Path Created with Sketch.

I am so glad you're here!  Grab your favorite drink, kick up your feet and enjoy scrolling through the blog.  Don't forget to use the search bar below if you want to find a specific post!

Welcome to

THE J ST. CLAIR BLOG

I feel like I was just blogging my Best of 2020- Weddings post, and now I am selecting my favorite photos from 2021!  Time truly flies when you are living out your dreams and photographing amazing weddings.  It is quite humbling to be able to witness these beautiful celebrations and be trusted with documenting timeless […]

Read the Post

Best of 2021 | Weddings

Weddings

January 17, 2022

Today, I am sharing my last wedding for the 2021 season on the blog.  Kirsten and Austin had the most beautiful day at Renback Barn.  The weather was mild, the sun was shining… basically it was a photographer’s dream! My last wedding of 2020 was also at Renback, and the weather was just as lovely. […]

Read the Post

Kirsten + Austin | Madison, VA Wedding at Renback Barn

Weddings

January 11, 2022

Right before Christmas, I met Erin and Stephen in Culpeper for their engagement session.  It was super chilly, but we made the best of it and they were troopers as I took them to all my favorite downtown portrait locations.  I am forever thankful for the best clients!  They are getting married at the beautiful […]

Read the Post

Erin + Stephen | Downtown Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

January 7, 2022

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 […]

Read the Post

Dreaya + Brad | Madison, VA Wedding at Renback Barn

Weddings

November 23, 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, […]

Read the Post

Tara + Sterling | Rodanthe, NC Proposal

Engagements

November 2, 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 […]

Read the Post

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 […]

Read the Post

Lisa + Garrett | Skyline Drive Engagement Session

Engagements

October 5, 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. […]

Read the Post

Ashleigh + Dalton | Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

August 23, 2021

Early morning summer engagement sessions might be my new favorite!  Due to weather challenges, Haylie and Nathanael had to move their evening portrait session to the morning, and I am so glad we did because the light was just perfect and we didn’t have to worry about rain for their photos.  Talk about a win! […]

Read the Post

Haylie + Nathanael | Warrenton Engagement Session

Engagements

August 9, 2021

One of my favorite aspects of being a wedding photographer is getting to know my wonderful clients and their families as I work with them.  Sometimes, I get the opportunity to work with the same families at multiple weddings, and it’s such an honor documenting these memories for them.  Faith and AJ got married a […]

Read the Post

Faith + AJ | Culpeper, VA Wedding at The Freedom House

Weddings

August 3, 2021