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Wedding Photography – Drew and Kate at Historic Rosemont Manor

Drew and Kate share a kiss as the sun sets on their winter wedding day at Rosemont Manor.

Wedding Photography – Drew and Kate at Historic Rosemont Manor Wedding Photography - Drew and Kate at Historic Rosemont Manor

Wedding Photography – Bryan and Veronica at River Creek Country Club

Bryan and Veronica's first dance as husband and wife at the beautiful River Creek Country Club.

Wedding Photography – Bryan and Veronica at River Creek Country Club Wedding Photography - Bryan and Veronica at River Creek Country Club

Engagement Photography – Stephen and Laura at Sugarloaf Mountain Park

A nice fall day allowed me to use a glass prism to achieve this beautiful effect during Stephen and Laura's engagement session.

Engagement Photography – Stephen and Laura at Sugarloaf Mountain Park Engagement Photography - Stephen and Laura at Sugarloaf Mountain Park

Wedding Photography – Hunter and Lauren at the Barns of Rose Hill

Hunter and Lauren spend a few moments outside together after their wedding ceremony at the Barns of Rose Hill.

Wedding Photography – Hunter and Lauren at the Barns of Rose Hill Wedding Photography - Hunter and Lauren at the Barns of Rose Hill

Engagement Photography – Tim and Sara at Blandy Farm

Tim and Sara on a beautiful fall morning at the State Arboretum of Virginia (Blandy Experimental Farm).

Engagement Photography – Tim and Sara at Blandy Farm Engagement Photography - Tim and Sara at Blandy Farm

Wedding Photography – Bradley and Allie in Strasburg, VA

Bradley and Allie share a moment by the pond at gorgeous family property in Strasburg, VA shortly after their wedding.

Wedding Photography – Bradley and Allie in Strasburg, VA Wedding Photography - Bradley and Allie in Strasburg, VA

Engagement Photography – Joel and Sarah in Old Town Winchester

Joel and Sarah near the fountains in the walking mall section of Old Town Winchester, VA.

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Wedding Photography – Nick and Jillian in Winchester, VA

A "framed" wedding party portrait in the backyard of the historic Nancy Shepherd House in Winchester, VA.

Wedding Photography – Nick and Jillian in Winchester, VA Wedding Photography - Nick and Jillian in Winchester, VA

Maternity Photography – Eli and Jennifer

Long time clients and friends Jennifer and Eli are so happy to be expecting their first child! See the full maternity session...

Maternity Photography – Eli and Jennifer Maternity Photography - Eli and Jennifer

Engagement Photography – Jake and Elizabeth at Bears Den

Jake and Elizabeth enjoy the view together from Bears Den in Bluemont, Virginia.

Engagement Photography – Jake and Elizabeth at Bears Den Engagement Photography - Jake and Elizabeth at Bears Den

My name is Aaron Riddle and I am a professional wedding photographer serving Winchester, VA and Washington D.C. specializing in modern wedding photography and portrait photography.

As a wedding photographer my style is unobtrusive, friendly photojournalism. I capture the spontaneous smiles, people living in the moment and details of your day as they naturally unfold. Your job is to relax and enjoy your wedding! My job is to document it for you to relive forever.

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Wedding Photography – Drew and Kate at Historic Rosemont Manor

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Location and Date: Historic Rosemont Manor, Berryville, VA

The Details: Snow. Ice. Negative temperatures. Brutal wind chills. That has been the gist of this winter season in the Shenandoah Valley area…one of the coldest winters I have ever experienced. Yet somehow, some way, for Drew and Kate’s January wedding Old Man Winter gave this super nice couple a break and allowed a bit of reprieve on this early January day. The weather was so nice that Drew and Kate were able to have their ceremony outside at one of my favorite venues, the Historic Rosemont Manor (and with the ever-professional Michael Haymaker coordinating I knew things would go off without a hitch). The reception was also a blast led by one of the area’s best DJs, the ever-popular Rich Rohn!

“Aaron is a true professional and the photos we received from our wedding demonstrated that fact. We were extremely happy with the quantity (over 1800) and quality of the photos we received. Even the outtakes were beautiful. We would definitely recommend his services to any bride!” – Drew and Kate T.

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Wedding Photography – Bryan and Veronica at River Creek Country Club

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Location and Date: River Creek Country Club, December 2014

The Details: One of the benefits of having a wedding shortly after the holiday season is that all the pretty lights and decorations are still on display, adding a little bit of extra “magic” to a couple’s special day. This was the case for Bryan and Veronica. River Creek Country Club was fully decked out for the holiday season, and the magic of Christmas carried over to this awesome couple’s wedding ceremony and reception.

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Wedding Photography – Reggie and Kristin in Chantilly, VA

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Location and Date: Westfields Marriott, Chantilly, VA | November 2014

The Details: There are two things that jump out to me when I recall Reggie and Kristin’s wedding from this past year. One would be how important children were to their wedding…most notable being their precious flower girl daughter who ran to wait with her father as her mother was about to make her way down the aisle. Second would be how much fun everyone had at the reception. The dance floor was packed and I am fairly certain that every single person there danced at least one time!

“Thank you so much! These pictures are beautiful. Reggie and I are so glad that we found you to capture our special day. You guys were professional, considerate, and above all super talented. Thank you so so much. We will definitely be recommending you to our friends and family.” – Kristin and Reggie

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Portrait Photography – The Barnes Family

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Location and Date: Strasburg, VA | October 2014

The Details: I have known Jay and Emily for a long time…ever since I photographed their engagement session and then their wedding. They have been part of countless other weddings I have done, and it has been a pleasure of mine to see their lives progress together as time has passed. This time around their photo session included their newest member of the family…a precious little girl who was an absolute joy to work with.

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Engagement Photography – Stephen and Laura at Sugarloaf Mountain Park

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Location and Date: Sugarloaf Mountain Park | October 2014

The Details: On a beautiful fall day I met up with Stephen and Laura for an early afternoon engagement session. We had a great time exploring the scenery and taking tons of photos. I can’t wait to be a part of their wedding day in August 2015!

Thanks so much! The pics look fantastic!!! – Laura A.

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Wedding Photography – Hunter and Lauren at the Barns of Rose Hill

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Location and Date: The Barns of Rose Hill, Berryville, VA | October 2014

The Details: I’ve been a wedding photographer in the area for 5 years now, so many of the venues around town I have been to more than once, so it was a nice change of scenery to have the opportunity to do a wedding at a different type of venue. The Barns of Rose Hill located right in little ‘ole Berryville was a wonderful setting for Hunter and Lauren’s wedding. It was such a pretty day and the weather could not have been more gorgeous for a late October afternoon. Combine that with some fantastic autumn wedding decor, a super cool friendly bride and groom and a ton of happy guests and it made for a great time for this photographer!

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Engagement Photography – Tim and Sara at Blandy Farm

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Location and Date: Blandy Experimental Farm, Boyce VA

The Details: Sara lives right down the road from my house (unusual since I live on a mountain). Her and Tim got engaged and knew they wanted me to be a part of their wedding, which I am very thankful for! They chose the State Arboretum of Virginia (Blandy Experimental Farm) for their engagement session location. Blandy Farm is one of my most used photo locations because it is one of the only parks in the area that is pretty year round and also free to visit. I make an annual donation to the Foundation of the State Arboretum of Virginia (FOSA) to support this wonderful resource in our community.

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Wedding Photography – Bradley and Allie in Strasburg, VA

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Location and Date: Ceremony – Strasburg Presbyterian Church, Reception – Family Property, Strasburg, VA | October 2014

The Details: I have known Allie and Bradley for quite a few years…first meeting them at Emily’s wedding in 2010 (Allie was a bridesmaid). Then I saw them again at Kate’s wedding (Allie was a bridesmaid again) earlier this year, and of course for their engagement session last year. Allie and Bradley’s wedding was held at the same church, but their reception was held inside a barn at Allie’s parents property. It was one of the most well-done rustic decor wedding receptions I have ever seen…even more impressive is that the decorating and setup was all done by family!

“I’ve been in and attended multiple weddings Aaron has photographed. That’s why I knew the day we got engaged that he was the only photographer I trusted to capture our big day. I was almost willing to set our date around his availability! Aaron took our engagement and wedding photos and we couldn’t love them more. He is super easy to work with, very organized, professional, and incredibly quick in delivering the final package to you. All of this while being a great friendly guy. I would absolutely recommend anyone to use him because you will not be disappointed!” – Allie F.

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