Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Heather + Franklin | Keswick, Virginia Wedding Photographer

The wedding photography community is for the most part a great thing to be a part of. I don't know if I'm just lucky but I have yet to work with someone I don't like. I love meeting new photographers, seeing how they work, and being able to contribute to their portfolio by second shooting at weddings! 

Back in the summer, I got an email from Morgan Trinker, a photographer in Alabama, asking if I'd be willing to second shoot for her Charlottesville wedding in the fall. Uhhh, yes. I was so excited to meet Morgan and shoot with her! We got coffee the morning of the wedding and by the time the day started, I already felt like her friend. Such a great idea! 

So we started out at Keswick Hall where the bride and bridesmaids were getting ready and after drooling over the beautiful property (and shooting, of course), I headed over to Castle Hill Cider to hang out with the guys! Usually as a second shooter, I cover the guys while the main shooter gets the girls. I love it because the guys are so chill and they have so much fun with my crazy ideas. :) By the time I finished shooting the guys, Morgan had gotten to Castle Hill and we spent the next hour shooting the amazing details in the reception hall. I have NEVER in my life seen such an impeccably styled room. It was outstanding. I was in heaven. This wedding was such a blast to second shoot on and I was so honored to be a part of the day. Morgan was so fun to shoot with and I can't wait until the next time! Here are the images I shot throughout the day and be sure to check out Morgan's blog post too! Enjoy!

Vera Wang gown.... Amazing.
Obviously I enjoy photographing shoes. And these were Louboutins so I find nothing wrong with it! :)

Lots of kiddos!

HA! Selfies on the wedding day are a must.

Flower petals to stand on. How much better does it get?!

She arrived in that beautiful car! Such a great entrance!

They had an oyster bar!

Cigar bar!!


  1. These are absolutely STUNNING, Meredith!! I love the look you caught when she was coming up to the aisle with her dad!

  2. So, so gorgeous!!! Amazing couple too!

  3. OH MY GOSH. These are amazing. Makes me want to get married (ha!) and shoot a million weddings. okay, im done.


  4. Gorgeous gorgeous wedding and even MORE gorgeous photos!

  5. Wow! That reception was gorgeous! Those florals were amazing! Nice job Meredith.