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For most of my clients, choosing a location for their session seems to be the most difficult task in preparing for their photography session. I’ve tried every imaginable way to make it easier for clients by providing suggestion lists, to pairing locations with chosen attire, to even just choosing myself. I’ve figured out it’s totally […]

business, families, Photography, seniors

April 17, 2018

Location. Why it matters and why it really doesn’t.


Holy cold! I’m sure you’re glad last week’s snow and chill is a thing of the past, but I will gladly relive it just for these snow sessions! One shoot my seniors dearly love is when it snows. Obviously, it’s always a last minute dash to put together and I want to make sure it’s […]

seniors, VIPteam

January 22, 2018

sNOw School Senior Session | Glen Allen, Virginia

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Once again, it’s application time for VIPteam for the next group of rising seniors! I can’t tell you how wonderful it is to have extraordinary seniors represent Laura Matthews Photography each year! These groups of ladies are multitalented, caring, and have set amazing goals for their future. Together, they form friendships, have a blast a […]


January 2, 2018

Class of 2019! VIPteam applications are open!


I never like to pick favorites, however certain images stand out and are special to me because I tried a new technique, shot at a new location, or had a surprisingly brilliant moment. All of my sessions have been spectacular this year as I’ve worked with only THE BEST clients! It’s been a year of […]

babies, children, Photography, seniors

December 29, 2017

My favorite moments and images from 2017!

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Kristen is a senior at Glen Allen High School. Kristen is heavily involved in the theatre department at Glen Allen and participates in all of the plays, musicals, and workshops. She loves the genuine people in the department and finds theatre to be expressive. She’s also part of many clubs including Barrier Breakers and Key […]


December 14, 2017

Kristen. Glen Allen Natural Senior Portraits.