Lisa Mims Photography Blog

After pulling together Shannon and Dan’s wedding blog all I can say is WOW, that was a fun wedding! Even though this couple had a large bridal party, it was so easy to direct this group. We were able to get so many great bridal party shots. Moving locations between Saint Francis of Assisi and […]


November 7, 2018

Hermitage Hill Farm and Stables Wedding with Shannon and Dan

Hermitage Hill Stables Wedding

A few weekends ago Jessie and Patrick were married, so now I can finally share Jessie‚Äôs AMAZING bridal portraits! When I met Jessie for her bridal session at The Homestead in Hot Springs, VA, I knew that we were going to have a blast. The Homestead has endless spots to shoot beautiful photos, and with […]

Bridal Session

July 24, 2017

The Omni Homestead Resort Bridal Session with Jessie

Wow, I honestly can’t believe that there are only a few more hours left in 2016! This year I was fortunate enough to document 22 weddings with my couples. I also went full time as a photographer in June. It’s not an easy decision to step out and run your own business as your main gig. […]


December 31, 2016

2016 Weddings in Review

Penelope Jane arrived in time for Christmas this year. Her nursery looked like it was straight out of pottery barn. Her plush blankets and fuzzy white carpet made great backdrops for photos. Penelope was alert and merry the entire session. Newborn sessions like this warm my heart. For me, newborn sessions are probably one of the […]


December 28, 2016

Staunton Newborn Sweet Penelope Jane

We weren’t sure if we were going to get this engagement session in on the day we scheduled for weeks in advance, because Morgan and Zach were on their way back from a wedding in South Carolina. They were troopers though, they ended up going home quickly, and getting ready; then got back in the […]


November 1, 2016

Big Meadows, Virginia Morgan and Zach Engaged

We met at Peaks of Otter for Ashley and Ben’s engagement session. There were so many pretty locations. Ashley and Ben brought their black lab Hunter along for the session. This sweet couple is getting married next May, at Sorella Farms; and rumor has it there might be an ice cream truck at their wedding!!! 


September 30, 2016

The Peaks of Otter, Virginia, Ashley and Ben Engaged