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Arlyn + Alex's Crest Center Wedding in Asheville, NC || July 15, 2018

July 24, 2018 - If rain on your wedding day is lucky, and a butterfly flying over your is equally felicitous, then Arlyn and Alex's marr...
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Asheville Engagement Session || Arlyn + Alex's Arboretum Engagement

July 17, 2018 - This is a bit unconventional because I always share a couple's engagement blog post on the day of their wedding, but bec...
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Black Mountain Wedding || Alexis and James's October Wedding at The Settings

July 10, 2018 - It was, at first, proving difficult to write this blog post, to extract these memories, so many months after Alexis and...
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Asheville Branding Session || Just Bloom Together || Asheville Wedding Coach and Stylist

July 09, 2018 - I first met Emmaleigh through one of our mutual brides, Lauren Edgerton, last year. We reconnected on social media where...
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London Portrait Session || Meadow + Theo's Couples Portraits in the English Countryside

July 04, 2018 - Next to eating anything and everything, my favorite thing to do while abroad is photograph with fun people, especially i...
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Asheville Anniversary Photoshoot || Amanda + Imran's High Vista Wedding Session

June 28, 2018 - Amanda and Imran got married in 2016 at The Laurel Room at High Vista. To celebrate both of their heritages, they had tw...
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Nicole + Chris's Highland Brewing Company Wedding || June 23, 2018

June 26, 2018 - After 11 years together, Nicole and Chris made their vows to each other surrounded by friends and family who had travele...
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Asheville Engagement Photos || Nicole + Chris's Snowy engagement shoot

June 19, 2018 - When Nicole, Christopher and I were planning their December engagement session, we knew it might be cold, but we certain...
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Asheville Family Portraits || Hazel's Newborn Session

June 13, 2018 - Somehow, this sweet girl turns 1 this month which means I'm doing a little throwback to our photoshoot from last year. I...
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Pisgah Inn Elopement || June 9, 2018

June 11, 2018 - When Keya found me on Instagram last year, she and Eric were planning a small family ceremony at Pisgah Inn with 20 or s...
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Allie + Eric || Arboretum Elopement Photo Album

March 10, 2018 - Among many other reasons, one of my favorite things about elopements is the amount of time I get to spend with each coup...
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Allie + Eric's Arboretum Elopement

March 08, 2018 - Y'all know I love weddings, but I adore the romance of a couple so in love, they only want to focus on their commitment...
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Meet the Photographer || Betting on Myself

February 11, 2018 - "I bet my life on you." * Music has been an essential part of my life for as long as I can remember: I don't start driv...
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Ashli + Dustin || Wedding Album

January 30, 2018 - I mentioned in Ashli and Dustin's wedding day blog post that I loved working with them because they were so down to eart...
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Ashli + Dustin's Fairytale Summer Wedding at Homewood

January 30, 2018 - It's not every day that you get to photograph in a manor built in the 1920's that happens to look like a European castle...
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Samantha + Christian's Biltmore Surprise Proposal

January 21, 2018 - Getting to capture a love story is a privilege. Each couple has their own set of memories they'd like to preserve, their...
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2018 Goals

January 13, 2018 - Each year, right around Christmas, I evaluate my goals from the ending year and then write out my goals for the coming y...
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January 6, 2018 Wedding at Raspberry Plain Manor

January 09, 2018 - I got to start 2018 off in the best way possible: documenting the wedding day of a my cousin as she married her prince c...
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Katie + Mario's Engagement Album

January 05, 2018 - I've said it before and I'll continue to say it: I absolutely love getting to tell couple's stories through these photo...
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Katie + Mario's Manassas National Battlefield Park Engagement Session

January 04, 2018 - This past May, I'd planned a trip up to Washington, D.C. with my mom for a girls' weekend of museum-going and visiting f...
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December 30, 2017 Church Wedding in Baxter, TN

January 02, 2018 - What better way to close out the year than to celebrate love! We got to travel over the mountain to capture Kristie and...
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2017: Love and Lessons

December 31, 2017 - New Year's Eve has always been one of my favorite holidays. Not for the parties or the food (okay, maybe the food) but b...
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Kristie + Ethan's Farm Engagement Shoot

December 28, 2017 - Kristie and Ethan met on a farm in East Tennessee where they both worked. According to Kristie, before they started dati...
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Cassady + Ross's Wedding Album

December 01, 2017 - Getting to produce these albums so that each couple can remember and enjoy the first step in their lifetime journey toge...
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Cassady + Ross's Summer Wedding at Yesterday Spaces

November 30, 2017 - I love all of my couples, but as a photographer you click with some more than others. Such was the case with Cassady and...
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October 21, 2017 Fairytale Wedding in Black Mountain, NC

October 23, 2017 - Kat said that she didn't plan to create a woodland fairytale look, but somehow the pieces all came together that way! Fr...
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Kat + Travis's Chimney Rock Engagement

October 20, 2017 - While this may not always be the case, sometimes the internet can be a wonderful place. Such was the case for Kat and Tr...
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October 14, 2017 Artsy Fall Wedding in Black Mountain

October 19, 2017 - I've worked with quite a few crafty couples, but Alexis and James may just take the cake for the most personalized eleme...
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Portland Day 1: All of My Favorite Things

September 29, 2017 - I started off my first full day in Portland bright and early, catching the bus at 7:30 to get over to Cathedral Park for...
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September 9, 2017 Wedding at the Basilica of St. Lawrence in Asheville, NC

September 12, 2017 - I think I say this every time, but I absolutely love shooting weddings for friends. Getting to capture their memories as...
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August 5, 2017 Wedding at Homewood in Asheville, NC

August 08, 2017 - As if something from a fairy tale, Ashli and Dustin celebrated their love for each other in a gorgeous restored 1920s ma...
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Ashli and Dustin's Downtown Asheville Engagement Shoot

August 05, 2017 - I offer complimentary engagement sessions with all of my wedding collections for two important reasons: because it's the...
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July 29, 2017 Wedding in Sapphire, NC

August 02, 2017 - I love the details and all the personal touches that couples infuse into their weddings, but when it all comes down to i...
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Meadow + Theo's Granite City Engagement Session

July 28, 2017 - It's not every session that I get to rock hop through a cool new location AND capture the love of a couple of free spiri...
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Morgan + Mike || Wedding Album

July 19, 2017 - I can't imagine there will ever be a day when I'm tired of creating wedding albums, but even if there is, today is not t...
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Morgan + Mike's Highland Brewing Wedding

July 13, 2017 - 2017's wedding season began quite a bit earlier than I'd anticipated as I got to shoot my first winter wedding since my...
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Bohemian Sunset Styled Shoot at Black Balsam Knob

July 03, 2017 - Bridal gown and accessories: Wildflower Bridal Cake: Cakes by Gray Flowers: Swannanoa Flower Shop Makeup and hair: Er...
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June 24, 2017 Beach Wedding in Ocean City, Maryland

June 30, 2017 - Monica and Justin got the best of both worlds doing their engagement photo shoot surrounded by the beautiful mountains o...
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Monica and Justin's Downtown Asheville Engagement

June 23, 2017 - I always get excited when my couples ask if they can bring their dogs for their engagement shoot, mostly because it mean...
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June 17, 2017 Wedding at Yesterday Spaces in Leicester, NC

June 20, 2017 - After months of planning, our day started with a phone call from the coordinator, Michelle, asking about Cassady's thoug...
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Anna Beth + Omar's Surprise Proposal

June 14, 2017 - Getting that "Hey, I'm proposing to my girlfriend - could you photograph it?" message is always exhilarating, but even m...
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Downtown Asheville Wedding on June 3, 2017

June 06, 2017 - Just as I said in their engagement post, I knew that photographing my friends' wedding would be extra emotional. From do...
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Clair + JJ's Arboretum Engagement

June 03, 2017 - I've photographed weddings for colleagues and classmates but never before have I gotten to capture the love story of one...
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Backyard Marriage Celebration on Lake Toxaway

May 29, 2017 - Matt and Alex had the right idea: get married quietly without any stress or fuss and then get all of the family and frie...
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Washington DC Day 1: A Monumental Adventure

May 21, 2017 - Whereas 2016 was the year of international travel for me, I've spent 2017 exploring cities a little "closer" to home. In...
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Jeannie + Anne's Downtown Portland Engagement

April 13, 2017 - I really can't emphasize enough how well everything fell into place for this Portland trip. Only a week or so before my...
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Jen and John's Mt. Tabor Elopement in Portland, OR

April 07, 2017 - A couple days ago I showed off Jen and John's Portland coffeeshop engagement session, talking not only about how sweet a...
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Jen and John's Portland Coffeeshop Engagement

April 05, 2017 - "Some people follow their dreams. Others hunt them down and beat them mercilessly into submission." This is the quotatio...
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The Dolon's Biltmore Maternity Session

March 22, 2017 - Though I've always professed that my photojournalistic style of photography lends itself to most any genre of photograph...
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Portland Day 4: Sunshine, Blue Skies and Happy Tears

March 11, 2017 - I used to tease people who cried at weddings or movies - here's lookin' at you, Mom - and especially those who cried hap...
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Portland Day 3: Textures and Layers

March 10, 2017 - To me, the best thing about traveling is getting to unravel the many layers of a place; getting to know the people, the...
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Savannah and Kevin || Wedding Album

February 24, 2017 - I love getting to watch my clients open their wedding albums for the first time. I don't always get to - sometimes I hav...
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Savannah and Kevin's Fields of Blackberry Cove Wedding

February 21, 2017 - Savannah and Kevin may not have had the most conventional wedding - they're not the most conventional couple - and I thi...
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Jillian and Matt's Biltmore Engagement

February 18, 2017 - Thanks to the power of the internet, I got to work with this fabulous couple from Florida last November capturing their...
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The Importance of Laughter

February 08, 2017 - All the time I get the question "What is your favorite subject to photograph? For the first couple years of my career I...
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Jodie and Surain's Arboretum Wedding

February 01, 2017 - As the song says, it is, in fact, a small world. I've shot weddings for quite a few UNC Asheville grads and staff but wa...
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January 27, 2017 Wedding at Highland Brewing Company

January 31, 2017 - I cannot say enough how much I love intimate weddings! Morgan and Mike met while Morgan was studying abroad in Ireland (...
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Vacation and Destination Photography

January 26, 2017 - I've been talking so much about vacation photography that I think its time to elaborate a little bit on what that encomp...
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Janel + Corey || Wedding Album

January 19, 2017 - Janel and Corey's first reaction when I delivered their wedding photo album to them last month? "Oh my goodness, this al...
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Janel and Corey's Fall Wedding

January 18, 2017 - After my engagement session with Janel and Corey, I knew their wedding day was going to be full of fun and lots of laugh...
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The Rogers || Couple's Photo Album

January 06, 2017 - As one of my favorite shoots of the fall, I've been meaning to sharing this album for a while, but wedding season certai...
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The Rogers || Couple's Session in a Pumpkin Patch

January 05, 2017 - I've said it before and I'll say it again: a man who gives his wife a photo shoot and album for her birthday is a man wh...
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Reflecting on 2016

December 30, 2016 - If there's one thing we can (maybe?) all agree on it's that 2016 has been a rather strange year for the collective publi...
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Our Christmas Tree of Memories || Annual Photo Ornaments

December 28, 2016 - This was our first Christmas as a married couple - or rather IS because we still have one family celebration to go - so...
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Kim and Matt || Wedding Photo Album

December 19, 2016 - Now that I've gotten to play Santa with Kim and Matt's wedding album, I can finally share the finished product! Like all...
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Katy and Mark's Crest Center Wedding

December 13, 2016 - Through either ridiculously good luck or really smart branding I've somehow managed to shoot weddings exclusively for pe...
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Asheville, NC Wedding on November 25, 2016

December 08, 2016 - The day after Thanksgiving, I got to witness Terri and Jodi promise their lives to each other. While I get to see this q...
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Terri and Jodi || Botanical Gardens Engagement Session

November 24, 2016 - As I get back to work after Thanksgiving dinner with my husband (our first Thanksgiving together!) I feel compelled to s...
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Asheville, NC Wedding on November 13, 2016

November 22, 2016 - Neither sickness nor cold air nor wildfires could keep Savannah and Kevin from making the most of their special day. The...
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Kim and Matt's Fields of Blackberry Cove Wedding

November 16, 2016 - Kim and Matt’s summer wedding dawned cloudy and warm, and only got cloudier and warmer as the day went on. Many brides w...
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Savannah and Kevin's Beaver Lake Engagement

November 11, 2016 - "Loved." That's the word that Savannah and Kevin say best describes their relationship. And while that could seem trite...
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Janel + Corey's River Arts District Engagement

September 08, 2016 - The locations people choose for the backdrops to their photo shoots are often very telling of their personalities and if...
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Asheville, NC Wedding on September 3, 2016

September 07, 2016 - We couldn't have asked for better weather for Katy and Mark's September afternoon wedding! The sky was a perfect blue wi...
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Katy + Mark's Downtown Asheville Engagement

September 02, 2016 - Before I meet a couple for their engagement shoot, I send a questionnaire so that I can get to know them better and prep...
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What To Do With Your Wedding Photos: Alex & Zack

August 29, 2016 - Ok so you hired a professional wedding photographer, they did their thing and captured perhaps thousands of beautiful mo...
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Summertime Church Wedding in Franklin, NC

August 04, 2016 - As I said in Alex and Zack's Engagement post, this wedding was a long time coming for me (and the lovely couple, I'm sur...
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Franklin, NC Wedding June 25, 2016

June 26, 2016 - Alex and Zack celebrated the beginning of their next chapter together surrounded by family and friends. This sweet coupl...
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Alex + Zack's Christmastime Sylva Engagement Shoot

June 24, 2016 - I probably look as giddy as Alex and Zack do in the picture above because tomorrow is my first wedding of the season! Ev...
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Mock Wedding at Olivette

June 17, 2016 - No, this was not a real wedding. Yes, this is a real couple! There's a funny story behind this shoot: initially I was s...
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Nature Inspired Fall Wedding at the NC Arburetum

May 21, 2016 - Wedding season is upon us again! In celebration, I wanted to share one of my favorite weddings from last year - Cara and...
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Botanical Gardens Engagement Session

May 11, 2016 - To me, the best part about being a photographer is getting to know my subjects through the lens; learning their quirks,...
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Introducing Adrian Etheridge Photography

May 09, 2016 - To say that this has been a big year for me would be quite the understatement. I graduated from UNCA a year ago today, s...
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Signature Engagement Photo Album

January 14, 2016 - 2016 is already shaping up to be a big year for ASE Photography (or rather, Adrian Etheridge Photography, official annou...
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Rustic Wedding at Mountains and Meadows

October 02, 2015 - September 5, 2015 dawned with little fanfare, shrouded in mist, the clouds ready to burst. Normally, this would be the p...
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