A year ago yesterday we had a freak winter storm hit the mountains of WNC. It snowed all day at the Big House in Waynesville. And Rachel cried. She thought she would have to cancel her wedding. Luckily the next day (a year ago today) the sun came out and they got to work at blowing the snow off the ceremony and reception site.

As Asheville wedding photographers we don’t often get the chance to shoot weddings with snow! Needless to say we were excited and once Rachel realized her wedding would indeed NOT be canceled she was excited, and relieved! We had a beautiful landscape of fall color and snow! This is something you don’t get to see often here in WNC.

Congrats on one year of marriage Rachel and Raulie! Thanks again for allowing Michael and I to be a part of your big day and for making us feel like part of the family.

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Michael and I particularly loved the Sunshine Sammie’s ice cream sandwich food truck that rolled up for a special treat during the reception. ๐Ÿ™‚
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Makeup Artist – Secret Spa – Emily
Hair Designer – Secret Spa – Emily
Floral Designer – Smashbox events
Caterer – Smashbox Events Food Truck
Minister – John Brooks
Ice Cream Truck – Sunshine Sammies

Ivy is one of my favorite teenagers ever. In fact we love her so much and think so highly of her that we allowed her to be Ezra’s nanny! That is until her and her family moved about 4 hours away. ๐Ÿ™

Our connection with Ivy’s family runs deep. We have made a lot of memories over the years. Ivy and her three brothers were in my youth group when I was a youth leader. I also had the awesome opportunity to photograph all of Ivy’s older brothers and she was the last to graduate high school. I can hardly believe it!!

Ivy has such a fun personality but can rock some “vogue” shots too! She is a beauty inside and out and has an incredible sense of humor.

Love you Ivy Anne!!

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Since Ivy and her mom are such good pals of ours and we don’t get to see them all that often we made it a family outing! Ezra still loves Miss Ivy! (Not pictured: Ivy’s mom Teresa loving on my sweet baby Elliot for the whole photo shoot!)

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Congratulations Miss Ivy on your upcoming graduation. I KNOW you will do great things.

To view more of our portfolio check out our flash site–> Asheville Senior Photographer

  • Fran Rogers - Meriah, these are absolutely stunning! Ivy is a precious young lady and a beautiful subject to work with, of course. Your work is always lovely.

I was so inspired by Heidi and Dave’s attitude when their wedding day arrived with constant rain. I can’t imagine all the envisioning and planning of the wedding for that previous year and then it be ambushed with such wet weather. However, they were in such great spirits! I was proud of them for keeping the main goal in mind amidst the other potentially disappointing factors. Without a doubt, rainy wedding days also provide unique moments for photography and they weren’t shy about braving the weather for some of them.

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On the back porch hanging out!

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Beth with Emily Anne Hair and Sara with Blush Asheville doing their thing!

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The ceremony was moved inside but it certainly did not hinder the beauty of it. Firefly Events really showed off their strengths by helping the many behind the scene changes in this day go smoothly.

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“The knot” was tied!

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The not so often moment of getting a stubborn ring on the finger are some of our favorites.

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Two Buds and a Blossom making those flowers sing!

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Mr. C’s Mobile DJ always helps throw a good party. He organized tables to sing to the newlyweds. Lots of laughs and big smiles!

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Heidi and Dave’s first date included a trip to Ultimate Ice Cream. So as a signature item in their wedding they had them prepare an ice cream bar along with the cake. Yum!

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Heidi and Dave used StudioWed to find out about our services and several of their other wedding vendors. These are the many professionals who helped make this day so special!

Wedding coordinator – Firefly Events

Venue – The Farm

Dress Designer – Justin Alexander

Makeup artist – Sara with Blush

Hair designer – Beth with Emily Anne Hair

Floral designer – Two Buds and a Blossom

Caterer – Colorful Palate

DJ or Band – Mr. C’s Mobile DJ

Minister or officiant – Susie Greene

Cake designer – Ruth & Ranshaw

Ice Cream Bar – Ultimate Ice Cream

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