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I am a traveling wedding photographer based out of the rolling hills in Virginia. I love to climb mountains with friends, jam out to Cardi B with the windows down on a back road, binge watch Netflix TV shows, I drink way too many Taco Bell Baja Blast Freezes and I usually go to bed around 3am. Traveling is one of my favorite things to do and I love the thrill of visiting a new place! Capturing love stories with couples is one of the coolest experiences ever and I am so grateful.

meet brady

what i'm about

brady bates

the photogrpaher

I have been shooting weddings for 2 years now which has been one of the most life changing experiences. I am constantly surrounded by love, happiness and other creatives in the industry. I have made so many friends along the way and it’s truly been incredible. 

My overall photography style is candid and timeless. My end goal is to make an experience where you can be yourself the entire time. I never want you to feel super awkward and stuck in an uncomfortable pose. I am here to capture you two for what your relationship truly is. I want to get shots of you being funny, loving, genuine, and weird. All of the factors that make up your relationship and trace back to the small things that you love about each other. The things that mean the most to you in your heart. Feeling loved is of the most amazing feelings and I want to capture the raw moments between you both. I want to be a storyteller and deliver images that take you back to the exact thoughts and feelings you had when we hiked up to the top of a mountain or drove to the coast with the windows down jamming out. I would love to hear your love story and create magic together!

I have compiled a list of different places that I would love to travel to. Traveling is one of my favorite things to do and I would love to experience it with an incredible couples! If you choose to bring me to to one of these locations for a wedding or elopement the total cost will be discounted! Contact me to get in touch and see my availability! If you are from one of these places, let me know, let's meet up and create magic together along the way! 

travel LIST


- January: Cancun, Mexico
- February: Portland, Oregon
- March: OBX, North Carolina
- April: Palm Springs, California
- May: D.C.
- June: New York City
- July: Costa Rica, Seattle, Washington
- August: Richmond, Virginia

Booked Trips:

Bucket List:

- Iceland
- Scotland
- Thailand
- Greece
- Patagonia
- New Zealand
- Bali 
- Kenya

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