Captured & submitted by Michael Freas Wedding Photography
As I headed towards The Ridge Asheville, the sun peeked over the mountains, casting a warm, golden glow that promised a beautiful day ahead. Nestled amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains, the venue was a picture-perfect setting for Jordan and Chris’s wedding day.
The early morning mist was lifting, revealing the stunning panoramic views that make The Ridge such a unique location. As an Asheville-based wedding photographer, I’ve seen my fair share of breathtaking venues, but this place was truly magical.
Jordan and Chris had chosen their venue wisely, complementing their love for nature. As they prepared for their special day, the excitement was palpable. The sky was a brilliant blue, providing a vibrant backdrop for the couple’s intimate moments, which I captured with careful precision and joy.
I watched as Jordan entered her dress, her eyes shining with anticipation. I captured Chris’s reaction as he saw Jordan for the first time that day, his face lighting up in a way that words can’t describe. Each click of my camera shutter encapsulated a memory, a feeling, a moment they would cherish forever.
The ceremony was held on the hilltop, with sweeping views of the mountains. As they exchanged vows under the rustic wooden arbor, surrounded by their loved ones, it felt like the world had stopped to witness their union. The soft, natural light of the afternoon sun added depth to my photos, highlighting the couple’s emotions and the intricate details of their wedding attire.
As the day turned into night, the reception under the stars was enchanting. The twinkling lights strung from the trees, the laughter and chatter of the guests, and the couple’s first dance under the open sky – every detail added to the charm of the day. Through my lens, I captured the spontaneity, the joy, and the love that filled the air.
Jordan and Chris’s wedding at The Ridge Asheville was not just an event but a celebration of love, a testament to their journey together. As their wedding photographer, I felt privileged to capture these timeless moments. Each image tells a story, their story, etched against the backdrop of the beautiful Asheville landscape. And as I packed up my gear at the end of the night, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of fulfillment, knowing that I had helped create memories that would last a lifetime.
DJ:ATG//DJ: ATG Entertainment//Transportation:Young Transportation//Beauty: Della Terra Beauty//Hair Stylist: Della Terra Beauty//Ceremony Location: The Ridge//Photographer: Michael Freas Wedding Photography//