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Rose Quartz and Serenity Wedding as seen on Hill City Bride

Lynchburg is a river town steeped in history with a deep love for arts and the community. It is peppered with century old buildings that are mingled within or just a short walk from the downtown area.

Point of Honor is a lovely building, which overlooks the river and the city itself. The juxtaposition between looking in one direction and seeing a 200 year old home and then turning 180 degrees and seeing a city shows so much beauty and diversity… and windows are everywhere.

This inspiration shoot incorporates both a light windowpane theme along with the 2016 Pantone palette, which makes this shoot strikingly beautiful. Our bride and groom are also a real life couple – married for thirteen years with four children. What a joy to treat them to a styled shoot to celebrate their love.

Enjoy looking through this peek into the Hill City and into love itself – both of which hold our hearts.

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Virginia Plantation Wedding as seen on Hill City Bride

Lindsey and Ian met in high school – and have been in love ever since. It’s no wonder that their wedding has been highly anticipated by family and friends alike. What a celebration! Their day had a threat of rain, but a last minute decision to continue with an outdoor ceremony was perfect – a lovely setting and just enough cloud cover so that it wasn’t a scorcher. With shades of mint and peach and lots of DIY elements, Ian and Lindsey’s day was just perfect!
What do I love about their day?
  • Lindsey’s shoes are such a classy way to stay comfy on a day that is oh so hard on the feet.
  • That first look! It’s always fun to see a groom’s reaction, isn’t it?
  • Mint is used in such a lovely way, and it compliments each bridesmaid perfectly!
  • I always love a good play on words, so the saying with the mint favors (along with the hue of green that was used throughout the day) is just so fun!

I hope you enjoy this beautiful setting and event today!

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Virginia Anniversary Session as seen on Hill City Bride

This session is so sweet! Couples get engaged – and get photos – and then they get married – and get photos – but how often do couples have photo sessions AFTER the wedding? I love the idea! Gabe and Temi ventured out to Frying Pan Park in Herndon, Virginia with photographer Melissa of Melissa Desjardins Photography to celebrate. The couple wanted to somewhat relive their wedding day, and the result is so stunning!

Here is a bit of the couple’s story about how they met: Temi and Gabe met while in college; she was a freshman and he was a sophomore. Temi lived in a dorm on the second floor, and to her surprise – Gabe was actually the first floor RA. The rest is history!

I adore so many things about this session!

  • “The champagne bottle was actually a wedding gift from a friend, and she wrote a note to drink it after our first year of marriage,” said Temi. What a GREAT idea for a wedding gift!
  • Who doesn’t love big, pink balloons – they added an element of fun to the session.
  • Temi’s red shoes are a focal point and add in just the right pop of color!

I hope that you are inspired to celebrate your love today – whether you are engaged or have been married for decades. So fun, and enjoy this beautiful cornfield anniversary session today!

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  • Melissa - Thank you so much for sharing one of my favorite shoots – and so different! An anniversary, but also revisiting that special day, wearing her dress. They were so much fun, I LOVE it!

Farm Wedding as seen on Hill City Bride in Virginia

Pharsalia is such a lovely venue tucked away in the mountains of Virginia. To top it off, it is a working flower farm with a stunning view, which makes it a lovely place for the bride-to-be to consider for her day. With a historic home and other intriguing outbuildings, there are multiple backdrops for stunning photos!

Want to know what I love about this wedding?

  • The color palette is so soft and lovely – with hues of gold, pink and green.
  • Lindsay also chose to do a table of small, homemade looking cakes, which adds such a sweetness (pun intended!) to the event.
  • Bowties! What’s not to love?
  • Lindsay wore lovely floral shoes – what a fun touch underneath her dress.
  • I collect vintage handbags, so the beaded clutch is right up my alley!

With all of the details, this event is sure to give you lots of ideas today. Enjoy!

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Rose Quartz Bridal Session as seen on Hill City Bride

Rose Quartz is a lovely color – not just because it happens to be one of Pantone’s 2016 colors of the year, but also because it pairs so well with other hues. In this case, this baby pink was coupled with navy blue to create a lovely styled bridal session. And that gown! The fit is perfect, and it’s just the right color to complement the bride’s flawless skin. I hope you enjoy these ideas for your own bridal session. Enjoy!

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