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Family Portraits in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

I had the lovely pleasure of photographing this sweet family at Chetola Resort, in Blowing Rock, NC, last weekend. An old friend from college days at Appalachian State, Elizabeth, asked if I would photograph her family together as they gathered up here in the mountains, and of course I obliged. 🙂 Such a friendly group, and the kids were all so well behaved, especially for a group this big!! Thanks for letting me be a part of your weekend together and I truly hope you were blessed with your family time together!

 

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My Family…

We went on our yearly family beach camping trip this year with my parents, to the South Carolina Coast, to Huntington Beach State Park. It was a really sweet reminder of my childhood, since not only did I get to bring my children back to the place I grew up going to as a kid, but my brother who lives in Seattle, Washington happened to be able to join us! He had been literally traveling the world for the past year and chose to visit good ol’ NC before heading back to the West Coast. He’s an amazing artist and my oldest daughter is always interested in what he’s creating! Such great times were had and I am glad I got to capture a tiny sliver at Atalaya. Enjoy some of my favorite images…

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A Summer “Cruise In”…

What fun! Cars, good folks and North Carolina BBQ…. It doesn’t get much better than that, does it? I had such a fun time being able to capture some cool images at this “Cruise In” at Smoky Mountain BBQ in West Jefferson, NC. I met a lot of really neat people too, from all over Western NC, even some all the way from Alaska! Enjoy folks! 🙂

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Farm table rentals…

Here are some shots from a wedding we were able to rent our tables to this summer. Don’t they look great! And I just loved what the bride did with the centerpieces… very elegant but still rustic. We are booking up for 2013 and hope to have 10 tables available if you know anyone that might like to rent them for their event 🙂

Photography by Ellen Gwin

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First wedding of the season!!

This past weekend we had the opportunity to share a couple farm tables with some friends of ours at their wedding at Camp Sky Ranch, located just outside of Boone. What an amazing experience! We wish you all the best Edwin and Jeannie! If you are interested in farm table rentals, give us a call… This is one of the 9′ Pine farm tables we are renting out now for events and such. They make the perfect head table, gift table, or rent them for your entire wedding guests. Each table sits approximately 10 people and rental is $100 each.