Cherish every single moment
by New Beginnings Photography since 2004
So you’ve decided to ditch the big - expensive - stressful wedding and elope in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.
Now, you find yourself drowning in the chaos of decisions, details, and logistics.
The stress of budgets, the fear of the unknown, and the desire for perfection are beginning to cloud the joy of planning your special day.
(Remember, this was suppose to be fun?)
Don't worry. You've got this!
• Your Smoky Mountain elopement is transformed from a daunting task into a seamless, joy-filled experience.
• You'll find our approach is unique—designed from a photographer's perspective.
• You'll feel the peace of mind that comes from working with a seasoned Gatlinburg wedding specialist who has served more than 5000 couples during the last 20 years.
Feeling confident that your decisions have been informed and intentional. No detail has been left to chance. Allowing you to embrace every emotion, treasure every detail and
cherish every single moment.
"We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts! We absolutely loved the location, the ceremony and the hospitality we received. Everyone involved went above and beyond and we really appreciate that. Our wedding was perfect and stress free!"
Create a vision for your Smoky Mountain wedding day. Break it down into who, what, where and when. Then work further into the details.
Think about what's most important to you and what could take a back seat if necessary in order to fulfill your Gatlinburg wedding vision.
Make final decisions and schedule your package. We'll take it from there! Securing your location, obtaining your permit (when required), booking your officiant and photographer as well as providing comprehensive information for the best marriage experience in the Smoky Mountains.
Cherish every single moment of your wedding day!
Frustration of realizing you've overpaid for a service that has fallen short of your expectations.
Feeling of uncertainty that details have been missed.
Disappointment when your big day is over, and you feel like you missed it.
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Every image displayed on this website showcases real couples captured during real Gatlinburg weddings in the Smokies. All photographs are by Eric Gebhart, the owner and photographer of New Beginnings.
20 years!!! We've been helping couples just like you plan elopements in Gatlinburg, TN since 2004
Yes, you are welcome to have guests at your elopement!
All elopement packages are photographed by award winning photographer Eric Gebhart
If you let us know the type of location you'd like, we can recommend the best place(s) for you to get married.
Yes, we are happy to recommend reputable businesses that can help you.
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Yes, we are specifically licensed to provide wedding, elopement and photography services in the National Park.
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We are specifically licensed to provide services in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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