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hey friends i'm Heather! 

Wedding & Brand Photographer serving Central Virginia! 

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

King Family Vineyard Wedding | Charlottesville VA | Faith & Sam

Faith & Sam’s wedding day was incredible, I’m not gonna lie, I was super nervous going into the first day after daylight savings, We were fighting against the early sunset time and a few very windy chilly days, there was no way to predict exactly how the weather, and cloud cover and lighting would be. […]

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WOLFTRAP FARM FALL WEDDING | MADIE & MICHAEL

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Let me start off by saying Madie & Michael are my kind of couple! They love dogs, drinking wine, and have been friends for over 10 years! Their wedding day was full of ALL THE THINGS they love, and a stunning view of the Virginia country side. Wolftrap Farms was the perfect venue to keep all of their friends […]

Downtown Staunton Engagement | Rachel & Jason

I got to spend last weekend with Rachel and Jason, and I’m so excited to share their Engagement photos. We explored downtown Staunton, VA, which if you have never been it’s the perfect quaint town for a peaceful sunday stroll. It reminds me SO MUCH of Lynchburg where I went to College, mostly because its […]

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CHARLOTTESVILLE ORCHARD ENGAGEMENT | KEVIN & KRISTIN

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I didn’t think I could get any luckier with my 2019 wedding couples but I scored another one! Kevin and Kristin have been friends for years as coworkers and when they finally decided to hang out outside of work, it didn’t take long for them to realize they were a perfect match!  I got pretty lucky […]

JAMES MONROE’S HIGHLAND WEDDING | CATHERINE & STEPHEN

Catherine and Stephen’s Love story starts back in their teenage years, They met in the same youth group at church and quickly formed a friendship! All of their friends and family could see they were the perfect compliments and Catherine even admits “ I thought I would marry him a year before we ever started […]

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RACHEL & DYLAN | COLORFUL UVA LAWN ENGAGEMENT

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This FALL has been picture perfect! Last year at this time we were battling random cold fronts and hot spells that left the leaves confused and seemed to change and drop WAY too quickly to get a full month of photoshoots! But this year I have had 3 weddings and 4 engagement photoshoots to date and […]