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November was a busy month for photography, and I have so many amazing sessions to share!  Kicking off the start of those posts with Julie and Brandon’s engagement portraits!  Julie asked if we could go to Chatham Manor for her photos, and I was so excited when she asked because I love getting to photograph […]

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Julie + Brandon | Fredericksburg Engagement Session

Engagements

December 2, 2020

Today’s blog post is extra good because it involves dogs!  If you know me, you know I’m obsessed with dogs so I always tell my clients it’s a good idea to bring their dog(s) to their engagement session!  Kendra and Matt were 100% on board with that and brought all three of their adorable dogs […]

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Kendra + Matt | Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

November 16, 2020

A few weeks back, I ventured out to Shenandoah to meet Dreaya and Brad for their engagement session.  I was so excited when Dreaya asked if they could schedule their session at Brad’s family’s farm because I knew the fall foliage would be beautiful and I love when I get to photograph engagement sessions at […]

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Dreaya + Brad | Shenandoah Engagement Session

Engagements

November 3, 2020

I love getting to photograph in new locations, and that is exactly what happened for this engagement session.  Originally, Agata and Chris had planned to meet me in downtown Culpeper for their portraits, but humid, rainy weather caused us to reschedule.  It actually worked out better to pick a new day because we ended up […]

Porch portrait

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Agata + Chris | Alexandria Engagement Session

Engagements

October 7, 2020

Finally blogging this joyful engagement session! Déjà and Shane are getting married next year, but wanted to schedule their engagement session for the summer.  This was great except for the fact that every time we planned to take photos it rained!  I tell all my clients the hardest part of being a photographer is Virginia […]

Engagement Portrait

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Déjà + Shane | Fredericksburg Engagement Session

Engagements

September 15, 2020

I met Carla and Richard up on Skyline Drive a few weeks back for their engagement session.  This was only my third time photographing up on Skyline Drive, but the first time I have ever been there during the summer!  I had not idea what to expect in terms of lighting and colors, but gosh […]

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Carla + Richard | Skyline Drive Engagement Session

Engagements

July 24, 2020

This engagement session was so sweet, and the perfect way to kick off my summer season!  Jillian and Travis had to reschedule their wedding due to COVID-19, so we also held off on taking their engagement portraits.  Once things began to open back up, we picked a new date for their session and ended up […]

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Jillian + Travis | Summer Engagement Session

Engagements

July 14, 2020

Jess and Matt’s engagement session was incredible and I am so happy to be sharing these photos on the blog.  This was actually my last engagement session before quarantine/covid-19 basically shut down my photography business for two months- so at least I got to “end” my brief spring season on a high note!  I loved […]

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Jess + Matt | Spring Engagement Session

Engagements

June 22, 2020

This post is long overdue but I am so excited to share this one for many reasons!  First, Frank and Wendi are getting married in just about six months in GEORGIA!  It will be my first destination wedding in Georgia and I am so looking forward to getting to travel to a new place and […]

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Frank + Wendi | Downtown Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

January 12, 2020

This is one of my favorite engagement sessions to date and I have been looking forward to sharing this post for quite some time!  Sara, Kevin and I met up at a few weeks back for their engagement photos at Oak Shade Farm, which is a local Christmas tree farm.  We had to reschedule a […]

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Sara + Kevin | Oak Shade Farm Engagement Session

Engagements

December 28, 2019