started her journey into photography as a young girl, enjoying taking film photos on her parents camera. As the years passed, her love for photography grew, as well as interests in music and fashion. In 2006 she launched Authentic Photos and Designs and in 2018 opened Photowalk The Gulch, the #1 Airbnb Experience in Nashville.
She is the Airbnb Experience Host Leader and facilitates the community of hosts.
An accomplished musician, vocalist, and actress, appearing and directing multiple plays and musicals.
Christy worked as a vocal coach and piano instructor for various ages for 10 years.
Authentic Photos and Designs has worked with countless brands, influencers, models, and fashion designers.
Concert Coverage including:
American Idol Top 5*Cindy Morgan*Quiet Entertainer*Amy Grant*Andrew Peterson* Little Big Town*
Vince Gill*Wayne Kirkpatrick*Molly's Backbone*MuteMath*Kirk Franklin*Dove Awards*Kevin Max*The Bird and The Bear*Undisover*The New Schematics*Waterfall Wash*Jungle Fever*TobyMac*TerraTara*Ashley Cleveland*Colton Dixon*Ginny Owens*Britt Nicole*Liam Gallagher*Capital Kings*Danny Gokey*Hollyn*Passion*Kristian Stanfill
TN State District Youth Director
"Christy is incredibly gifted at not taking a photo but capturing the heart of a moment!"
What people are saying...
"I had a great experience shooting with Authentic Photos and Designs.Christy made me feel comfrotable and we had a great time with the ideas she came up with. The final product looks amazing! I definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a photorapher!"
Orleans Darkwa, NFL Runningback
New York Giants
Heather Wallace, Vocalist and Leader
"Christy is an amazing photographer, she is so easy to work with, a true artist, and an electric personality. She dosen't just take pictures, she captures moments that last a lifetime."