Documentary Wedding Photography for Fun Stylish Couples

Available Worldwide

I'm Michael

Asheville NC Wedding Photographer who travels to destinations around the world capturing you at your best!

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I’m the guest you didn’t invite to your wedding, but you’re so glad that I came. This is just the beginning of an absolutely spectacular friendship!

 My job is to capture your moments beautifully, creating amazingly high quality mementos and outstanding photos of your wedding day.

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He’s down to earth and easy going. Gorgeous pictures by an amazing Asheville wedding photographer.

wedding couple stand in meadow at the farm wedding venue in candler nc
newly married wedding couple leave their wedding ceremony at sarah p duke gardens

He has such a unique style and (personality to match!). His images are in their truest and raw form!

Mike is someone you kinda wanna hang out all day with. He is not one of those typical wedding photographers!     Hire Michael!

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You know that moment in a movie that makes you get goosebumps up your arm? That decisive moment that makes your throat tighten up and your eyes start to water?  That emotion is what I want to capture for you. I want to capture you as an amazing person. I want to capture the two of you in amazing scenic photos, that tell your wedding story. This is what separates me from other wedding photographers. When two amazing humans are starting their life story together, it is beautiful and honest. And it is my incredible honor to be a small part of this journey with you.  Wedding photographers will just take the photo.  Being one of the top wedding photographers in Asheville NC means I will deliver you stunning photos, and capture the love and feel of all of the wedding events!

Some call it photojournalism, candid wedding photography, or modern wedding photography. I am not concerned with fitting into a mold or genre, but instead, providing you with so many amazing pictures from your wedding day. Yes I will photograph the ceremony location. They will be absolutely phenomenal. I want you to have the best wedding pictures with the captured scenic backgrounds of Asheville NC and Western North Carolina. Destination weddings are always full of the best wedding photos from the most gorgeous locations. So your day should be captured just like all of the stunning images online that you see that capture moments. I want to be an absolute rockstar wedding photographer on your wedding day.

I dont give you just a beautiful picture of you at sunset on your wedding day. I give you wedding photos taken just as how the sunset happened. What your feelings were at that time.  Being a wedding photojournalist, my style is capturing the energy, emotion and love your day entails.

Many wedding photographers like myself work in multiple areas.  I am lucky enough to have studios in Asheville NC and Key West FL.  I work quite a bit in Atlanta, DC, New York and Colorado.

I am available worldwide, traveling to destinations around the world. Capturing scenic backgrounds with a stunningly beautiful couple under the most gorgeous sunset is what I have built my career on. Its also about those candid shots capturing awkward moments and the day perfectly. Its about having excellent pictures of your wedding day, but in this easy going way that lets you enjoy your amazing celebration!

Your wedding photos shouldn’t look like everyone else’s, and thats why you don’t hire a typical wedding photographer. Hiring an amazing wedding photographer with a documentary approach, means your wedding pictures are real and true to you and the day, and how it unfolds.

Not getting married?  Just got engaged?  Want to have an epic proposal?  Thats awesome and I want to be a part of it.  I offer intimate wedding sessions for couples, as well as engagement photos.  I call those my couples sessions and they are available worldwide.  I always encourage my couples to take advantage of my engagement and wedding photos combo packages!

Lets get to know each other. Tell me about your favorite coffee shop, how your fiance hates pictures, how much you enjoy posed pictures, how good/bad of a chef you are, your favorite vacation and anything else that makes you unique as a couple. This is how I cultivate an amazing experience for you on your wedding day, or during our couples session under a gorgeous sunset. This is why you hear many couples say they “recommend hiring Michael Freas” for their Asheville wedding photographer when you ask them about wedding photographers.

Fun, Energetic, Emotionally Filled Documentary Wedding Pictures

Nobody enjoys filling out contact forms, including me. Drop me a line. Find out why people kinda wanna hang with me all day. Im not just a wedding photographer. I also offer engagement photos and elopement photos. No Destination Too Far!

Asheville NC Wedding Photographer Michael Freas. A Professional Wedding Photography Service for North Carolina Weddings and Destination Weddings Worldwide <

Studios: Asheville NC and Key West FL