Since 2009, Laura Matthews has provided award-winning high school senior and family portraiture in Central Virginia including Glen Allen, Richmond, Hanover and Ashland. Laura is known for her gentle nature and thoughtful work ethic while creating modern, yet timeless portraits.
CENTRAL VIRGINIA Family & senior photographer
I'm Laura...a wife, mom, and photographer based in Glen Allen, VA. I began my photography journey as a little girl with a pink and purple 110 film camera. I loved documenting my family and friends and have been inspired by my son's milestones. In 2009, a small business blossomed beginning with family and friends . Today, I'm proud to have worked with thousands of high school seniors and families across Central Virginia. My portraits have been featured in both local and national publications including Seniorologie, David's Bridal Prom, CBS Channel 6, Children's Hospital of Richmond Magazine, BuzzFeed, Style Weekly, and more! In 2017, I was voted one of Richmond's Best Local Photographers. My goal is to make the experience easy and fun with a stunning gallery of images as the result. I cannot wait to serve you!
WIFE, MOTHER, photographer
-Beth, Family Client and Mom to two LMP Seniors
" Laura was easy to work with, flexible, and so artistic. Working with her was a great experience..."
-Amanda, Stepmom to LMP Senior, Ayrin
" I hope I get to work with you again someday. You are truly talented..."
"Laura went out of her way to make sure my daughter felt comfortable and to ensure we captured this milestone perfectly. Our photo gallery was exquisite and delivered to us so quickly..."
-Andrea, LMP Senior Mom
"The photos definitely represent the best version of myself and give me a great boost of confidence..."
-Abigail, LMP Senior
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