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Capture the Moments You’ll Cherish For Years to Come


Equestrian  |  Micro Wedding  |  Portrait Photography 

Northern Virginia

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Fine Art Photography

Your once-in-a-lifetime moments deserve to be honored as timeless art for your home.

Are you planning an intimate wedding just for those closest to you—including your horse? 

Is your child preparing to enter adulthood and you wish you could just freeze time? 

Does your family have a special connection you want to celebrate with personality-packed photos?

No matter the stage life you’re in, there are special moments that will frame how you look back and remember this season in your life. 

That’s why I specialize in creating images and art that capture the emotion from those special moments you will always remember.


What Can I Capture For You?

Portrait Photography

Portraits taken in a natural outdoor backdrop to capture Northern Virginia’s beautiful scenery all year around. Studio sessions available as well.

Equestrian Photography

Equestrian events, portraits, or bridle sessions are available at the convenience of your home barn, or mine. Black backgrounds per request.

Micro Wedding Photography

Allow me to photograph your special day in a relaxed setting that suits your intimate wedding style and venue.

Northern Virginia Photographer

Hello I’m Nicole

Thank you so much for stopping by! I am a professional photographer based in Northern, VA. I specialize in equestrian, portrait, and micro wedding photography.
Nicole Cranford Photography, Meet Nicole


Certificates & Memberships

Professional Photographers of America Member Nicole Cranford Photography
Equine Photographers Network Member Nicole Cranford Photography
Equestrians of Color Project Participating Ally Nicole Cranford Photography
Safe Sets International Certified Nicole Cranford Photography


What People are Saying

“Very professional & responsive”

“Nicole took lovely photos for my daughter’s engagement.”
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Marjorie B.

“Amazing Results!”

“… we used Nicole to capture our Lifestyle Family Portraits and the results were fantastic!”
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Claudette M.

“A step above the rest”

“Nicole flew to Colorado for a family photo of myself and my mother and two brothers.”
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Temeisha W.

“Simply phenomenal”

“What made and made my experience with Nicole is that great personality…”
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