Coming up on a decade as a professional wedding photographer, I have refined my approach so that the entire photography process is effortless and personal for every couple who steps in front of my camera. Each image is an authentic expression of your once-in-a-lifetime, unparalleled, and extraordinary love. 50 years down the road when you open up that album, you will still love those photos as much as you did the first time you laid eyes on them. You will remember the moments of warmth and love, the smiles and laughter from your friends and family, the beautiful setting you hand-selected, and the intimate moments you shared as husband and wife in between the merriment. 

I love photographing sophisticated and romantic events. Much of my work combines a love for elements found in nature with classical European design. My style is light and colorful with a hint of a film aesthetic achieved through an editing process I have curated over the years. I strive for true-to-life colors and glowing light. Each photo you receive has been fine-tuned by my hand. 

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cherished for a lifetime

YOUR IMAGES WILL BE

as your story continues to be written.

I work closely with my couples to create an amazing experience that you won't soon forget and images that I know you will cherish as your love story continues to be written.

My Wedding Photography Collections start at $5,000.

Please inquire for more information.

INVESTMENT

Between her work ethic, professionalism, creativity, vision, flexibility and style, Anna is a truly talented photographer. When we started the wedding planning process, I knew that choosing the right photographer was at the very top of my list of importance. Within minutes of talking to Anna and looking through her portfolio, I knew she was the one. Basically, if you’re still reading this, stop your search and save yourself time: Anna is your girl. We felt like we were hanging out with a friend we’ve known for a long time. Despite the inevitable craziness that comes with the wedding day, Anna’s presence puts you immediately at ease. Hiring Anna was the BEST decision we made during our wedding planning process. She went above and beyond in everything she did—and she did it with grace. She’s perfection.

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“I’m finding it hard to come up with the right words to give Anna’s work the high praise it deserves, because Anna left us speechless."

- Carly + Shea, Married September 2019 -

Upon our initial phone call, we knew we were in good hands. She is the absolute sweetest, most accommodating, and incredibly talented photographer. From start to finish, she was a true joy to work with. Her response time was unparalleled, and she was always ready to listen and answer any questions I had. On top of that, we just got married last weekend and have already received several absolutely GORGEOUS sneak peak photos! We are beyond thrilled!! Hire Anna Kardos! You will not be disappointed. I truly can't give her a more glowing recommendation!!

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"Hiring Anna as our wedding photographer was one of the best decisions we made!"

- Mary & Hunter, Married October 2019 -

I absolutely loved working with Anna - she came up to shoot our wedding in Upstate, NY after I fell in love with her portfolio of work on her website. She was thorough and responsive through every stage of the wedding planning process and always made me feel so excited as we counted down the days! Pictures were very important to me but I didn't want the photo experience to dominate the day and they did such a perfect job of blending into the crowd while still getting all of the important events!! 5+ stars!

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"She was thorough and responsive through every stage of the wedding planning process and always made me feel so excited as we counted down the days."

- Kristen + Patrick, Married 2017 -

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REVIEWS

First, take some time to browse my recent work in the galleries, on the blog, and on Instagram. (Include links to each page) This will give you a good idea of my style and what I offer as far as posing, editing, and what you will receive after your session. By browsing, you will find that my work embodies classic portraiture with a romantic style and authentic approach to each couple and session.

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PROCESS

No. 1
Browse My Work

Next, inquire on the Contact page using the form provided. (Link page) Tell me all about your wedding or session - the more detailed the better. I will be reaching out within 24-48 hours to talk about my availability and to schedule a phone call or time to meet in person and grab coffee. We will spend some time getting to know each other and talking about everything you have dreamed up for your session.

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Contact Me

I pride myself in a client experience I've perfected over the years. By giving each of my clients a tailored experience, rooted on this foundation of my signature process, I can ensure you and your partner will have an amazing wedding photography experience. 

After our initial call, I will send over a contract that lays out all of the details we’ve discussed and the photography service I will provide. The contract will need to be signed electronically and the initial deposit will need to be paid to complete the booking process.

No. 3
Make it Official

Once you are officially booked, you will receive one of my exclusive welcome gifts, full of goodies. We will dive head first into planning for your session and working through the details one-on-one. Planning can be daunting but the questionnaires, shot lists, and methods I use are designed to make this an easy process every step of the way. 

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Planning

On the day of your session or event, you are my top priority and I work hard to make your experience effortless, personal, and enjoyable. I will show up with a smile on my face and ready to work. I want all of my couples to feel comfortable in front of the camera, so I take a hands-on approach to posing and provide detailed instruction so you feel confident.

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The Day-of

I will work to edit your session or wedding as quickly as possible because I know you are excited to see your photos! My objective is to provide you with beautiful photos that remind you of the joy that was shared and the authentic moments of emotion and love. All images will be delivered in an online gallery that you can share with friends and family, purchase prints, and use to download your image files directly. 

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Post-Production

I shoot digital. My work is meant to reflect a film aesthetic achieved through my shooting and editing process. I have experience shooting film and love the medium. If you are interested in adding film onto your wedding package, don’t hesitate to ask.

Absolutely! Photography has taken me all over the world: California, Iceland, St. Lucia, New York, and more. I am always open to shooting in new places and will travel for both engagement sessions and weddings. My Destination Package is built to accommodate all of the festivities you have planned and you will receive hundreds of gorgeous images. Any events outside of a 2 hour radius of Richmond, Virginia will incur additional travel charges (mileage, hotel stay, etc.).

The typical turnaround time for a full wedding gallery is 6-8 weeks. During the busy season (May-June and September-October), these times will be on the longer end. For smaller sessions like Engagements and Bridal Portraits, the turnaround time is 2 weeks.

Yes! All of my wedding packages have a Second Photographer already included. The second shooter will photograph the Groom & Groomsmen getting ready, take alternative angles during the Ceremony and Wedding Party Photos, and help with Reception details.

My 8 hour Wedding Package guarantees a minimum of 800 photos and the 10 hour Wedding Package guarantees a minimum of 1000. That being said, you will receive a lot more than the minimum amount. I deliver every great photo taken during the day! And you will receive a minimum of 100 photos from your Engagement Session.

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