Is the idea of planning your wedding overwhelming?

Hands down, planning a wedding can be a stressful experience. If you crave something more intimate, with a few friends and family, then maybe planning an Asheville elopement or small wedding is for you. Especially if you see each day as an opportunity to do something a little different, maybe even epic.

Asheville is the perfect elopement spot!

Asheville is becoming one of the the best places in the country for an elopement. Especially if you crave lush greens, waterfalls or remote cliffs. Or maybe you want to exchange your vows in the mountains. And have dinner at one of our local breweries or Michelin star restaurants. Asheville has so many different landscapes, amazing hikes, open venues, and thousands of wild acres to roam. I’m here to inspire you and help you narrow down your options of where to elope.

Your elopement can be the best adventure yet.

I will help you plan out an adventure wedding that’s true to you, makes you feel romantic in some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth. And celebrates your wedding story, and totally unique marriage. With me, your wedding is an open timeline, a relaxed photoshoot, and a day of discovery. We work together to create an experience to remember for the rest of your life.

 

 

“I interviewed literally a dozen photographers and Dawn was by far the most interested in helping me achieve what I wanted on my big day. She did a fantastic job of capturing the private moments between people, the connection and love between my groom and myself, and even the little moments you don’t expect.” Kara S

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For all Small Weddings and Elopements, I create a personalized collection based on your unique, wedding day. My photography collections start at 2 hours, and extend to 8 hours and more. Whatever you need for the day, I will make it happen! And if you need help with finding resources and booking vendors, I will be more than happy to work with you  planning collection as well. Just hit the Contact button on top menu bar to send me all your information!

All Collections Include:

  • Light retouching of all photos.
  • Online gallery of your final portrait collection with complete printing and web rights.
  • Teaser photos with 24 hours to share with family and friends.
  • Unlimited consultations and phone calls to help with timing, ceremony locations, and coordination with vendors.
  • Elopements and Small Weddings collections availability is for Monday-Thursday only. Weekends are dependent on availability.
  • Any Collection can be customized to suit your budget.

*Packages do not include permits for ceremony space. Travel to elopements outside of Asheville are subject to extra fees.

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Recent Elopement Weddings

Indiana Backyard Micro-Wedding!

Indiana Backyard Micro-Wedding!

Couple: Jacie and GabrielVenue: Indiana Backyard Micro-WeddingStyle: Family gathering at my home in Indiana Photographer Notes: For this Indiana Backyard Micro-Wedding, the couple's super-intimate wedding gathering was an absolute gem of a celebration. On an...

Fig and Olive Micro-Wedding!

Fig and Olive Micro-Wedding!

Couple: Lauren and PaulVenue: Fig and Olive Micro-WeddingStyle: Intimate, foodie wedding celebration with our family and friends. How you both met: We met through mutual friends from high school and college at a music festival. Your proposal: We got engaged underneath...

Chicago Restaurant Micro-Wedding!

Chicago Restaurant Micro-Wedding!

Couple: Madison and JimVenue: Chicago Restaurant Micro-Wedding at RPM SeafoodStyle: Laid-back, fun, playful, and full of love and laughter How you both met: We went to law school together. We reunited 8 years later to finish what we started! Your proposal:  We were in...