Happy Finch Photography

Twin Hill Ln, Crozet, VA 22939 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Happy Finch Photography

Joyful, vibrant, and timeless! Happy Finch Photography is a perfect fit for couples who want warm, friendly collaboration and a wedding collection that conveys every tender emotion and gorgeous detail in a clean and colorful way.

I aim to capture the true spirit of a wedding day, how it felt as you and your partner celebrated the first day of your marriage. So much more than just point-and-shoot, I compose images that will bring all the joy, romance, and humor of the day rushing back to mind. Vibrant colors, radiant light, beautiful scenery, and – of course! – effervescent newlyweds are my favorite subjects, and I take pride in capturing all of these in a creative and authentic way.

Style & Approach
I give every couple a high level of attention to detail and make sure our plans are well-coordinated before the wedding. On the big day, I always arrive early and well-prepared to capture the shots that are most important to you. Behind the scenes, I offer constructive posing suggestions and group instructions when appropriate, remaining unobtrusive during the ceremony and other key moments. (I have found this hybrid of fine art photography and photojournalism to be an ideal approach for weddings.) After the wedding, I spend considerable time retouching your images until they are perfect. Your final collection will have a balanced mix of candid and formal images suited to the unfolding parts of your day and guided by the preferences you've shared with me.

Your final images will look bright, crisp, and natural. My goal is to edit your photos in a way that will never go out of style, in a way that will allow you to remember the color and lighting as it really was, as it was written on your mind's eye.

Services Offered
My standard package is fantastic on its own, or it can be customized in a variety of ways to suit your unique desires and budget. Services that I offer include:

  • Pre-wedding coordination
  • Engagement or bridal session
  • High-res digital images
  • Online gallery
  • Personal print release
  • Multiple locations
  • Additional hours
  • Two photographers
  • Prints and albums

Areas Covered
Happy Finch Photography couples are located throughout Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. In addition to Charlottesville, Keswick, and Afton, couples can also be found in Staunton, Waynesboro, Fishersville, Lexington, and Harrisonburg.

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Leah Lindauer · Married on 10/12/2019

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    • Value:
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    • Flexibility:
      5.0
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    Perfect day captured by an AMAZING photographer!

    We absolutely loved working with Melinda! From our initial meeting with her to our wedding day, she was fantastic. She captured our wedding day perfectly. We could not believe all of the amazing photos she took. We were absolutely blown away! The pictures she took were stunning - the colors, textures, and creativity showed in every single photo. She was so flexible, creative, and easy to work with. She made us both feel at ease. We cannot recommend Melinda enough! We are looking forward to working with her again in the future.

    Sent on 11/10/2019

    Happy Finch Photography's reply:

    Leah, thank you so much! I loved capturing all of those moments for you, and it's wonderful knowing how much you're enjoying your photos! I would love to work together again in the future. :)
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    Darlene Cerullo · Married on 10/05/2019

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    One Photographer Is All You Need!

    All I can say about working with Happy Finch is WOW!! I can't believe Melinda was able to capture all of our most important moments as a single photographer. Chris and I weren't interested in traditional engagement photos so we had Melinda come to our venue the day before and take some casual shots during our rehearsal and hanging out with our friends. It was perfect! Melinda was very responsive and super easy to work with. The 17 photos that she was able to provide us two days after our wedding held us over until all the photos were complete (which came in 5 days earlier than expected). I'm so so happy with the results and can't believe that we got such incredible photos at a reasonable price. HIGHLY recommend!!!

    Sent on 11/01/2019

    Happy Finch Photography's reply:

    Thanks, Darlene! This is music to my ears! I loved working together, and I'm thrilled that you are so happy with the final product!

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Happy Finch Photography FAQ

  • What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?
    $ 2200
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price?
    Engagement Shoot
    High-Res Images
    Multi. Locations
    One Event / Day
    Toning
    Digital Files
    Proofs
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package?
    $ 2600
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?
    Add'l Hours
    Engagement Shoot
    High-Res Images
    Multi. Locations
    One Event / Day
    Toning
    Digital Files
    Proofs
  • What primary photographic style do you identify with?
    Contemporary
    Natural
    Photojournalism
  • What photography services do you offer?
    Additional Hours
    Destination / Travel
    Engagement Shoot
    High-Res Images
    Liability Insurance
    Multi. Locations
    One Event / Day
    Second Shooter
    Wedding Portraits
  • What photography items do you offer?
    Albums
    Canvas
    Digital Files
    Prints
    Proofs
    Save the Date

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