NC Mountain Wedding Venues: The Parker Mill

Michael Freas Photography brings a personal touch to wedding photography at Parker Mill, blending professional expertise with heartfelt storytelling. Nestled in the picturesque North Carolina mountains, Parker Mill offers a stunning backdrop for your special day. Michael captures authentic moments and memories, ensuring every detail of your love story is preserved with passion and precision. Couples experience a seamless, stress-free process, receiving beautifully crafted images that reflect the genuine emotions and unique essence of their wedding day. Discover the unmatched value of capturing your most cherished moments with Michael Freas at Parker Mill.

Timeless and Unforgettable wedding photos for couples who crave genuine relationships

Looking for a timeless Highlands NC wedding photographer? Do you crave Documentary Photography with a creative twist? You’ve found the right place! Come, let’s get started.

Choosing Michael Freas Photography takes all the stress out of photography

Planning your wedding is hard work. But I make this part easy.

Authentic Storytelling

✔ A Personalized Experience.

✔ A Friend For Life

✔ Photos You’ll Love

✔ Priority Communication

✔ Lasting Memories

For couples who seek more than just beautiful photographs—an intimate, joyful journey that reflects your love story. When you choose me as your wedding photographer, you receive all this—and so much more.

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A man and woman in traditional Chinese clothing shake hands at a wedding.

"We feel so lucky that Michael captured our beautiful weekend"

Throughout the entire process, Michael made us feel like more than just clients – he treated us like friends. He took the time to understand our personalities, preferences, and vision for our special day, ensuring that every photograph reflected our unique love story. His warm demeanor and genuine enthusiasm put us at ease, allowing us to relax and be ourselves in front of the camera.

My Process

Simple, Fun, Valueable

Initial Meeting

Couples or their planner usually reach out and I send over an initial text to schedule a call or consultation


You’ve signed, and you’re ready to make it official! We cheer, or toast, or perhaps send a few aggressively enthusiastic emojis.

Planning + Consultations

You receive a welcome delivery from me, we book your engagement session date. I am always available for to help help out in anyway I can.

Engagement Session

We play go for a hike, hit the town or roll around in the grass at a park. The plan is, to get to know each other, and vibe!


We schedule Zoom calls to discuss timings and create a custom photography schedule based on your unique needs, requests, and the logistics of your day. Managing Expectations is number one!

Wedding Weekend

Our presence will be felt like a supporting character of a film: never obtrusive, always supportive.

Invest in your future, and preserve the timeless moments

✔ Complimentary Engagement Sessions

✔ Multi-Day Coverage Available

✔ Custom Timeline Building & Vendor Referrals:

✔ Full Rights To Your Images

✔ Curated Online Gallery & Print Shop: 

✔ Sneak Peeks within 1 week

After photographing hundreds of weddings, I’ve learned that simplicity enhances beauty and less stress means more joy. My collections are crafted with clarity and top-tier service to ensure your love and joy are captured for a lifetime.

Most couples invest between $5200 AND $7400 for authentic coverage of their wedding.

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Start the Conversaton now

Fill out my contact form below and I’ll get back to you within 24 hours so we can schedule a time to meet.  I’m so excited to hear from you!