Lisa Mims Photography Blog

There’s something wonderful about winter weddings! It’s nice for wedding guests to have something cheerful to look forward to in the winter months. Weddings bring such joy! Emily and Kyle lucked out on this February day – it was in the 50’s. Such a perfect day for a brisk outdoor ceremony. All of Emily’s bridesmaids […]


March 4, 2020

Emily and Kyle | King Family Vineyards Wedding, Crozet, VA

When Bryce emailed me about doing her senior photos she came ready with location ideas! I loved that! She knew she wanted to have her session on the downtown mall in Charlottesville, and at Carter’s Mountain. It was a fun fall afternoon venturing around with this senior! I love Bryce’s confidence and sociable personality! Bryce […]

Senior Portrait Session

November 8, 2018

A Downtown Charlottesville and Carter’s Mountain Senior Session

Senior Photos

This was the third year that I’ve been able to photograph the Rooney family. I have loved watching their three adorable kids get bigger each fall. This family is so full of joy, and personality. Since meeting Katie (mama Rooney) I have followed their family instagram account, and I love feeling connected to these cuties! […]

Family Session

October 25, 2018

Fall Family Mini Session with the Rooney’s

Charlottesville Family Mini

Jen and Alex’s Keswick Vineyards wedding was joyful from start to finish! Jen and Alex’s reception was filled with so much excitement: a choreographed bride and groom dance, a family song, the shoe game, and then blind folded guessing games. I’m so happy for Jen and Alex because after living a few years on different […]


June 27, 2018

Keswick Vineyards Wedding Jen and Alex

There have been a few venues throughout the years that I always seem to have a great time at on wedding days, where I can find pretty locations for pictures, where I get to work with great venue staff/coordinators, and King Family Vineyards is one of them. It is a great wedding venue! It is […]


September 14, 2017

King Family Vineyards Wedding In August

Photographing a photographers wedding makes one ultra considerate of all the details, and the need to make sure your client is happy! Erica is a wedding photographer in the Charlottesville area. I am so honored that she entrusted me with her wedding photography. She had the day so well planned, and she had a million […]


June 7, 2017

Outdoor Charlottesville Wedding Erica & Dusty

Caleigh and Cameron met 5 years ago during their freshman year of college at Elon University, and this summer they are getting married! Caleigh and Cameron had picked out a few Charlottesville parks for their engagement session, but we ended up staying at Darden Towe Park the entire time! We found a lot of variety […]


April 24, 2017

Charlottesville Engagement Session Darden Towe Park | Caleigh and Cameron

Rachel and John woke up early for a UVA engagement session last week. Rachel has one more year as a UVA student, and John is finishing his degree at West Point Military Academy. I joked with John that he was used to waking up early at West Point. This couple was so much fun to take […]


June 22, 2016

Rachel and John | Engaged