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What Makes Charlottesville Unique

The Charlottesville VA area is a beautiful place to have a wedding. There are many things that make it unique. It is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, making it a very picturesque area. The climate is very mild, which makes it a perfect location for a spring or summer wedding.

In addition, there are many historical sites that would make a great backdrop for a wedding. With its scenic locations, mild weather, and rich history, Charlottesville VA is a truly special place to get married.

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Recently Matched Wedding Photographers Near Charlottesville, VA

Amanda G. matched with Awesomesauce Photography
for a wedding in December of 2023
Rebecca M. matched with Jenn Gorrie Photography
for a wedding in November of 2023
at  Big Spring Farm
Angelica B. matched with Awesomesauce Photography
for a wedding in November of 2023
Desiree D. matched with Little Brick House Productions
for a wedding in November of 2023
Juliana P. matched with Focus on Joy Photography
for a wedding in November of 2023

A few other great wedding photographers in Charlottesville: Aaron Watson Photography, Hunter and Sarah Photography, Ashley Cox Photography, Xiaoqi Li Photography, Audra Jones Photography, Matt Schmachtenberg Photography, Tom Daly Photography, 3 Cats Photo, Meredith Sledge Photography.

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Joy Shots Photography

Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

Every little moment of a wedding is special. To some that seems daunting. To me? The ultimate candid photography adventure. You want to remember every moment and I want to capture it!

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Kaytlin Lane Photography

Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

My favorite thing about weddings is that each one is different. Each couple is unique. Being able to document such an important event is amazing. I know these photos will be shown to children and grandchildren one day. I love making sure my photos reflect real personalities so they feel like the couple.

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Meredith Sledge Photography

Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

We feel overwhelmingly blessed to be able to capture these once-in-a-lifetime events for our couples. There is nothing more meaningful than having that photo of your grandma kissing your cheek or the emotions pouring out of your groom’s eye as you walk down the aisle. Our job is to capture the big moments but also the little ones that you may not even know were happening without photos!

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Fenix Photography, Design, & Events

Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

Photography is not copying Pinterest poses; it's creating an environment where you can capture your client's best self, and creatively capturing moments they will treasure forever. We describe our style as emotive, vibrant, and adventurous; and are blessed to work with couples who are as bold(ly in love) as the colors in our images. Our motto is "God writes the story... we just document it.

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Kristie Lea Photography

Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

Why I love photographing weddings:

I believe that photographs matter, because Your Story, and the stories that have made you, matter. You should never have to worry about your photography, because these are your cherished memories, and they should always be handled with Love and Care.

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Most Common Price Range in Charlottesville, VA

Average price for 7 hours of coverage: $4,142

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Average Prices for experienced and pre-vetted wedding photographers in Charlottesville

The average price for a wedding photographer in Charlottesville for a typical 7 hour day is $4,142.

The average price for 1 additional hour of wedding day coverage is $392.

The minimum you can expect to pay for an experienced wedding photographer in Charlottesville, VA is $1,975 for the same 7 hours of coverage.

Some Charlottesville wedding photographers will give discounts for off-season weddings with an average of $151, and weekday discounts with an average of $171.

Many wedding photographers include an engagement session, but if you wish to add one on, the average cost is $390

Popular Wedding Months in Charlottesville, VA

October is the most popular month for a wedding, followed by May and September

The most popular wedding date in Charlottesville, VA for 2022 is October 22



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Best Wedding Venues in Charlottesville VA

There are many great wedding venues in Charlottesville VA. Here are some of the best places to have a wedding in Charlottesville VA.

  • Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards: This venue is located in North Garden, VA and it offers a stunning setting for a wedding. Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards has beautiful gardens, an elegant ballroom, and a picturesque vineyard. This venue is perfect for couples who are looking for a romantic and luxurious setting for their wedding.
  • The Market at Grelen: This venue is located in Somerset, VA and it offers a rustic and charming setting for a wedding. The Market at Grelen has a beautiful garden area that is perfect for a ceremony or reception. This venue also has a quaint country store that would be great for catering or cake.
  • Mount Ida Farm and Vineyard: The Mount Ida Farm and Vineyard is located in Charlottesville, VA and it offers a breathtaking setting for a wedding. The Mount Ida Farm and Vineyard has stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, making it a perfect place for a ceremony or reception. This venue also has a beautiful barn that would be great for a reception or rehearsal dinner.
  • Veritas Vineyard and Winery: If you are looking for a truly unique setting for your wedding, the Veritas Vineyard and Winery is the perfect place for you. This venue is located in Afton, VA and it offers a one-of-a-kind setting for a wedding, and it also has a stunning reception area.
  • Common House: The Common House is located in Charlottesville, VA and it offers a unique and modern setting for a wedding. The Common House has a beautiful event space that is perfect for a ceremony or reception. This venue also has a rooftop deck that would be great for cocktails or dancing.

Top Engagement Session Locations

The Charlottesville VA area is a beautiful place to have an engagement session. Here are some of the best locations in Charlottesville VA for an engagement session.

  • Gardens at Waterperry Farm: The Waterperry Farm is a beautiful place for an engagement session. The gardens are stunning and the farm has a lot of great photo opportunities. It's a great place for an engagement session if you're looking for a lot of nature and beauty.
  • University of Virginia Campus: The University of Virginia provides a stunning backdrop for your big day. The stately grounds and buildings create an air of elegance, while the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains provide a natural beauty that is hard to beat.
  • Downtown Mall: The Charlottesville Downtown Mall is a pedestrian mall located in the center of Charlottesville, Virginia. The mall is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and businesses, as well as the Charlottesville Pavilion, an outdoor amphitheater that hosts a variety of concerts and events throughout the year.
  • Raven’s Roost Overlook: Raven’s Roost Overlook is a popular spot for picnics and weddings. The overlook is located just a short drive from downtown Charlottesville, making it easily accessible for wedding guests.

Lodging in Charlottesville

There are many great lodging options in Charlottesville, VA for your wedding guests. Below are just a few of the most popular hotels in the area:

  • Graduate Hotel Charlottesville: The Graduate Charlottesville is a stylish hotel located just steps from the University of Virginia. The hotel offers a variety of room types and suites to accommodate your guests, as well as a heated outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, and on-site restaurants.
  • Omni Charlottesville: The Omni Charlottesville is a newly renovated, full-service hotel that offers a variety of wedding packages and services to make your big day as special as possible. From an intimate gathering to a grand affair, they have the perfect space for your wedding reception.
  • Boar’s Head Resort: The Boar’s Head Resort is a luxury resort located just outside of Charlottesville in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. The resort offers a variety of wedding packages, as well as on-site restaurants, a spa, and an 18-hole championship golf course.

These are just a few of the many great lodging options in Charlottesville, VA. Regardless of where you decide to stay, your guests are sure to enjoy their time in this beautiful and historic city.


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    WedMatch is 100% free for couples to use. We make money by charging the Charlottesville wedding photographer a small referral fee when a couple books a photographer they found on WedMatch.

    The truth is: slots fill up fast for certain pros. Book a photographer as soon as you know the date. Some couples have wedding vendors (like catering or a DJ) or a venue they want to choose a date around. Some couples want professional portraits and pictures more than anything else, so they base their date based on when their dream photographer is free. No matter your plan of attack, the photographer should be one of the first vendors booked to help tell your love story.

    It usually takes just 10 minutes to get your results! We want to save you hours you would otherwise spend browsing all Charlottesville wedding photographers sites.

    We have a high standard for quality, but styles can be all over the place! We encourage varying points of view and artistic perspective for each person on our list. We make it easy to compare your options.

    Definitely! We have plenty of photographers who love small, intimate weddings.

    Whether you are hoping for budget-friendly packages close to $500 for smaller requirements or are ready to pay anything for the best, we are here to help you find the pros that meet your financial needs. You might see luxury wedding photography packages as high as $10,000+ to cover the engagement session, full wedding day, destination travel and extra deliverables

    Absolutely, all the wedding photography you see when you’re picking your favorites is from one of the photographers who met your requirements.

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