Holiday Sales & Special Portrait Sessions!

Hey everybody! The holidays are upon us! Come by this Friday & Saturday for 20% off your photo print order of $15 or more. Save $10-$20 on LowePro Camera Bags and Manfrotto Tripods as well as 15% off Tiffen & Cokin Camera Filters! Grab your coupon “here!”

Our store hours Friday will be 12pm-5pm (the busier we are the later we stay open) & Saturday 10am-6pm.

We are also doing Special Holiday Portrait Sessions here are the store. They are $95 for a 30min session.

This session includes:
– 30 minute session with props
– 5 digital images on a CD (or you can bring a flash drive)
– 5×7 print of each image


Click “here” for more info

Film? Halloween Sale & New Gear

Hope everyone’s Fall season has been going good so far. The holidays are about to begin and I’m starting to stock up at the shop. I’m even selling some Agfa and Ilford 35mm Film for all of you still willingly living in the dark ages! I’ll also be processing Color & Black and White Film in the near future. Keep your eyes peeled for that announcement!

Next week is Halloween! And because it’s one of my favorite holidays of the year I’m doing a special sale. What kind of sale you ask? The kind where you need prints or accessories and I custom tailor a special price for you! Come by or give me a call. This offer expires the 31st!

We also have some new gear on consignment!

Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 EF-S $500

Sony a6000 Camera Body w/16-50mm Lens $500

Sony 55-210mm Alpha Lens $250

Sony 50mm Alpha Lens $200

Zeiss 32mm f1.8 for Sony Alpha $550

Canon 60D Camera Body $600

And I’ll leave you guys with some wisdom Tony would have approved of

Updated Consignment

You guys need some new gear? Come check it out!

Nikon 75-240mm f4.5-5.6 $100

Tamron 28-200mm f3.8 for Nikon $100

Nikon 35-105mm f3.3-4.5 AF Nikkor Lens $100

Canon 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS Telemacro $300

Canon 75-300mm kit lens $150

Canon 55-250mm kit lens $150

Kenko Extension Tubes for Canon 12, 20, and 36mm $60

Zeiss 18mm f3.5 ZF T* Prime Lens for Nikon $800

Canon 10D Camera Body $100

We are here for you & Tony’s Education Fund

Greetings everyone from Patrick Kennedy & Jim Donohoo! Just wanted to put it out into the world that the store is open and will continue to be open to serve WNC and beyond. Let there be no mistake that we are here for all of you no matter your photography or printing needs. We want to make Tony proud and I know that he was proud of the photography community he left behind.

There is an Education Fund that has been set up in Tony’s name at AB-Tech for the Continuing Education Program. Donations can be made to the Tony Hood Photography Education Fund, A-B Tech Foundation, 340 Victoria Road, Asheville NC 28801. Online gifts can be made at There is a space for entering the fund’s name. Funds will be used as requested. If more information is needed contact Brinda Caldwell who was Tony’s boss.

Now I will leave you if an educational video from one of Tony’s favorite photography personalities Jared Polin of Fro Knows Photos.

Arrangements for Tony Hood

It is with a heavy heart that I must inform everyone that my friend and business partner Tony Hood passed away suddenly this last Thursday afternoon. He was a wonderful mentor and friend to our local photographer community and everyone else that ever encountered him. Tony was always so vibrant and full of life whenever someone would step through our doors. He loved each and every one of his students and was always ready to sacrifice his time to help them achieve their goals. He left an undeniable impact on our community and for that he will be missed.

There will be a Funeral Service at Anders-Rice Funeral Home (1428 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806) Monday June 13th at 5pm with a visitation to follow from 6-8pm.

Burial Services will be on the following day June 14th at 2pm at Church Hill Memorial Gardens (208 E Ln St, Church Hill, TN 37642).

All are welcome to attend these services.

The store will be closed Tuesday the 14th and will be open regular business hours the following day.

Need Gear?

Hey everyone! We have some new equipment for sale! Come by and give it a look!

Canon 5d Mark 2 Camera Body $1000

Canon 100mm Macro L USM I f2.8 $700

Canon 24-70mm L USM II f2.8 $1300

Canon 70-200mm L USM II f2.8 $1500

Canon 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS $1000

Canon 580 EX II Speedlite Flash $250

Nikon D300s Camera Body $500

Nikon D80 Camera Body $150

Nikon 18-55 Kit Lens $80

Tamron 28-200mm f3.8 for Nikon $100

Nikon 35-105mm f3.3-4.5 AF Nikkor Lens $100

Snow Day Today

Hey everybody we will be closed today due to the large amount of snow falling everywhere. Please be careful and don’t try to go anywhere unless you really have too. We may be back in the store tomorrow. It just depends on the weather. We will post another update tomorrow.