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Are you a photographer looking to take your business to the next level? Join me and Jared Platt for a 3 day intensive experience at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC on March 19-22, 2017.

More information can be found on our website at

– Jared Platt shares his Lightroom Workflow Tips for saving time and creating your best images as well as hands-on lighting techniques with our favorite products
– Packages, pricing and how to stay sane running the ‘business side’ of your field
– Hands-on stylized shoot with models at the fabulous Biltmore Estate, and Images can be used for building your portfolio
– How to get your work published
– Composition strategies
– Natural and off-camera lighting
– What’s in our gear bag, things to splurge on and what you really don’t need
– Custom review of each attendees website/branding on a personal basis
– The best food you’ve ever had
– Networking fun
– Swag and awesome product giveaways

Brooke and Andy had a beautiful wedding at the Omni Grove Park Inn! Here’s what stands out to me when I think of documenting their day…

1.  The attention to detail was truly amazing. Thank you Asheville Event Co. and Bloom Room.

2.  The couple was so easy to photograph. Even when they were cracking up on the golf course.

3.  Brooke’s dress makes me want to invest in lace!

4.  The bond between Brooke and her Dad was super special.

5.   The reception was a major dance party. (and I’ve got pictures to prove it)


Professional Vendor love…
Venue:: Omni Grove Park Inn County Club
Planner:: Asheville Event Co.
Florist:: Bloom Room
Videographer:: Timm Young Films
Reception Music:: Spintastic Sounds
Transportation:: Grayline Trolley
Cake:: Grove Park Inn

All images copyright @2016 Jill Schwarzkopf | Realities Photography | Grove Park Inn Wedding Photographer |







Documenting memories for my clients truly keeps me present for them, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Part two of this event was all about the fun bonds among family and the couple. Peek in and enjoy.

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

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



  • 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