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I'm Jill Schwarzkopf, a wedding photographer based in Asheville, North Carolina, and I'm thrilled to have you here. This blog is my space to share inspiration, tips, and stories from the world of wedding photography and beyond. Join me as we delve into the artistry, authenticity, and beauty that make each love story unique. Let's embark on this creative journey together, celebrating the magic of capturing life's most precious moments through my lens.

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I shot their wedding 7 years ago. I’ve photographed their lives moving from Savannah to Asheville on an incredible journey to open the BEST DISTILLERY in the world. These are moments from the Grand Opening. If you haven’t been to this bar, it’s a MUST SEE! Head to the South Slope today. So much thought […]

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Jessica & Jeff

December 28, 2018

This wedding at Claxton Farms was a beautiful thing. We used the fog for our benefit, to create some dreamy images of the couple and their wedding party. Loved the colors and sweet details added by Jess. Creative team: Make up: Blush Asheville Venue: Claxton Farms Floral: Flora Desserts & Cake: 50/Fifty The Art of […]

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St Barths

December 14, 2018

When I was asked by our long-time clients/friends to come to St Barths for an unforgettable vacation, I was grateful and thrilled for the opportunity to capture the experiences and bonds of this amazing group of friends.  I photographed their wedding over 10 years ago in film and I’ve followed their journey as a family, […]

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Rachel and Steve will be married in spring of 2019 at Diana at Biltmore. We wanted to shoot in the gardens and some other fun spots a little off the beaten path with their adorable australian shepherd! I’m a real dog lover so this was a particularly fun shoot for me. With this kind of […]

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This space! I loved working with the amazing staff at Greystone Inn at Lake Toxaway for Meaghan’s bridal session. The giant windows and stonework were perfect locations for this shoot. Much more to come on her wedding at Lake Toxaway Country Club. All images copyright @RealitiesPhotography | Jill Schwarzkopf |

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Whether you envision a small and intimate ceremony or a grand celebration, we are here to help you preserve the memories of your special day for a lifetime.

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