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THE J ST. CLAIR BLOG

All of my weddings this year have been amazing (shoutout to my wonderful clients!), and this one is no exception.  Agata and Chris had the prettiest fall celebration at the beautiful Cimiez Manor in Leesburg.  The weather was mild and the light was beautiful…. talk about a photographer’s dream for a November wedding.  Their wedding […]

Bride and Groom Portrait

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Agata + Chris | Leesburg, VA Wedding

Weddings

December 4, 2020

I’ve been looking forward to sharing these images ever since Carla and Richard’s wedding!  They had a beautiful fall wedding at the lovely Mountain Run Winery in Culpeper.  This was my first time shooting a wedding there, and I really enjoyed it!  From start to finish, this day was full of so much love and […]

Bridal bouquets

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Carla + Richard | Culpeper, VA Wedding

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November 13, 2020

In the midst of all the craziness that 2020 has brought for weddings and wedding planning, there has been a silver lining.  Many couples have opted to postpone their big wedding celebration, but still get married on their original date surrounded by those who mean the most.  Sara and Kevin decided to do just that, […]

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Sara + Kevin | Rixeyville, VA Wedding

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October 30, 2020

If there was ever a wedding with perfect weather, it was this one!  Mild temperatures and beautiful light are just two of the reasons this was such an amazing day though.  Helena and Eric said “I Do” surrounded by their families and friends at Oak Creek Farm and the love they shared was just so […]

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Helena + Eric | Orange, VA Wedding

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October 23, 2020

Dawn and Jimmy’s wedding was the last of my six-week wedding marathon before the fall season kicked off, and I could not have asked for a better one to end with.  As a photographer, I love weddings that are fun and full of love.  That is exactly how their day was!  Their goal was to […]

dress hanging photo

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Dawn + Jimmy | Culpeper, VA Wedding

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October 2, 2020

This wedding is special to me, and one I will never forget!  I will start by saying if you know Amanda and Jake, you know that the journey to their wedding day was eventful to say the least.  From rescheduling their date due to COVID-19, to selecting venues not once, not twice, but three times, […]

Bride + Bridesmaids

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Amanda + Jake | Madison, VA Wedding

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September 21, 2020

This day was simply beautiful from start to finish.  Jillian and Travis got married earlier in August surrounded by their loving family and friends at their church!  They are one of the sweetest, most down to earth couples I have ever worked with and I am just so thankful I was able to capture their […]

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Jillian + Travis | Culpeper, VA Wedding

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August 28, 2020

Anna and Matthew said “I Do” surrounded by their immediate family and friends in a beautiful ceremony at Anna’s childhood church.  Like so many couples this year, COVID-19 drastically changed their plans, but they still opted to get married on their original date and move their big celebration to next year.  Even though their plans […]

Bride + Groom portrait

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Anna + Matthew | Fairfax, VA Wedding

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August 18, 2020

“First love and second chances.”   These are the sentiments Wendi and Frankie’s officiant said as she described them, as well as their story during the ceremony.  I can’t think of a better way to begin this blog post than by quoting those words because they are SO true!  These two have the most special […]

Bride and Groom portrait

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Wendi + Frankie | Marietta Georgia Wedding

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August 4, 2020

From the initial wedding inquiry from Rachel, I knew that her wedding was going to be so special.  I have known Rachel and her family for essentially my whole life, and I was truly honored to capture such an exciting event for them.  I was also excited to meet Austin because I had heard so […]

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Rachel + Austin | Culpeper, VA Wedding

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July 17, 2020