I'm a published wedding and portrait photographer located in a small town outside of Charlottesville. In addition to capturing beautiful images, I love spending time with my family, am freakishly good at word games (Hey Wheelmobile!), love an ice cold can of Coke or Dr. Pepper, know every line to Hocus Pocus and can never pass up a Chick-fil-A waffle fry or a trip to HomeGoods. 


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May 20, 2018

Spring Wedding Inspiration | Part Two | Stevenson Ridge, Spotsylvania, VA

If you caught the previous post, you’ve already had a glimpse of this amazing spring wedding inspiration shoot at the beautiful venue, Stevenson Ridge.

The shoot was so beautiful and had such amazing elements that I’ve broken it into two separate posts. This second post features not only the pink and blush details and amazing florals of the main table, but also stunning couples portraits of Amara and Michael. These two are so sweet and actually just welcomed their third child. Amara made a beautiful bride in her Borrowing Magnolia dress with a handcrafted belt and headpiece by KnR Handmade. The pieces added just the right amount of sparkle to the gown. Florals by Petal by the Shore added pops of color and complimented the romantic overall vibe of the shoot. Michael wore a classic black tux and bow tie with a pop of pink provided by his boutonniere.

The beautiful woodsy backdrop and dock area of Stevenson Ridge made the perfect setting for the romantic shoot.


Nilo Burke Photography (Host/Planner)

Stevenson Ridge (Venue)

Borrowing Magnolia (Bridal gowns)

Rent the Runway (Gold sequin engagement gown)

Men’s Wearhouse (Tuxes)

Petals by the Shore (Flowers + Design)

Beauty by Sue (Bridal hair and makeup)

Giovanna Vaz (Bridal hair and makeup)

Sweet Reasons (Cake + Cupcakes)

Snazzy Lime Design (Stationary)

The Mrs. Box (Ring box)

Kelly & Katie (Bridal shoes)

KnR Handmade (Bridal jewelry and accessories)

Southern Grown Vintage (Gift box)

Sponsors of the event:

Brandilynn Aines Photography


Southern Grown Vintage

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