the wedding experience

and family



for the



- Kevin + Keri

Amanda has such a calm and kind personality...

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get to know amanda

I am an emotionally intelligent Charlottesville wedding photographer whose expertise is creating refined photographs for sentimental souls, specializing in approachable and elevated wedding photography, so you can relive every moment. 

My vision: Approachable Luxury

Amanda Adams


our focus is creating an elevated wedding photography experience tailored to couples marrying in the Charlottesville, Virginia area.

From Keswick to Shadwell, Monticello to Afton —



above it all

being present

You value

- shannon + josh

Best photo session that my fiancé and I have ever been a part of!


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the wedding experience

... telling the story of your relationships with a gentle authenticity.

Your priority is soaking up the present. As a bride, you know how fleeting the moments of your wedding day, one of the most intimate days of your life, will pass you by. So rather than worrying if you’re missing any of it you value being present, and will hire a photographer who will allow you to do just that. This trust grants you the ability to live in the moment while we’re documenting them for you...

- ZACH & justine

She made us feel so special, and was extremely conscious of what we wanted.

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experience it for yourself

As a bride, your biggest fear is like sand slipping through your fingers, if you aren’t careful, you just might miss it. That’s where I come in. My energy is the opposite of hurry, rather a hushed breath, a whisper of grace-filled encouragement allowing you to be your most vulnerable and true self in front of my camera. You live your day, while I make it permanent. 

In a flurry of champagne and taffeta, the hours turn minutes into mere seconds, fleeting by at an impossible speed. 

There’s a palpable energy to wedding days.

while I make it permanent.

You live your day,

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