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If you're looking for a wedding photographer who values prints over jpegs and moments over poses, you've come to the right place. If you're ECSTATIC to be getting married, you're also in the right place! 

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Barboursville Vineyards Engagement Photos | Meredith & Chris

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Meredith & Chris have the most romantic Richmond love story.  If you’ve lived in Richmond, you’ve probably either lived in or visited the split houses: one apartment downstairs, one apartment upstairs.  We had an apartment like this — it was the last one I lived in on West Grace!  I used to think, “How funny […]

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University of Richmond Engagement Photos

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I don’t often shooting engagement sessions if I’m not shooting the couple’s wedding.  I think it’s so important to work with the same photographer for both so you’re comfortable!  But sometimes . . . there are special circumstances!  🙂 Ashley & Brent met at the University of Richmond.  Brent was a senior, and Ashley was […]

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King Family Vineyards Engagement Photos | Heather & Aaron

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Thanks to Heather & Aaron, I checked something else off of my shooting bucket list: King Family Vineyard engagement photos!  I got to shoot here years ago with Stephanie, so I was excited to meet this sweet couple here for their engagement photos! Heather & Aaron met on Bumble, and they’ll be getting married this […]

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Ash Lawn Highlands Engagement Photos | Sarah & Anthony

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I feel really lucky in that whenever I meet a new SDP couple for the first time, they feel like friends.  I’m also really lucky that Sarah & Anthony took my engagement location bucket list and chose Ash Lawn Highlands!  Shooting in a new place always gets me excited!  And of course, anywhere is Charlottesville […]

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White Oak Canyon Waterfall Engagement Photos | Lea & Zac

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The best way to start this blog post is probably to tell you that when Lea and I became friends in high school, I found my soulmate.  We were hands down the weirdest, coolest, loudest, hardest laughing girls on the gymnastics team.  We both love telling the story about the time our team bus driver […]

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