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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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Christina + Ryan Journal
Christina + Ryan's
Christina + Ryan decided to have their engagement session done at West Point on the Eno in Durham. They were a lot of fun to work with and so was their poochie, who cooperated very well and posed for the camera like a pro. While it was a little chillier than we would have hoped we got some really good shots of them. I am especially a fan of the ones of them with the plaid blanket wrapped around them.

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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