A Business Owner’s Organization Tips: Wedding Photographer

organization tips for photographers

Let me start this blog post by saying that I find it a little humorous that I am writing to you about organization tips! I do not think I am particularly great at it but I have come across things that make it a lot easier for me! We are coming to the end of another wedding season and this … Read More

Hermitage Museum & Gardens Holiday Wedding

Hermitage museum and gardens holiday christmas wedding jessica ryan photography

This stylized wedding was designed by Jamie Leigh Events and has the perfect touches to the Christmas Holiday. I loved photographing these two newlyweds, Hannah and Zach, and I am extremely glad that the ladies of Jamie Leigh Events found them to photograph for our portraits. They got to sip on hot chocolate and cuddle together for warmth, which these … Read More

2016 Weddings: Wedding Florists in the Hampton Roads

virginia wedding florist

Since planning our wedding I have truly become more in love with everything that has to do with florals! Bouquets, centerpieces, archways, anything that you can put a flower on it or a florist can create I daydream about! All of my brides had some amazing pieces this year from their florists! It was wonderful to see all of their … Read More

2016 First Looks & Why They are Worth It on Your Wedding Day

bride and groom first look portrait

This past wedding season, a lot of my couples opted to do a first look! Not one of them regretted it! A first look is truly a moment just for the two of you! I always go see the Groom and get him set up and then I tell him to take a deep breath. I tell him how gorgeous … Read More

Carter Mountain Apple Orchard: Our Engagements and Dating for Two Years

Carter Mountain Apple Orchard Engagement Portrait Charlottesville Virginia

To think two years from our first date we would be spending that weekend in the mountains with uninterrupted quality time, hiking, laughing, and taking our engagement portraits leaves me speechless. You can read more about the hiking part of our trip at Wintergreen here. Cory is a man that I did not realize existed, until I met him and … Read More