Submit a Real Richmond Wedding

Thank you for choosing Richmond Weddings™ to feature your wedding or engagement session! (We are not accepting styled shoots at this time.) Submissions are open year-round for our magazines and blog.

If you are submitting for a blog feature, please allow up to 21 business days for us to respond. For print, the response will be closer to publication date (January and July). If we accept your submission for the blog, it will be posted within 120 days.  We receive an abundant amount of submissions daily, so if you do not hear back from us, please feel free to submit elsewhere.

Below are some parameters that must be met for the wedding to be considered.

• It has not been featured or submitted to any other blogs, websites, or publications.
• It is less than one year old.
• It took place in the Greater Richmond area.
• The couple and photographer must give permission.
• All vendors must be credited.
• The wedding was not a part of a previous photo bank (pertains to RW members only).

Please understand that not all submissions are chosen. Do not be discouraged – try submitting to other outlets!

*PLEASE NOTE, SUBMISSIONS SENT AFTER March 25, 2020 WILL GO ONTO THE CONSIDERATION LIST FOR OUR January 2021 ISSUE.*
Our July 2020 issue close date for submissions is March 25, 2020.

 

What we LOVE!

  • Weddings or engagement shoots that showcase RVA. Did your love story blossom in Richmond? We want to show off our beautiful city!
  • Diversity!
  • Details, details and more details. Especially photos of personal touches. Along with florals, invitation suites, reception tables, cakes, sweet moments, etc.
  • Good mix of vertical and horizontal images

What we don’t love:

  • Only bride & groom portraits
  • Poor photography quality
  • NO detail shots of florals, paper goods, unique favors, etc.
  • Entire photo albums – try to narrow it down to your 25 favorites
Maximum upload size: 3MB
Vendor Names and Websites: (as complete as possible):

Thank you for your submission. We receive an abundant amount of weddings daily. Please allow up to 45 days for us to respond. By clicking on the button below, you agree to give us exclusive rights to publish this wedding, meaning you have not submitted this wedding to any other blogs, websites, magazines, etc. This also establishes that you have the rights to the photos, which allows us to publish them in our magazine and online. If you have submitted your wedding elsewhere, please email marissa@rvaweddings.com to let her know how to proceed. And don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Facebook @RVAWeddings for daily inspiration!

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