Michael and I love a good Biltmore Estate wedding. Ashley and Joe’s wedding was our first wedding on the Tennis Lawn of the Biltmore Estate with the reception taking place at the Italian Gardens. It was absolutely stunning.
Ashley and Joe travelled from Charleston to be married in Asheville. They were a super sweet couple and we enjoyed getting to know their family and friends during the joyful festivities. They have a great sense of humor and it shows in the photos.
Congrats to Ashley and Joe!! Thank you for allowing Michael and I to share in your day. Many blessings as you begin this new chapter in your story.
Ashley looked absolutely stunning in her gown and veil. This photo of her above makes us swoon.
Ashley’s mom is absolutely gorgeous!
We loved the detail in the straps on her dress!
These gals were so so much fun!
And these sweet moments with dad. So special.
These two looked SO good on their wedding day! Wendy with Blush Asheville nailed the makeup!
Joe is such a clown sometimes. We love that. He was being funny in these photos posing like this… but we actually love how they turned out!
We love this location for a Biltmore wedding!
Michael stumbled upon this private moment of Joe right before his guest started arriving to the ceremony.
Here comes the bride! Also, shout out to Gwenn from Wedding Inspirations.
This was also our first time getting to work with Gwenn and her side kick Elena. They handled all the details with such professionalism.
One of my favorite things to capture at weddings is this moment. “I now present to you Mr. and Mrs. Caradonna!” Such happy faces!!
Sunsets off the south terrace are some of my favorites.
Cocktail hour was on the library terrace with this view!
The reception tent was just below the library terrace on the Italian Gardens.
I loved their gold flat wear! It was very classy.
Such happy people! It wasn’t hard to capture candid moments of people laughing and smiling.
One of my absolute favorite things about their wedding was their amazing band, Atlanta Rhythm and Groove. They were fantastic!
The funniest event of the day, in my opinion, was when the band got Ashley and Joe to hop on the stage and dance. BOY! Ashley and Joe can dance! Michael and I were laughing so hard and Ashley and Joe were having so much fun.
Ashley had a great time dancing. I love her so much.
The mother of the bride was right there with her.
Joe’s solo moment. Lets just say he doesn’t do anything half way. 😉
This is the first opportunity we have had to photograph an exit in front of the house! Ashley and Joe had their guests throw rose petals as they exited. It was beautiful.
Shout out to these wedding pros that made this day happen!
- Wedding coordinator – Gwenn Ford –Wedding Inspirations
- Venue coordinator – Brooke Ray- Biltmore
- Dress Designer – Anna Maier
- Where you purchased your dress – Atlanta
- Makeup artist – Wendy with Blush Asheville
- Hair designer – Anthony Mikolojeski
- Floral designer – Flora
- Caterer – Biltmore
- DJ or Band – Atlanta Rhythm and Groove
- Officiant – Rev. Tim Lolley with Blue Mountain Weddings
- Cake designer – Biltmore
- Rental company – Classic Event Rental