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No pressure.  No stress.  Just pure, unadulterated fun in nature with the one you love. 

Why not just ditch all the stupid traditions and say "I do" with the Blue Ridge mountains as your backdrop?

Celebrate your day the way you want and let's skip the awkward poses so you look and feel like you, too.

Is finding a photographer feeling a lot like speed dating?

I know it's daunting!  You're trying to find someone:                

you can fully trust and totally be yourself with

that actually gives a shit about your wedding experience

will help you navigate the entire elopement process from planning up until the big day

I'm your Asheville elopement photographer and I help eloping couples have a kick ass wedding day that is intentional and fun!

I specialize in elopements and intimate weddings because I believe experience is everything!  Your wedding day should be a dope, carefree experience.

Hey, buds!  I'm Laura Sparks... 

your elopement guide and local expert!

Meet the photographer

Ready to elope in Asheville?  I'm here to help!  

Yes, that's my real last name! :)

"Laura is hands-down the best photographer that we have ever worked with and hiring her was the best decision we made for our elopement."

"We are the types that don't normally like getting our photos taken but she made it fun and feel natural."

Five star reviews

- Rebecca & Cody married 2/22/22

- Derek & beth married 4/22/22

Already know you want me for your day?  Fill out the contact form below to request detailed pricing and availability.

I don't take on every elopement I'm approached with. This will be one of the most important days of your lives and you should absolutely have vendors that you connect with!  It's also important to me to work with couples who share my brand values!



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You deserve the absolute best so let's make sure I'm a good fit for you!

Asheville, NC: Your Elopement Destination!

OK, OK.  The mountains out west are pretty big, but ours are older!  Plus, you can do just about anything your heart desires in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina!  We have beautiful (and GREEN, during nice months anyway!) mountain views, amazing food, and amazing beer!  Did I mention beer??  We have some of the best breweries in the US (or maybe even the world!) Asheville held the title for Beer City USA for a few years!