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Hi there! Welcome to the Richmond blog  a journal about our lives, travels, fashion, and style. Stay a while and say hello!

Hi, I'm Emily.

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Graduation season is just around the corner, and it’s unbelievable how quickly time passes! For those families who haven’t gotten them yet, now is the perfect time to get senior pictures done. Some of my favorite portraits to shoot are senior portraits, and Richmond provides so many amazing opportunities for seniors to display their personalities! […]

Feb 21, 2021

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Breathtaking. I’m not one to use this word lightly, but when Meredith used it to describe her elegant, traditional black-tie wedding at The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, I couldn’t think of a better choice! Overcoming all of the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, these two celebrated their love in an intimate and heart-stirring […]

Feb 14, 2021

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You may not know it, but my dad is a photographer himself and he inspired and encouraged career choice from a young age! With such a strong familial connection to photography, I absolutely love shooting family portraits and immortalizing those beautiful bonds. When I connected with the Donnellys about taking their family photos, I knew […]

Jan 31, 2021

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You’re getting married? Congratulations! Planning a wedding can be extremely overwhelming, and endless Pinterest scrolling, while sometimes fun, can also be exhausting. As a wedding photographer, I appreciate fun, unique, and quirky photos that show the personality of the couple. But, there are a few classic images that you may not realize you want to […]

Jan 10, 2021

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Virginia is a beautiful and diverse state that offers so many options to capture you in your perfect environment. However, choosing the perfect space for your portrait session isn’t always the easiest. There are several factors to think about when making the decision, and finding just the right spot may be harder than you think. […]

Jan 3, 2021

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The holidays are here at last, and it’s engagement season! In fact, did you know that 40% of engagements typically happen between Christmas and Valentine’s Day?! If you’re one of the lucky couples to pop the question this time of year: congratulations! I’m sure you’re ready to shout your love from the rooftops as soon […]

Dec 28, 2020

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As a Virginia branding photographer, I was so excited the day I got the opportunity to work with Southern Marsh! Getting to connect with such an iconic and timeless brand was like a dream come true. Theirs is a brand committed to honoring Southern culture and inspired by the balance of urban life and outdoor […]

Dec 20, 2020

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I love my work as a branding photographer. There’s something beautiful about getting to tell someone’s story and being a part of helping to bring their dream to life…and that’s exactly what professional branding photography does! Branding photography takes you, your brand, and your product and puts you front and center. It gives you the […]

Dec 13, 2020

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Your big day is on the way, and you’re trying to finalize your timeline. You know you have to set aside time to get ready for the day, time for the ceremony, a block for all reception events…but what you may forget in the hustle and bustle is to factor in time for your professional […]

Nov 29, 2020

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When I was contacted to do some fall family portraits and maternity photography for the Jimenez family, I was excited. The beautiful fall foliage of Virginia provides a beautiful backdrop for family photography, and I love getting to know the families that I shoot! Plus, capturing these precious moments in time for an expectant mother […]

Nov 23, 2020