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THE J ST. CLAIR BLOG

2020 was such an unexpected year for so many to say the very least.  It is quite interesting to think of what my expectations were for the year, and now look back on everything that actually happened!  I shot my first wedding of 2020 in February, having no idea that the entire wedding industry would […]

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Best of 2020 | Weddings

Weddings

January 17, 2021

Sharing my final wedding of 2020 on the blog today- and it is a good one!  Jess and Matt had the most beautiful winter wedding at Renback Barn.  While their plans had to shift last minute due to the 25 person gathering limit, the day was full of love and all the details were perfect! […]

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Jess + Matt | Madison, VA Wedding

Weddings

December 31, 2020

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

Weddings

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

Weddings

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

Weddings

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

Weddings

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

Weddings

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

Weddings

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

Weddings

August 18, 2020