Rebecca’s Senior Pictures at Biltmore

Oh how I adored taking Rebecca’s senior pictures back in May. Rebecca is a real beauty and so much fun to be around. She came up with all the poses on her own and all I needed to do was photograph. It was so much fun. She made her mom and and me laugh the entire time. What a blast! I know you will do amazing in college Rebecca. Soak up all the Florida sun too!

Stephanie & Jonathan’s Homewood wedding, Asheville NC

I was so excited to be back at Homewood for Jonathan and Stephanie’s wedding. This is one of the first Asheville venues where I ever shot a wedding. I love being back, and the day could have not been more perfect! I was so thankful Jonathan and Stephanie hired me to photograph their wedding. They used to come to Asheville while in School in Winston-Salem to enjoy the beer and the chocolate. They loved Asheville so much they decided to make this the location of their destination wedding. We are all thankful!

Here are the spectacular wedding vendors that worked this magnificent day. What a team!

Make-up: Blush Asheville

Hair: Emily Anne Hair

Getting Ready Location: StudioWed Asheville

Wedding Venue: Homewood Event and Conference Center

Wedding Planner: Emily with Verge Events

Floral: Flora Event and Floral Design

Catering: Dining Innovations

Wedding Cake: Short Street Cakes

DJ: Mr. C’s Mobile DJ

Hair Adornment: Twigs and Honey

 

 

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Surprise visitors from LaZoom Tours!

I really do adore flora! They always have the most beautiful bouquets and arrangements!

The wedding guests held river rocks that Stephanie and Jonathan collected throughout the ceremony and then returned them back to the jar. It was a neat idea because each rock is different and unique.

I adore thoughtfulness! It was one of the wedding guests birthday, so Stephanie and Jonathan had a special little cupcake make for him. They went to his table to deliver the cake and to sing him happy birthday. How thoughtful was that?!

Such a beautiful night!

 

Emily & Jeff’s Robert Mill’s House Wedding in Columbia, SC

I LOVE LOVE LOVE traveling to new towns and cities to photograph weddings. Jeff and Emily’s Columbia, SC wedding was no exception. I don’t know too much about Columbia besides it is HOT! I started checking the 10day forecast as soon as it popped up on weather.com. The initial forecast was just what I expected HOT. We were just starting to enter spring and had been having mild pleasant temperatures here in the mountains. I was bracing myself for the heat. As the wedding day approached though the weather starting changing drastically! It was now going to be cold and rainy. Who knew! I was wearing a sweater and a raincoat, but as they say the show must go on! I can tell you the rain did not dampen any spirits or stifle any laughter. It was a blast. We were able to get into the beautiful gardens of the Robert Mills House. A perfect backdrop for photos of Emily and Jeff.

Here are the amazing wedding vendors that worked on this wedding!

Coordinator: Whitney Kenney Weddings 

Caterer: Southern Way Catering

Flowers: Carolina Blossoms

Band: FlashBack the Party Band

String Quartet: The Jackson Sisters

Tent Rental: Party Reflections, Inc

 

Another amazing party band!

Sabrina & Sam’s Raleigh Wedding

Wow! Hard to believe it has been so long since I have blogged! Pretty much since Sabrina and Sam’s Raleigh wedding life and my business has been going full throttle!

Sabrina is one of my good friends from my days at Appalachian State University. As happens in life we lost contact for a few years, but thankfully for Facebook we were able to know what was going on in each other’s lives. Last fall Sabrina reached out to me and asked if I would photograph her wedding! It was such an honor that she would ask me. I am always amazed that I really do get to be a photographer for my profession. I mean it is something I have wanted to be since high school. When friends want me to be their photographer, especially ones who knew me before being a professional it is really humbling! It was so wonderful to reconnect with Sabrina. One of my favorite things about her is her laugh. I could pick it out anywhere and if you heard it you would smile.

Our great college buddy Reggie, did the sermon and I am pretty sure you could have heard a pin drop while he preached about marriage.

A side note: back at ASU we all got to bare witness to Reggie’s “first sermon” as his dad’s church in Winston-Salem. It was one of those experiences from college I will never forget!

I wish you could hear that sweet laugh!

The reception was healed at the beautiful Raleigh Venue and Steakhouse The Pavilion at The Angus Barn. This was a top notch venue! The food was outstanding and the staff was simply spectacular!

Soul Expression Band from Richmond, Va. were incredible. We all had so much fun! I loved that members of the band came out to dance and sing with the guests. Such an awesome party!

Thank you Sabrina and Sam for having me photograph your amazing wedding. The whole days was filled with so many emotions and so much love. I am honored I could be there!

Hannah and Tyler’s Black Mountain Engagement Session

Meet BellaRose’s sweet 1st grade teacher, Hannah and her fiance Tyler! I am so excited to be photographing their wedding at Brown Farm Events this fall. When we were discussing possible times for the engagement session Hannah knew that she wanted take the photos when it was snowing and in the woods. We had a few dustings but we always thought we might get a bigger snow.  I am sure thankful that we held out and waited for this snow storm to hit Asheville. I had the perfect location for this enchanted forest engagement session!  It was so much fun, and cold! I always love to take engagement pictures in a different season than when the wedding happens.  So the next time I photograph this cute pair the light and setting will be golden.  Perfect for me, my two favorite colors white and gold!
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I just adore these trees and this picture below. The perfect enchanted forest!

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