Asheville, NC Child Portraits | Emma

Not too long after launching Aria Photo, this sweet girl’s dad contacted me about a photoshoot for her for her ninth birthday. He told me that she loved baking, and we decided to do some baking photos (and other photos) at their home in Asheville, NC. She made some cupcakes while I was there, and we got some really great pictures of her baking! Emma was so much fun – she was full of ideas for props and posed so easily and naturally. Plus I am amazed at how much she knows about baking at only nine years old – seriously? She is so talented! Continue reading

Asheville, NC Senior Pictures | Caroline

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This girl and I have been friends for a loooong time! We both sing in the same choir that gathers at a church in Asheville with beautiful flowering trees. A year ago, I asked her if I could take her pictures and she happily complied. We first wanted to get some golden-hour pictures on a farm in Mills River, but the day we had chosen turned out cloudy! However, we did end up getting some good pictures! Caroline has such an energetic, happy personality and is so much fun to be around – not to mention photograph! I think onlookers would have giggled to see us suddenly burst out into laughter or launch into “Singin’ in the Rain” when I brought out one of my props, a green umbrella. Continue reading

Asheville, NC Urban Senior Portraits | Joanna

After doing Hannah’s pictures, her friend Joanna from Greenville contacted me. I knew right off that Joanna, who told me she played basketball and volleyball, would be perfect for an urban background. She was game for the idea, so I started doing some scouting. Years before, we had lived in Biltmore Park, a rather large community in South Asheville with residential homes, stores, and restaurants. Continue reading

Asheville, NC Senior Pictures | Hannah

First, isn’t this girl just gorgeous!? Miss Hannah and I have been good friends for a long time – ever since I was eleven years old, in fact! When I first got my dSLR, Hannah wasn’t even a senior yet, and even so, I begged her to let me do her senior portraits. This fall we finally got to do them! Hannah and I went to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC to get a great nature background – plus, her family has a pass 😉

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