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

Rachel and John’s wedding at the Manor House at Kings Charter was filled with so much sweetness. Rachel is a great artist and crafter. She put together so many of the details for the wedding like the cake topper, and beautiful welcome sign. Rachel’s flowers were gorgeous! She let me take them home to photograph […]


July 20, 2017

The Manor House at Kings Charter Rachel and John Married

This past weekend I photographed a beautiful wedding on the campus of UVA. Christina and Ben are UVA grads and wanted to come back to their alma mater for their wedding. The weather was beautiful for a summer wedding with big puffy clouds, and a slight breeze. Christina and Ben decided to do a first […]


July 13, 2017

7 Reasons To Do a First Look

You may have already seen Morgan’s stunning bridal portraits if not, you can check them out here …today I am sharing some images from Morgan and Zach’s amazing wedding! Morgan and Zach’s wedding was the perfect combination of a classic church ceremony, with an elegant reception at the Valley Pike Farm Market. When I arrived in […]


June 27, 2017

Valley Pike Farm Market Wedding Morgan and Zach

It didn’t take me long to fall in love with King Family Vineyards. This venue is gorgeous. Even though it rained, and Caroline and Peter had to move their ceremony indoors it was still a beautiful day! The fog on the mountains was so neat for portraits. The getting ready spaces, and the indoor reception […]


June 8, 2017

King Family Vineyard Wedding Caroline and Peter

It was wonderful to be back at Sorella Farms again this year. It is one of my favorites venues. The staff at Sorella are so helpful, and organized. The farm itself is gorgeous for photos. I don’t think there’s a spot that isn’t picture perfect! You might remember this couple, Ashley and Ben, from their […]


June 6, 2017

Sorella Farms Wedding Ashley and Ben

Lindsay and Josh made the drive from Leesburg for their engagement session! We had to reschedule once because of this spring rain. Thankfully the day they drove in for the session was gorgeous! We started the session at Sherando Lake, and ended with some beautiful sunset shots at Raven’s Roost. One of my favorite locations! […]


May 8, 2017

Sherando Lake & Raven’s Roost Engagement Lindsay and Josh

Who else is ready to do their engagement session at sunrise after seeing this post!? Jessi and Majestic met me at 6:30 am to start their session in downtown Staunton. They both looked wide awake regardless of the hour! In general, the best light for engagement sessions are right at sunrise and sunset. It gives […]


May 6, 2017

Downtown Staunton Engagement Session | Jessi & Majestic

Jason and Heather’s fun pavilion wedding wasn’t stopped by a rainy day. We were able to sneak outside for pictures despite the on and off rain and the chilly weather. Jason is a youth pastor at a local church, so the couple promised their vows surrounded by their church families, and youth. It’s always fun […]


April 27, 2017

North Mountain Outfitter Wedding – Swoope, Virginia | Heather and Jason

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