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Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer

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We Relish What We Do!

Relish - Say I Do!! Officiant & Photographer, formerly known as, Relish Photography by Lee is a husband and wife photography team based in Richmond, VA. Lee & Debra Shepperson have been married for 20+ years and they incorporated their photography business in 2013.

Relish is a boutique wedding and portrait photography business offering customized services to their clients. They are commissioned for no more than 20 weddings a year, which enables them to personalize their services with each client.

Lee and Debra are artist. Their artistic goal is to capture photos that evoke positive emotional responses and inspire others. In doing so, they deliver products and services that create nostalgia for the past.

They are sought after because their coaching and consultative services thoroughly prepare clients before the first photo is taken, and for their delivery of exquisite fine art prints, custom paintings and one-of-a-kind custom designed albums.

Lee and Debra recognize love when they see it and they bring out the beauty in everyone they photograph. They work with everyone; regardless of their physique, ethnicity, race, gender, exceptionalities and/or sexual orientation.

If you are seeking photographers who are skilled at capturing all your special moments, deliver amazing results, and you want to work with a couple who Relish What They Do, take the next step to schedule your first consultation with Relish!

Debra Shepperson is a licensed Marriage Celebrant (often referred to as an Officiant) for the Commonwealth of Virginia and bonded through Hanover County Court. She is licensed to marry couples in the State of Virginia. She can also marry couples in other states that recognize Universal Life Ministries and American Marriage Ministries.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

$3,200

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

2nd Shooter
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Albums
Digital Files

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$4,500

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

2nd Shooter
Add'l Hours
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
One Event / Day
Albums
Digital Files
Flush Mount
Save the Date

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Traditional

What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Boudoir Shoot
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Second Shooter

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital Files
Flush Mount
Matted Prints
Prints
Proofs
Save the Date
Thank You Cards
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    Lynn B. Married on 03/21/2023
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    Photographer for a Styled Shoot

    Debra and Lee were wonderful to work with. They came out before the event to check out the venue so they would be prepared with the right equipment. I had set up for a styled shoot and invited a group of young adults to participate. Debra and Lee were great at interacting and putting the guests at ease. We received great photos to work with and I can't believe how quick the turnaround time was. I appreciate their professionalism and the ease with which they worked with everyone. I would highly recommend.
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    Katie B. Married on 01/08/2023
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    Perfect Elopement

    I could not have asked for a better duo than Lee and Debra. They executed our vision for our elopement and went above and beyond for us. Our pictures turned out so beautiful!
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    Sherree R. Married on 10/10/2020
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    Great to work with

    Working with Relish has been such a joy. I am using them for my wedding photography, and they have also done my engagement photos and a family photo session. They are very easy to work with, accommodating, and our photos came out great. My 2-year old was involved in the family session and they had such patience with him. I would definitely recommend using Relish Photography!
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    Courtney Married on 10/31/2019
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    Amazing photos!

    Debra and her husband were amazing and so easy to work with. We had never had professional photos taken before and it felt so easy and natural. We are so happy with all of the photos!!
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    Kendall C. Married on 06/06/2019
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    It was great

    We won a free engagement session and received digital images. Great idea!

    Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer's reply:

    Kendall, Thank you. It was our pleasure to capture your engagement memories. We had a fun and delightful afternoon with you and Jason.
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    Melissa Married on 09/22/2018
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    Very professional photos are very beautiful they captured every detail
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    Jolene Married on 09/02/2018
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    Amazing!!!

    As the mother of the bride, I was ecstatic with the beautiful and detailed photographs taken by Debra and Lee of Relish Photography. They took a personal interested in our lives when I shared some of the heirloom pieces being used in the wedding, like my mother's Bible. They captured the personality of the bride and groom perfectly, along with their family and friends. I was amazed at the lovely photos of every table centerpiece, since each one was unique. Not one detail was missed, not even the cake topper from my wedding that my daughter remade.
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    Julia Married on 09/02/2018
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    Relish did a FANTASTIC job with our engagement photos. They worked within our short timeline (6mo engagement), budget, and were always responsive, even to special requests. They even came up with the perfect ring shot incorporating the theme from our wedding. I am so happy we picked Relish! I can't reccomend them enough. We are so excited to see what they capture on our wedding day! Thanks Debra and Lee for everything!

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    Thank you.
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    Mark C. Married on 08/23/2018
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    Top Notch Service and Quality

    No need to shop around, we already did that and would recommend Relish for any special event you want to remember. My bride and I were overwhelmed at the number of professional photos taken and how reliable, professional and flexible Debra has been. All at a most reasonable price!
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    Shannon Married on 04/21/2018
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    Our engagement photos were beautiful!!
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    Sarah Married on 03/11/2018
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    Debra and Lee were phenomenal throughout the entire planning process, as well as during our engagement and bridal portrait photo shoots. They made our wedding even more fun, and the resulting photos are fantastic. We're thrilled that we found them, and we HIGHLY recommend them to anyone looking for creative, fun, and vibrant memories.
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    Joseph Married on 03/11/2018
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    I'm not into getting my photos taken, but Debra and Lee were so much fun to work with. They are straight forward about what they need, but reasonable and accommodating with us.

    Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer's reply:

    Thank you. We love when clients bring props to their engagement session.
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    Rashida Event on: 08/29/2017
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    The only issue I had with my Bridal Portrait session was the fact that I could not share my awesome photos right away. They were so good i wanted to show everybody but I havnt gotten married yet so I must wait! I had a fantastic photo session. Lee and Debra provided so much variety, I even made suggestions and they made it happen. The pictures came out beautifully. I was even able to bring my maid of honor who won't be able to make it to the wedding unfortunately. They were so accomadating I even got some shots with her in my dress. Everything was perfect!

    Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer's reply:

    Yes, I cannot wait to share photos from your bridal portrait session. You looked stunning. Your flower hair wreath was fabulous! We will publish your favorites....the minute you are married!
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    Keila Married on 07/24/2017
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    Debra and Lee were amazing to work with. They worked with me on payment and payment plans, they were very responsive and reachable. I paid for 3 hours because that's what my husband and I could afford. They still arrived early and Debra really helped me plan out what I wanted to do so that it would be efficient since we only had a set amount of time. Debra was really great with helping me understand what I would need for my wedding. Like Matte makeup, handkerchiefs for outdoor photos, etc. She helped me think about desired shots that I wanted. She guided me through choosing where I wanted the photos taken at the venue and what to do should it rain and we had to take photos inside. She had a lot of wonderful suggestions so that my photos would turn out the way that I wanted them and they were both just such a joy to work with. They are worth every penny and they do their best to make sure everything goes smoothly for your special day so that you get what you are looking for. They both went above and beyond for me and my husband. If you are searching for a wedding photographer, look no further and book with Debra and Lee. I cannot say enough nice things about them. They are truly professionals and understand how to guide you during the photos with bridal party and family and they capture the moments that you really want.
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    Robin Married on 06/26/2017
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    If you are looking for exceptional service and quality photos, Debra and Lee are the absolute BEST!! This dynamic duo was selected to take pictures for our family photoshoot! There were over 30 of us, from the very young to the young at heart and not only do we have beautiful photographs but the experience was also a very memorable one. I would highly recommend them for your photography needs.

Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
Events at Petersburg Area Art League Events at Petersburg Area Art League Museum Weddings

Debra & Lee did a phenomenal job with the photos for our Open House! We could not have asked for a better professional photography connection!

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Relish Photography takes lovely photos and spends the time to capture what the client is looking for. Most brides who don't have a videographer, wish they had. With Relish now offering aerial photography and videography, they are a complete package.

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OMG what fun these two are, on mark and just great to work with. Give them a try, wonderful folks and photos super.

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Richmond, Virginia Richmond, VA, 23230
8045695070

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Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer includes the following photography services in the starting price:
  • 2nd Shooter
  • High-Res Images
  • One Event / Day
  • Albums
  • Digital Files
Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer includes the following photography services in their most popular wedding package:
  • 2nd Shooter
  • Add'l Hours
  • Engagement Shoot
  • High-Res Images
  • Multi. Locations
  • One Event / Day
  • Albums
  • Digital Files
  • Flush Mount
  • Save the Date
Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer offers the following photography styles:
  • Contemporary
  • Traditional
Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer offers the following photography services for weddings:
  • Additional Hours
  • Boudoir Shoot
  • Engagement Shoot
  • High-Res Images
  • One Event / Day
  • Second Shooter
Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer offers the following photography materials for weddings:
  • Albums
  • Canvas
  • Digital Files
  • Flush Mount
  • Matted Prints
  • Prints
  • Proofs
  • Save the Date
  • Thank You Cards
Relish - Say I do Officiant & Photographer is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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