A Professional Wedding Photographer Ready to Capture Your Special and Magical Moments!

"Aaron did an amazing job that exceeded our expectations! The quality of the photography truly captured the amazing moments, and we will forever be able to relive the excitement through Aaron's work." – Stephen and Laura S.
"From the very beginning, we could tell that Aaron is very passionate about photography. Combine that with his professionalism and you have a recipe for greatness." - Nick and Jillian
"Aaron captured our engagement and wedding perfectly! There was not one moment missed from our wedding that did not end up in one of his photographs. He is extremely progressive and easy going, creative and open to suggestions and willing to take any ideas you have and make them a reality. I will recommend him to everyone I know!" – Lauren K.
“Aaron is an INCREDIBLE photographer! I highly recommend you go with him if you want the most unique, creative and absolutely stunning pictures. He will give you the best photographs you have truly ever seen!” – Patrick and Kathryn N.
"The photos are beautiful! Thank you for doing such an awesome job of capturing our wedding day! I definitely plan to recommend you to friends/family who are looking for a photographer." – Cheryl K.
"Aaron is a pro. I cannot say enough about his professionalism and creative talent. He is a joy to work with. Aaron is one person that manages to be everywhere and is also invisible. He got photos of every aspect of our wedding and we will cherish them forever. Thank you for everything, Aaron. You are amazing at what you do!" - Evan and Sarah
"Aaron did such a fantastic job on both our wedding photos and engagement photos. He was always very friendly and answered emails back quickly. Friends and family have referred to him as a "ninja" He was always on the move, he made sure to get shots of all the guests and of all of the events that were going on, but did not draw attention to himself. I would absolutely recommend Aaron to anyone who is looking for a wedding photographer!" - Lindsay S.

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

Make yourself at home and view my work, get in touch with me or read my blog below.

Wedding Photography at the Cloverdale Barn in Winchester, VA


Location and Date: Cloverdale Barn, Winchester, VA | October 2015

The Details: After photographing two weddings in the rain, the weather did a 180º and blessed Tim and Lauren’s wedding day with a brisk, sunny and beautiful fall day. This was my first opportunity to photograph a wedding at the Cloverdale Barn, and I was really impressed with the setup and location of the venue. I knew Tim and Lauren would be super laid back and be a blast to work with again (see their engagement session here), so this was a perfect way to wrap up the month of October for me. I look forward to returning to the Cloverdale Barn sometime again in the near future!

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Farm Wedding Photography in Westminster, MD – James and Katelyn’s Wedding


Location and Date: Rockland Breeze Farm, Westminster, MD

The Details: James is an old high school friend of mind, so when he contacted me to photograph his wedding, I was hoping my calendar would be free on that date, which it was! They got married on a farm where Katelyn grew up learning how to ride horses (a few of which were even right next door to the reception that we took some photos with). Despite some cold rain and a little wind, everything worked out and a great time was had by all!

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Wedding Photography at Shadow Creek in Purcellville, VA – Tim and Sara


Location and Date: Shadow Creek Weddings and Events, Purcellville, VA | October 2015

The Details: On Tim and Sara’s wedding day the rain, rain, rain came down, down down…and never let up. It was pretty much the exact opposite of their engagement session which had perfect weather (check it out here). BUT…despite the constant down pour, Shadow Creek was an awesome venue to have the wedding in on a rainy day. Add that to the fact that everyone was in great spirits because of this awesome couple tying the knot, so it didn’t matter if it rained buckets. Nothing was going to damper this fantastic wedding and party!

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Hedgehog Halloween Photographs – Happy HEDGE-O-WEEN!


My wife Christie is a reputable and licensed hedgehog breeder (Riddle’s Hedgehogs). This year we decided to have a little fun for Halloween and take some photos of the hedgehogs in costume, getting ready for a party, and playing peek-a-boo in a pumpkin!

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Heritage Hunt Golf and Country Club Wedding Photography


Location and Date: Ceremony: All Saints Catholic Church, Manassas, VA | Reception: Heritage Hunt Golf and Country Club, Gainesville, VA

The Details: All of the couples I photograph are in love…and the unique thing about love is that everyone expresses it a different way. Patrick and Kathryn expressed that love through sheer joy and happiness. They were both so genuinely happy to finally get to marry one another that they could not stop smiling or contain their excitement. Their families are also long-time friends so really everyone was excited and happy to celebrate this special day together. When people are that happy, it makes my job easy and all that much more fun to document the event for all of them to remember for a lifetime.

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Family Portrait Session on a Farm in Winchester Virginia


Location and Date: A Family Farm, Winchester, VA | September 2015

The Details: I have seen Matt and Hanna’s life progress right before my very eyes. From their engagement session to their rainy-day wedding 4 years ago, it has been great keeping in touch with them. Now they are parents to two adorable twin boys, so they got in touch with me for a portrait session at their family farm!

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Engagement Photos at Blandy Farm with Bret and Heather


Location and Date: Blandy Experimental Farm | September 2015

The Details: Bret and Heather are getting married next year (as given away by the balloons above). They both came prepared with several props to use throughout the engagement session, which always gets the creative juices flowing. We had a great afternoon hanging out at Bland and taking some photographs.

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Wedding Photography at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club – Stephen and Laura


Location and Date: August 2015 | Shenandoah Valley Golf Club, Front Royal, VA

The Details: Every once in a while I have a wedding that I refer to as “perfect”. Now all the weddings I do are always fun and enjoyable…but for it to be a “perfect wedding”, everything must go right for me as the photographer. This means stellar weather, a great venue with great scenery, fantastic lighting and spots to take photographs at, plenty of guests on the dance floor, and on and on. It is not often I give out the “perfect” designation to a wedding…but Stephen and Laura’s wedding (see their engagement session) deserves that award in my book. Have a look through the photos and see for yourself…

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