Summer Wedding at Crest Pavilion in Asheville, North Carolina

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Michelle and Michael’s Crest Pavilion wedding in Asheville, North Carolina Working with couples that communicate with you, and want to get to know you on a personal level, is how you level up your wedding photography.  Your wedding day is about you, so it would make sense that you befriend your photographer.  That way you […]

Lindsay and Ian’s Wedding at Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville, NC

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Hi-Wire Brewing Wedding Couple: Lindsay + Ian Date: June 11, 2022 Ceremony & Reception Location: Hi-Wire Brewing Event Space Hair and Makeup: Dollbox Productions Planning + Officiant: Happily Ever Asheville  Floral & Decor: Shady Grove Flowers  Photographer: Michael Freas   DJ: RMC Event Group Food Trucks: Tin Can Pizzeria + Blunt Pretzels + Sunshine Sammies Llamas: […]

Second Photographers and How They Help You Grow as a Wedding Photographer

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Second Photographers and How They Help You Grow as a Wedding Photographer Good second photographers are needed to grow the industry.  Second photographers are groomed to be the next generation.  So how does it help you grow as a photographer? “Need a second photographer for 3 hours, Nikon preferred” is a common post you see […]

Lori and Adam’s Winter Mountain Wedding in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

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Lori+ Adam’s Winter Mountain Wedding Above the Mist Weddings | Gatlinburg, Tennessee When you think of weddings in the Great Smoky Mountains or Western North Carolina, you think Spring through Fall.  That’s when most of my weddings in Asheville, North Carolina occur. Lori and Adam decided to go against the norm, and opted for an […]

Tanara and Josh’s Appalachian Farm Weddings and Events Fall Wedding

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Your Narrative blog will appear here, click preview to see it live.For any issues click here Photography: Michael Freas Venue: Appalachian Farm Weddings + Events Makeup: Dollbox Beauty Florals: Flora Asheville Documentary North Carolina Wedding Photography If you’re getting married in Asheville or anywhere else in North Carolina and are looking for a photographer to […]

A Western North Carolina Mountain Wedding | Maggie & Tate at Twickenham House

Sometimes working at a new venue is amazing, but sometimes it’s so spectacular it sets the tone. This would also be the first Western North Carolina wedding I photographed, so double the fun! I grew up in the same town as Tate, and knew his family.  This one was special for many reasons. My approach […]