Crooked River Wedding Hiltons Virginia

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I’m Kellie.
 A wedding and senior photographer, wife, and mama who has loved serving joyful clients for almost a decade. I photograph wherever life takes you, but my heart and home are in small town Bristol, VA.
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Crooked River Wedding | Hiltons Virginia Wedding Photographer | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Madison + Palmer

Madison and Palmer’s celebration was the perfect Crooked River wedding! You may remember Madison and Palmer from their University of Tennessee senior session I did a couple of years ago, or from their Beauty Spot engagement session this past March. These two have been together for years, and it was so special to see that their wedding day was finally here! We have now photographed many milestones in both of their lives up to this point, and we were more than excited they wanted us to photograph their wedding day! These two live life to the fullest, and I knew their day would perfectly reflect this!

Crooked River Wedding

Madison and Palmer planned a beautiful Crooked River wedding in Hiltons, Virginia! Between the surrounding mountains, rolling farm land, a flowing river for the ceremony site, a tobacco barn for the bridal suite, and a beautiful grist mill for the reception, it is a peaceful view no matter where you look! Not only did we have a beautiful venue for the location, but the blue skies September has to offer never cease to amaze me. I am so glad Madison and Palmer had the best weather for their wedding day!

Color Palette

One of my favorite things about Madison and Palmer’s wedding day is the colors that they chose! Madison chose to stick with an overall neutral color palette and bring in some color with the florals! The bridesmaids wore taupe dresses and the groomsmen wore navy suits. She then brought in some beautiful rust tones throughout the florals (which I could have photographed all day long). Everything from Madison’s gown, her hairstyle, the florals, and decor is just classic and timeless!

Golden Hour

Once the ceremony was over, it was time for golden hour!! One of the best features for a Crooked River wedding is their open field for golden hour photos! It was the perfect spot for their bridal party photos, as well as their bride and groom portraits!

Reception Details

After the bride and groom photos were finished, it was time for the reception! The grist mill at Crooked River is truly astonishing! Even as you are driving on the backroads through Hiltons, this beautiful venue is seen from the road. It is a huge space for gathering with friends and family! I absolutely love how Madison and Palmer chose to decorate their reception. Everything was neutral yet colorful, and this reception area is full of light. It is truly a photographer’s dream!

A Dream Day

We absolutely love this sweet bride and groom! I hope you love scrolling through these images and seeing a peek into their Crooked River wedding. Madison and Palmer, thank you for choosing up to capture your amazing day!!

Grist mill at crooked river venue hiltons va

Exterior view of the grist mill at crooked river venue in Hiltons va

Close in details of wedding dress and bridal shoes hanging on wooden door crooked river wedding venue

close up detail of bride and grooms wedding bands sitting on invitation at crooked river wedding venue

Close in picture of wedding bands and special earrings

Bride posing with bridesmaids sitting on bed at the tobacco barn at crooked river wedding venue

Bride smiling while holding bouquet made by flowers by tammy at crooked river wedding

Flower girls smiling in focus while bridesmaids in the background laugh and talk. Taken at hiltons va crooked river farm venue

Wide angle of wedding ceremony taken at crooked river wedding venue

Bride and groom dip kiss in front of arbor at Crooked River venue

Bridal party walking with bride and groom holding hands in middle at crooked river venue during golden hour

Bridal party cheer as bride and groom dip kiss during golden hour at crooked river wedding

bride and groom at crooked river wedding arbor

Reception decorated at crooked river wedding

I always love this incredible view from the second floor of the reception area!

Wedding cake close up detail with brown, white, and red roses

Several details of reception at crooked river wedding venue

Top down detail picture of table setup with flowers, folded napkins, and glasses

Couple dip kiss in front of flower arbor at crooked river wedding event

Bride holding flowers at hip level while looking away from photographer at crooked river Hiltons virginia wedding venue

Bride smiling away from wedding photographer in Hiltons Virginia

Madison, you are one stunning bride!!

Couple sharing kiss in foreground while the mountains of crooked river farm is in the background

Married couple in black and white smiling toward photographer at crooked river wedding venue

Bride and groom walking away from photographer while holding hands at crooked river wedding venue.

Bride poses with groom looking over her shoulder. Image in black and white with Hiltons VA crooked river venue in background.

Bride and groom smiling toward camera and kissing in front of ivy wall at Crooked river venue in Hiltons VA

Special thanks to these vendors who made this Crooked River wedding possible:

Ceremony + Reception | Crooked River
Dress Store | Lillian Ruth Bride
Dress Designer | Enzoani
Florist + Decor | Flowers by Tammy
Planner | JamiEvents
Hair | Lillian Kincer
Make Up | Hannah Bishop
DJ | Now Event Group
Cake | Family Friend
Catering | Opie's Pizza Wagon
Bridesmaids Dress | Birdy Grey
Groomsmen Attire | Generation Tux
If you enjoyed this Crooked River wedding, you may also love:

Madison + Palmer's Beauty Spot Engagement Session
Knoxville Botanical Garden Engagement Session
Madison + Palmer's University of Tennessee Senior Session


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