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 – K and C in Winchester, VA


Location and Date: Winchester, VA (Private Home)

The Details: K and C decided to have their whole wedding…ceremony, reception, dancing, everything at their own private residence in Winchester. They definitely know how to throw a party! The rain held off until just after their outdoor ceremony in the front yard and then the party started in the first floor of their home. There were bullet casing boutonnieres, a wedding cake baked by C’s grandmother and the DJ even spun the hit “Let it Go” from the Disney film, Frozen (which had every little girl and the groom on the dance floor singing at the top of their lungs).

“Thank you so much for such wonderful memories! You ARE the ninja photographer. My father was a photographer himself and I grew up with pictures being taken of me, no one else has made me feel so comfortable since then taking pictures! You are officially our family photographer. Thank you!” – C.

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Wedding Photography – Tyler and Amanda at The Winery at Bull Run


Location and Date: The Winery at Bull Run, Centreville, VA

The Details: When I did Tyler and Amanda’s engagement photographs last fall, I could tell they had a great love for children due to their loving and playful interactions with Amanda’s nephew Maddy. This gentle love was ever-present on their wedding day as well as many beautiful children had memorable roles during the wedding day…from cute guest attire, being the ring bearers and even helping give a reception toast!

“Aaron does amazing work! He has a great eye for what he does and how to execute it. My engagement and wedding photos are incredible and I owe it all to him. He is fabulous!” – Tyler and Amanda R.

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Wedding Photography – Billy and Holly in Easton, MD


Location and Date: River House at Easton Club, Easton, MD

The Details: Billy and Holly’s wedding was one of the most beautiful and fun weddings I have ever had the honor of photographing. The waterfront setting near the Chesapeake Bay was gorgeous, and the weather could not have been more perfect. Add in a group of family and guests that loved to have fun and nearly every time I turned around there was something unique and memorable to photograph. It was a wedding that ranks right up there in my all-time top 10.

“We hired Aaron for our wedding after he photographed our friends wedding and did a great job! He was priced very reasonably and he was very easy to work with leading up to the wedding. He took charge during the wedding and made sure that we got the shots we needed. The most amazing part was that we got a link to an online gallery and a USB in the mail with all of our pictures just two weeks after the wedding!” – Billy and Holly B.

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Wedding Photography – Dan and Katie at Zion Springs Bed and Breakfast


Location and Date: Zion Springs Bed and Breakfast, Hamilton, VA (June 2014)

The Details: Dan and Katie are both firefighters (yes…you read that right) and they told me during their golden-lit engagement session to be prepared to have a good time at their wedding when the date finally arrived. Well it wasn’t a good time…it was a GREAT time!  There were bagpipes, awesome scenery as a backdrop to the ceremony, a live band to rock the night away, great dancing and a good time had by all!

“These look fantastic! I have literally looked at them over and over again! I love them. I can’t wait to show our families.We are literally blown away, and thank goodness you were there to take all these wonderful photos because the day is a blur to me :-)” – Katie L.

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Landscape Photography – Good Morning, Valley


Location: Winchester, VA

I went for a walk early one morning and saw the sun coming up over the mountain. I did not have my camera on me so I made note of the time and returned to the exact same spot two days later to snag this photo. With sunrise photos the subject matter is the same, yet always beautiful and different each and every time.

Wedding Photography – Brian and Katie at Bowling Green Country Club


Location and Date: Ceremony: Strasburg Presbyterian Church, Strasburg, VA | Ceremony – Bowling Green Country Club, Front Royal, VA

The Details: Brian and Katie (check out their engagement session) are part of a group of friends whom have been using me as their wedding photographer since 2010. I am very fortunate that they all like my work, so whenever one of them is getting married, they have asked me to photograph their wedding. Katie was Emily’s bridesmaid along with Randi and Allie back in 2010, and I have photographed 3 of the 4 weddings, with Allie’s coming up this fall! This group of close friends are all so awesome…and it is always a treat for me to be a part of their special days as I get to catch up with some of my previous clients and help capture memories for some new ones.

“Aaron is amazing to work with. He is very professional and he catches all of those important moments. I could not be happier with our pictures and highly recommend him to everyone and anyone who is looking for a photographer. Thanks again Aaron for helping make our wedding unforgettable!” – Brian and Katie R.

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Wedding Photography – Jared and Alison in Shepherdstown, WV


Location and Date: Ceremony – St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church, Hedgesville, WV | Reception – The Bavarian Inn, Shepherdstown, WV

The Details: I see a lot of weddings and it is inevitable that something will happen to throw a small wrinkle into the day’s plans…be it a traffic jam causing some guests to be late, a little bit of rain, or some other minor inconvenience which my clients brush off and handle wonderfully. Then there are weddings where everything just seems perfect…like Jared and Alison’s. They had wonderful weather to start with and enjoyed the flow of the day with huge smiles on their faces the entire time.

“All the photos look SO GOOD! Jared and I couldn’t be happier (and my mom feels the same-haha). Thank you so much!” – Alison S. 

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Wedding Photography – Will and Sherri at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley


Location and Date: The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, VA | May 2014

The Details: I first met this couple when Will secretly contacted me to plan and photograph his surprise marriage proposal to Sherri at the movies. So I was happy to hear from him again a few months later as they began to plan their wedding and wanted me to be their photographer. I was excited, but when Will told me they were having their small wedding the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, my excitement quadrupled as that is one of my personal favorite local venues!

“If you want a professional photographer who can make you enjoy the entire photo session AND a photographer who has the ability to catch the “perfect” moment through his camera lens; then, Aaron Riddle is your absolute best choice. THANK YOU for capturing all of our special moments with photos that will stay in our hearts and memories forever.” – Will & Sherri Wilkins

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