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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.

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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...

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Engagement Photography – Jake and Elizabeth at Bears Den

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

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Wedding Photography – Todd and Jackie at Lake Holiday

Together forever, Todd and Jackie enjoy the gorgeous weather on their wedding day at the Lake Holiday Country Club.

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Wedding Photography – Kris and Erica at Montdale Country Club

How many firefighters have a real fire truck at their wedding? Kris and Erica did! See their whole featured wedding...

Wedding Photography – Kris and Erica at Montdale Country Club Wedding Photography - Kris and Erica at Montdale Country Club

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 – 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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Engagement Photography – Joel and Sarah in Old Town Winchester

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Location and Date: Old Town Winchester and John Handley High School, Winchester, VA | October 2014

The Details: Joel and Sarah are life-long Winchesterites…or Winchesteronians…or Winchester…well, you get the idea. They grew up here, went to school here, live here and work here. They are also getting married here next summer. We spent the afternoon hanging out at the ever-popular Old Town section of Winchester, and then swung down to John Handley High for some photographs outside their alma mater.

“These turned out amazing! We love them all. Thanks again for all of your time on this. You are so talented! We can’t wait to see what the wedding photos will look like.” – Sarah E.

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Engagement Photography – Tim and Caitlin in Berkeley Springs, WV

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Location and Date: Berkeley Springs, WV | October 2014

The Details: Tim and Caitlin are from Berkeley Springs, work in Berkeley Springs, and are getting married in Berkeley Springs. Even their go-to dating spot was the local theatre there in…wait for it…Berkeley Springs. They love their hometown and asked me if I could do their engagement photographs there, to which I happily obliged. We met at the local park on a beautiful October morning and hung out for an hour or so taking some photographs.

“Aaron, these turned out so beautiful! Tim and I had such a great time with you. We love every single one!” – Caitlin M.

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