnaround on all my pictures and he made sure we were satisfied. Definitely would... Read More recommend.


Reviewed on 6/18/2016

We had a wonderful time working with blue dahlia ! From beginning to end he worked with the business of the wedding day, visited the site prior to, was easy to get a hold of through the whole process. all in all, we will be calling again for family photos !!!


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Meet The Owner

Rabeeh Elassal

My name is Rabeeh. When I first started taking pictures, I can honestly say that I didn't plan on becoming a wedding photographer. Most other photographers I socialized with would tell me how stressful and demanding wedding photography could be. Several years and numerous weddings later, I must strongly disagree! It's easy to tell if someone enjoys their job by how they interact with you while performing their duties. I would say my assistants and I are mostly remembered by the way we interact with our clients and share the excitement and joy of their special occasion!