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  • I'm Shalese, and I'm a wedding photographer for old souls & hopeless romantics. I prefer vinyl records over iTunes, prints over JPEGs and snail mail over email. I believe that art happens in little moments, and I can't wait to tell your story.

Category Archives: Engagements

Colonial Beach VA Engagement Photos

Meredith & Steven: Colonial Beach VA Engagement Photos

I can’t even tell you what a tease it was to get to SMELL the salty ocean air!  When Meredith

Virginia State Capitol Engagement Photos

Jennifer & Jake’s Virginia State Capitol Engagement Photos

After days of checking the weather and rescheduling our first session due to the monsoons, Jennifer

Ellen and Warren libby hill engagement photos richmond va

Ellen & Warren: Libby Hill Richmond VA Engagement Photos

I get excited when my clients ask me to shoot in places that I haven’t before, but I also

downtown Richmond VA engagement photos

Aleah and Alex: Downtown Richmond VA Engagement Photos

I hadn’t seen Aleah & Alex since our initial meeting, so I was SO excited for their

Maymont engagement photos richmond va

Meghan and Michael: Maymont Park Engagement Photos in Richmond VA

If I could shoot at Maymont Park in Richmond every day, I would!  The possibilities are endless,

Poplar Springs Inn Engagement Photos

Colby & Erica: Poplar Springs Inn Engagement Photos

When Erica & Colby told me they wanted to shoot their engagement photos at The Inn at Poplar

engagement session outfits

Wedding Tip: Engagement Session Outfits

Over the past few years of shooting engagement sessions, I’ve learned that the outfits and

maymont park engagement photos

Jess & John: Maymont Park & Belle Isle Engagement Photos

There is nothing quite like having your friends want you to shoot their engagement photos.  I

New Kent VA Fall engagement photos

Tarsha & Dave: New Kent VA Fall Engagement Photos

I was super excited to see where Tarsha & Dave had in mind for their engagement photos!  They

Whitney & David: Bryan Park Engagement Photos

Before I met Whitney & David for the engagement session at Bryan Park, I had only spoken to

Kate & Andrew: Museum District Richmond VA Engagement Photos

Kate & Andrew are a part of what I lovingly refer to (in my mind and out loud!) as the Kristin

downtown fredericksburg va engagement photos

Maura & Eddie: Downtown Fredericksburg, VA Engagement Photos

I absolutely adored being able to go back to my “hometown” of downtown Fredericksburg,