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Summer Gibbs Photography, VA, DC, NC and Destination wedding photography

Charlottesville , VA
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Charlottesville, VA 22903 US (map)

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434-826-8459

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ABOUT US

Your beauty. Your day. Captured forever.

Your wedding will be a day filled with emotion, and I strive to capture every moment with style and grace. Although I specialize in... Read more
Your beauty. Your day. Captured forever.

Your wedding will be a day filled with emotion, and I strive to capture every moment with style and grace. Although I specialize in the romantic, passionate, and sweet shots of the bride and groom - it's the little moments that you will want to remember just as much. The tear in the eye of the dad as he dances with his daughter, the look of pure happiness on the groom's face as he sees his bride for the first time. These are the moments not to be missed. And yes, by the end of the night, there are usually a few crazy groomsmen.

Local Packages start at $2500, destination at $3800 (including travel), and I not only fully edit your images, but I also provide a high-resolution dvd of your photos with every package. Please visit www.summergibbs.com for more information, galleries, and package prices. And thanks! Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture
What do your packages include?
Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards, Video Montage
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

REVIEWS

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A.
Wedding:
6/25/2012
5.0/5.0
Summer was fantastic to work with and she takes stunning photos. She is so kind and professional. I love every single one of the engagement, bridal, and wedding photos that she took. There have been innumerable comments and praises from my guests about how amazing the pictures are. I really cannot thank her enough. If you need anymore convincing, check out her website. The photos will take your breath away.
Summer was fantastic to work with and she takes stunning photos. She is so kind and professional. I love every single one Read more...
Summer was fantastic to work with and she takes stunning photos. She is so kind and professional. I love every single one of the engagement, bridal, and wedding photos that she took. There have been innumerable comments and praises from my guests about how amazing the pictures are. I really cannot thank her enough. If you need anymore convincing, check out her website. The photos will take your breath away. Read less
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Sabrina
Wedding:
11/29/2011
5.0/5.0
Summer Gibbs is truly remarkable. My husband and I did not have what one would call a traditional wedding. We were married at The Jalousie Plantation in Saint Lucia. I found Summer online and instantly fell in love with her style of work. We live in Georgia and Summer lives in Virginia and the first time I laid eyes on Summer was 8am on the morning of our wedding when she so graciously met my husband and myself and our small group at the ship port where our cruise had docked that morning. We had just short of 8 hours on Saint Lucia before we had to be back on the cruise ship. Let me just say planning a destination wedding is no easy thing. It is extremely stressful coordinating the day of your wedding with people who don't know you and are thousands of miles away on an island you have never step foot on before. Not one single second did I have to worry about Summer. From the first time we spoke on the phone I knew everything would be handled perfectly. Never in one million years would I have ever found a more professional, efficient, spectacular photographer than Summer Gibbs. She is fun to be around and a wonderful person so its easy to spend the whole day with her, but she also blended into the background to capture all the right moments without being intrusive. Summer was personable, interested in our story and in what we wanted our wedding day to be, and flexible in meeting our needs. We had a reception two months after we returned home where we reveled all of our wedding photos. Our guests jaws dropped when they saw Summer's fabulous work. People STILL comment to me this day...four months later about the fact that they have never in their lives seen such stunning photos. Summer honestly has a wonderful gift. For all the money spent on a wedding, this is one investment that will last a lifetime. Thank you again Summer xoxo Sabrina & Chris
Summer Gibbs is truly remarkable. My husband and I did not have what one would call a traditional wedding. We were married Read more...
Summer Gibbs is truly remarkable. My husband and I did not have what one would call a traditional wedding. We were married at The Jalousie Plantation in Saint Lucia. I found Summer online and instantly fell in love with her style of work. We live in Georgia and Summer lives in Virginia and the first time I laid eyes on Summer was 8am on the morning of our wedding when she so graciously met my husband and myself and our small group at the ship port where our cruise had docked that morning. We had just short of 8 hours on Saint Lucia before we had to be back on the cruise ship. Let me just say planning a destination wedding is no easy thing. It is extremely stressful coordinating the day of your wedding with people who don't know you and are thousands of miles away on an island you have never step foot on before. Not one single second did I have to worry about Summer. From the first time we spoke on the phone I knew everything would be handled perfectly. Never in one million years would I have ever found a more professional, efficient, spectacular photographer than Summer Gibbs. She is fun to be around and a wonderful person so its easy to spend the whole day with her, but she also blended into the background to capture all the right moments without being intrusive. Summer was personable, interested in our story and in what we wanted our wedding day to be, and flexible in meeting our needs. We had a reception two months after we returned home where we reveled all of our wedding photos. Our guests jaws dropped when they saw Summer's fabulous work. People STILL comment to me this day...four months later about the fact that they have never in their lives seen such stunning photos. Summer honestly has a wonderful gift. For all the money spent on a wedding, this is one investment that will last a lifetime. Thank you again Summer xoxo Sabrina & Chris Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
9/23/2011
5.0/5.0
Summer was amazing! We had a hectic non-traditional wedding in the Shenandoah mountains and she was so flexible with all the chaos. She is definitely a very skilled photographer. We had pretty bad weather for our outdoor wedding (rainy, misty, foggy) and she somehow managed to capture everything and make the pictures look dream like and beautiful. Since we got married in the mountains, nothing was very close together (where I got my hair done, where I got ready, and location of the wedding ceremony) and Summer had no problem driving around to meet me at the various locations. She was so nice and is great at listening to what your individual needs/preferences are. Also, after seeing plenty of friends' photos from their wedding I think Summer is very reasonably price in the wedding industry for her level of talent. I would definitely recommend her not just for her photography but also because she's super nice and fun to talk to!
Summer was amazing! We had a hectic non-traditional wedding in the Shenandoah mountains and she was so flexible with all Read more...
Summer was amazing! We had a hectic non-traditional wedding in the Shenandoah mountains and she was so flexible with all the chaos. She is definitely a very skilled photographer. We had pretty bad weather for our outdoor wedding (rainy, misty, foggy) and she somehow managed to capture everything and make the pictures look dream like and beautiful. Since we got married in the mountains, nothing was very close together (where I got my hair done, where I got ready, and location of the wedding ceremony) and Summer had no problem driving around to meet me at the various locations. She was so nice and is great at listening to what your individual needs/preferences are. Also, after seeing plenty of friends' photos from their wedding I think Summer is very reasonably price in the wedding industry for her level of talent. I would definitely recommend her not just for her photography but also because she's super nice and fun to talk to! Read less
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Jacquie
Wedding:
9/3/2011
5.0/5.0
We found Summer Gibbs photography by searching online for photographers that would travel to sites outside the US. We fell in love after looking through her website, and were even more pleased when we contacted Summer! Not only was she flexible, knowledgeable and organized, she somehow managed to make the photography aspect the LEAST stressful of all our wedding experiences -- quite a feat being the one thing we valued most highly! The experience (particularly the trash the dress session) was wonderful and I think the beauty of our pictures reflect both her skillful eye and how she was able to put us at ease throughout the sessions. She also has been very responsive after the wedding. We continue to receive wonderful compliments on the photos, and look at them frequently as she truly captured the essence of the weekend! I would recommend Summer highly, particularly to those doing a destination-typed wedding!
We found Summer Gibbs photography by searching online for photographers that would travel to sites outside the US. We fell Read more...
We found Summer Gibbs photography by searching online for photographers that would travel to sites outside the US. We fell in love after looking through her website, and were even more pleased when we contacted Summer! Not only was she flexible, knowledgeable and organized, she somehow managed to make the photography aspect the LEAST stressful of all our wedding experiences -- quite a feat being the one thing we valued most highly! The experience (particularly the trash the dress session) was wonderful and I think the beauty of our pictures reflect both her skillful eye and how she was able to put us at ease throughout the sessions. She also has been very responsive after the wedding. We continue to receive wonderful compliments on the photos, and look at them frequently as she truly captured the essence of the weekend! I would recommend Summer highly, particularly to those doing a destination-typed wedding! Read less
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Hefarm1
Wedding:
9/3/2011
5.0/5.0
Captured our wedding perfectly. Professional, Flexible, Friendly, Awesome!!
Captured our wedding perfectly. Professional, Flexible, Friendly, Awesome!!
Captured our wedding perfectly. Professional, Flexible, Friendly, Awesome!! Read less
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Lucia S.
Wedding:
5/7/2011
5.0/5.0
Summer was an absolute pleasure to work with. We had been looking for the perfect photographer and as soon as we found her website we knew she was the best. Summer met with us right away and suggested we do a bridal portrait session before the wedding, and she was amazing! The wedding day she arrived perfectly on time and took the most beautiful pictures. She is not only talented, but has beautiful classy taste. If you are looking for the best photographer and quality she is the one to call.
Summer was an absolute pleasure to work with. We had been looking for the perfect photographer and as soon as we found her Read more...
Summer was an absolute pleasure to work with. We had been looking for the perfect photographer and as soon as we found her website we knew she was the best. Summer met with us right away and suggested we do a bridal portrait session before the wedding, and she was amazing! The wedding day she arrived perfectly on time and took the most beautiful pictures. She is not only talented, but has beautiful classy taste. If you are looking for the best photographer and quality she is the one to call. Read less
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kim
Wedding:
4/16/2011
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough about Summer Gibbs photography......just look at our wedding pictures, they take your breath away! Summer was not only professional but a friend, she made it very comfortable and fun! I couldn't be any more happier with our wedding pictures or our overall experience. Friends were amazed by our pictures and thought that looked like they were right out of a magazine (and if Summer can make me look like a model, she's a GOD because I am not photogenic). And I must say, I haven't seen better wedding pictures out there! I promise, you will not be disappointed!
I can't say enough about Summer Gibbs photography......just look at our wedding pictures, they take your breath away! Read more...
I can't say enough about Summer Gibbs photography......just look at our wedding pictures, they take your breath away! Summer was not only professional but a friend, she made it very comfortable and fun! I couldn't be any more happier with our wedding pictures or our overall experience. Friends were amazed by our pictures and thought that looked like they were right out of a magazine (and if Summer can make me look like a model, she's a GOD because I am not photogenic). And I must say, I haven't seen better wedding pictures out there! I promise, you will not be disappointed! Read less
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Jane
Wedding:
3/5/2011
5.0/5.0
Years before my wedding I saw some photos Summer did for a friend, and knew that she'd be at the top of my list. We used Summer for our entire wedding weekend, including Rehearsal Dinner and 10 hours the day of the wedding (which ended up more like 12 when the band never really stopped playing -- and she was such a trooper). Summer is incredible at capturing not just the typical posed standard photos, but goes above and beyond with candids that truly get the emotion of the day. She documented so much feeling in my husband and me, our families and our guests that I really don't see in most wedding photographers. On top of that, she is an awesome value and was flexible in building our package. I can't say how important it is that we have all of our photos on CDs -- that's rarer than one would think and the prices were very reasonable. Summer even helped us get slightly around a rule in our church of only one shot during the ceremony...we have three, thanks to her! I'd absolutely recommend Summer for both destination and hometown weddings (ours was hometown, and so many of hers are in beautiful places so I know they're amazing too).
Years before my wedding I saw some photos Summer did for a friend, and knew that she'd be at the top of my list. We used Read more...
Years before my wedding I saw some photos Summer did for a friend, and knew that she'd be at the top of my list. We used Summer for our entire wedding weekend, including Rehearsal Dinner and 10 hours the day of the wedding (which ended up more like 12 when the band never really stopped playing -- and she was such a trooper). Summer is incredible at capturing not just the typical posed standard photos, but goes above and beyond with candids that truly get the emotion of the day. She documented so much feeling in my husband and me, our families and our guests that I really don't see in most wedding photographers. On top of that, she is an awesome value and was flexible in building our package. I can't say how important it is that we have all of our photos on CDs -- that's rarer than one would think and the prices were very reasonable. Summer even helped us get slightly around a rule in our church of only one shot during the ceremony...we have three, thanks to her! I'd absolutely recommend Summer for both destination and hometown weddings (ours was hometown, and so many of hers are in beautiful places so I know they're amazing too). Read less
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Soppieg
Wedding:
2/14/2011
5.0/5.0
I found this photographer online and was a little concerned not knowing her and being from another country, but seemed impressed with her destination work. I have to say she was totally amazing and fulfilled all my dreams of wedding photography. We now have the most amazing set of photos to look back on and remember that special day. Nothing was forced or posed and her quality of work is second to none. I couldn't recommend her enough, she was worth every penny. BOOK SUMMER GIBBS!! :)
I found this photographer online and was a little concerned not knowing her and being from another country, but seemed Read more...
I found this photographer online and was a little concerned not knowing her and being from another country, but seemed impressed with her destination work. I have to say she was totally amazing and fulfilled all my dreams of wedding photography. We now have the most amazing set of photos to look back on and remember that special day. Nothing was forced or posed and her quality of work is second to none. I couldn't recommend her enough, she was worth every penny. BOOK SUMMER GIBBS!! :) Read less
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Vanessa
Wedding:
1/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Summer did an amazing job on my engagement and wedding photos! We had terrible weather for both days, but she managed to make the photos come out beautifully! And since we had such terrible weather, she even offered to do an additional photo shoot in the Spring for FREE! We ended up not doing the free shoot though because we were so pleased with the photos that she had taken. She is an amazing person and an even more amazing photographer. We get constant comments about how wonderful our engagement and wedding photos are, we cannot recommend her enough!
Summer did an amazing job on my engagement and wedding photos! We had terrible weather for both days, but she managed to Read more...
Summer did an amazing job on my engagement and wedding photos! We had terrible weather for both days, but she managed to make the photos come out beautifully! And since we had such terrible weather, she even offered to do an additional photo shoot in the Spring for FREE! We ended up not doing the free shoot though because we were so pleased with the photos that she had taken. She is an amazing person and an even more amazing photographer. We get constant comments about how wonderful our engagement and wedding photos are, we cannot recommend her enough! Read less
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