We love a good Biltmore front lawn wedding and Gisselle and Danny gave us the opportunity to shoot there once again!

Gisselle and Danny came all the way from Miami to be married up here in the mountains of NC on Memorial Day weekend. Michael and I really loved getting to know this couple over the course of the weekend. Michael got to hang with the guys as they played golf the day before the wedding at the Grove Park Inn. He enjoyed getting to know Danny better and was struck by his friendly nature and hospitality. I got to know Gisselle through the course of planning this wedding and I instantly fell in love with her love for life! She knows how to have a good time and her wedding was no exception!

Giselle and Danny are beautiful. B-E-A-U-TIFUL! And Cuban! It was our first Cuban wedding as photographers. We absolutely loved the party they brought from Miami! The music played by the amazing DJ- Mike (from The Event Factor) had everyone hopping. He mixed a bit of Cuban music with modern music and Michael and I enjoyed getting to see some salsa moves thrown into the mix. Everyone was so happy and seemed to really have a fantastic time!

Here is my personal favorite shot of the day! SUCH happiness.

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Now, Lets back up to the beginning of the day. Here is Danny with his best men. (Michael grabbed this shot!)
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And here is the amazing Gisselle with her maid and matron of honor. Shout out to these attendants! They really helped us out through out the day. Michael and I both loved how they just seemed to be there for Gisselle and Danny!
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Isn’t she crazy beautiful! Her hair was done by the fabulous gals at to Lola Salon! Of course the talented Wendy with Blush Asheville was there to enhance Gisselle’s beauty with her mad make-up skills.
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I love this moment with Gisselle and her Grandfather. SO precious.
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Shout out to Andrew May with Andrew May Photography for helping us out with the ceremony shots! This lucky guy got to be on the roof for the bird’s eye view of the ceremony. Thanks Andrew for all of your help!
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The reception was up at Diana. The Flower Gallery did an absolute fantastic job making this room sing with jewels, candles and flowers.
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I loved their guest book! We, of course, signed it under the word “photographer” in the dictionary.
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Hangover kits.;)
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First dance played by The Asheville Gentlemen. They were so entertaining!
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Let the party begin!!
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Is this dude seriously trying to light her dress on fire?
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Shout out to Andrew May again for this shot!
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We have to give credit to these amazing people for putting in a lot of effort to help make this day a complete success!

Venue coordinator: Beth Poslusny
Event Day of Coordinator: Brittany, Nicole, and Abby of Verge Events
Videographer: GLG Video
Officiant: Tim Lolley with Blue Mountain Weddings
Lighting and Equipment: Aver Productions
Caterer and Cake: Biltmore
Makeup crew: Kristen and Wendy with Blush Asheville.

Check out some more images from this amazing day!

If you want to see more of our portfolio check out our flash website! —> Biltmore Front Lawn Photographer

Bethany and Jackie were married last November at the chapel at Montreat College. We had the great honor of photographing their big day. We love Bethany’s sweet family and have now photographed both her and her sister’s weddings. Just like Amelia and Patrick did a “rock the frock”, Bethany and Jackie did one as well!

I enjoyed getting to know Bethany and Jackie better as we traveled to and from our mountain paradise location. Bethany and Jackie met while playing co-ed softball. They weren’t even on the same team. However, Bethany’s team was going to be one person short so one of her team members called Jackie and asked him to fill in. Bethany instantly caught Jackie’s eye. And I have no doubt why! She is a beauty and has some of the coolest hair I have ever seen.

I love this couple’s adventurous nature. These photos say it all!

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Shout out to Kristen Davis with Blush Asheville for the amazing makeup skills and to Lola Salon for fixing Bethany’s hair! (Yes those curls are all natural!)

To view more of our portfolio check out our flash site—> Asheville Wedding Photographers

If I were a wedding critic I would describe this wedding as “Simple, yet elegant. Full of sentimental, beautiful moments and hilariously fun!”

Michael and I met Kayleen and Rob when they hired us for their wedding. After I photographed their engagement session they wanted to meet the whole family so we all went out to dinner one night. Since then we have become friends with this amazing couple and have gotten to see them more often. When it came time for their big day we knew them on a much more personal level and it made the day much more meaningful to us. Knowing a person’s story always has this effect. At one moment Rob made us stop shooting. He made Michael, Kayleen, and I get in a group hug and made us take in the moment. He told us how much he appreciated our friendship and our service to them. He couldn’t imagine having any other person there sharing in their day. What a thought! That meant the world to us to be that loved and appreciated.

I love this couple’s passion for life. They know how to be so sincere and how to cut loose and have fun too! I never realized how big of a “ham” Rob was. (note the garter photos) Kayleen just laughed at him and joined in. It wasn’t a hard task to capture the emotional or funny shots at this wedding. They happened ALL day long.

Another thing that made this day so special was the weather. It was dark skies and rainy when we showed up and we all were praying for the weather to break. Really praying! And just before the ceremony the clouds began to part revealing blue sky. NO RAIN! At that point we still weren’t sure if their would be a pretty sunset. Grand Highlands Venue is known for their spectacular sunsets. I looked at Michael at one point in the reception and told him to start praying for a sunset because I knew how much Kayleen and Rob wanted one.

God granted us a sunset. One of the best I have ever seen. I told Kayleen and Rob to take in God’s gift. As I was walking away to give them that moment I turned around and grabbed this shot of them soaking it in.

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You may remember on Mother’s day I blogged the Mother/Son dance with Rob and his mom. To understand this next photo you have to check out that post.
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Cupcakes instead of a grooms cake. (They matched the fella’s outfits!) Shout out to Demetria Gilliam-Williams for the cupcakes and Filo for the big cake!
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Mom.
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Dad.
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Grandma.
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Prayers.
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Shout out to J.Crew for this dress. It was perfect for this type of wedding and for Kayleen’s personality. PERFECT.
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Carly Pallock did a fantastic job on Kayleen’s makeup! Ashton Silvers did Kayleen’s hair, and trust me it took a while to do all those curls! Kayleen made an absolute stunning bride!
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Kayleen and Rob exchanged letters before the ceremony. These were SUCH beautiful moments.
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SO this band was amazing. Shout out to the band “Lyric” for this moment. Leeda Lyric Jones sang “At Last” by Etta James to Kayleen and Rob as they danced. Rob of course hammed it up.
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Venue: Grand Highlands
Floral: For the love of Flowers (Dottie and Kim)
Minister: Matt Sloan
Cake: Filo
Makeup: Carly Pallock
Hair: Ashton Silvers with Changes Salon.
Caterer: Creekside Taphouse
Band: Lyric
DJ: Tighe Dudeck
Wedding Coordinator: Megan Antle

To view more of our portfolio click here!—> Asheville Wedding Photographers

  • Rachel Rice - These are wonderful!

  • Rhonda Duncan - Absolutely Beautiful!!!!!

  • Jerri Szelewa - I am Kayleen’s great-aunt and I have to say, these are the most beautiful pictures I’ve ever seen.

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