I LOVE elopements. I also adore big weddings and all that come with them, but there is something so intimate, sweet and perfect about an elopement. This elopement was extra special as the couple lives out of state and own property in Mills River, not far from Tiffany Hill Bed and Breakfast. John and Michele stayed at Tiffany Hill and had their first look there in the bird house gazebo. We usually stay on the B&B’s fabulous property for the ceremony and portraits but this wedding was different since they were marrying on their land. As the bride, groom and wedding party were driven by Elite Limo to the site, all the wedding vendors loaded with up with Emily to ride over the hills and through the woods up and over hills! The doves were cooing, the flowers and guitar were sliding and all made it in one piece. Yes, we brought doves on this adventure as well! As a surprise for their witnesses and friends, they did a white dove release at the end of the ceremony. The doves fly up, circle to get their bearings, then head back home to fly another event soon.
I was overcome with the beauty of the location and the loving vision of a future home to be on this site. Everywhere I turned, it was unspoiled mountain beauty. One red barn in the distance peeking out over the trees…idyllic. No words to capture the feel of that moment, but I think the photos may give a good idea. The joy of the vows and celebration of making it official – then the doves were released. It was perfection. I hope you enjoy getting to see these special moments. Truly lucky to have gotten to see this place and meet this amazing couple. Always a great event with Occasions by Emily planning a Tiffany Hill elopement and Fred Werhan officiating – add a location like this on a perfect day in the mountains near Asheville, I am one happy wedding photographer. 🙂
Congrats, John and Michele!!
Photography – Camilla Calnan Photography
Venue – Tiffany Hill Bed and Breakfast
Planner – Occasions by Emily
Officiant – Fred Werhan
Dove release – Asheville White Dove Releases
Transportation – Elite Limo