WEDDING & PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

established 2000

Available for travel

BASED IN BRIDGEWATER, VA

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Bessie Black

Love {and learn} Your Camera Workshops {Bridgewater Virginia}

Love {and learn} Your Camera Workshops {Bridgewater Virginia} photography class bridgewater harrisonburg virginia

♥ Looking for some FREE tips on how to take better photo’s NOW?? ♥ Click here to sign up to receive a FREE Printable and email series for improving your photography with any camera you have! Are you looking for a beginning photography class?  Because, let’s be honest: your camera is set on automatic, isn’t […]

Bittersweet Bakery // Harrisonburg // Food Photography

Bittersweet Bakery // Harrisonburg // Food Photography croissant styled photo bakery

Food photography at it’s sweetest! Personal Brand Photography Bessie Black Photography teamed up with Bittersweet bakery to provide photography for  their delicious homemade baked goods. In preparation for their grand opening and new website launch, this duo needed professional pictures of their most sought after items and a few head shots too!  A dream came […]

Rebecca & Matt

A White Oak Lavender Farm Wedding Harrisonburg, Virginia What an honor to capture these two love birds lavender infused wedding at While Oak Farm! This is what weddings are supposed to look like! A view to die for, flowers for days, a special ceremony performed by the bride’s mother…cake, food, lighting, dancing, wine, music, toasts….I […]

Hunter 2017 | Turner Ashby High School | Bridgewater, Virginia

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT All American Southern AG Life HUNTER 2017  |  Turner Ashby High School  | TA FFA Chapter President  | Lover of Lake & Beach Life Hunter is a well-rounded young man who enjoys being outside, weekends at the lake, Florida beaches, travel, water skiing, photography, shopping, spending time with friends and family, public speaking, school […]

NEW BLING??!! WAHOOOOO! NOW WHAT?

NEW BLING??!! WAHOOOOO! NOW WHAT?

From girlfriend to FIANCE!  The first 5 things to tackle, after receiving your BLING! Besides telling the family, and making sure all of the key people know BEFORE it hit’s social media…here are 5  things to start with once your new bling has found it’s home! If you’re like me you just want to know […]

Bold & Bright Backyard Garden Inspiration

Bold & Bright Backyard Garden Inspiration

An inspiration shoot featuring ONE ELEVEN SOUTH MAIN Bridgewater, VA As most of you are anxiously awaiting for fall to arrive, I find myself still holding on to summer for a little while longer. Don’t get me wrong I love these cooler days, makes shooting so much more comfortable! In my desire to put off the […]

Jenny & Stephen

A Farmington Country Club Wedding Charlottesville, Virginia Around Farmington Country Club… A bridal suite suited for a princess!! A very sweet bride and groom first look… and then right into a first dance trial run…and cooling off with their favorite beverage… Jefferson Room Bridal Portraits So many perfect places for bride and groom portraits at Farmington […]