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If you’ve been wondering why we’ve been a little quiet around here… we have the cutest excuse ever 🙂 On February 27th, 2014 at 5:10am we welcomed our little baby girl into this world. Our little one caught us off guard when she decided to make her appearance 3 weeks early, I honestly believe you never really feel 100% prepared but we really were not prepared. Her crib wasn’t finished, we didn’t even have diapers in the house… Piper of course didn’t care, she was ready to bring on the world! It’s been an amazing few weeks getting to know our little girl, Aydon has been the best big brother, there is nothing sweeter than watching him interact with her.

Meet Piper Adele, all 7lb. 2oz’s of warm, snuggly, opinionated (seriously.. she growls at me if I tickle her while she’s eating), cuteness…

We’ll be sharing lots of are adventures over the next few months on the blog so stayed tuned… In addition, as we prepare for the upcoming 2014 wedding season (I can’t tell you how psyched I am about all the amazing weddings we have lined up), we also want to make sure we share the rest of the amazing weddings we photographed last year… so that’s on the agenda for the next couple weeks!

Ariel + Matt

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Very early on in the pregnancy Matt and I decided we’d like to have a home birth, we couldn’t be more thrilled with our decision. Pictured above is our amazing midwife Kate who owns Concord Birth Center

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AMW Studios is a destination wedding photography team specializing in modern, dynamic and emotional imagery!
Together we document weddings throughout the United States as well as internationally!
Our passports are always current and we love adventure!

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Most of our clients know Ariel and I as Boston Wedding Photographers. So why are we posting information on Asheville North Carolina Wedding Venues? The answer is simple…Winter!

Ariel and I actually live up in Plymouth, New Hampshire. We still have snow on the ground up here!! This past winter was brutal and while I love winter. Ariel grew up mostly between Hawaii and North Carolina. She’s done with winter, and after this last winter….I can no longer blame her.

So now we come to the Asheville Wedding Venues post, a Wedding Photographers Dream…after a winter like this. Simply put, we are looking to expand our client base and start offering our wedding photography in more areas…areas with longer wedding seasons…areas with winters that never see -40 degree wind chills<~~~ a regular occurrence in January and February up here!

Ariel spent a good chunk of her childhood in North Carolina and still has family in the area. Flights between Charlotte and Boston are cheap. Not to mention that from a North Carolina base we have easy access to 10 different cities and countless country wedding venues!

We are very excited about the idea of splitting our wedding photography season between New England and the North Carolina area. So excited in fact that we will be posting info over the coming months about venues and vendors in the area that we are excited to work with in the coming seasons! Today I am just posting 3 Asheville North Carolina Wedding Venues that have caught our eye!

Asheville Wedding Venue One | The Biltmore Estate


The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina is simply amazing!! Built in 1895 by George Vanderbilt this 250 room chateau is on the short list of venues that I would visit even if we never photograph a wedding there! The grounds offer more opportunities for photos than any wedding photographer would dare ask for but when you add in the village and winery you could easily dedicate a half a day to couples portraits at this amazing venue!! Ariel and I can not wait to photograph our fist Wedding at The Biltmore Estate!!



Asheville Wedding Venue Two | The Bohemian


One look at the lobby of this hotel and I was hooked!! A group of guys in this setting drinking scotch and smoking cigars would make for a groomsmen photograph that no photographer could pass up!! The Bohemian is definitely on our short list!! Located about halfway between the Biltmore Estate and Asheville the Bohemian is perfect for Wedding Photographs. Asheville Wedding Photography here we come!!



Asheville Wedding Venue Three | The Omni Grove Park


The Omni Grove Park is just a beautiful building. Surrounded by mountain views with a golf course on site. An amazing spa located in the building for getting ready images. Not to mention the ability to have your entire wedding day without leaving one location. Once again, we look forward to photographing our first wedding at The Omni Grove park!

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We’re so excited to see Gia and Michael’s gorgeous fall wedding in Woodstock Vermont published on Style Me Pretty’s Little Black Book Blog, along with their New England Blog!! A huge thank you to the ladies over at Style Me Pretty for featuring this wedding! What an amazing wedding this was and we were thrilled to be there to document it!

Jump on over to Style Me Pretty to check out the feature!!

Ariel + Matt

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Matt and I knew from the very first emails we exchanged with these two that their wedding would be amazing! There was mention of bikes, not just an adorable tandem bike but also a post ceremony group bike ride… Fun right?!! We thought so! Needless to say, after an awesome Skype meeting (these two were living in New Orleans at the time), we were thrilled when Alex and Nate let us know they’d like to have us document their wedding day!
Their wedding day didn’t disappoint, they were an absolute dream to photograph… Alex, you’re gorgeous and Nate was looking very handsome in his grey suit! Everything about their day was fun, relaxed and very personal to who they are as a couple right down to all the little details!
We can’t thank you two enough for having us be a part of your wedding day!! We can’t wait to catch up soon over a not cup of coffee or cocoa!

Ariel + Matt

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Meanwhile Matt was outside with the boys capturing a fun, impromptu pre wedding football game 🙂

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Then it was time for Alex and Nate to see each other for some pre-ceremony pictures, they are the cutest!

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What happened next was one of the most fun, unique wedding traditions I have ever seen… Brought to you from New Orleans by Alex and Nate who spent the last year living together! What an adventurous group of family and friends to partake in this awesome tradition!! So much fun to photograph!! Check it out… Just have to note that there are not many brides I know who will happily jump on a bike in a wedding dress! 🙂

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After their first dance we headed out for some awesome couples portraits!! Their pup Dauphine joined us…

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AMW Studios is a destination wedding photography team specializing in modern, dynamic and emotional imagery!
Together we document weddings throughout the United States as well as internationally!
Our passports are always current and we love adventure!

Boston Wedding Photography | Asheville Wedding Photography | Charleston Wedding Photography | New Hampshire Wedding Photography | Maine Wedding Photography | Destination Wedding Photography | Punta Cana Wedding Photography | Costa Rica Wedding Photography

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