• Dan + Katelyn

I walked into Pippin Hill’s gorgeous bridal suite and was greeted with a high pitched “Aw, Hi!!!!!!!!” from Katelyn! Katelyn is one of those brides that just makes you feel like a million bucks first thing on a wedding day! I just love her! And after a few minutes hanging out with her sweet family and friends, I fell in love with them too! As the wedding day went on, I learned so much about Dan and Katelyn. I knew that they were high school sweethearts but I never would have guessed that Dan had long hair at one point! Or that they had a long distance relationship for quite some time.Toast after toast, story after story, I started to see just how amazing their relationship is. People flew in from all over the world to celebrate with Dan and Katelyn and it was beautiful from beginning to end!

Pippin Hill Farm is one of the most gorgeous venues in Charlottesville. The barn, the view, the ceremony location… it’s all stunning! As I was photographing the reception details before the ceremony, Katelyn leaned over the balcony from the bridal suite and commented on how gorgeous it looked. I stopped shooting, looked up at her and said “Katelyn, this is seriously a DREAM wedding!!!”. I meant every word. Their wedding day was so gorgeous and so perfect from beginning to end. I felt so honored to be a part of it! From the toasts to the dancing to the florals to their portraits… I was in heaven!!!

Dan and Katelyn, thank you so much for allowing us to capture your day!! We love you guys and we’re so thankful that you came into our lives this past year!! We’ll never forget your incredible day! Michael and I worked alongside Amore Events and The Herrinton’s throughout the day and I have to say, we make a GREAT team!! I can’t wait to see their highlight film! Enjoy this visual story of their day!!! I have so many favorites!!!


Details galore! 

Obsessed with these rose gold Kate Spade heels!!!

So much gold and blush goodness!!

Looking sharp Dan! 

This is Katelyn’s sister and their family friend. Love this moment! 

So beautiful!!

That’s one good looking group!!


Gorgeous light! 


So excited!!!

Love these!!!

Love these portraits at dusk! 

Wild flowers!!!

What a DREAM!!!!


Ok, I’m kinda proud of myself for this one! :) 

Katelyn made a point to tell us about this special daddy/daughter dance! After Katelyn danced with her dad, her sister took a turn so that she could have a daddy/daughter dance as well. So, so sweet! 

Late night munchies! 

Ceremony | Pippin Hill Farm
Reception | Pippin Hill Farm
Florists | Blue Ridge Floral Design
Dress |  Hannelore’s of Olde Town
Dress Designer | Paloma Blanca
Groom | J. Crew
Bridesmaids | Hannelore’s of Olde Town
Groomsmen | Men’s Warehouse
DJ | Nathan King from King Studios
String Trio | Encore String Trio
Videographer | The Herrintons
Coordinator | Diane Hernandez with Amore Events
Hair | Top Knot Studio
Makeup | Rouge 9 Makeup Studio
Invitations | Three Little Brids Inc. 
Cake | Maliha Creations
Catering | Pippin Hill Farm
Lighting | Blue Ridge Lighting
Transportation | Albemarle Limousine
xoxo, Katelyn
15 Comments Weddings
  1. Shaina Koren reply

    Perfection! Pippin Hill is so beautiful BUT you & Michael captured it perfectly! Amazing :) Great job to Cody from Amore Events too! So beautiful!

  2. Laura Beth Stricker reply

    Gorgeous! I especially loved the wildflower pictures!!!

  3. Currie reply

    I feel like a broken record, because I always say this one is one of my favorites EVER! Seriously, I LOVE the colors and that venue is amazing! And what a cute couple too! AWESOME job Katelyn!

  4. SHalese reply

    This is seriously a dream wedding!! I love the photo with the microphone . . . which is random but I just love it!! They’re ALL so beautiful!!

  5. Vanessa Chupp reply

    So so pretty from start to finish!

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  7. Kelley reply

    Her veil reminds me of butterfly wings in the wildflower shot …so beautiful!

  8. Heather Navratil reply

    AHHH SO BEAUTIFUL!!! The wildflowers and veil is absolutely amazing! Not to mention the kiss in the doorway! I don’t know how but you just keep getting better and better and you are already beyond amazing!!!!!!

  9. ashley link reply

    that cake shot! LOVE! gah! i love everything about this wedding! so gorgeous!!!!

  10. Kimber Wassenberg reply

    I love these wedding colors! And Pippin hill is so beautiful! I definitely love that shot of the couple kissing at the reception framed by the wooden doors…that is more than canvas worthy! Beautiful job!

  11. Anna reply

    I love Pippin Hill! It is SUCH a gorgeous wedding venue! Its also a great place to enjoy some good food, wine and beautiful view :)

  12. Katelyn G. reply

    Katelyn & Michael, we seriously can’t stop looking at the pictures!!! We will treasure them forever!! There are so many amazing shots of sweet Carlee! Thank you!!!

  13. Ronee (Mom) reply

    we are so excited to have such beautiful memories of “our” Katelyn’s most special day. I cried all over again when i first saw the photographs. All i can say is “wow” -they are amazing and i am especially thankful for the lovely shots you were able to get of katelyn’s sister. with so much gratitude for your hard work!

  14. Brooke reply

    This is one of the most beautiful weddings I have ever seen. The light during their ceremony, the TONS of beautiful pink and cream flowers, the beautiful gold decor, the cake, etc! I love it!!

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