Round Hill Hotel and Villas Wedding, Jamaica Wedding, Jamaica Wedding Photographer, Nicki Metcalf Photography


Round Hill Hotel and Villas Wedding Montego Bay Jamaica

Why Choose a Destination Wedding in Montego Bay Jamaica Thinking about planning a destination wedding in Jamaica? The Caribbean is a dreamy place to jet off to for the wedding of your dreams. The culture is rich, the vibe is laid-back and welcoming and the views of the glittering Caribbean are extraordinary! One of my […]

Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards Wedding, Pippin Hill Wedding, Pippin Hill Wedding Photos, Charlottesville Wedding Venue


Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards Charlottesville Wedding Venue

Are you thinking about hosting your wedding at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards? I’ve put together a definitive guide, providing all the details needed to host the Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards wedding of your dreams! PIPPIN HILL FARM & VINEYARDS Working as a wedding photographer around Richmond, Charlottesville, and the DC area, I often […]

Richmond VA Engagement Photographer, Richmond Engagement Photos, Nicki Metcalf Photography


Richmond VA Engagement Photographer

I find myself experiencing these takeaway moments during my work as a Richmond VA Engagement Photographer. Watching the James River flow in a tide of blue-green, and finding solace in the cloudy moments of a summer day when working with Madelyn and Ben. Summers in Richmond VA are notoriously hot and sticky. But embracing the […]



Dover Hall Wedding Venue Manakin-Sabot VA

Thinking about planning your wedding at Dover Hall? Below you’ll find a complete guide to help you navigate the intricacies of your best day ever at Dover Hall. About Dover Hall Dover Hall is a stately wedding venue located in Manakin-Sabot VA. Glancing at Dover Hall, you might be led to believe that the English-inspired […]

Hollyfield Manor Wedding, Summer Wedding Hollyfield Manor, Richmond Wedding Photographer, Nicki Metcalf Photography


Hollyfield Manor Wedding

Lauren and Tommy’s summer wedding took place at Hollyfield Manor. A gorgeous wedding venue located in Manquin, VA that combines a sprawling stretch of farmland with a classic estate house featuring a ballroom, and a lush waterfront lawn. I first had the opportunity to work with Lauren and Tommy during their engagement session at Byrd […]




I see the beauty in imperfect things. As a Christ-follower, faith is central to my life, work, and connections. I am fueled by joy, known for my bubbly and sunny disposition, and always with a warm hug. Imperfect beauty inspires my love for all things vintage, abstract art, and real love stories. I love moments full of grit and emotion; life off the beaten path; stunning views along the shore; and the juxtaposition of New York grunge and laid back Cali-vibe. 

As a mother of two, I am very familiar with how quickly life’s most important moments fly by too quickly. I will calmly and seamlessly guide you through frames that will endure. I strive to capture your memories with one-of-a-kind images full of meaning. I cannot wait to connect with you! 

I bring all of these elements to my time with my couples. With over a decade of experience in the industry, I know how to gently guide you through poses that are natural and beautiful. The transition into this sentence doesn’t make sense. Throughout your day, you will feel the love from those there to celebrate
 you two. 
When I’m not photographing weddings, I enjoy long walks in the neighborhood with my husband, my kiddos Tuxie and Sunny, and my labradoodle Hokie.. Also, I am a huge dog-lover! I’m pretty sure heaven is full of dogs. I can’t wait to connect with you, and yes, your pup is always welcome here! 


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