Hey there! I am Heather. A Richmond local and Sugar Shack Donut enthusiast. This is my little home where I write about long lasting love, foodie locations you HAVE to visit, renovations, and DIY projects. 


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Going Full Time with my Photography Business | Heather Michelle Photography

Hello, hello! Welcome back to the blog and thanks for tuning in. I have a very important and awesome announcement for you…today is my birthday! WHOOPEE, the big 27… I wish I could say that today went down in history and that I partied hard but adult-hood is a real thing, guys. This morning I ran […]

April 2, 2018


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Promo Video!!! | Heather Michelle Photography | Richmond, Virginia Wedding Photographer

GUYS! I can not express my excitement right now. I am THRILLED to be sharing this video with you. I have always struggled making my website feel genuine. I struggle with words and describing myself to others through emails and my website. I have had multiple brides say that once they met me, it was […]

October 26, 2015

Business, Uncategorized

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Styled Shoot | Wedding Photographer | Richmond, Virginia

As a Richmond, Virginia native I love finding new venues to take photo shoots at. So, I am excited to announce that there will be a styled shoot taking place this week!!!! I am so excited because I have some pretty cool ideas up my sleeves. My vendors and I are ready to kick butt […]

March 24, 2015

Business, Uncategorized

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Just Breathe | Wedding Photographer | Richmond, Virginia

I love when you look back at where you started and realize how far you have come. This could be something as small as a craft project or as big a running a business. I constantly think I have to be better! I have to do more! Which is partly true. Being motivated can be […]

March 23, 2015

Business, Inspirational, Uncategorized

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A little Perk Up! | Personal

I feel like a need a little perk up before I start this year’s wedding season. Although coffee is my first resort, I am in need of a refresher from my old weddings. So I am going to post a few pictures from last year that I LOVE! To my 2015 brides, I seriously cannot […]

March 9, 2015

Business, Uncategorized

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Having a Community | Richmond, Va.

Fellow photographers! New, experienced, or old! This post is close to my heart. Regardless what you are passionate about, it is important to have a group of people that you can go to on a consistent basis. I have a handful of groups that are related to photography that I love! We talk about anything […]

March 3, 2015

Business, Uncategorized

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Staying Positive & Being Happy | Richmond, Virginia

“Happiness is a state of mind, a choice, a way of living; it is not something to be achieved, it is something to be experienced.” I felt led to post about this today. Most people know that I am a very happy person and that is because I choose to be that way. Being happy is […]

March 2, 2015

Business, Personal, Uncategorized

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River City Food Tours | Richmond, Virginia

One of my favorite things to do as a photographer is take pictures of food. Ben and I signed up for River City Food Tours which allowed us to walk to many different vendors in the Cary town area. The food was delicious and I would recommend this tour and the 6 vendors to anyone. […]

February 24, 2015

Business, Uncategorized

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Richmond Greater Virginia Bridal Show | February 22nd

Did you just get engaged on Valentine’s day? If so, I am so excited for you. I know that starting to plan for a wedding is a tough cookie. Conveniently for you, there is a bridal show coming up that can help you decide on what you are looking for! Admission is $10 and I […]

February 20, 2015

Business, Uncategorized

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