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The Mill at Fine Creek Engagement Session | Jackie + Joe

Jackie & Joe met me at The Mill at Fine Creek – their wedding venue – for a beautiful day in spring for their engagement session. I love doing engagement sessions at the wedding venue because it provides my couples with a meaningful “before and after” of their relationship in photos. And as a bonus, […]

man and woman holding hands in green garden | the mill at fine creek engagement

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My First Two Rolls of 35mm Film

I’m really excited to share my first two rolls of 35mm film with you today! I was born in 1989 which makes me almost 32. Most my early childhood was still documented on film that my dad got developed at Price Club. I fondly remember disposable cameras. But my own first experience capturing images has […]

pink flowers shot on 35mm film

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Libby Hill Engagement Session | Melissa + Josh

Melissa & Josh’s Libby Hill engagement session is one of my very favorites! The story behind these photos is that Melissa & Josh were supposed to have their wedding on the day we had this session. We put off their engagement session for a while because of COVID. When I knew they postponed their September […]

man and woman in front of city skyline | libby hill engagement session

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March 2021 Goals

Time for another goals post! March 2021 goals, here we go! Although January and February felt really slow to me – cold, gloomy long days and still staying at home a lot due to weather and COVID, I cannot believe it’s March! I love this month because…⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🎂 It’s my birthday month!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💐 Spring […]

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Photographer Charlottesville VA | Outdoor Newborn Session

This outdoor newborn session with the B Family was one of my favorites from summer 2020. Due to COVID, most newborn sessions were being put on hold or were very changed. This couple actually flew all the way from overseas to come have their baby in the States and also be with family after he […]

man and woman holding new baby in green field

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Favorite Posed Newborn Photos | 5 on Friday #2

I specialize one type of photography that is so near and dear to my heart and that is being a Charlottesville Newborn Photographer. I got into newborn photography ultimately because I became a mom. My business started because I spent the first year of my first daughter’s life capturing her. In 2014, I got my […]

Favorite Posed Newborn Photos | Melissa Sheridan Photography

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What to Wear for Family Photos | Charlottesville Photographer

What to wear for Family Photos! This has to be my most asked question and biggest client pain point, for sure! As someone with a family who also needs to be documented in photos yearly, I get it! Outfits can be so hard, especially if you are the mom who is planning them all. It’s […]

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Must-Haves for Flat Lay Wedding Photos

If you’re a wedding photographer looking to up your flat lay wedding photos, you’re in the right place! “Flat lays” are a huge trend in wedding photography right now. They usually showcase wedding detail items like the invitations, rings, bridal jewelry, shoes, and other fun styling accessories to accent the photo. Here are my top […]

mirrored tray with ring and invitation | flat lay tips

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Snow Day | Charlottesville, Virginia

There’s nothing like the first snowfall of the year, right? Our first snow falls in both 2020 and 2021 were both in January. I grew up in Colorado and always loved playing in the snow as a kid. My kids had yet to experience much snow yet as we came from Hawaii before we moved […]

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