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Your wedding is a momentous occasion that is all yours. It might be the only day in your lifetime where all the people you love are in one place at the same time–celebrating you. Hiring a professional wedding photographer is one of the most important investments you can make because when the day is over and the leftover cake is eaten, your photographs will be the only lasting visual memory of your wedding day. I’m there to help you remember all the small moments, the big moments, and everything in-between. I want all the joy and love you felt to be absorbed into your wedding photographs so you can relive that feeling as many times as you want.

Your wedding photos are the only tangible memory of your special day that you’ll have forever. That’s why hiring a professional wedding photographer is one of the most important investments you can make. They’ll capture all the small moments, the big moments, and everything in-between, so you can relive your special day for years to come.

As your wedding photographer, I’ll be there to help you remember all the joy, love, and laughter of your big day. My goal is to capture the essence of your wedding, from the little details to the grand moments, and everything in-between. I want you to be able to look back on your photos and feel the love and happiness all over again.

Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event, and your wedding photos should reflect that. Let me help you create beautiful and timeless images that you’ll treasure forever. 

Contact us today at (989) 225-9930.

About Briana Autran

Asheville’s Leading Wedding Photographer 

Briana Autran has a unique approach to her craft. She believes in leaving people better than she found them and strives to make her clients feel cared for, seen, and loved. Her gift lies in her ability to see people’s beauty, what makes them unique, and capture them in their purest form.

Briana’s philosophy for wedding photography is simple yet well thought out. She doesn’t want your wedding day to feel like an uncomfortable photoshoot, so she creates a fluid and organic environment where things unfold naturally. She treads lightly to capture people in their moment without feeling like a camera is always on them, while stepping in to provide direction when necessary.

Briana’s work celebrates you and your day, capturing real moments as they happen without staging. This approach results in wedding images that are authentic, genuine, and truly capture the essence of your special day. Her images are heavily inspired by film and fine art, with attention paid to lighting, composition, and other elements throughout the day. The result is an artistic and timeless collection of photographs that will look just as beautiful in 20 years as they do today.

One of the benefits of working with Briana is that she blends in with the crowd, allowing you and your guests to enjoy your day without feeling like there’s a camera on you all the time. Her unobtrusive approach ensures that your wedding day feels natural and relaxed, resulting in beautiful and meaningful images that you will treasure for a lifetime.

Wedding Photography Services:

 Wedding Package Offerings

Anyone who books Briana Autran to photograph their dream Asheville wedding will receive the following no matter what package they choose:



We offer a comprehensive Wedding Guide that includes everything you need to set up your timeline, tips on how to prepare, and a whole lot of information on how to ensure you have the wedding photos you’re dreaming of.



We pride ourselves on clear communication and will stay in touch with you throughout the booking process via phone calls and email check-ins.



Additionally, we’ll provide you with a teaser album to give you a sneak peek of your wedding photos.



Your final high-resolution images will be available in an online gallery for viewing, sharing, and downloading with a print release included.

Pricing Guide For Your Asheville Wedding

Briana Autran offers three packages for wedding photoshoots, each inspired by the natural beauty of our planet’s rivers, streams, and oceans. Our photography celebrates the diversity of the land we walk on and the clarity that sunlight brings. Whether you’re seeking deeper meaning in your journey or simply want to capture the stunning moments of your life, we’re here to make it happen.

Read on if you’d like to learn the pricing details for each of Briana’s wedding photoshoot packages.

the siren song

Let Briana capture the magic of your special day with our starting wedding photoshoot package, “The Siren Song.”

7 hours of photo coverage for your wedding, from the nervous excitement of getting ready to the last dance of the night. Briana Autran will be there to capture every moment, from the quiet and intimate to the joyous and exuberant. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for storytelling, she’ll create a beautiful and lasting record of your special evening.

The Seeker

Our mid-tier wedding package, “The Seeker,” is perfect for those looking for a little extra magic on their big day.

9 hours of your photo coverage for your wedding and includes a complimentary engagement photo shoot to capture the excitement leading up to your special day.

From the breathtaking mountain vistas to the charming downtown streets, we’ll help you create a visual story that is uniquely you. Briana’s passion for capturing intimate moments and telling your love story through her lens will ensure that your memories are preserved in stunning detail.

The Sun Dweller

For the ultimate wedding photography experience in Asheville, “The Sun Dweller” package has it all. This package includes everything offered in the other two packages, as well as some extra special touches.

10 hours of photography coverage, a fabric-covered 10×10 flatlay album with 10 spreads, and 10 matte prints of your favorite images. You will also receive your images delivered on a USB device, as well as an online gallery for easy viewing and sharing with loved ones.


Please note that travel fees are not included in the prices listed for Briana’s wedding packages.

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Customizable Options for Your Day

If you’re looking to add some extra special touches to your wedding photoshoot? Briana Autran has a variety of add-ons to help make your day even more memorable.

35 mm film

Price: $700

For those looking to capture the classic feel of film, consider adding the 35mm Film Photos to your wedding photoshoot. This add on includes 3 rolls of 35mm film and digital scans of all the images.

Second Photographer

Price: $500

If you’d like to capture even more angles on your wedding day, Briana can bring a second photographer with her! The Second Photographer add-on includes a second photographer up until the reception.

Portrait Session

Price: $700

The Day After Session add-on is perfect for couples who truly want to add something unique to their wedding photogallery. With this add on, you will receive a one-hour portrait session, which includes 60+ fully retouched, high resolution images, and a print release. This is a great opportunity to capture intimate, post-wedding moments and to take advantage of some of the stunning scenery in the Asheville area.

Custom Wedding Album

Price: $1,200

For a more personalized wedding album, Briana Autran also offers a Custom Wedding Album add-on. This package includes your favorite wedding images printed in a hand-bound, custom-designed, flat lay album. Cover material and size upgrades are available for an additional fee. With this add-on, you can ensure that your wedding memories are preserved in a beautiful, timeless album that you will cherish for years to come.

Although Briana Autran does not currently offer video services, she highly recommends Peak of the Mountain Films for those looking for exceptional videography services for their Asheville wedding

What To Expect When You Hire Briana Autran:

Your Story Told Through The Rhythm Of Your Wedding Day

Briana Autran has a streamlined process for capturing your special day, ensuring that you have stunning wedding photographs that you’ll treasure for a lifetime. Here’s how she works her magic:



Start by filling out the inquiry form on Briana’s website, and she’ll be in touch with you to share pricing details and set up a call. This call is the perfect opportunity for you both to get to know each other, discuss your wedding plans, and see if Briana is the perfect fit for your big day.



Once you’ve decided to work with Briana, she’ll send you a contract to sign and an invoice to pay your 30% retainer fee. As soon as those two pieces are in place, your wedding date will be officially reserved in Briana’s calendar. Congratulations, you’re booked!



Briana is passionate about capturing your unique story, so she’ll send you a guide with helpful tips for planning your wedding day. About a month before your wedding, she’ll check in with you to send a questionnaire. Your responses will help Briana get to know you better, so she can capture all the special moments that truly represent your personalities and your love for one another.



Your final high-resolution images will be available in an online gallery for viewing, sharing, and downloading with a print release included.



Within the first 10 days of your wedding, Briana will send you a sneak peek gallery so you can start reliving your special day right away. The final gallery will be delivered 12-14 weeks after your wedding date, so you can reminisce and share your beautiful photos with loved ones. All images will be fully retouched and delivered in high-resolution format via a downloadable link that you can share with your family and friends.

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Asheville Wedding Photography Gallery: Get Inspired For Your Big Day

Briana Autran’s portfolio of Asheville weddings showcases her unique approach to photography, which combines a blend of documentary and fine art styles. Briana’s ability to capture authentic moments of joy, love, and emotion is truly remarkable.

From the stunning mountain landscapes to intimate moments between the couple, Briana’s photos effortlessly capture the beauty and essence of Asheville weddings. Her use of natural light and soft color palettes creates a dreamy and romantic atmosphere that perfectly encapsulates the magic of the day.

Your guide to Asheville Wedding Photography

Frequently Asked Questions

Are You Familiar With The Asheville Area And Its Most Picturesque Locations For Wedding Photography and elopements?

Absolutely! Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to explore many beautiful locations around Asheville that are perfect for wedding photography and elopements. I’m always on the lookout for new and unique spots that capture the essence of the area.

Have You Previously Photographed Weddings In Asheville, And If So, Can You Provide Samples Of Your Work?

Yes, I live in Asheville and have I’ve photographed numerous weddings in Asheville and the surrounding areas over the past six years. I’d be happy to share my portfolio with you so you can see my work and get a sense of my style.

Can You Recommend Any Other Wedding Vendors In The Asheville Area, Such As Florists, Wedding Planners, Or Venues?

Absolutely! I’ve worked with many talented wedding vendors in Asheville over the years, and I’d be happy to provide recommendations for florists, wedding planners, venues, and other vendors that I trust and recommend.

Are You Available To Travel To Different Locations Around Asheville For Photoshoots?

Yes, I’m happy to travel to different locations around Asheville for photoshoots. Whether it’s a mountaintop vista or a hidden gem in the city, I’m always excited to explore new locations and capture beautiful photos for my clients.

Have You Ever Photographed An Outdoor Wedding In Asheville, And How Do You Handle Inclement Weather Conditions?

Yes, I’ve photographed many outdoor weddings in Asheville, and I always come prepared with backup equipment and contingency plans in case of inclement weather. I’m also experienced in working with natural light, so I can adapt to changing weather conditions to ensure that your photos are beautiful and timeless, no matter what the weather brings.

Will You Be The Primary Photographer On The Day Of The Wedding Or Will There Be A Second Shooter?

I am the primary photographer on the day of the wedding, but I also have an experienced second shooter who assists me with capturing additional angles and moments throughout the day if you have added a second photographer onto your wedding package. 

Do You Have Backup Equipment In Case Of Emergencies?

Yes, I always bring backup equipment to weddings in case of emergencies. I understand that weddings are once-in-a-lifetime events, and I take every precaution to ensure that I am fully prepared to handle any situation.

Contact Information

Book Your Asheville Wedding Photography Session Today

If you’re interested in hiring Briana Autran as your Asheville wedding photographer or have any questions about her packages or add-ons, you can contact her directly by calling (989) 225-9930 or by filling out the convenient wedding photoshoot inquiry form.

Briana responds to all inquiries within 24-48 hours and is happy to set up a phone consultation or in-person meeting to discuss your wedding vision, timeline, and photography needs.

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