Maya and Alex’s wedding provided us with a great first time opportunity we had been wanting for a while…photographing an Indian wedding. It was such a unique experience and, of course, a play ground for photography. Such beautiful people adorned in vivid colors! Compared to traditional western weddings, the ceremony has many different traditions and a lot of participation by family and friends. Interestingly enough, this was their second wedding to each other. Alex is Serbian and they had previously had a ceremony in Serbia to celebrate their union with Serbian traditions. So cool!

Maya and Alex (and their families) were tremendously hospitable to us. Alex and I had a great time talking about capitalism and the great opportunities for foreigners in the US and he also taught me a few things about Serbian culture. Maya had Meriah photograph her Mehndi party the evening before their wedding day. She invited Ezra and I to attend and eat boat loads of Indian food. It was a great peek into other Indian traditions and we were glad to be their guests. Today marks the one year anniversary of their Indian Wedding. Congratulations and many blessings to Alex and Maya!

This was also our first wedding with Mary with Mary Bell Events. We enjoyed getting to work with her and she did an amazing job!

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Emily with Emily Anne Hair did a fantastic job on Maya’s locks. Emily even has a way of making it a fun experience for each of her clients.
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Shout out to Wendy with Blush Asheville for making Maya’s already beautiful face shine!
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Wedding coordinator- May Bell Events
Venue- Crest Center Pavilion
Makeup artist- Wendy Balance- BLUSH Asheville
Hair designer- Emily Anne Hair
Floral designer- Flower Gallery of Asheville
Caterer- Mela
DJ- Kenz Desai
Minister or officiant- Vedic Center of Greenville

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.:)
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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.:(

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.

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