The NC Photographer Awards 2015

The Mast Farm Inn, The North Carolina Blogger Network, and The Professional Photographers of North Carolina, are honored to announce the awards and prizes for The NCBN Photo Contest 2015 sponsored by The Mast Farm Inn.


Matt Powell

Matt Powell • Based in Boone, North Carolina, a creative documentary approach to North Carolina mountain weddings, lifestyle photography & destination marketing video production.


Kristen Bearfield

Kristen Bearfield is a photographer based in Hickory, North Carolina, and a songwriter and musical artist who sings, plays guitar, mandolin & banjo with The Hurleys, a North Carolina bluegrass gospel group.


Dave Allen

Dave Allen a world-renowned award-winning nature and landscape photographer, as well as a respected photography instructor, based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina


Revival Photography

Saying Jason & Heather Barr are a husband and wife team, specializing in weddings, children, family, styled portraits, and commercial photography is like saying The Avett Brothers are a decent little band from North Carolina. They are awe-and-then-some.


Watauga Wind

Music & Photo Essay inspired by the wintry wind of Watauga County, North Carolina. Celtic fusion musician Bill Leslie composed the music and Eric Heistand took the photographs. ”Watauga Wind” is on Bill Leslie’s ”Simple Beauty” cd which soared to number one on the 2010 world music charts


Karen Lehmann

I was blessed when my passion for photography turned professional through my association with one of the High Country’s best photographers Todd Bush, whose studio is located in Banner Elk.


Valle Crucis • Yates & Bake

Tells about the history of the Mast Farm Inn which the U.S. Department of the Interior describes as ”one of the most complete and best preserved groups of nineteenth century farm buildings in western North Carolina.”


Discovery Photography & Design

Jessica Maceda is an on-location photographer specializing in maternity, newborns, children and families in Boone, NC and the surrounding areas.


Wendy & Brian • Ashley Gillett Photography

We have a charmer of an NC wedding to share with you, with images from Ashley Gillett Photography. This country side fete took place at the historic Mast Farm Inn in the mountainside town of Banner Elk, NC ~ Wedding Row Charlotte