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THE J ST. CLAIR BLOG

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 […]

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Carla + Richard | Culpeper, VA Wedding

Weddings

November 13, 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

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

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

I want to go back and photograph this wedding again and again.  That is how amazing Chris and Amanda’s day was back in October!    From the time Amanda had initially booked me for her wedding, I knew it was going to be one for the books!  The best way for me to describe this […]

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Amanda + Chris | Fall Wedding at Lydia Mountain

Weddings

December 30, 2019

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

Merry Christmas Eve!  I’ve been wanting to blog this post for a while now, but this was the busiest fall season I have ever had and I had to put blogging on the back burner to keep up with editing and other business demands.  Now that I am officially done shooting for the remainder of […]

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Christmas at J St.Clair Photography | Christmas 2019

Personal

December 24, 2019

A few weeks ago during the middle of the most hectic fall wedding/portrait season, I got to adventure up to Skyline Drive for a beautiful anniversary session.  It just so happened to be peak color too and I still can’t believe how perfect the timing of this session was!  Amber and Mike are some of […]

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Amber + Mike | 5 Year Anniversary Session

Lifestyle

November 19, 2019

I’ve been looking forward to blogging this session!  Branson and Juliana met me last month for their engagement session in Marshall, VA and we had the perfect weather, which I was super grateful for.  Virginia weather is unpredictable and sometimes planning for sessions can be difficult.  Branson and Juliana are high school sweethearts, and they […]

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Juliana + Branson | Marshall Engagement Session

Engagements

October 16, 2019

Kicking off the week with a new blog post!  I’ve been looking forward to sharing these photos for a while now.  Last month, I met Katie at Renback Barn down in Madison for a bridal portrait session.  Renback is a new venue, but gosh is it amazing!  Getting to photograph there was such a dream. […]

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Katie’s Bridal Portraits | Madison, VA

Weddings

October 14, 2019