Thursday, August 31, 2006

Jen, Richard and The Avett Brothers!

We photographed a great wedding in Blowing Rock last weekend. Jennifer and Richard and about 150 of their friends and relatives gathered at the beautiful Chetola Mountain Resort in Blowing Rock, NC to celebrate Jen and Richard's wedding and party to some amazing music! The Avett Brothers played two great sets and even came back for an encore! I've photographed over 200 weddings and that is the FIRST time a band at a wedding has been called back for an encore! Of course, these guys don't normally do weddings. . .they are becoming very popular and are selling out larger venues all over the country. Their music is a mixture of old-time country, bluegrass, pop melodies, folk, rock n' roll, honky-tonk and ragtime but mainly it's just foot-stompin' hot! A good time was had by all, best of luck and happieness to Jen and Richard!

Richard and Jen

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Here's a great resource for Brides and Grooms looking for wedding photography, The Wedding Photojounalist Association or WPJA We are proud to be in our third year with the WPJA! No matter where in the country, or world for that matter, you are getting married there is sure to be WPJA members nearby! Also check out the WPJA online magazine, WedPix-Magazine. You'll find great, informative articles. . .there's a great one in the current issue about feeding your photographer! Remember, a well fed photographer is a happy photographer!

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Wedding at "A Pretty Place"

Here are some images from the beautiful wedding of Rachel and Josh that we shot last week at the Symmes Chapel on the North/South Carolina border. It is called "Pretty Place" because the chapel is an open air amphitheater with a wonderful vista over the mountains. Enjoy!


Saturday, August 05, 2006

New blog!!! New Blog!!!

Our new blog is taking shape. . .but the learning curve is steep! More to come very soon!! Our clients can look for slideshow links and images from their weddings to share with family and friends. Look to our links at right for great wedding vendors in the Western North Carolina area. And learn more about us at
This is kinda cool though. . .the photo below shows our daughter's, Sara, driveway chalk art that was just published in the July 2006 issue of National Geographic! That's her feet standing above the chalk drawing of herself. Dad, Brian, is on the right and Mom (Gry) is on the left.
A published artist and only six years old! Dad (Brian) took the photo.

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