Caroline + Costa | Sweetheart Session Quirk Hotel | Richmond, VA

Oooooh, ya’ll…you’re in for a treat with this one!!! For those of you that don’t already know her, Caroline is the incredible owner behind Posh PR + The Caroline Doll Shop! She also happens to be a dear friend of mine and one of the most BEAUTIFUL women I know! Caroline got ENGAGED earlier this year and asked me to photograph her wedding in 2017…I still can’t believe she’s a #hopetaylorbride!!! What an honor!!! Then, this week, she asked me to travel down to Richmond to photograph a sweetheart session of her and her hubby-to-be! She also had a little surprise in store for some close friends of hers…but more on that later 🙂

We shot at the beautiful Quirk Hotel in the heart of downtown Richmond and I never knew I could love a hotel this much. Talk about some serious branding goals. We captured photos in the hotel suite, on the rooftop and in the beautiful gardens…I am OBSESSED! These two are seriously some of the most wonderful, generous, kind-hearted people I have ever met. I am so blessed to have them in my life and so lucky to be their photographer! Enjoy some of my favorites from their sweetheart session and just WAIT until you see their engagement session (and their wedding!!!)

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This COAT though!!! I told Caroline she looked like Barbie + Cruella Deville combo!!!

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Love this one!!! Let’s just talk about Caroline’s hair…Rachel of Elle Style Studios killed it!!

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Love this shot of Drew’s!!!


Here come my favorites!!!

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THEN, Caroline had a surprise in store!!! She set up a beautiful styled dinner and picked up her Maid of Honor in Matron of Honor in a white limo!! We picked them up + brought them to Quirk for a fun girl’s night + Caroline “proposed” to her girls to ask them to be a part of her big day!!! I just love her!!!!


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