Sean Holder – Virginia Beach – Richmond – Charlottesville – Washington D.C. Wedding Photographer

Sean Holder - Virginia Beach wedding photographer


A Professional photographer for over 20 years, Sean Holder has been a professional wedding photographer since 2003.

He loves photographing people and with wedding photography, people in love are a fascinating subject for him. His technical knowledge of photography combined with the inner romance and emotion inherent in each photograph continues to entice Sean and makes for incredible wedding photographs.

He is a people person, and it shows in each photo Sean takes. He is reasonably priced, so everyone has the opportunity to avail themselves of a top-notch, dynamic wedding photographer. Sean never disappoints. He treats each wedding photo session as though it were his very own. Every moment is special.

Sean likes to meet the bride first. He loves working with people, photographing them, gaging their natural reactions and interactions. Above all, he has a great rapport with Bride, Groom and family.

Just as every family is different, every wedding photograph is different. Be it small or large, growing family or blended family, every wedding photograph is special, and it shows in the photography.

Sean serves Virginia Beach, VA and surrounding areas. He got his start in weddings training under one of the best and most highly respected wedding photographers in Virginia.  Having had the opportunity to photograph in over 19 countries and throughout the United States has given Sean a wealth of knowledge handling various photographic situations.

He is currently a member of the Professional Photographers of America and The National Association of Photoshop Professionals.

Aside from being highly in-demand wedding photographer, Sean is also notable within the general Photography realm. He has been sought after as a photography expert within the Hampton Roads legal community and called upon as an expert witness in legal matters pertaining to photography in the Virginia Beach Circuit Court. For the past 5 years he has been teaching photography to beginner and amateur photographers.

Sean was the Official Photographer for the world premiere movie “Atlantis Down” starring Michael Rooker and Dean Haglund. Further, he directed, edited and produced an Award-Winning Video of a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy performed by Dr. N. Jafri (President of OB/GYN Associates of Hampton Roads) which won the 2010 National Spotlight Award for a major surgical device company. Sean was also the official photographer for India Fest 2010-2013 and Taste of India 2010-2013; Sean’s work has been published in major magazines, newspapers and calendars.

Choosing a wedding photographer can be a daunting task. Sean doesn’t feel you have to pay exorbitant prices to get amazing images.  He can work out a wedding package that fits your budget, so you can put the remaining money toward your joyous future together.

Sean has been a photographer for the past 20+ years, traveled to 19 countries, lived in the Philippines for 3 years and has photographed some amazing people and places. His last photo assignment overseas was to Bangladesh in 2009.  He had a feeling that ever since making his first pinhole camera in 1987, that he was on a path to something incredible. He recently spent close to 3 years shooting alongside an Award Winning Wedding Photographer here on the East Coast. The additional skills he learned from such a talented wedding photographer was a phenomenal experience.

When you invite Sean Holder and his keen photographic eye to your wedding, it is an unforgettable event to be beautifully captured forever in his magnificent wedding photographs.


“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.” – Imogen Cunningham