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“People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness compatible with ours, we team up and call it love.”

- Dr. Seuss
Meet Ariel


 Hello there! Thank you so much for visiting our website! Since you're here, I'm sure you'd like to know a little bit about me and my journey leading to photography!

 My start in photography is a little different than most. During the summer of 2011, I did a summer abroad internship in Ireland, which is an incredibly magical place! Instead of deciding to do a science-oriented internship (did I mention I'm a complete bio nerd??), I interned at a photography studio. Fast forward to the next semester and I found a local photographer in Charlottesville, VA who let me second shoot with her for nearly 2 years. Shout out to Susan Kalergis!!

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Avery + Jordan Journal
Avery + Jordan's
We met with Avery and Jordan at the Raleigh Rose Garden and Little Theater for their engagement session at 10 in the morning - which is a highly unusual time for us to do an engagement session! We normally have engagement sessions start 2 hours before sunset but we already had another session planned for this same day. Luckily, Avery and Jordan were happy to do a morning session since they were going to be hanging out at a brewery that afternoon and the sky was overcast, giving us plenty of...

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March 11, 2017
"My husband and I worked with Ariel and Alex for both our engagement photos and our wedding photos. Simply put -- I could not be more elated with how everything turned out. My husband HATES taking pictures and will do anything to ruin them, yet she managed to capture some great photos of him. Ariel and Alex made the whole process easy and enjoyable. To say she nailed it is an understatement. My husband and I, along with all of my family and friends, will cherish these photos for the rest of our lives!"
- Christa + Scott