From choosing the invitation design to trying on dresses to arranging the flowers, you invest so much thought into preparing for your wedding day. As a result, the time-consuming process of looking for a wedding photographer just adds to your seemingly endless to-do list before your big day. Let us take some of that responsibility off your shoulders by offering our list of incredibly talented Richmond wedding photographers. Each of these creatives boasts their own signature style, from fine-art-inspired to photojournalistic.
Jontell is a vibrant person and that enthusiasm comes through in her work — full of color and joyful moments, her wedding portfolio is eye-catching, to say the least! With a co-specialty of branding photography, you can count on her to style the details of your big day to tell the full story. Her editorial style is ideal for those who want authenticity as well as just a hint of subtle polish and glamour.
A self-professed hopeless romantic, Jamie Dunn boasts a signature style that is an effortless blend of emotional, sentimental, and gorgeous — no doubt the mood is enhanced by her warm-hued editing style. Just flipping through her photos gives us all of the feels, and each shot stands on its own as a testament to true love. One of the top Richmond wedding photographers, Jamie is a thoughtful shutterbug who offers natural, lifestyle-inspired images.
Kim Johnson highlights your bond as the centerpiece of her work — i.e., she’s not simply showcasing the wedding but the love that lights you up. Her artistic style is light and airy, with an editorial feel, perfect for those who want an intuitive wedding photographer who understands how important the craft is. Recently married, she knows both the effort that goes into planning a wedding and the love that begs to be documented as keepsakes for years to come.
4. April and Austin of Massei Photography
If you have a sentimental streak mixed in with your appreciation of genuine moments, husband-and-wife powerhouse duo April and Austin are the Richmond wedding photographers of your dreams. Authenticity and a strong sense of style permeate throughout their body of work, but the main story throughout all of their images is the people in them. This duo produces timeless work with a dash of trendy thrown in for the sake of keeping it modern.
It takes a well-honed, sensitive eye to cut through extraneous details and tell a story without visual clutter, and Alex Krall has exactly that skill set. Based in Richmond, she actually serves the entire DMV area. Her portfolio radiates an ultra-minimalist vibe with a fine-art refinement. If you have ever found yourself flipping through a wedding magazine and wanted the same elegant look often found within, Alex can make it happen.
6. Camden and Ashley of The Inmans
Full of passion for each other, life, and their art, Camden and Ashley are the perfect match in more ways than one! Ashley is full of personality — sure to bring a smile to your face, and Camden’s the sweet, sentimental one — sure to focus in on the tender moments of your wedding day. Together, they create magic that strikes the carefully composed balance between playful and emotional — great for capturing the full range of emotions present on your special day.
Anna Kardos emanates a sophisticated sensibility in her work — minimalist shots of details are stylish without being fussy. We greatly appreciate the understated elegance in her styling. Simplicity is key in keeping the story on the love you and your significant other share. Ethereal bridal portraits, crisp bursts of color, and glowing white are signature elements of her refreshing approach to wedding photography.
8. Omar Zeta
Omar Zeta is the very definition of a fine artist, allowing love to be the driving force of his creations. He started out as a street photographer, inspired by his desire to capture unfeigned moments and bits of life as it happened. As such, he brings that same sense to his work — a carefree, as-the-moment-is-unfolding type of vibe. He effortlessly blends the genuine emotion of a love story with his creativity, and the result is a truly remarkable body of work where joy and adoration are tangible.
9. Stacie of Marshall Arts Photography
Offering a boutique experience to her couples, Stacie Marshall uses a special blend of documentary photography for those irreplaceable, candid moments as well as naturally posed portraits, so you can be sure all the details can be pored over for years to come. Her love of travel is infused into much of her work, lending it an almost European countryside charm — especially in her incorporation of architectural elements in images. If you have a love of florals alongside your love of your partner, check out Stacie’s work — it’s dreamy!
10. Kelly of Kaypea Photography
Kelly’s love of bright colors is evident throughout her work — vibrant blue skies, boldly colored florals, and perfectly contrasted color palettes are right up her alley. Especially noteworthy are her night portraits, which showcase her expertise using flash, as well as her artistic tastes — there are few things more gorgeous than the night sky and romantic twinkling lights! Plus, there is just something inherently atmospheric and romantic about the nighttime. Her day portraits are just as beautiful — full of all the glowing white and tenderness one can handle.