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This fabulous wedding was full of Jewish tradition and beautiful moments. Documenting these customs for my clients is not only one of my top priorities, but it is doing so in a way that allows things to flow organically. The couple and their wedding party “did their own thing” and I used my camera to chronicle the days events. There are many sacred and special things about weddings, but after doing this for over 14 years, nothing makes me happier than feeling I’ve captured the true, authentic spirit of my client’s day.

Venue:: Claxon Farm
Wedding Planner:: Asheville Event Co.
Hair/Make up by Heather
Rabbi:: Rabbi Joel Tessler
Ceremony Music:: Ron Clearfield
Catering and Cake:: Carmel Caterers
Floral:: Blossoms at Biltmore Park
Video:: Hart to Heart Media
Transportation:: Emma Bus Lines
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  • Hannah - These pictures look more beautiful every time I see them. Thanks for capturing our special day and for making it special for us!ReplyCancel

My friend Warner called with the news that he and Ashlea were going to elope at the courthouse! I was so excited for him and honored that he would think of me to document this special day.  Downtown Asheville was our backdrop and the rest was history.  I wish the very best for both of them on their new journey.   Enjoy the love.

Make up:: Blush Asheville

 

All images copyright Realities Photography | Jill Schwarzkopf | Asheville Wedding Photographer |
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As promised, Part 2 of Arden and Jonathan’s gorgeous wedding at Diana at Biltmore Estate…

Professional Vendors::
Event Planners:: Asheville Event Company
Ceremony Venue:: Central United Methodist Church
Reception Venue:: Diana at Biltmore Estate
Officiant:: Kevin Lamb and Rob Blackburn
Hair:: Lola Salon
Make up:: Blush Asheville
Florist:: Floressence
Trolley:: Gray Line Trolley
Rolls Royce:: Elite
Cake:: Biltmore
Painter:: Cheryl Kiefer
Ceremony Music:: Mary Daniels Quartet and Corey Powell
Reception Music:: Party Nation
Videographer:: Timm Young
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Arden and Jonathan were married at the Central United Methodist Church in downtown Asheville. I enjoyed getting to know them at their engagement session and Arden’s bridal portrait session. There were so many details to their wedding that I’m breaking this blog post into two parts. I’m also including some of my favorites from her bridal portrait session.

Things I loved about their event…

1. Arden has been writing letters for her future husband and praying for him since she was very young. She wrote a letter on the morning of her wedding and placed it into the box with the many other letters. She gave it to him during their first sight. It was super special and so thoughtful.
2. An old family bible was placed at the church for guests to highlight and initial their favorite bible verse.
3. Arden and her Mom had a special bond that was really fun to photograph.

Stay tuned for part two of this gorgeous event!

If you missed their wedding you can go there now by viewing this montage…

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Professional Vendors::

Event Planners:: Asheville Event Company
Ceremony Venue:: Central United Methodist Church
Reception Venue:: Diana at Biltmore Estate
Officiant:: Kevin Lamb and Rob Blackburn
Hair:: Lola Salon
Make up:: Blush Asheville
Florist:: Floressence
Trolley:: Gray Line Trolley
Rolls Royce:: Elite
Cake:: Biltmore
Painter:: Cheryl Kiefer
Ceremony Music:: Mary Daniels Quartet and Corey Powell
Reception Music:: Party Nation
Videographer:: Timm Young
Highlights from Arden’s Bridal Portrait Session at Biltmore Estate…

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The wedding day begins…

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