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hey friends i'm Heather! 

Wedding & Brand Photographer serving Central Virginia! 

The Top 5 Tips to Prep your Second Shooters OR Associate Team before Wedding Days

One of the biggest complaints I hear from my photographer friends is how difficult it is to find consistent second shooters who match their style! They often find themselves scrambling on wedding days to answer questions OR frustrated by the out of focus images or angles that their assistant missed. Most often, this comes from a […]

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engaged couple cuddling and kissing their dog during engagement photoshoot

Top 5 tips for bringing your dog to your photoshoot

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My answer to the question, “should I bring my dog to the photoshoot?!”, is always going to be ABSOLUTELY!!! (And not just because I love any and all furry friends) Below I am going to be sharing my Top 5 Tips to have the best possible photoshoots with your dog! If you are going to […]

Bride and Groom with colorful Fall leaves and Virginia mountain backdrop at King Family Vineyard

Wedding Photography Packages | How many hours of coverage do we need?

When you start searching for your wedding photographer, it can become an overwhelming process of comparing prices, packages, and styles. This is why shopping for photographers can be tricky! Even when looking at websites, some photographers may list their full package breakdown, while others simply state a starting price.  Here’s why price is deceiving… There […]

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Top 5 Questions to ask your Wedding Photographer

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When you begin the process of looking for a wedding photographer, it can be overwhelming to sift through hundreds of potential vendors in your areas! There are tons of different styles, price points and personalities that can make finding the right fit seem daunting! It can be easy to instantly use price as a deciding […]

Wedding Party celebrating

6 Steps to Finding your Perfect Wedding Photographer

You are newly engaged YAYYY, you’ve started browsing venues, and narrowing down dates and finally onto searching for the perfect photographer…. Hey Siri, look up photographers in my area…. “okay, I found 35,624 matches for photographers in your state”… CUE THE PANIC.  Before you give up all together and decide to have Uncle Jack shoot […]

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How to Master your Mountain Photoshoot | Virginia Wedding Photographer

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Fun fact, I’m a Virginia native born and raised, and living with a constant view of the mountains has me pretty spoiled! This year, I’ve had more couples than ever choose high altitude locations for their engagement session! But seriously can you blame them! Virginia is filled with endless scenery from city life to rural […]