Benjamin McLean Photography

Charlottesville, VA

Original Natural Lifestyle Photography

Benjamin McLean Photography focuses on weddings, elopements, honeymoons, vow renewals and vacations, with a love for photographic arts and a desire to capture people in the most honest and authentic way. Benjamin hones in on original, romantic and classic imagery with a contemporary and minimalist feel. Images capture a sense of emotion, life and love using natural lighting to produce authentic real-life photos. House wedding photographer Benjamin McLean delights couples with his gift for documenting their tangible love. He captures those special in-between moments of bliss that are cherished for generations to come.
Benjamin is hands-on, scouting locations, working his wedding day magic and delivering flawless edits. His mission is to solely shoot for couples who are seeking natural photographic memories captured in a nontraditional way. Expect spontaneous and precious moments, belly laughs and quirky love glances, single tears, quiet reflection and supportive hand squeezes captured through a knowing lens.

Benjamin is known for his gentle and thoughtful approach, bringing out the best in people. His jokes and soft suggestions make even the most camera-shy couple comfortable in the spotlight.

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Scarlet & Bryce

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Scarlet & Bryce

We cannot say enough amazing things about Ben and Kama Photography. Not only was Ben incredibly easy to work with but he was so knowledgeable and had great advice/tips to make the day and photos go smoothly. On the day of, Ben made us, our families and friends all feel so comfortable in front of the camera. He strikes the perfect balance of being there for everything but also allowing you to enjoy the festivities and forget he is even there. I have not even gotten to his photography skills - the actual photographs themselves are amazing. When we look through them it is like we are reliving the entire day. Every person who has seen our wedding photographs has raved about our incredible photographer and I agree!!

Devon H.

There are not enough words to describe how attentive, thoughtful, detailed, creative, honest, caring and talented Kama Photography, specifically Ben McLean, is. From our first emails I knew this was the photographer I wanted to capture one of the most important days of my life. He has already captured our love in our engagement pictures. My soon-to-be-husband is not a "picture person" yet Ben brought it out in him. He joked, suggested and brought us together to get the most out of our pictures. The candid moments and loving glances were all in the pictures. To keep it simple: hire The Kama Photography, you won't regret it

Emily E.

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