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bride and groom portraits at patrick henry hotelEver since I photographed my first Patrick Henry wedding last year, I secretly dreamed about photographing another wedding there one day. When Hoa contacted me about her wedding, I couldn’t have been more excited. She picked some of the best wedding industry vendors for her big day and I was beyond excited to work with them.

Vicki Itson with Simplicity Event & Wedding Planning made sure that Hoa and James’ wedding day ran flawlessly from beginning to end. Mary Jo from Gloriosa created the most spectacular bridal bouquets that were simply a dream to photograph. Pumpernickel Pickle served the most delicious food. Sarah from Fresh Baked Bakery created an outstanding dessert table. And, just as a side note, she also made the best macaroons I have ever tasted! View full post »

fall virginia wedding
There’s nothing like a fall Virginia wedding! Especially when the wedding takes place at Sorella Farms. There’s just something magical about the Blue Ridge Mountains, pretty fall colors and a beautiful barn wedding venue.

One of my favorite things to do is to listen to my couples’ love stories. I love hearing how they met, how the groom proposed and all the little things in-between. On their first date, Casey and Brandon hiked the Sharp Top mountain and it started to snow. I mean, that doesn’t happen on anyone’s first date, does it?! To top it off, they got engaged in Central Park (NYC) in a horse drawn carriage last December. Brandon certainly outdid himself with that one. View full post »

mountain view bride and groom photosI’ve been waiting to share Devin and Matt’s Central Virginia wedding for a while! Truth be told, when they say that October is to photographers as April is to accountants, they are not joking. Not only that, but for me, November proved to be even busier than October. For that reason, the blog got a little neglected because I was working hard behind the scenes to deliver all the beautiful weddings I photographed in the past few weeks.

I am glad to report that the very last wedding of this season has been uploaded to my bride and groom’s personal gallery and I can now share this gorgeous View full post »

groom nuzzles in brideAdriane and Patrick’s navy blue wedding at the beautiful Glencliff Manor last weekend was simply a dream! They sure picked one of the most beautiful summer days to get married! The couple met at the Blue Ridge Community Church where they served together at the Welcome Center. They became friends and started talking every Sunday until one day Patrick asked Adriane out. He told her how he felt about her at the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, while overlooking Lynchburg.

They had been dating for two months when Adriane moved to Colorado for the summer. View full post »

bride and groom photo at barn wedding venue in virginia

Looking to have your wedding at one of the most beautiful barn wedding venues in Virginia? Sorella Farms will make your wedding day run flawlessly, no doubt about it! The staff certainly outdid themselves for Anne Claire and Jon’s wedding this past weekend.

The couple met during Anne Claire’s freshman year at Liberty University. Her roommates talked her into going to the Block Party and Jon was there with some of his friends. They started talking  and slowly became friends. He asked Anne Claire to date him on a sunset hike one October evening, and the rest is history. View full post »

bride and groom nuzzling in front of a pink fenceKelly and Perry’s coral reef and malibu blue wedding was simply amazing, to say the least! I mean, they had me at coral reef and malibu blue. I just love it when brides decide to do something fun and add a pop of color to their big day!

On the morning of the wedding, Kelly and I ran into each other at breakfast. Without knowing it, we had spent the night at the same hotel. If you follow me on Instagram, you might remember that I posted about being evacuated from our hotel room about a week ago. It all happened the night before Kelly and Perry’s wedding! Around 1:20 a.m. that morning the fire alarm at the hotel went off. Everybody gathered in front of the hotel until we were allowed to go back to our rooms. Thankfully, it was a false alarm. There was no fire and no one was harmed. View full post »

bride wearing dress from celebration bridalLet me start off by saying that this is not your average white barn wedding! The Old Mill Farm in Bedford, Virginia certainly outdid themselves with this gorgeous wedding. The venue has an amazing modern white barn to host every reception. It’s truly every photographer’s dream! To be honest, I’ve been looking forward to Lauren and Erik’s wedding day ever since I took their engagement photos at the Old Mill Farm.

Erik and Lauren met back in 2012 while they were both working at a summer soccer camp in Erik’s hometown of Radford, Virginia. After spotting each other on the second day of camp, Erik and Lauren spent the next few days learning more about each other. Throughout the week, Erik asked Lauren out a total of three times, but had no luck. View full post »

bride and groom walking at their garden weddingHunter and Karen had a gorgeous garden wedding reception and ceremony at Glencliff Manor! I had been looking forward to their wedding for the past few months because, after photographing their engagement session, I knew their wedding was going to be absolutely amazing. And it truly was a special celebration! Their family and friends all gathered together at the beautiful Glencliff Manor in Rustburg to celebrate Hunter and Karen’s big day.

What I love the most about Glencliff Manor is that it is the perfect venue for an intimate garden wedding reception. The english moss and the outdoor lights hanging from the trees make this Virginia wedding venue a dream location for brides who love outdoor weddings. Just take a look at this gorgeous ceremony site below and you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about! View full post »

vintage cars for weddingsAshley Grace is one of my favorite Lynchburg bridal shop in Central Virginia, no doubt about it!! You can only imagine my excitement when they asked me to help out with their photo session. I mean, they had me at vintage red car and lace wedding dress. Yes, please!! The gorgeous bouquet made by Carla Bruce at Bella Rose Floral and Designs was to die for. I can’t wait for you to scroll down and see more!

This photoshoot put together by the Ashley Grace Bridal staff turned out beautifully. Of course, having gorgeous real life husband and wife models helped too. Kenzie wore a delicate lace wedding dress by one of the top designers this exquisite wedding salon offers in their store. If you are not familiar with this brand new Central Virginia bridal shop, feel free to take a few minutes to read our blog post about Ashley Grace Bridal. View full post »

sierra vista bedford vaThis gorgeous fall wedding at Sierra Vista in Bedford, Virginia is very dear to my heart. Becca and Leo are an amazing couple and I could not be happier that they chose me to document this special day in their lives! From the sun-filled weather, to all the little details that the bride put so much thought into, everything was flawless.

The girls at A Little Party Events did a fantastic job coordinating the day and making sure that everything went smoothly. As always, Bloom by Doyle’s delivered the most gorgeous florals possible! Just wait until you see those gorgeous bouquets!! View full post »