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Summer Wedding at the Ridge | Asheville, NC


August 20, 2022

Emma & Rob had a gorgeous summer wedding at the Ridge just outside Asheville, NC. The weather was just perfect; the clouds made for perfect light for photos. All their immediate family gathered at the Residence to get ready. Emma’s dress was gorgeous. I just love the photos of her sister, mom and grandma helping her get ready. They were married by a family on the knoll overlooking the mountains, followed by a fun reception at the Chetau.


See their highlight video along with photos. We are now offering videography exclusive to our wedding photography couples.

Emma & Robs summer wedding at the Ridge, just outside Asheville, NC.
Close up photos of bride & bridesmaids bouquets
Groom details on flat lay
bride having a quiet moment before getting into dress
Bride getting dressed at the Ridge in Marshall NC
Groom getting ready at the Residence at the Ridge wedding venue.
Grandmother and Mom helping bridge into her dress
Bride looks at window at the Residence at the Ridge
Bride and bridesmaids with mountain backgroud
Bride and bridesmaids photos
groom and groomsmen photos at the ridge outside Asheville, NC
First look with mountains in the background at the Ridge
Close up photos of Bride's bouquet and groom's boutonierre
Bride and groom just after sharing a first look
bride and groom portraits with mountains in background on a summer day
Brides shoes and grooms monogrammed cuff links with their initials
Signing the Ketubah before the wedding ceremony
Jewish wedding ceremony at the Ridge in Marshall NC
Just married at the ridge, asheville nc
bride laughing at wedding ceremony
bride and groom walk out of ceremony
groom dancing with bride at the Ridge overlook
full wedding party photo in black and white, everyone walking and laughing
Reception area at the Ridge
Wedding party enters at the Ridge
Table decor and flowers at the Ridge outside Asheville NC
Catering by Corey at the Ridge in Asheville
Bride and groom share a first dance
First Dance with Dad
Bride and groom horra at the Ridge
Black and white photo of the bride and groom
The Ridge Outdoor reception area at night
black and white photos of the reception with sparklers

Vendor Team

Venue | The Ridge | @theridgeavl

Hair & Makeup | Flawless | @flawlessairbrush

Planner | The Planning Asheville | @theplanningavl

Catering | Catering by Corey | @cateringbycorey

Cake | Short Street Cakes | @shortstreet

Florist | Sugar Magnolia Flower Co | @sugarmagnoliaflowerco

DJ | A Brides DJ | @abridesdjservice

Photography & Video | Kathy Beaver Photography | @kathybeaverphotography  

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Meet Kathy

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I’m Kathy – wedding photographer, mom of 1 daughter & 2 doodles, and avid sunset watcher. Once you’ve gotten to know a little more about me, it’ll be my turn to get to know you as too!! When I work with a couple, we usually end up feeling more like old friends by the time your wedding day arrives – which means a more relaxed, enjoyable wedding day experience for everyone. And when it comes to photo style, you’ll find your photos are vibrant and classic, in true-to-life color and timeless black and white. It’s my honor to serve joyful, authentic couples who want their wedding photos to be as timeless as their vows.

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