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I feel like I was just blogging my Best of 2020- Weddings post, and now I am selecting my favorite photos from 2021!  Time truly flies when you are living out your dreams and photographing amazing weddings.  It is quite humbling to be able to witness these beautiful celebrations and be trusted with documenting timeless […]

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Best of 2021 | Weddings

Weddings

January 17, 2022

Today, I am sharing my last wedding for the 2021 season on the blog.  Kirsten and Austin had the most beautiful day at Renback Barn.  The weather was mild, the sun was shining… basically it was a photographer’s dream! My last wedding of 2020 was also at Renback, and the weather was just as lovely. […]

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Kirsten + Austin | Madison, VA Wedding at Renback Barn

Weddings

January 11, 2022

Right before Christmas, I met Erin and Stephen in Culpeper for their engagement session.  It was super chilly, but we made the best of it and they were troopers as I took them to all my favorite downtown portrait locations.  I am forever thankful for the best clients!  They are getting married at the beautiful […]

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Erin + Stephen | Downtown Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

January 7, 2022

I knew this wedding would be one for the books, but when it came to the actual wedding day, I was completely blown away by just how incredible the entire day was from start to finish.  Ashley and Ivan are two of the nicest people, and it was so easy to tell just how loved […]

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Ashley + Ivan | Purcellville, VA Wedding at Tranquility Farm

Weddings

December 28, 2021

Dreaya and Brad had a beautiful fall wedding surrounded by all their friends and family at Renback Barn.  I loved working with them, but what I loved most of all was seeing just how happy the two of them are together.  They radiate joy, and it was so easy to celebrate them the entire day […]

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Dreaya + Brad | Madison, VA Wedding at Renback Barn

Weddings

November 23, 2021

This was such a sweet wedding.  Olivia and Derek are incredibly nice, down to earth and I just loved working with them.  They picked Stover Hall for their wedding venue and I was so excited to photograph there.  The views of the mountains are amazing, plus it has a great space for ceremonies and receptions, […]

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Olivia + Derek | Luray, VA Wedding at Stover Hall

Weddings

November 16, 2021

A wonderful couple, beautiful weather, great details, amazing venue and a fun crowd is a recipe for a fantastic wedding.  Corey and Trevor had just that for their late September wedding.  Their day was simply lovely from start to finish and one of those weddings that was truly just a joy to document.  Corey put […]

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Corey + Trevor | Berryville, VA Wedding at Historic Rosemont Springs

Weddings

November 3, 2021

This blog post is a special one for me!  A few months back, my brother reached out and asked about doing a portrait session in OBX, which of course I said yes to!  Photos in OBX are always a good idea.  The best part was that he also wanted to turn it into a proposal, […]

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Tara + Sterling | Rodanthe, NC Proposal

Engagements

November 2, 2021

When Rachel and David first inquired with me, I was SO excited to hear all about their plans for this session.  They wanted sunrise photos at the National Mall in their wedding attire, to celebrate the start of their marriage and honeymoon in D.C.  I had never photographed in D.C. prior to this, so it […]

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Rachel + David | Washington, D.C. Elopement

Weddings

October 15, 2021

Sara and Kevin waited so long for this day to happen, and it was truly the perfect celebration of their marriage.  They actually exchanged their vows last year (you can see that blog post here), but decided to postpone their big celebration with all their friends and family until 2021.  It is safe to say […]

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Sara + Kevin | Rixeyville, VA Wedding at Rixey Manor

Weddings

October 12, 2021