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“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”

- William Shakespeare
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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Kellen Journal
Y'all, I absolutely love boudoir sessions! There is just something so intimate and empowering about these sessions and I love the chance to help another woman learn to love herself more. Back in January (seriously, this post has been a long time coming) I attented a boudoir workshop hosted by Sharon of Sharon Elizabeth Photography to learn how to better serve my boudoir clients. I am all for continuing education as one journies through life and I definitely believe that you can always learn...

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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