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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

September was my busiest month yet for weddings and sessions- I have SO much to share!  I thought I would start off with Lisa and Garrett’s BEAUTIFUL skyline drive engagement session.  I had a great time getting to know them and hearing about all their wedding plans.  This session reminded me of why my clients […]

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Lisa + Garrett | Skyline Drive Engagement Session

Engagements

October 5, 2021

This wedding was the perfect way to kick off my fall season!!  Julie and Brandon tied the knot at the beautiful Backporch Vineyard in King George surrounded by all their family and friends.  I had the best time working with these two and have so many new favorite images from their wedding.  If you know […]

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Julie + Brandon | King George, VA Wedding at BackPorch Winery

Weddings

September 14, 2021

After waiting one year, Anna and Matthew were finally able to celebrate their marriage with their friends and family!  They got married on August 1, 2020 with just their immediate family in attendance, and moved the big party to 2021.  Well, one year flew by, and they renewed their vows surrounded by all their family […]

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Anna + Matthew | Leesburg, VA Wedding/Vow Renewal at Riverside on the Potomac

2021

August 30, 2021

A new week means it is time for a new blog post!  I met Ashleigh and Dalton at Cedar Mountain Farm in Culpeper, and I had the best time chatting with them about all their wedding plans.  These two are so nice, and I know their spring wedding is going to be amazing next year. […]

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Ashleigh + Dalton | Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

August 23, 2021