Elopement in downtown Asheville

Elopement in downtown Asheville

Shouting love from the rooftops at the Montford Rooftop Bar today. Such a perfect day to say YES to the love of your life. Congratulations David + Miriam!  Venue: @themontford Floral: @flowersbylarry Baker: @fletcher_village_bakery Hair: @huecolorlounge Dress...
Summer Wedding at Canaan Valley Farm

Summer Wedding at Canaan Valley Farm

I am very predictable. It doesn’t matter if it is 5 PM or 2 AM, the moment that a wedding ends I rush home to start the editing process. I strategically go through the files and start digging like a professional West Virginia coal miner. I till through the files to...
Haiku I Do Summer Wedding

Haiku I Do Summer Wedding

Seconds after Wade and Erika walked down the aisle, I caught this moment. This was their first kiss in the sun after saying I Do and there will be so many firsts to match this epic one. Their first dance, toast, and you know the rest. However, I coach my couples...
Biltmore Estate Family Portraits

Biltmore Estate Family Portraits

I invite you to look at your walls in your home right now. What do you see? Do you see little fingerprint smudge marks, artwork from years ago, or cracks in the wall that you’ve been meaning to repaint? Regardless of what may be there, I invite you to see life!!! My...
Black Balsam Maternity + Family session

Black Balsam Maternity + Family session

I think that we each carry a FULL potential and we are bursting at the seams. We are all pregnant with a purpose that only you can accomplish. You hear this voice in your dreams and it echoes in your veins. You were made with a very specific calling. Just like a...
Inn at Tranquility Farm Summer Wedding, Waynesville NC

Inn at Tranquility Farm Summer Wedding, Waynesville NC

I am not exaggerating when I say that there was so much gorgeousness everywhere at Sam and Evan’s wedding that I could barely contain myself. Not only were the flowers exquisite, the food delicious and view breathtaking, but it was, without a doubt, the tender...
Luxurious Longleaf Vineyard Wedding

Luxurious Longleaf Vineyard Wedding

When I send out a wedding gallery I am usually at home biting my nails and pacing back and forth. This is because I have spent countless hours editing these photos- sometimes painstakingly taking out background areas, lighting key spots and highlighting others. I will...
Haiku I Do, Asheville Summer Wedding

Haiku I Do, Asheville Summer Wedding

Chloe was nervous that the rain was going to dampen the day, but I think this photo proves the opposite. Last Saturday couldn’t have been more lovely because Rich and Chloe are now officially united after 7 years together. There is no amount of a monsoon that would...
Black Balsam Engagement

Black Balsam Engagement

Oh Katie and Wood, can I share with you how beautiful your love looks? Can I create a space for your light to take on a new role in your relationship? Can I give you this photo to remind you of this moment in your budding lives? There will be plenty of times that this...
Haiku I Do Wedding, Asheivlle North Carolina

Haiku I Do Wedding, Asheivlle North Carolina

I get so excited when I hear that my bride will be wearing a veil. The way it falls and adds extra dimensions, lightness and movement to their images just makes me giddy. And then I love to envelop the two of them just for a quick moment in a way that they feel like...
Black Balsam Engagement

Black Balsam Engagement

Do you remember why I went into photography in the first place? When my dad passed away, 10 years ago, I felt a calling to pick up his camera and start where he left off. His mission statement was “To show the glory of God“ and he did this not only in his photographs,...
Christ Church, Asheville North Carolina Wedding

Christ Church, Asheville North Carolina Wedding

I heard on a podcast today…”are you a human-BEing or a human-DOing? I felt these words speaking directly to me. More often I find myself doing for the sake of staying busy rather than take a moment to just be. Are you in this same category with me? Even this...
Libby + Little One

Libby + Little One

My sweet friend Libby started tearing up half way through the session. It was one of those milliseconds that seemed like forever and I didn’t know what to say. Gracefully, she broke the silence by saying it had been six years. There were six years of prayers, heart...
Holden + Hailey

Holden + Hailey

“The joy we feel has little to do with our circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives.” -Russell M. Nelson Sneak peek from my AMAZING JOY today! Congratulations Hailey + Holden!!! Venue: @haiku_i_do HMUA:...
UNCA Botanical Gardens Engagement

UNCA Botanical Gardens Engagement

So…I just googled “gratitude quotes” to try to find a perfect one to post here. It’s actually endless and now I am grateful that there are so many to choose from. Since I am a little overwhelmed, there is no quote needed. Just a golden image to reflect my...
Bridgette + Pete

Bridgette + Pete

Can I type without tears? I don’t know, but I’ll try. I just got home late this afternoon from my sister’s wedding with feet aching from dancing for days, heart full of emotions from seeing every family member within a hug length away and now my camera is packed with...
1st Anniversary P+L

1st Anniversary P+L

“It’s impossible,” said pride. “It’s risky,” said experience. “It’s pointless,” said reason. “Give it a try,” whispered the heart… If we dare listen to all of the voices in our head we will be, without a doubt, -crazy! Which voice do you choose to listen to...
The Wilkins Family

The Wilkins Family

“In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”...
Styled Salvage Station

Styled Salvage Station

Note to self;The world needs you to show up today. You are powerful, you have a purpose and the world is asking you to use your gifts to make the world brighter. That’s it… Here is the list of passionate and talented folks from this styled shoot: Venue:...
Craggy Gardens Engagement for Tiffany + Cavan

Craggy Gardens Engagement for Tiffany + Cavan

When people step into your life, even for a short moment and leave a lasting sense of peace, this is what life is all about. My heart is full from having glimpsed the love that Tiffany and Cavan share. With my 17 years of marriage experience, it is a gift to see that...
Sheila Mraz asheville photographer

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