A detailed-focused wedding photography experience for kindhearted couples that want genuine and joyful photos.

Northern Virginia and beyond Photography

I believe the seemingly insignificant moments and details that make up your perfect day. Those small yet important details – the ones you’ve spent months or even years dreaming about – should be showcased and remembered always.

If you’re seeking a photographer that’s passionate about connecting with you on a personal level, I’m your girl. I create light and airy photos that showcase natural lighting, neutral and pastel colors, and florals.

As your wedding photographer, I vow to you this:

a stress-free, personal wedding photography experience, a fun friend to celebrate your love, and of course, timeless photos that evoke every beautiful emotion of your wedding day.

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"Shelby is so creative. She pays attention to the small details and makes sure everything is perfect."

Jordan & John


"Shelby’s work is absolutely beautiful. She is amazing to work with and she listens to your ideas and brings them to life."

Katie & Andrew


"I can not recommend Shelby enough! She made my day so special and kept me calm throughout the entire day."

Melissa & Justin


Upon inquiring, you will receive detailed information about my wedding collections and experience. I encourage chatting over the phone so we can get to know each other and ensure we’re the perfect fit for each other. nce you have decided that we are a match made in photography heaven, I will send you all of the information to book and reserve your date.

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Every wedding package includes a complimentary engagement session. We use this time to get comfortable with each other, remove all photography jitters, and celebrate this engagement season with you and your fiancé. You will also receive my engagement session style guide, which contains tips for making the most of your session.

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Throughout the wedding planning process, you can ensure that I’ll be walking alongside you to answer questions, offer advice, and send encouragement. My couples receive a planning questionnaire as well as custom timeline creation, to ensure your wedding photography experience with me is as seamless and stress free as possible.

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Your sacred wedding day is here and it’s time to marry the love of your life. I will be there to document all of the important moments and provide you with a lifetime of happy memories. Within six weeks, you will receive your wedding photos in an online gallery and be able to relive your special day all over again.

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The investment

All collections include:

  • planning and timeline support 
  • a minimum of 8 hours of coverage
  • second photographer
  • professionally edited, high resolution images
  • private online gallery

The SDP bride invests an average of $4,700.

Please inquire today for complete wedding collection details.


01. There’s a lot of photographers out there. Why should I hire you to be my photographer? 

You’re right! There are a lot of great photographers out there. Just like your love story, we are each unique. Here’s what I can vow to you as your photographer: I am always willing to go the extra mile for my couples. Pinning on boutonnieres, bustling the bride’s dress, placing the bride’s veil – you name it, I’m there! I take your investment seriously and give you a personal wedding experience that makes you feel loved and supported.

02. What makes you different from other, cheaper photographers?

I believe we all have something unique to bring to the table. When it comes to wedding photography, you absolutely get what you paid for. I’ve been photographing wedding since 2016, and I’ve become known for my personality that’s welcoming and fun. At the end of the day, I want to connect with you on a personal level and and serve you wholeheartedly.

03. How many images can I expect from my wedding day? 

You can expect to receive a minimum of 700images. I know there’s countless details and moments that make up your special day, and you can expect me to capture them all!

04. How long does it take to get my wedding photos back?

I professionally edit every single photo from your wedding day. You can expect to receive your photos within 6 weeks.

05. What kind of wedding planning support do you offer?

Throughout the entire process I’m there to help! From vendor recommendations, help deciding on engagement session outfits, organizing a perfect wedding day timeline, and everything in-between, I’m there to guide your and be your support system.

06. Do you offer albums or prints of engagement and wedding day photos?

Absolutely! I believe the investment of photography should be proudly showcased in albums and on your walls. I offer albums and print packages in my wedding collection and à la carte. 

Next Steps:

Celebrate your love with candid wedding photography.

Shelby Dickinson Photography serves Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia and Washington, DC couples through timeless, joyful engagement and wedding imagery.