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hey friends i'm Heather! 

Wedding & Brand Photographer serving Central Virginia! 

Richmond wedding overlooking the city

Downtown Richmond Wedding | Foggy City Views at The Virginia War Memorial

Booking Caylee & Blake’s wedding a month before moving to Richmond, Virginia, felt like divine intervention. I had an instant connection with this amazing couple and put at ease any doubts about relocating my business to a new town! The months leading up to their wedding at The Virginia War Memorial confirmed this even more. […]

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bride and groom kiss at Keswick Vineyard wedding

Spring Floral Wedding at Keswick Vineyard | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

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Kelli & Chris’s wedding day at Keswick Vineyard in Charlottesville Virginia was breathtaking!! Getting to listen in on this couple’s intimate jokes and constant compliments was such an inspiration. Their love for each other was overflowing and constant banter showed just how deep their friendship runs! Like most couples this year, Kelli & Chris were […]

Best of Weddings | 2021 Superlatives | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Looking back at my calendar from 2021 is an explosion of color coded tags. juggling 2 businesses, 100s of miles between photoshoots, amazing business collaborations, adventures with friends, and ohhh so much beautiful scenery. I CAN’T UNDERSTATE my gratitude for all of the amazing wedding couples, second shooters, associates, and vendor connections that led to being […]

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bride and groom sharing a kiss with the mountains and vineyard behind them on their wedding day in Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville Wedding Photographer | King Family Vineyard & Pippin Hill Rehearsal

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Megan & Conner’s Charlottesville wedding was one I have been looking forward to for months!! After working with the incredible team of local vendors, I knew that all of the details for their wedding at the King Family Vineyard would come together perfectly.  With the unpredictable summer heat in Virginia, we weren’t sure what to […]

engaged couple holding each other close in the rolling hills and cow filled pastures of Madison Virginia

Madison VA | Family Farm Engagement | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

Photographing Becca & Will’s engagement was so special! They invited me to their home in Madison, Virginia to explore the rolling hills and cow filled pastures.  Throughout their engagement shoot we went off-roading across fields and streams to find the best views of the sunset and mountains that Madison, Virginia has to offer! From my […]

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bride and groom walking through keswick vineyards on their wedding day

Keswick Vineyards | Military Couple Summer Wedding | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

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Keswick Vineyards has been the home to many of my Charlottesville weddings, and this one felt extra special! It’s not very common to get a wedding inquiry only a few months away from their date… But when Natalie & Josh inquired to finalize their last minute wedding celebration before moving to Germany, I just knew I had […]