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    I’m Riette, a Virginia wedding photographer. I love the color teal and shopping at Target. I snack all day long, am an Apple enthusiast, and adore my two cats, Melody and Harmony.

    My heart for photography is founded in relationships. I’m fulfilled, energized, and enthused by building lasting relationships, and I love how photography connects me with people.

    The ability to capture moments for you is another goal of my work. I take pride in giving my clients images that are clean, bright, and timeless - images that, in 30 years, will represent your wedding day as it was when you said, “I do,” without trendy edits that will make your children laugh at the way things were done back in your day.

    It’s an honor to be a part of your wedding day, your special family moments. I cherish the opportunity to make you smile, and to preserve your memories for the ages.

    Romans 1:20 (ESV) For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

New Website and a Giveaway!

Oh my gosh, guys! I’m SO SO SO excited! I’ve been waiting for this day a very long time! Last year I fiddled with my website, trying to redesign what I had, which was nearly 3 years old. To no avail, I gave up and decided I’d have a professional do it! This is where […]

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February 21, 2014 - 12:33 pm

Bridget Wisner - If I were to win the contest, I would have to choose pics done with just me and my Hubby, Fabian. We haven’t had pictures taken of just the two of us by anyone other than my mom. LOL

February 21, 2014 - 12:47 pm

erin - Riette! It looks so awesome! So excited for you! I’d love to do another family session with you!

February 21, 2014 - 1:04 pm

Danny Douglas - Conrgatulations on the new Launch!! Looks awesome!!

February 21, 2014 - 1:13 pm

Erin Przybylski - If I won I would do a one year session for my daughter! You did such a great job with her newborn pictures!

February 21, 2014 - 1:27 pm

delia jones - I love your color choice for the new site! If I were to win, I would choose a family picture session. Juliette is 2 next week & we have not done a family portrait yet. Rather lame!

February 21, 2014 - 1:54 pm

Judy Brown - Winning this contest would be something that I have always wanted. I find myself always on the other end of the camera, always taking pictures of everyone else but never in them. I live and work on a farm and would love pictures of me, my horses and my labradoodle Sadie! Thanks for the opportunity!

February 21, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Amanda Condrey - Congrats girl!! I love it!! :) cannot wait to chat again soon about my wedding! Hope all is well. :)

February 21, 2014 - 3:01 pm

Becky Coughlin - Love the new website! I’d love to win a session with you! Any chance to have you photograph my family would be amazing!!

February 21, 2014 - 3:29 pm

Ashley Crutcher - If I won I’d get an awesome headshot session with my favorite person for my own business… :D

February 21, 2014 - 3:44 pm

Rachel G. - A newborn shoot! I am due in 10 days!!

February 21, 2014 - 4:51 pm

Kaia P - Love the new site! I have been following your work for a while, it’s so inspiring!

February 21, 2014 - 5:47 pm

Dorsa Seubert - Omg.. looks awesome. Would love to come to Richmond for a photo session

February 21, 2014 - 7:24 pm

Libby White - If I won, I’d get some pictures of me with my horse!

February 22, 2014 - 5:27 pm

Stephenia - Exciting Riette!

February 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm

Mary Helen Patterson - I would love to have a family shoot with Steve, Jen and their four kids plus Rebecca, Mark, and their 2 teenaged daughters along with Ken & myself. We had one done 5 years ago and are due for another!! it would be SOOO wonderful to have you shoot it!!
(I do not have a twitter account, but I did promote you only FB account!)

February 23, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Sarah Carper - I recently have lost a bunch of weight and don’t have many current photos of myself. So, I’d definitely like some new photos taken of myself. And I’d love to get my sister in on some photos as well!

February 23, 2014 - 6:44 pm

Mindy - Love the new website, Riette! Would love to do another family photo shoot with our favorite photographer. :)

February 23, 2014 - 9:52 pm

Amanda Condrey - If I won a session I would either do a family session or an engagement session!

February 26, 2014 - 6:10 pm

Jennifer Massie - The new website is beautiful! :) Can’t wait to work with you again soon!

February 26, 2014 - 8:12 pm

Hillary Williams - Beautiful work! Would love to work with you sometime!

February 26, 2014 - 8:14 pm

Hillary Williams - Sorry – posted too quickly. Would love to do a maternity or newborn session :)

I was never in control

A couple of days ago, I was in my first-ever car-accident. Besides being sore, I’m grateful to say everyone walked away un-harmed. All in all, I consider this having been a ‘minor’ accident. Though my car is totaled, the other car involved had barely a scratch on it. No ambulances were needed, everyone was calm, […]

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