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July 7, 2017

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It was great to see this couple again for their 2 year anniversary session with their new furry addition! I LOVE LOVE LOVE animals so doing a puppy session at Biltmore was super fun and adorable.

To see Lauren and Tyler’s wedding from Biltmore, you can visit the archives here…
http://realitiesphotography.com/2015/09/lauren-tyler-wedding-at-diana-at-biltmore-part-two/

 

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June 27, 2017

This couple was all about living in the moment! Things I will always remember about their wedding…

1. The ‘first look’ with her father made me cry like a baby when I downloaded it that evening.
2. During the ceremony, David was cracking her up and it made for some many beautiful laughs.
3. His sister was a by his side, even in the wedding party.
4. The llamas enjoyed the party beyond the norm. They actually ran to greet the guests!
5.  There were so many authentic expressions of love throughout their day.  I’m beyond grateful for capturing their day.

Professional Vendor Love:
Ceremony and Reception Venue: Claxton Farm
Event Planner: Asheville Event Co.
Hair: Emily Anne Hair
Make up: Ali Lawless
Ceremony and Cocktail Hour Music: Appalachian Fire
Officiant: Fred Werhan
Caterer: M7
Cake: Karen Donetelli
Florist: Flora
Videographer: SixPence Vidoegraphy
Band: The New Royals
Transportation: Blue Ridge Limo
All images copyright Realities Photography | Claxton Farm Wedding Photographer | Asheville Wedding Photographer |


 

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June 12, 2017

Emily and Brad’s wedding at High Hampton in Cashiers was truly beautiful. A few of my favorite things about this event…

1. Emiy’s bridesmaids wore dresses that were in the same color scheme, but all uniquely matched their personalities.
2. It rained throughout their rehearsal evening, then rained all day on the wedding day until 30 minutes before their ceremony. I’ve never seen the rain clear so fast.
3. Emily said I was her “spirit animal.” I’ve never had such a cool compliment in my life. Nothing better than forming a bond and feeling that I can document a persons true personality.
4. The moments after the ceremony when everyone was hugging the couple made me teary eyed. So much love among the family and friends of this couple!
5. I laughed so hard when the guest placed funny face cards over their mouths on the dance floor. So fun to photograph the fun.

Professional vendor love…
Venue: High Hampton Inn
Floral: Floressence
Coordinator: WNC Weddings & Events
Makeup: Pop of Color (Talicia)
Hair: Cotton Rouge in Greenville SC
Cake: Cream and Flutter
Band: Black and Blue Experience

All images copyright Realities Photography | High Hampton Wedding Photographer | Photojournalist Asheville | Wedding Documentary |

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Emily Dixon

    June 12th, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    Love reliving the most amazing weekend of our lives through your pictures! Jill – you have an incredible ability to capture true emotions. We had so much fun working with you! Thanks for everything, spirit animal 😉

    -Emily

  2. Mary Nifong

    June 13th, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    Jill, it was our lucky day when you agreed to photograph Emily and Brad’s wedding weekend! Your incredible pictures mirror the love and joy that we all felt.

    Many thanks!
    Mary

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June 6, 2017

Read all about my favorite things at Brittany and Dave’s fabulous wedding at the Conservatory at Biltmore Estate!

1. Brittany had two veils and opted for the one that was rose gold. It was not only beautiful, but it kept with what she truly wanted on her special day! She even had a special gem hair accessory commissioned by Stephanie and Lola Salon to boot!
2. Their wedding was held under a tent at the conservatory at Biltmore, but the sun came out when the couple kissed at the end of the ceremony. Perfect timing for us to get some sunset shots at the south terrace!
3. Their design included elements of chemistry and precious gems. The couple love both of these and it was a uniquely gorgeous combination.
4. They danced with flare!
5. He never stopped holding her hand and the moments between them flowed so naturally.

Professional Vendor Team:
Coordinator: Belle Soiree
Ceremony Musicians: The Moon and You
Reception DJ: Spintastic Sounds (Pat Lance)
Wedding Gown: VOWS Bridal
Decor and Floral: Flora Asheville
First Dance: Edanse Ballroom
Hair: Lola Salon
Make-up: Christie with Blush Asheville
Officiant: Reverend Susie Greene
Videographer: Almond Leaf Studios
Catering, Venue, and Cake Artist: Biltmore

 


 

 

 

 

 

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June 2, 2017

Real moments matter. This is how I shoot and document my clients, thinking of the real emotion involved with being engaged! I look forward to bringing some truly authentic imagery to their wedding at Diana at Biltmore in Spring of 2018.
Congrats to this awesome Ashley and Aaron! The best is yet to come.

All images copyright Realities Photography | Biltmore Wedding Photographer | Biltmore Engagement Session |



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  1. Huan

    June 5th, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Perfect moments, perfect scenes and perfect love.

  2. Ashley

    June 7th, 2017 at 12:58 am

    Thank you so much to Jill for capturing these amazing moments. We were very nervous and she made us feel so comfortable and was able to get amazing photos. Jill is so knowledgeable and found the perfect little spots on the Biltmore to take pictures, we are so excited for her to capture our wedding day!

    We can’t say thank you enough!

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  1. Huan

    June 5th, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Perfect moments, perfect scenes and perfect love.

  2. Ashley

    June 7th, 2017 at 12:58 am

    Thank you so much to Jill for capturing these amazing moments. We were very nervous and she made us feel so comfortable and was able to get amazing photos. Jill is so knowledgeable and found the perfect little spots on the Biltmore to take pictures, we are so excited for her to capture our wedding day!

    We can’t say thank you enough!

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