When planning a Charlottesville wedding, every detail is important but none moreso than the photographer you choose. It’s through their eyes and their lens that each moment and precious detail of your big day will be documented and preserved. Luckily, Charlottesville has no shortage of photographers with world-class talent to capture romantic, authentic pictures that will last a lifetime! Photo above by Ashley Cox Photography
Charlottesville Insider Jen Fariello is one of the area’s most experienced and sought-after wedding photographers. Her ethereal images have graced the pages of prestigious wedding publications including Southern Weddings and the Knot.
The husband/wife team of Aaron and Lisa Watson have garnered honors including the Couples Choice Award from Wedding Wire. They promise a unique combination of storytelling and lifestyle photography that “captures the emotion, personality, and beauty that become timeless photographs.”
Photographer Sarah Cramer has a background in fine art and anthropology and a passion for beautiful, personal imagery. Her work captures the unique personalities and details that make each wedding day one-of-a-kind.
A Central Virginia native, Meredith Sledge is known for exquisite photos of weddings in Charlottesville and around the world. Her work is geared for the elegant, original and adventurous bride.
Beth Seliga and her team at 3 Cats Photos create stunning images of weddings small and large. While she works with traditional brides and grooms, she also embraces celebrations of love between same sex partners and those from a wide array of religious backgrounds.
Touting her artistic eye and easy-going personality, Madeleine Deighan puts her couples at ease. She creates authentic images of magical moments and works to reflect the love, friendship and personalities that tie each couple together.
Meredith Coe sees every photograph as a story. She aims to create transparency in her images to capture moments in time, exactly as they were experienced so the joy of the day can be remembered for generations.
Ashley Cox seeks to capture the beauty she finds in both mundane and wondrous moments. She’s honed a style she describes as “romantic yet natural, artistic yet intimate,” and her photos appear in numerous national wedding publications.
Photos by sought-after wedding photographer Rob Garland have appeared in publications from the the New York Times to Bride and Bloom. Garland and his team focus on “classic, non-trendy, intuitive documentation with the utmost in visual integrity.”
Carrie Coleman believes the foundation of beautiful wedding photography is the connection between photographer and couple. Her emphasis on that relationship leads to photographs that stand apart for their authenticity and warmth.
As a photographer for weddings in Charlottesville and around the world for more than a decade, Elisa Bricker keeps her focus on romantic and classic images that are destined to become family heirlooms. Her work has been featured in numerous publications from Martha Stewart Weddings to Town & Country to Brides Magazine.
He’s been named one of the best photographers in the country by Harper’s Bazaar & Martha Stewart Weddings, so it’s no surprise that Eric Kelley’s work is in high demand around the world. He’s based right here in Charlottesville, though, so catch him if you can!