Richard & Claire | Richmond Wedding Photographer

I love Richard & Claire's story. It's one of those that starts... pauses... and starts again. And that again part? It lasts forever. 

They originally met back in 2005 when they were both working on their undergraduate degrees at the University of Richmond. After a short time they parted ways and reconnected again in 2011. Let me just say... there's no doubt their reconnection was meant to be! Richard & Claire are two peas in a pod! They love investing in doing life together... taking care of their home, loving on their sweet pup, Beau, and hanging out with friends when they can. (They are both working on graduate degrees right now... AND planning a wedding. Amazing!) Oh... and they have a little something-something for Gelati Celesti... a little ice cream joint in Richmond with the creamiest, most delicious homemade ice cream in the world. They go there together pretty often. So often, in fact, they may or may not be having a Gelati Celesti truck at their wedding! 

So... what better place to start their session?! (Isn't the wall-mural AMAZING?! A huge thanks to Kim, the owner of Gelati Celesti, for her beautiful chalk art.)

A quick hop over to their neighborhood brought us to a couple of other fun places... a restaurant they LOVE, and a park they hang out in often. Their sweet pup, Beau, joined us and he gave us LOTS of laughs! 

It was a fun afternoon together and I am SO excited for their wedding coming up so soon! 

Liz Cook

Liz Cook is a wedding, birth, and motherhood photographer based in Central Virginia. Her intuition and creative perspective allow her to connect both professionally and personally with her subjects, and thus, her portfolio is saturated with authentic emotion. Whether she's sharing her story with fellow entrepreneurs or enjoying quality time with her husband and two daughters, Liz is both present and passionate about capturing and celebrating life. Her work has been featured by O "Oprah" Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Glitter Guide, Essence Magazine, domino, Rue Magazine, among others.