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Emily and Matt had their wedding at Deerpark at the Biltmore Estate. The Bloom Room really made their purple and neon green design elements POP!!! The couple even provided sunglasses, glow sticks, and flip flops for each guest to have and wear at their fun reception/dance party.
There were many beautiful moments throughout their special day. One of my favorite things about shooting this wedding was capturing the sweet friendship with Emily and bridesmaids as well as a connection with her Dad that I just couldn’t stop shooting. To view the emotion, visit the montage below…

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All images copyright @Realities Photography | Jill Schwarzkopf | Biltmore Wedding Photographer |

Professional Vendors::

Venue:: Deerpark at Biltmore
Hair/Make-up:: Suraj Salon
Planner:: Belle Soiree
Florist:: Bloom Room
Second Photographer:: Ian Riley
DJ:: Spintastic Sounds

Katie’s Mom called me over a year ago regarding the wedding photography for her daughter. I never realized how close I would become to her and their entire family as their wedding day drew near. The bride called me months after they booked and told me that her Mom was critically ill, with a serious infection. She was in the hospital for months! There was even ‘talk’ about postponing the wedding. I started praying for her at this time, so seeing her in person at the wedding really hit me. She looked beautiful and did not let the wheelchair keep her from anything that day. (Even walking down the isle and dancing on the dancefloor!)

From the horse-drawn carriage to the fireworks display over the Biltmore House, this wedding was truly an awesome celebration of Katie and Bill’s marriage!

All imagery copyright @2014 Realities Photography | Jill Schwarzkopf | Biltmore Wedding Photographer |

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Professional Vendors::

Venue:: Diana at Biltmore
Planner:: Belle Soiree
Make-up Artist:: Brow Bar of Greenville
Second Photographer:: Stephen Torrence
Officiant:: Tim Lolley, Blue Mountain Weddings
Cake:: Biltmore
Florist:: Bloom Room
Band:: Atlanta Party Band, East Coast Entertainment

  • Carole Marchioli - Jill, thank you so much for preserving Katie and Bill’s wedding memories. The photos are beautiful! You did such a wonderful job capturing the emotions of the day. We were all so happy to celebrate!ReplyCancel

Brittney and William had a beautiful wedding in Hendersonville at Kenmure Country Club. I had the privilege of photographing them last fall for their engagement session, so we were all set for the wedding day! It’s always great to work with my clients before the big day, making things even more comfortable for everyone. One of the things I strive for most throughout the wedding day, is to capture truly authentic moments between the couple. It’s important to know my clients and what is important to them.

From their ‘corner meeting’ to the first dance, this couple’s happiness was definitely contagious.

All images copyright Realities Photography | Jill Schwarzkopf |

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The couple didn’t want to see each other before the ceremony, so I suggested the ‘corner meeting.’ They met at the corner and exchanged letters and talked for a few minutes. I loved capturing this exciting time, right before the ceremony. So much fun!

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I loved their seating chart, based on the couple’s favorite travel spots! This was just one of many personalized touches from their day.

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Brittney’s smile was contagious. I don’t think she stopped smiling throughout the entire ceremony. Makes my heart warm.

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All images copyright @2014 Realities Photography | Jill Schwarzkopf | Kenmure Wedding |

The wedding professionals::

Ceremony and Reception Venue:: Kenmure Country Club
Second photographer:: Aaron Morrell
Officiant:: Rev. Mark Hunnicutt of Mud Creek Baptist Church
Ceremony Coordinator:: Lisa G. Jackson
Florist:: Occasions by Emily
Cake:: Icing on the Cake
DJ:: Mountain Top Entertainment
Wedding Dress:: Winnie Couture
Bridesmaids’ Dresses:: Kennedy Blue
Jewelry:: Aurum Studios
Programs and Seating Chart:: Grand Designs by Joanna

  • Brittney Storm Rankin - Jill, these photos are absolutely incredible – you’re awesome at what you do. Thank you for so beautifully capturing our wedding day. I know we’ll enjoy these pictures for years to come.ReplyCancel

Homewood not only provides a classic romantic feel, but it holds a special place for me because my sister was married there 3 years ago. Erin and Marc had their wedding in the Glen of Homewood with cool banjo music and some really sweet moments. We had fun spending a few minutes in the woods after the ceremony, to capture some private moments between this couple.
I had the opportunity to photograph their engagement session in their hometown of Durham last spring. If you want to check out our session, click here.

Dylan Skidmore with Blazin’ Sounds Entertainment provided a serious dance party later that evening. To get the details, click the montage below.

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Copyright @2014 Realities Photography | Jill Schwarzkopf | Homewood Asheville Wedding |

Professional Vendors for this event::
Venue:: Homewood
Day of Planner:: Nicole Bloom, Two Sweet Sparrows
Makeup:: Makeup at the Grove Arcade
Hair:: Sam Ricena
Cake:: Simply Delicious
Second Photographer:: Ian Riley
Florist:: Blossoms at Biltmore Park
Catering:: Dining Innovations
Ceremony Music:: Hank Smith
DJ:: Blazin Sounds Entertainment

  • Erin - Jill, you did such an amazing job making us feel at ease. These pictures are evidence of your skill at photo-documenting the beauty and emotions of a wedding day. You have so much talent and practice your art so well. We were all amazed at how you were able to somehow always be there for great action shots but also never seemed to be too “in your face” … you have great ninja skills.

    Thank you so much for capturing these moments for us to remember for all time!ReplyCancel

    • regina lobree - Jill, you were a wonderful photographer to work with. The amount of time you put into capturing the wedding day was amazing, as seen in your photos. Thank you form making everyone feel comfortable and for taking all the “specific” pictures asked for.ReplyCancel

Tiffany and Frank were married on the mezzanine at the Biltmore Estate. This was the first time a wedding ceremony has been held at this location. The view was absolutely breath-taking as the sun went down when their vows were taken. This couple was super fun to photograph and they also had a special choreographed dance that was impressive to say the least. The reception venue, Diana at Biltmore, had the most gorgeous chandeliers and lighting. We couldn’t have had a better time. Check it all out here at their montage…

All imagery copyright @2014 Realities Photography | Jill Schwarzkopf | Biltmore Wedding Photographer | Wedding at Diana, Biltmore Estate |

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All images copyright @2014 Realities Photography | Jill Schwarzkopf | Biltmore Wedding Photographer |

Wedding Professionals::

Venue:: Diana at Biltmore Estate
Second Shooter:: Stephen Torrence
Planner:: Belle Soiree
Hair:: Lola Salon
Officiant:: Tim Lolley with Blue Mountain Weddings
Floral:: The Bloom Room
Cake:: Biltmore
DJ:: Spintastic Sounds, Pat Lance

  • Tiffany Hereda - Jill is the BEST! She did amazing bridal portraits and then did it again with even more amazing wedding pics! We are so glad we picked Jill to capture one of the best days of our lives! We cannot be more pleased with the results, plus Jill and her team were so fun to work with and made us feel so comfortable. Thank you!! xoxo – Tiffany and Frank HeredaReplyCancel

  • Pat Lance - Beautiful couple, inside and out, captured beautifully by a beautiful photographer, inside and out! Another amazing job, Jill!!ReplyCancel

  • Tamara Heston/ Belle Soiree - From the moment I met Tiffany and Frank, I just knew this would be a special wedding. Not only are they the most gorgeous people on the outside, but even more so, on the inside!

    As always, Jill captured “both sides”, and it was truly a fairy tale wedding. Jill’s talent speaks a thousand words**

    Tamara Heston/ Belle SoireeReplyCancel

  • stacey brown - so pretty! jill you always do such a great job! thanks for sharing!!
    xoxo,
    stacey brown
    the bloom roomReplyCancel