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I'm Shelby - a wife, mama & wedding photographer based in Richmond, Virginia. Here you'll find a journal about our lives, beautiful couples, and their stories I get to tell. Stay a while and do say hello if you please!

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Venue | Amber Grove Make-up | His or Hers Salon Hair | Images Hair Studio Florals | Serena Rose by Jamie

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June 7, 2019

Jordan | Amber Grove Bridal Portraits

There is no denying the chemistry these two share for one another or that they were complete naturals in front of the camera! We met at the beautiful Alturia Farm for their engagement session, I had so much fun walking around and getting to know Liliah and Zach better. They can be silly and laugh […]

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May 10, 2019

Liliah & Zach | Alturia Farm Engagement Session

I am SO excited to finally share Clair and John’s gorgeous Adaumont Farm wedding located in Trinity, NC!! Adaumont Farm is the perfect mix of southern charm and timeless classic beauty. These two are high school sweethearts! They are the sweetest together, have grown up together, loving one another through every change and every season […]

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August 9, 2018

Clair + John | Adaumont Farm Wedding

Brooke & Jake got married at Rawleigh-Parish Glebe in the beautiful Amelia County, Virginia. I have anticipated sharing this wedding with you guys! Backstory: Brooke won a mini session giveaway I did and not long before the session date arrived, her now husband, Jake reached out to me letting me know he had plans to […]

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June 29, 2018

Brooke + Jake | Rawleigh Parish Glebe Wedding

Jade and Clark tied the knot in April on at Hanover Tavern located in Hanover County, Virginia. I’ve been so excited for their day, especially after their engagement session; I knew that they were going to be so wonderful to work with! It was a beautiful and sunny Spring day. They vowed forever under a […]

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May 31, 2018

Jade + Clark | Hanover Tavern Wedding

YAY! It’s time to finally introduce the 2019 Shelby Dickinson Senior Spokesmodel Team!!!  At the end of April, I finally got to meet my 2019 team! We had the pleasure of gathering at the beautiful Alturia Farm in King William County where we enjoyed a fun evening getting to know one another, doing a little […]

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May 17, 2018

2019 Senior Team Meet and Greet

I love engagement sessions! They are the perfect time for couples to get to know me, my approach to photography, and to get more comfortable in front of the camera. My approach to engagement sessions is this – HAVE FUN! Laugh, smile, joke with your fiance’ and forget that I’m there! Jade and Clark’s engagement […]

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April 5, 2018

Jade + Clark | Forest Hill Park Engagement Session | Richmond, VA

Booking a Makeup Artist on your wedding day? ….Here’s what you need to know! By: Professional Makeup Artist, Cameron B. Carson, LLC     All Eyes on You Literally….from the trial to walking down the aisle, the eyes are on you, girlfriend! Not just by your friends and family on your big day, but your […]

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March 30, 2018

Guest Blog | Professional Makeup Artist | Cameron B Carson, LLC

It’s all in the details…  As a bride you have spent months on end planning, preparing and dreaming about your most special day! When the day finally comes, all the wedding day details start falling into place and the last thing anyone wants is to forget something.   More than anything brides want their wedding day […]

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January 31, 2018

Wedding Day Details | What to Bring with you to the Bridal Suite

Class of 2019, it’s your time! I am thrilled to finally announce, I am now accepting applications for the 2019 Shelby Dickinson Photography Senior Spokesmodel Team!!! 🙂 The Shelby Dickinson spokesmodel team is a group of local high school seniors that represent the face of Shelby Dickinson Photography for the duration of their senior year. Spokesmodels are […]

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January 10, 2018

2019 SDP Senior Spokesmodel Team Applications

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