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THE J ST. CLAIR BLOG

I am a little biased of course, but this is my favorite engagement session to date! When you combine photos of your sister and future brother-in-law at one of the most magical places on earth, it is a recipe for an awesome portrait session. For years, I have dreamed of photographing on Carova Beach, specifically […]

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Alex + Matt | Carova Beach Engagement Session

Engagements

September 20, 2022

Rounding out August with one more engagement session! I met Sarah and Brandon at Snead’s Farm in Fredericksburg for their portraits. I hadn’t been to Snead’s for quite awhile so I was really looking forward to their session. As it turns out, they had a lot of flowers in bloom and the light was beautiful […]

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Sarah + Brandon | Fredericksburg Engagement Session

Engagements

August 26, 2022

Kayla, Brooks and I met at the Oatlands last month for their engagement session. It was super, super hot, but these two rocked it and I have so many favorites to share! They were so fun to work with and I cannot wait for their wedding next year *insert heart eyes here.* You’ll definitely want […]

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Kayla + Brooks | Oatlands Engagement Session

Engagements

August 23, 2022

This engagement session was so fun to photograph and is definitely a favorite of mine. I loved getting to hang out with Nina, John and their pups! They have two sweet Yellow Labs and a beautiful Golden Retriever, so I was in heaven! To top it off, we also got to use an antique truck […]

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Nina + John | Maryland Engagement Session

Engagements

August 19, 2022

Skyline Drive/Shenandoah National Park in the summer has quickly become one of my favorite engagement session locations. While most people love to visit that area in the fall, there is something spectacular about photographing portraits in the summer. Everything is lush and green and so peaceful! Needless to say, I was super excited that Nicole […]

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Nicole + Bret | Shenandoah National Park Engagement Session

Engagements

August 9, 2022

I’ve had so many wonderful summer engagement sessions, and this one was no exception! I met up with Kara and Matt in Culpeper for their session and they brought their Harley Davidson. They love to ride motorcycles, so it was perfect to incorporate that into their engagement portraits. I love when clients add a personal […]

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Kara + Matt | Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

August 6, 2022

I have to give the biggest shoutout to Stacy and Tanyon for being absolutely amazing to work with. Leading up to their engagement session, the forecast was calling for sunshine and warm temps. While on the way to Great Falls, the clouds rolled in and and sunshine was disappearing. I was super hopeful that it […]

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Stacy + Tanyon | Great Falls Park Engagement Session

Engagements

August 2, 2022

This session was a stunner! Sam and Will were wonderful to work with, and we had some of the prettiest light to photograph in! Those two things are a photographer’s dream, and make for a great engagement session. After hearing about all of their wedding plans, I cannot wait for their celebration next year! Scroll […]

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Sam + Will | Vienna Engagement Session

Engagements

July 14, 2022

Last month, I met Ceci and Joe at the beautiful Meadowlark Botanical Gardens for their engagement session. I had the BEST time with them- it truly felt more like I was hanging out with friends than “working.” Safe to say I am super excited for their wedding next year at one of my all-time favorite […]

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Ceci + Joe | Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Engagement Session

Engagements

July 5, 2022

I forgot how many times this session had to be postponed due to rain, so needless to say I was excited to finally meet Jasmine and Matthew for their engagement portraits! They picked Meadowlark Botanical Gardens for the location which is a super pretty park in Vienna. If you’ve never been, it is a great […]

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Jasmine + Matthew | Vienna Engagement Session

Engagements

June 24, 2022