Artistic Wedding Photography

Natural. Romantic. Bold.

What if your wedding photographs were fun, lighthearted and full of emotion…including the messy parts — the tears, the last hug with mom before you walk down the aisle, your dog stealing a slice a cake. Because let’s be honest, your wedding is a once in a lifetime experience that deserves to be captured beautifully, authentically and boldly.

Intimate Virginia Wedding

Destination Wedding: Tobago

WV Outdoor Wedding


“We’ll always be able to look back and remember how we felt in those moments, something that is truly invaluable.”

-Haley & Allyson


Hi! I’m Kara

I’m a wedding and elopement photographer based in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and Charleston, West Virginia. The Blue Ridge Mountains are in my bones and I love exploring Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway with my clients (and their dogs!) for engagements and elopements.

Speaking of dogs…I have four so if you want to include your pup in your wedding or engagement session I have lots of tricks and tips to help that go smoothly.

I’m a big planner (as in one of those people who really enjoys it), so you might be surprised at how quickly i’ll get back to you when you inquire.

A few of my favorite things include: first looks, sunrise engagement sessions on the top of a mountain, snuggling at home with my husband and four dogs with no makeup on and coffee. Lot’s of coffee.

Blue Ridge Parkway Anniversary Photoshoot

“Kara was incredibly flexible & easy to work with! She provided an extensive list of recommended locations and they ended up being the perfect mountain views. She made us laugh & dealt with our crazy pups like a seasoned pro. We couldn't be happier with our photographs and will be sharing them far & wide. Highly recommend!” - Marcus and Kristen

Ready to plan your adventure? Get in touch!