Fashion photography is not just about selling clothes and accessories but creating an experience around wearing them. Whether you are styling a pair of jeans, sportswear, or shoes, it’s about connecting the viewer with the brand and the lifestyle it offers.

While Virginia might not be at the center of the fashion world, it’s home to talented photographers who are leaders in the field. In your search for the best fashion photographers in Richmond, check out these pros whose portfolios are worth more than just a look.

Kim Frost Photography

An in-studio fashion shoot, perhaps inspired by Little Red Riding Hood [Kim Frost Photography]

Kim Frost is a Richmond-based photographer who specializes in weddings and commercial work. She prides herself on creating exceptional imagery for her clients, whether she’s working in the studio or on location throughout Virginia.

Kim holds a Fine Arts degree in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University and has worked with big-name clients that include ELLE, Little Gatherer, and the Human Being Journal. We particularly love her fashion editorial work with the Richmond Magazine featuring images that are bold and full of color.

Myles Katherine

A woman in white with stark white hair embraces the moment [Myles Katherine]

While Myles Katherine now calls Virginia home, she previously lived in Portland where she was voted as the Best Fashion Photographer 2018-2019 by the Portland Fashion & Style Awards. In 2019, she relocated to Richmond where she shoots in both film and with digital cameras.

Myles says that she is “always searching for variety and magic” and is constantly growing as an artist. She receives rave reviews from clients for her relaxed nature and for making portrait sessions so much fun.

Dwayne Morris Photography

One of Dwayne Morris’s engaging fashion portraits [Dwayne Morris Photography]

Creative, engaging, natural, and vibrant are all words that have been used to describe Dwayne Morris’s work. Through Richmond-based photography studio, he specializes in weddings, birthday portraits, and fashion shoots.

Dwayne believes in capturing the true spirit and personality of the people he works with. He hopes to make connections along the way with everyone he photos. Dwayne’s in-studio fashion portfolio includes richly colored images while his wedding gallery is filled with a genuine love of celebration.

Andre Mags

A woman wearing an elegant white gown stances up [Andre Mags]

Andre Mags is a Portuguese-American artist who began his career as a web and graphic designer, saying that it fulfilled his artistic, technical, and visual needs. After purchasing a camera to capture content for clients’ websites, he began experimenting with photography at live music events and attending workshops to develop his skills.

Since then, Andre has taken the plunge and gone professional, with an impressive portfolio that includes not only fashion photography but also weddings, family sessions, real estate, landscape, and product photography. Today, he works with a diverse range of clients throughout Virginia and D.C. while shooting both digitally and on film.

Meghan McSweeney

A yoga shoot of an especially difficult pose [Meghan McSweeney]

With more than 17 years of professional experience up her sleeve, Meghan McSweeney knows a thing or two about capturing “the shot.” She specializes in headshots, brand imagery, and corporate events, drawing on her degree in commercial advertising photography.

During her editorial and fashion-focused portrait sessions, she strives to tell a brand story that will engage new and existing clients. Meghan has garnered a reputation for her flexibility and professional approach, making her a pleasure to work with. Previous clients include Tiffany & Co. Real Life Beauty, and Niche Pilates Studios.

JB Photography

A garden-based fashion shoot [JB Photography]

Joseph is the man behind the camera at JB Photography, based just outside of Richmond, Virginia. He believes that photography can capture the most “miraculous moments of our lives” and sees it as his privilege to be able to do that on a daily basis.

Most of Joseph’s fashion shoots are on location, with leafy gardens or residential backdrops. He’s also talented at capturing close-up portraits and engaging brand imagery alike for clients.

Tyler Darden Photography

A bright portrait of a woman by Tyler Darden [Tyler Darden Photography]

While Tyler Darden specializes in food and lifestyle photography, he can also be hired for fashion shoots in Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. He has spent much of his 15-year career as a magazine art director and photographer, which has seen him work with everyone from chefs to senators to beauty queens.

Tyler has had his images published in the Art Directors Club of New York, Creative Quarterly and Photo District News. Additionally, he has collaborated with Virginia Living magazine, Cudas Shoes, and the Richmond Ballet, among others.

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