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    I’m Aaron Morrell- I’m the guy behind the camera.....

    Ok so lets cut to the chase- if you’re here, looking at my website, I’m going to assume you’re interested in Cinematography or Photography. I'd love to tell you more about what drives and inspires my work. Interested? Click here. (It's a little wordy I know).

Tsalagi | Blind Pig | Grae Skye Studio

What’s the best way to learn about reasons and motivations? Culture and history? If you have the privilege, you go to the source.

So many of us have lost the stories of our family’s past to time and circumstances. How often do we sit around a table and learn from our older generations how they lived and why?
Here in the mountains of North Carolina we are surrounded by a cultural & natural history that predates any of us. So to learn about that history, Mike Moore, Elliot Moss and Justin Burdett went to the source.

This is what we learned.
Many thanks to
Myrtle Driver- Tribal Cultural Traditionalist
Alan Muskat- No Taste Like Home.
Mike Moore- Blind Pig
Elliot Moss of Buxton Hall
Justin Burdett of Local Provisions


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Smith Mill Works | Grae Skye Studio

Smith Mill Works is an amazing greenhouse complex that is currently undergoing an extensive renovation. Michael Klatt, one of the collaborators in the project wanted some nice shots of the property prior to it’s full restoration. This is that “before” overview.
It’s exciting to think of how this project will turn out- you can find out more here- Smith Mill Works


Smith Mill Works | Grae Skye Studio from Aaron Morrell on Vimeo.




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Megan & Matt | Come Rain or Shine | Grae Skye Studio

Megan & Matt | Come Rain or Shine | Grae Skye Studio from Aaron Morrell on Vimeo.


The name says it all- “Come rain or shine” these two were going to get what they came for…. that being a beautiful mountain-top wedding surrounded by the people they love!!! Well, after consulting many radar maps and lots of thoughtful chin scratching from all party’s involved, the Go-Ahead was given! The rain and thunder made for lots of laughter and created a dramatic backdrop for the knot being tied.

Congrats to Megan and Matt, who truly know how to roll with the punches and make it all look like fun! Hoping all your years ahead are filled with the same spice we saw on your “Big Day”!


Planning- Occasions by Emily

Venue- Grand Highlands Preserve at Bearwallow Mountain

Photography- Katy Cook

Music- Allegro Music Events

Megan & Matt | Come Rain or Shine | Grae Skye Studio from Aaron Morrell on Vimeo.

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