Words can’t accurately describe how excited I am about sharing this styled shoot on the blog today. I love styled shoots because they allow creatives to collaborate and create beautiful work that will inspire future couples as they plan their dream wedding. The shoot highlights all things special to Virginia and embodies that “Virginia is […]

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Weddings

Main Street Station Wedding Inspiration | Richmond, Virginia

I often see people mislabeling brand photography. Since brand photography requires a strategic plan and also time + monetary investment, it’s important understand what to expect when you’re booking a session. I’m breaking everything down with definitions, an explanation of each type of session, and some photo examples from different sessions. So let’s get started! […]

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Branding

Brand Photos vs. Traditional Headshots

Kateri & Peter’s Arbor Haven wedding in Fredericksburg, Virginia was the perfect Fall celebration! The amount of joy that surrounded these two on their wedding day was incredibly heartwarming. These two are the SWEETEST couple. Seriously, their love for one another and love for their families will put a smile on anyone’s face! Their day […]

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Weddings

Arbor Haven Wedding | Fredericksburg, Virginia | Peter & Kateri

I’m excited to share today’s post because it’s a little different than my usual branding sessions. Gohar and I connected during a styled shoot a few years ago; she’s a brilliant makeup artist and fashion designer. She has such a kind spirit and she’s one of the most talented yet humble creatives I’ve ever met. […]

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Branding

Makeup Artist Editorial Branding Session | Charlottesville, Virginia | Gohar Makeup

You are going to love today’s blog post! Sonchari and Kartik’s elegant and colorful wedding celebration was a ton of fun and I’m incredibly thankful that they trusted me to be a part of it. We started the wedding weekend with a traditional Indian wedding ceremony at Kentlands Mansion in Maryland and concluded with an […]

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Weddings

Indian wedding couple walk down staircase

Potomac View Terrace Wedding | Washington, DC | Sonchari & Kartik

What is brand photography?  This question is at the top of my FAQ list! Most people have heard some buzz about brand photography, but they aren’t quite sure what it is or why they should care. Well, luckily, the answer isn’t too complicated. To put it simply, brand photography consists of photographs focused on brands. […]

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Branding

What is brand photography?

Over the next few weeks, I want to share some wedding inspiration on the blog. I’m lucky to have such stylish couples and I hope that their weddings can help inspire other couples who are currently planning the wedding of their dreams. Today’s wedding inspiration: Chris and Amy’s Old Metropolitan Hall Wedding in Charlottesville, Virginia! Old […]

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Weddings

Wedding couple walking in front of mountains

Old Metropolitan Hall Wedding | Charlottesville, VA | Amy & Chris

Today, I’m sharing 10 beautiful venues in Virginia that will hopefully help you spark your interest and help you figure out the key things you’re looking for in a venue. The list below ranges from charming farm weddings to elegant ballrooms. There’s something for everyone!

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Weddings

Top Virginia Wedding Venues | Picking the Perfect Location | Northern Virginia Wedding Photographer

I’m so excited about today’s blog post because it’s a little different than my usual wedding and branding content. I don’t normally offer maternity photos, but when Desiree & Gabe asked me to capture a sweetheart session for them, I couldn’t say no! Desiree and I met through an organization at UVA and connected within […]

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Portraits

Couple walking together in front of mountains with wife holding pregnant belly

Charlottesville Sweetheart Session | Desiree & Gabriel

I have had the opportunity to shoot a few proposals and they are always so fun! I made my way out to Early Mountain Vineyards, a gorgeous winery right outside of Charlottesville, to capture this special moment for Luray & Eathan! Luray and her family have been my neighbors for over a decade. When Luray’s […]

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Weddings

Early Mountain Vineyard Proposal | Charlottesville, Virginia | Luray & Eathan