Hi I'm Maddy and I'm a Virginia wedding and senior portraits photographer. I'm a London loving, cat snuggling JMU alum who thrives capturing modern, romantic and joyful photos for the amazing high school seniors and couples in love I get to work with. More than anything I love history, storytelling, and documenting special moments. You can explore some of my favorite stories below! 

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Mar 21, 2018

Considering cutting costs and just being your own florist? Take a minute to read this For Brides blog! Specially written for the newly engaged couple, I’m sharing wedding planning advice and guests articles by wedding vendors to help make your wedding planning easier. Today’s post was written by Kari Schriever of Lark Floral with some behind […]

Mar 7, 2018

This week I’m sharing another new For Brides blog! Specially written for the newly engaged couple, I’m sharing wedding planning advice and guests articles by wedding vendors to help make your wedding planning easier. Today’s post features one of the very first vendors couple’s book- a wedding planner! Aimee Griffin of A. Griffin Events joins the blog […]

Feb 21, 2018

You’re engaged! The weeks after getting engaged are one of the most exciting times. But they can also feel like the most overwhelming. As soon as you share the news, friends and family are probably beginning to bombard you with questions about the wedding. What’s the date? Who’s your photographer? Have you picked colors? It’s […]

Jan 2, 2018

The holidays are officially wrapping up! This year with all the festivities came a ton of engagements! If you’re one of the future brides who recently got a ring congratulations! One of the first decisions you need to make (besides the venue and the date) is how to choose your wedding photographer. If you’ve done a […]

Oct 17, 2017

Wedding albums– a beautiful, but often expensive addition to your wedding package. Sometimes it might feel like it’s not worth the extra money. While I totally understand budgets I really do believe that investing in a wedding album is one of the best things you can do when booking your wedding photographer! With every wedding […]

Sep 19, 2017

All through the month of September I’m offering a free bridal session to any brides that book their 2018 wedding with Maddy Williams Photography. Bridal sessions are a Southern tradition, but recently I’ve had more brides inquire about them. Bridal sessions are usually booked in the spring. This gives you time to pick out your […]

Sep 12, 2017

Of all the wedding traditions out there first looks are probably one of the newest traditions!  Many couples are unsure of if they want to have a first look when they first start planning for the wedding day because they don’t know all of the benefits of including it in your big day. It can […]

Aug 22, 2017

With the summer starting to wrap up I’ve started to see a lot of engagements! While you’re probably trying to figure out what wedding decision to tackle first reserving your wedding photographer early on is so important! You want to make sure you reserve your perfect wedding photographer as soon as you know your date! […]