My responsibilities as your photographer go beyond creating beautiful images on your wedding day.   My job is to serve you well on your big day and to make your wedding experience as effortless and relaxing as possible so you can enjoy the special moments. From the moment you say "yes" to booking, to the final delivery of your legacy album I want your experience to be joy-filled and memorable just like your wedding day! 
Take a look into my process below! 

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Upon inquiry, you will receive a link to my online bridal pricing guide with all of the details you need to know about my Wedding Experience and pricing options. Once you are officially a #SRWBRIDE the fun will begin! You will receive My Bridal Magazine with pages of helpful information on the planning process! Next we will create your Wedding Day Timeline to help structure your big day! 

1. Booking & Planning

One of my favorite parts of your wedding journey is your engagement session! This is when we really get to know one another and have fun! We will get to go over posing techniques which will help so much on your big day! Once, the session is over your  gallery will be sent to you in an online gallery album, which can be downloaded to your computer. You can then use your images to to design your save the dates or even your wedding invitation! 

2. Engagement Session

As your wedding day approaches, we will have our final meeting, face-time call, or phone call. I schedule these meeting at least 2 weeks prior to your big day to allow for last minute changes. This is a great time for you to ask any last minute questions or provide me with those last minute details. This meeting will ensure that you can wake up on your wedding day and relax knowing that everything has been taken care of. 

3. Final Meeting

The day you’ve been dreaming of is finally here! It’s when all the planning and details come together as you celebrate the first day of your marriage with the most important people in your life. From beginning to end, my goal is to make your wedding experience as effortless and enjoyable as possible. I will be there to capture all these precious moments just like you've dreamed to ensure you have memories to last a lifetime. 

4. Wedding Day

You can expect to receive your finished gallery approximately one week following your big day. Your photographs will be displayed in an online gallery where you are able to download, share and print all of the high-resolution digital files.  If you purchased a legacy album we will begin the editing process after you receive your gallery! 

5. Gallery Delivery

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My clients' weddings and events have been featured in national and international publications, and I am honored to have been apart of that. I am also grateful for the teams of vendors who've helped make those days beautiful. 

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Chandler & Corey

rustic virginia farm wedding

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Danielle & Colby

Lakeside north carolina

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Emily &Tyler

bohemian wedding styled shoot

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Jessie & Sadie

anniversary farm session

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Burlington Plantation

williamsburg, va

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Mckenna & Andrew

Browns island session

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My experience working with Sommer was nothing short of perfection. She exceeded every expectation I could have had in a photographer. She also helped me TREMENDOUSLY throughout the wedding planning process. She checked in periodically to make sure everything was on track, to ask if she could help in anyway & she even provided us with the cutest care package to help prepare for the wedding day details. Sommer helped me leading up to my wedding day in ways that I didn’t know I needed - preparing a wedding day timeline, coordinating photo times with other vendors, and making sure that every little detail was perfection. The second I saw Sommer on our wedding day it was like a breath of fresh air. I felt comfortable knowing that she was going to get the job done, pay attention to all details & to make sure the day was picture perfect. 

- Chandler & Corey

"Sommer....My photographer. My miracle worker. My coordinator. My cheerleader. My friend" 

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When Andrew and I were looking for a photographer for the wedding, I had an idea of what I wanted but couldn’t seem to find someone who did work similar. When I found Sommer, there was no question she was who we wanted! Not only is her work amazing but she was so sweet to work with. The day of our wedding, she was helpful and easy to work with. She made taking photos effortless and efficient. She took time to capture all the details that my husband and I get to look back on forever. Taking photos can sometimes feel awkward but Sommer made it feel comfortable and told us exactly what we needed to do. She was very personable and made our wedding experience magical. 

-Carly & Andrew

"She was very personable and made our wedding experience magical"

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I reached out to Sommer in the midst of stressful wedding planning, Sommer was very organized and easy to get into contact with at any time. Her timeline assistance made it easy to keep a schedule. She really wanted to make sure she captured the moments we found important on our wedding day. Sommer was so much more than just a photographer for me. She truly goes over and beyond with her work.
She is so sweet and has a calming presence that makes her super easy to work with. She leads very well with direction and knows how to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera. Not to mention, her eye for creativity is amazing! She has since done family portraits for us yearly, and we will continue to use her for all of our important moments because I trust that she will capture them beautifully. I can’t say enough good things about Sommer, and I will always 100% recommend!

- Sadie & Jesse

"She is so sweet and has a calming presence that makes her super easy to work with"

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We had a last minute change of heart that led us to Sommer becoming our wedding photographer, and I am so grateful that it happened that way! Sommer went above and beyond to make us feel special throughout our planning and day of process! Her attention to detail is on point, and it truly reflects in her flawless photos! She helped keep us on track throughout the wedding festivities, knew when to snag us away so that we could take a breath and soak in our day, and captured all of our special moments! We are so thankful that she was our wedding photographer, and now she is stuck with us for photos of the future!

- Chelsea & Jordan

"Her attention to detail is on point, and it truly reflects in her flawless photos!"

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All packages include a complimentary engagement session, 8 hours of wedding day coverage, a second photographer and an online gallery that displays all of your high-resolution digital images.
Packages begin at $4000.

For investment details and availability, please send a message using the contact form. I accept a limited number of weddings each year.

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