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Engagement sessions are a wonderful way for couples to celebrate their love and excitement for their upcoming wedding. Whether it is Richmond, Virginia or anywhere it is great when that golden light hits just right. And when you combine that with the stunning beauty of a mountain sunset, you get a truly magical experience that […]

Love at Sunset | Lynchburg, Virginia

April 27, 2023

Welcome to this beautiful bridal session in Richmond, Virginia! Today, Derek Fowler Photography be showcasing some of the most stunning photos from a recent bridal shoot. The bride, Lauren, looked absolutely radiant in her white wedding dress and the weather worked out beautifully. We started the day with some classic bridal portraits, capturing Lauren’s stunning […]

Oakdale | Ashland, Va | Bridal Session

April 27, 2023

Being mainly a Richmond Wedding Photographer, I had a chance to shoot outside of the Richmond area and back around my neck of the woods. Spring is a magical time of year, with new growth and rebirth all around us. For couples planning their engagement sessions, spring offers the perfect backdrop for capturing the start […]

Spring Engagement | Roanoke, VA

April 19, 2023

Seth and Taylor wedding adventure started off to a bumpy start as the original photographer they picked disappeared. However, if this wouldn’t have happened then I would have never met two of the most caring couples in all my years of wedding photographer for Derek Fowler Photography (Richmond Photographer). Seth was enlisted in the military […]

Glass Hill Venue | Mountainview Wedding| Richmond Photographer

January 24, 2023

Bride and Groom Dancing outside Lynchburg Va

This was my first time to the Rawlings Conservatory and it did not disappoint. Outside was raining but inside was magical as the temperature controlled environment took us through all types of plant life. Mike and Danielle were magic with the flowers and vegetation surrounded them. We explored the desert cactuses and ventured to the […]

Rawling Conservatory Engagement | Baltimore, MD |Mike and Danielle

January 20, 2023

Engagement session Baltimore Maryland Richmond Photographer

Nick & Sydney’s mountain view wedding was the epitome of a luxury Virginia wedding. With beautifully chic, mountain inspired details by Glass hill Venue and A Little Party Planners, perfectly soft blue skies and the sweetest family and friends, you couldn’t have asked for a more lovely wedding weekend! They had an incredible vendor lineup […]

Glasshill Venue| Lynchburg, VA

January 20, 2023

Bride Kissing Groom Lynchburg Wedding