Whether you are newly engaged, or growing your brand through photography, there is something for you here! ! I love to share beautiful love stories, inspiring wedding details, and practical tips for a stress free portrait session.

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Hey I'm Heather    •    Wedding & Brand Photographer serving central virginia   •    HEY I'M HEATHER • WEDDING & BRAND PHOTOGRAPHER SERVING CENTRAL VIRGINIA      •     HEY I'M HEATHER      •     WEDDING & BRAND PHOTOGRAPHER SERVING CENTRAL VIRGINIA  

My first time photographing a wedding at Upper Shirley Vineyard, did not disappoint! The incredibly secluded romantic reception space is just a quick drive from Richmond,Virginia. Seriously this venue has it all, from the bright white naturally lit reception, to full front covered porches, spacious getting ready suites and gorgeous views in all directions. The […]

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Spring engagement portraits at VMFA & Libby Hill in Richmond, Virginia. Photographed by Virginia wedding photographer Heather Dodge

Planning an engagement session in DC can be picturesque and historic, but requires a lot of extra logistics. It can feel impossible to navigate the crowded backgrounds, tourist attractions, and permit processes. As a Richmond and Central Virginia wedding photographer, more than half of my couples opt for secluded weddings in the mountains, but want […]

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On your wedding day, you'll find me...rearranging furniture to get the perfect dress shot, stashing extra bobby pins to adjust your veil and counting down the moments to sneak away for your sunset portraits ! You will spend more time with your wedding photographer than any other vendor, or even your future spouse, so we want this to be a perfect fit! 

Now booking 2024 & 2025 wedding couples & quarterly brand sessions!