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wedding & engagement photography

You only get to experience your wedding once, but your photos last a lifetime. I believe the best photos capture not only how you great you look, but also how happy you feel together. I love beautiful dresses and flowers, but my favorite photos are moments of heartfelt emotion and interaction. I believe weddings are about more than one perfect day, and I want my photos to nurture your love and relationship over a lifetime.

I've been photographing weddings for almost a decade, and I've seen a lot of trends come and go. The things that don't change are the beautiful moments of connection I see between people, and that's what keeps me coming back for more.

I typically work with people who consider exceptional photography their highest budget priority. My couples want a little bit of everything in their wedding photos: authentic and creative portraits, beautifully composed images of their ceremony, candids of the friends and family surrounding them, photos of the details they've worked hard to pull together, and a few traditional family photos for their parents and grandparents to frame. In every type of photograhy, I seek to capture the most authentic and beautiful images of my couples and their wedding day.

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 It's true what they say: your memories are only as good as your photos. Hiring Rachael was hands down the best decision we made for our wedding!


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- Caitlin & Ben

- Marisa & George

Rachael's work is flawless and she is a true artist. She not only captured the love and emotion perfectly but also was able to photograph unique details about both of these days that has allowed us to look back and relive the memories. 

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- kristen & dan

Now that we have our images, they are perfect! The lighting is stunning and she captured both our portraits and the candid moments so well - we will use her work to cherish this day!


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- LARKIN & NICK

From our first look to pictures outside with family to the ceremony itself and after, Rachael kept things running smoothly and got us to be our best selves in our photos.


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- James & Nasim

She was like a ninja during the reception, hiding in the shadows to capture all the best moments. I am truly amazed at the photos she captured because I never felt like she was following us around.

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- Abby & Russ

We absolutely adored having Rachael and her assistants at our wedding. On the day of the wedding and for several weeks after, dozens of our guests told us how fabulous they thought our photographer was! 

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- Jen & Andrew

Rachael's photos bring me right back to the day every time I see them. As I look at the images she captured, it's evident that her greatest skill is reading people and being able to predict significant moments as they happen. My favorites are the candid shots.

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- KATIE & MICAH

Not only is she extremely professional, she is also a lot of fun to work with. Even though we only met in person twice before the wedding day, it was like having a good friend take the photos. 




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What past clients have to say

press

my work has appeared in

Style Me Pretty
Wedding Chicks
BRIDES
Borrowed & Bleu
Washingtonian Bride & Groom
Wedding Day Online
Bridal Guide
Wedding Wire
The Knot
Every Last Detail
Artfully Wed
United with Love
Rustic Wedding Chic
Capitol Romance



Style Me Pretty
Wedding Chicks
BRIDES
Borrowed & Bleu
Washingtonian Bride & Groom
Wedding Day Magazine
Bridal Guide



Wedding Wire
The Knot
Every Last Detail
Artfully Wed
United with Love
Rustic Wedding Chic
Capitol Romance

indiana weddings

I believe the relationship between the photographer and the couple is one of the most important factors in creating beautiful images, and I book a limited number of weddings per year so I can give my clients the time, attention, and creative energy they need. Wedding coverage includes digital files and an online gallery for sharing and printing.

destination weddings

I love traveling back to Washington, DC, Traverse City, Michigan, and around the world for destination weddings. Wherever you wed, I'd love to capture all the moments, big and small, that will make you smile for years to come. Prices vary by destination, so please contact me for full details!

engagements

Engagement sessions are one of my very favorite things to shoot! They help my couples to get comfortable with my unique posing methods and allow me to create natural, heartfelt images of them in a relaxed environment.  My sessions last 2-3 hours and can include multiple locations and outfits.

BEGINNING AT $4500

BEGINNING AT $3900

BEGINNING AT $450

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Whether you’ve just fallen in love or been together for years, I want to hear your story and help you capture all it’s richness. 

To get started, use the form below, or send me an email at rachael@rachaelfosterphoto.com

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