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Wendell Powell Studio was established in the 1940's and is a full-service photography studio serving Richmond, VA and surrounding areas. Our specialties include:

  • Wedding Photography 
  • Bridal Portraits
  • Engagement and Proposal Photography 
  • Senior Portrait Photography
  • Children & Family Photography
  • Oil Portraits
  • Framing
  • Photo Restoration

We work for the best people! Offering the synchronicity of two styles - the known classic & traditional coupled with leading-edge & contemporary. We create heirloom quality photography while providing the very best experience! Since taking ownership in 2012 we have reinforced the brand everyone has loved and trusted for 75 years. 

In 2017, our Community Voted us #1 Best Photographer in VA Living Magazine.  We placed in both 2016 and 2015 for top 3 photography studio in VA Living Magazine.  Also in  2017, our Peer's Voted Douglas Top Ten Photographer of the Year by Virginia Professional Photographers Association!

Please feel free to browse through the FAQ for Wedding, Engagement and Bridal and Senior sessions.  Quality is timeless - browse through our galleries for a look at the quality photography you can expect from Wendell Powell Studio.

Our approach to serving our community and achieving excellence in photography is through our friendly staff and knowledgeable photographers. Our growth as a successful studio is due in large part to our loyal customers and a supportive community. Our pure love of the art of photography are uncompromised by trends. We strive to remain traditional while adding a modern flair.

Owners, Jill and Douglas welcome the opportunity to meet with your family to establish a relationship which like our work will last a lifetime.  Call or email us to find out more about our Award Winning Team!

2017 Voted Top 10 Photographer of the Year. Voted Best Photographer in VA Living 2017, 2016, 2015.