Your investment in wedding photography is also an investment in your first family heirloom. After the dress is packed away, the cake is boxed up, and the guests have all driven home, your wedding pictures will be how you can continue to relive the most wonderful and special day of your life.

I don't take the importance of this honor lightly. That's why I ensure that my clients get an amazing experience from beginning to end. From the moment we first meet over coffee and chat wedding details, to when you place your wedding album on the shelf in your newlywed home—you can be sure that you are getting care, attention, and love at every step of the way.

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Wedding Experience

The Details

"Valerie is a good communicator, has a clear plan, is enthusiastic, and cares about what makes each wedding personal and special."

Julia Mentz

The Investment

Local weddings start at $3,500

Elopements begin at $2,000

Sessions begin at $450

To insure quality, I only take a limited number of weddings per month. I would love to capture your special day! Please contact me for my complete pricing info.

What your investment goes towards

Lightning Fast Response Times
Beautiful Images 
Custom Timelines
Engagement Session Style Guide
72 Page Bridal Guide Magazine
Gallery Delivery Within 60 Days
Print Rights and Download Rights
Professional Veil Fixer, Fan Girl, and Nerve Calmer
The Best of the Best Vendor Recommendations  
A Friend for Life

You might be a #ValCouple if...

I'm an expert in natural light and indoor flash photography. I strive to capture the joy and emotion of the day so your photos will withstand the test of time.

Genuine, beautiful photos are important to you


You might be a #ValCouple if...

You want photos that capture your fun personalities and those genuine wedding day giggles. I love capturing all of these tiny moments that make up your day!

You believe your wedding day should be fun


You might be a #ValCouple if...

My couples constantly tell me how much I put the room at ease with my calm demeanor. I'm a strong communicator, so I'll be in touch about all the details and make sure everything goes according to plan!

You want a worry and
stress-free day


You might be a #ValCouple if...

This day is above all, a celebration of you and your love and the commitment you are making to one another. It's a true honor to be a part of this important day in your lives. 

You're totally in love and ready to celebrate!


Frequently Asked Questions

About the experience

How many hours of coverage will I get?

I have done anywhere from 2-12, depending on your needs! Make sure to contact me for a nicely packaged plan :)

What kind of gear do you use?

I shoot with 2 full frame camera bodies, 3 flash bodies, 1 Canon 100mm Macro lens, 1 Canon 85mm lens, and 1 Canon 35mm lens. I also provide all of the necessary stying accents and creativity to ensure your day is captured perfectly from the getting ready details to that final dance!

How soon after our shoot will we see the photos?

Four to eight weeks is a good rule of thumb for weddings. For portrait sessions, I am able to deliver the photos usually in the same week! 

I want to book you! What's the next step?

First of all, YAY! I am SO excited. Please inquire through my contact form. Once your wedding date is secured, you can sign your proposal, put down your retainer, and… woohoo! I’m yours!  

Will we meet in person before our session?

I believe that genuine interactions are super important to your wedding day success! I would love to chat over coffee, Facetime, or a cocktail to get to know you better. I also include a complimentary engagement session to every wedding day package so that we can get to know each other better through shooting!

Contact Me for details

It would be my honor to capture your wedding day. Reach out today to check your date's availability and chat about your wedding plans!

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