I am an intimate wedding, elopement, and couple photographer based out of Richmond, VA, but I will happily travel anywhere your love takes us. I find great joy in documenting human emotion and expression through photography. Photography is more than just a snapshot; it serves as a visual bookmark and I strive to produce photos that take you back to how you felt during that specific moment — integrating all of the sweet anomalies and imperfections. I’m all about capturing those raw and real moments; the unplanned, quiet, teary-eyed, gritty, beautiful moments. Whether you are eloping on the top of a mountain, planning an intimate brunch backyard ceremony, or just want some in-home lifestyle moments captured of you & your babe cooking, I’ll be there to capture it all. & I’ll be there for YOU.

Investing in photos is incredibly important, to say the least. Photography should not solely be something on a checklist for your wedding day, but rather an experience that you genuinely enjoy & remember years from now. My goal is capture your romance in its purest form (large and small gestures alike) & to have these photos encompass who you truly are as a couple. I want you to FEEL these moments. I want them to take you back. I want you to cherish these memories for the rest of your days.

Creating long lasting friendships with my clients is a core value in my life & in my work. Friendship is something I cherish deeply, and also makes capturing + enjoying your epic day that much more special. Being vulnerable and showing real emotion in front of a camera can be SO hard. I want to make this as easy/comfortable as possible while also creating an experience for the two of you to hold onto years from now.

Fresh cut wildflowers, small town coffee shops, black and white photos, and forgotten cassette tapes. Freckled round faces, warm woolen knits, desolate lakes, and long mountain hikes — these are a few of my favorite things. I am a daughter of a Marine, one of three sisters, and a follower of Christ. I prefer rocky, foggy coasts over sunny, hot, sandy beaches. The smell & sound of a good campfire calms my soul. Food is definitely the key to my heart, and I will never turn down a taco date. I collect local handmade yarn whenever I visit a new place & love to weave + knit in my free time. I am an avid hiker, travel fuels my spirit + creativity most, and I strive to incorporate the natural world into my work as much as possible!

I would absolutely love the opportunity to get to know you and capture your story! & HECK YES, I travel! I am incredibly passionate about the outdoors, so if your wedding, adventure session, or elopement takes us to the Redwood Forest, a rocky beach off the Oregon coast, or the Appalachian mountains, you will have a forever friend. Let’s grab some coffee, get to know each other, go on an adventure, & create something wonderful together!

Based in Richmond, VA

Badges & Awards





Working with Peyton for our engagement photos was an absolute DREAM. She was so kind and helpful in figuring out photo locations and the two we ended up with were perfect! She made my fiance and I feel so comfortable. We had such a wonderful time taking photos, probably some of the most fun we’ve had as a couple and it was all because of her! I would absolutely recommend her to anyone searching for a carefree, fun experience with someone who is still super professional – we have so many gorgeous photos to prove it! We will cherish these memories forever and we have Peyton to thank for that.

(Hannah Somers, October 2017)

I truly cannot begin to describe how professional, kind-hearted and talented Peyton was for our engagement session. This being our first professional shoot, she put our minds at ease and did an incredible job of making us feel comfortable in front of the camera. Peyton’s kind heart and raw talent made for the best possible experience and we are so grateful for her spending the time with us. We had her walking all over the city and she did it with a smile and wonderful sense of humor. When we also asked Peyton if she could be our wedding photographer, we were bummed to hear she already has a wedding on that same date. She went the extra mile though and sent us a list of photographers with similar style to hers and who she would trust 100% to shoot our wedding. Sure enough, we chose one of them and feel completely confident we will have a good experience because of Peyton’s professional opinion! Thank you Peyton for leaving us feeling more than satisfied — we love that we made a new friend!!! We will highly recommend her to anyone who needs a photographer in the future!

(Shannon Schalestock, December 2017)

Peyton photographed an in-home cuddle sesh with me and my husband. I never expected to have as much fun as we did. Peyton kept us completely comfortable the whole time and I never felt those usual self-conscious feelings of “I wonder if I look okay in these photos” … She was positive and uplifting the whole time. She just delivered our album and I can say 100% I love every single image. 10/10 highly recommend her and I can’t wait for another photo session (hopefully sooner than later – I may be addicted now).

(Lindsey Paradiso, March 2017)