April 6, 2023
Spring is here, and I’m excited to be sharing more of the best Richmond locations for family photo sessions! Chatham Manor is actually located in Fredericksburg, VA, about an hour from Richmond, but it’s so worth the trip. Whether you’re planning your own family photos or you are a photographer yourself, deciding on a location can be a tough task, especially if you are considering someplace you have never visited before. Richmond has so many beautiful landscapes, filled with gardens, historical site, waterfronts and more, but here are my top 5 go-to , tried and true locations for Richmond family photo sessions. I would love to hear from you if you are looking for a Richmond family photo session, or if you have any questions about Chatham Manor! Continue reading and checking back periodically for more of the best Richmond locations for family photo sessions!
Location is so important to me as an artist, and my criteria for the ideal spot is based on a number of factors. I look for locations that are:
Located in the heart of Fredericksburg, Chatham Manor is a hidden gem right downtown. Constructed in 1771, it’s beautiful grounds made me feel as if I was stepping back in time. This session was done later afternoon in direct sunlight, and the early spring 1920s gardens were already thriving with gorgeous greens and blooms. The back of the house overlooks the river and the city of Fredericksburg as well. If you are in Richmond and looking to schedule your family photo session, you should definitely consider Chatham Manor. Some important things to note:
Keep checking back as I release more of my favorite locations in the Richmond area and beyond. I believe in community over competition and I look forward to sharing my resources with families and photographers alike. If you get to visit Chatham Manor, I’d love to hear what you think! Comment here or send me a message to connect.