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If you’re here reading this – congratulations on your recent engagement and upcoming wedding! I get it though, planning a wedding can be incredibly overwhelming and stressful. Figuring out the balance between enjoying your wedding day, and stressing over the little details is tough to manage.  Having worked at 150+ weddings, I’ve pretty much seen […]

bride and groom celebrating with wedding party

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The Richmond area has so many different options for your engagement session! With urban locations and natural areas, and everything in between, it won’t be hard to find a location you love for your Richmond engagement session. I love that our city has such a diverse food & drinks scene, beautiful architecture, and gorgeous greenery […]

couple sitting on blanket during richmond engagement session

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There are so many options for your Charlottesville engagement session! Whether you’re looking for a more natural vibe with mountains or greenery, the classic vibes of UVA, or something more urban, we’ve got a little bit of everything! Below is a list of my favorite Charlottesville engagement session locations perfect for any couple’s engagement story. […]

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As a Charlottesville engagement photographer, I love helping my couples choose the perfect location for their session! There are a few different ways to go about selecting your location. Most of my engagement sessions are in Charlottesville and Richmond, but I’ve also photographed sessions everywhere from DC to Miami to Portland. 

I’ve found these tips to be useful no matter what city you’re in though – read on for ways to brainstorm your engagement session location!

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As a Charlottesville Wedding Photographer, receptions are some of my favorite parts of any wedding day! The nerves and wedding day jitters are gone, and now you get to relax and let loose. Just like when planning the ceremony and details, I encourage you to plan your reception to involve things that you enjoy and aspects of your life/relationship that you want to highlight. It’s your time to celebrate your marriage and this new chapter in your life with the people that matter most in your life.

Keep scrolling to see my top 3 planning tips so you’ll enjoy your time at your wedding reception and have it documented, too!

Couple on dance floor of Charlottesville Wedding Reception