Sweet baby Reese is two-weeks old

I truly enjoy photographing tiny babies and when this tiny baby belongs to some of my favorite couples it is even better. The depth in their regard is so fascinating,. They are like an old soul. I am so happy for you Meghan and Justin.

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High school senior portrait

I enjoyed spending time with Holly and her mom for her senior portraits. Smiling is the best beauty tip…forget make up ladies.
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newborn baby boy

I love it when I get the opportunity to photograph a tiny baby. Meet Graham, sweet boy who likes to be held.
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Laura Flynn and Jamie got married at Veritas

I am so delighted to share another beautiful summer wedding. Laura Flynn and Jamie had their ceremony at the UVA Chapel. Their reception took place at Veritas winery. Thanks to Amy form Blue Ridge Floral design, the ballroom at Veritas looked amazing. So many wonderful moments were documented and I was fortunate to work with so many talented vendors: Barbwired, Blue ridge Floral Design, Judy Hayward for make up. Thank you Kirsten Rose.

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Summer wedding at Castle Hill Cider: Kristine and Ian are married!

Another beautiful summer wedding. Kristine and Ian got married at Castle Hill Cider. So wonderful to work with Real Southern accents for planning, Whimsical Flowers for flowers and Catering by The Local. Thank you Kirsten

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Katie and Will’s Virginia winery wedding at King Family vineyards

These two were laughing and having fun the entire day. A prefect wedding day that took place at King Family Vineyards with a great team of wedding vendors: Barb Wired, Blue Ridge Floral Design, DJ Tobler, 20 south catering. Thanks Jeff as always!

We started at Boar’s Head, where Katie got ready then we moved to the UVA Chapel where the ceremony took place. Katie had surprised Will with his Mustang that his parents rode down for them to take to King Family Vineyards. What a fun night it was! I loved every minute of their wedding day.

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Sarah and Robert were married in Lynchburg

I loved photographing Sarah and Robert’s wedding, such a sweet couple and so happy to be getting married. They didn’t let the deluge tarn their day. We had just few minutes for portraits before a gigantic storm hit. It was my second weekend in a row where the venue lost power due to major storms but everyone kept partying and dancing the night away thanks to Schuyler from a little party events who brought a generator so the band could play. The power came back an hour before the end and what a celebration it was! Thanks Kirsten!

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documenting life

I have said before and I will say it again: I love being a part of my client’s life. I was lucky to photograph Meg and Justin’s engagement portraits, their wedding and now the sweet moments of pregnancy. Can’t wait to meet baby girl in a couple of months.
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Sarah and Matt ‘s epic wedding at Keswick Hall

well yes, it was unbearably hot, and yes the storm lasted the whole afternoon and evening and yes the power was out at Keswick Hall but Sarah and Matt’s happy wedding went on and everyone had a fabulous time. Thank you Adam from Donovan Groves events who went above and beyond making the day feels like every other day. Gorgeous flowers by Southern Blooms. Entertainment from by Derek . Yummy cake by Maliha creations, Make up by Charlottesville make up , Albemarle limousineThank you Rachel!

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The perfect southern charm wedding at Pharsalia

I often feel repetitive but I have enjoyed documenting so many wonderful couple’s wedding this past Spring. I loved being a part of Liz and Clayton’s wedding. Their wedding was full of personal attentions and Pharsalia is a magnificent venue with breathtaking views.
Liz’s wedding dress was made from her mom’s. Clayton’s wedding bend was molded from his grand mother’s wedding ring. The fireplace stand during the ceremony belonged to Liz’s grand parents’ farm…. The whole day was magical. Enjoy this tiny preview.
Catering by Tucker Yoder for Eljogaha pop up restaurant). Planning by Schuyler Somers from a little party event. Thank you Rachel!

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Ritika and Jeff got married at Farmington Country Club

I absolutely loved photographing their wedding at the UVA Chapel and Farmington Country Club ! Not only because they were a super sweet couple but also because I knew Jeff’s family already from having photographed his brother Craig and his bride Elizabeth’s wedding two years ago (). It was such a fun day. The class and elegance of Farmignton always inspires me to do more black and white photos.
Wonderful to work with Hedges Fine blooms, Adrian Duke Band. Thank you so much Rachel Wilson

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I know photography speaking it is not the perfect photo with the bridesmaid lifting up her head i took the photo but I love the way her mom looks at Ritika.

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Logan and Ali got married at Ash Lawn: a Midsummer’s dream wedding

I absolutely loved photographing Logan and Ali’s wedding at Ash Lawn.  I love when two cultures mixes it makes for the most fun weddings.  The day was perfect a Spring day.  They got ready in a gorgeous private home in Keswick, La Fourche and then we went to Ash Lawn where the ceremony and reception took place.  The ceremony was performed by Ali s’ sister and Logan’s dad, which made it for a very personal ceremony…and then it was a big party where everyone danced and finished the evening with a sparklers exit.

event planner: Cinda from White Birch events. Catering : Harvest Moon Flowers: Hedge fine bloom  Music: DJ Tobler 2nd photographer : Rachel Zahumensky

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Gorgeous wedding at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond

Rachel and Brian’s wedding was so fun to photograph: ceremony at a lovely church, drove around Richmond to take beautiful photos, an amazing dancing crowd. It was a perfect Spring day. They got married at St Patrick church and had their reception at the Jefferson Hotel. A big thank you to Tom Daly

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Lovely intimate wedding at the Clifton Inn

It was a perfect day for Silvia and Darcy’s intimate Sunday wedding at the Clifton Inn. They were surrounded by their family and close friends on a beautiful sunny day. Flowers by Blue Ridge Floral

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Katie and James’s wedding at Lee Chapel and King Family Vineyards

Their wedding was so lovely! A small ceremony with close family and intimate friends and a fun reception at King family Vineyards. Adam from Donovan-Groves Events was a gem to work with. Flowers by Floral Images, Catering by a pimento. Thanks as always to jeff

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