Lisa Mims Photography Blog

Allyssa & Dave’s gorgeous Roanoke Wedding on Sunnybrook Plantation marked my first wedding back since having Sullivan. It was truly a perfect wedding to come back to! The weather was amazing, the couple was so easy going, and the venue was gorgeous! The Plantation on Sunnybrook offers a full planning package. That makes wedding planning […]


June 28, 2019

Plantation on Sunnybrook, A Roanoke Wedding for Allyssa & Dave

Janna was one of the most laid back brides I have ever worked with! She just went with the flow all day, and was so joyful to be marrying Steven. On their wedding day it was raining at Wolf Trap Farm, but Janna’s dream was to have an outdoor ceremony. So we went ahead with […]


July 11, 2018

Wolf Trap Farm Gordonsville, VA Janna and Steven Married

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

We couldn’t have special ordered a more beautiful April day for Deborah and Ryan’s wedding at Ash Lawn. President Monroe’s Highland is a great wedding venue with well groomed gardens and many picturesque locations. Deborah and Ryan are both very musical people so naturally there was a wonderful string quartet and a great DJ for […]


April 5, 2017

Deborah and Ryan | Ash Lawn – Highland

It’s wedding planning season! I have been enjoying listening to engagement stories and wedding plans for 2017 lately. Often times wedding planning can get overwhelming! That’s why it’s really important to pick vendors that you trust and you are confident catch your vision for your wedding day.  This summer I collaborated with some amazing local […]


January 16, 2017

Blushing Bride Styled Shoot Gaie Lea, Staunton

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

Allie and Tony are an amazing couple that recently graduated from Liberty University. Allie and Tony were married at the Bridge Church in Fishersville, and held their reception at Gaie Lea in Staunton, Virginia. Allie’s father officiated the service and personalized the message for Allie and Tony. Allie’s dad had saved a letter from when she […]


August 25, 2016

Gaie Lea, Staunton, Virginia Wedding Allie and Tony

From the the first email I received from Betsy inquiring about wedding photography, I knew I wanted to photograph her wedding. Betsy explained that she and Matt wanted to get married down on the river near her future home site. I was sold! It wasn’t until later, when I did Matt and Betsy’s engagement photos […]


June 3, 2016

Grottoes, Virginia, Wedding Betsy and Matt