About Us

Behind the camera...

​Magic Wand Creations is owned and operated by Valerie Cook.  

Valerie is a life-long photographer who loves to help others create memories.  She was an 11 year 4-H member; and participated in the photography project all 11 years.  She holds a BA in Theatre Arts, so you’re guaranteed to have someone who “thinks outside the box” when it comes to your photos!  She also teaches theatre at a fine arts charter school in Asheville, North Carolina.

Valerie is the mother of four children and three step-children ranging in age from 11 to 24 years old.  She is married to her best friend, Dan. 

Photo by:  Ashley Holt Photography