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 17, 2018

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

There’s nothing I love more than spring and this spring wedding inspiration styled shoot hosted by Nilo Burke had me swooning, so much so that I’ve broken it into two separate posts.

Nilo chose the beautiful Stevenson Ridge as the location for the shoot. The popular Spotsylvania, VA wedding venue has everything a bride could want–historic homes, an indoor reception space, wooded areas, a pond, a dock and more. It’s a very versatile venue and offers something for everyone, perfectly complimenting the romantic style of Nilo’s vision.

The romance was amplified by pink and blush tones, sparkling jewelry and headpieces, a blush sequin bridesmaid’s gown and beautiful dresses from Borrowing Magnolia. Pink and blush flowers were provided by Petals by the Shore and added the perfect pops of color.

In addition to a variety of details and a gorgeous tablescape, the shoot featured a stunning bride, an anniversary couple and a bridesmaid and groomsmen. A second bride and groom were also included, which will be the focus of a future post.

I hope you love this gorgeousness as much as I do.



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

  1. Nilo Burke says:

    Oh my gosh!!!! THIS makes my heart SO happy!!!!!! You captured everything SO beautifully!!! I am so honored you attended! Seriously!!!

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