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Emily and Mike are on the blog today!  Their wedding was special to me for a few reasons.  They decided to get married at Culpeper Baptist Church, which just so happens to be the church I grew up going to.  I have so many fond memories of time spent with my grandparents there, and it […]

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Emily + Mike | Culpeper, VA Wedding

Weddings

July 7, 2021

This was hands down the coldest engagement session I have ever photographed, but Emily and Mike were troopers.  Despite the wind and frigid temps, we had some beautiful winter light.  These two are amazing and I can’t wait to work with them again for their wedding later this year (they are having a summer wedding […]

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Emily + Mike | Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

February 19, 2021

After blogging my favorite wedding images of 2020 a few weeks back (you can check that post out here), I decided I wanted to share my favorite portraits from 2020 as well!  I was very fortunate to capture beautiful engagement sessions, sweet family portraits and more.  Sharing a few favorites from each session is the […]

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Best of 2020 | Portraits

Family

January 31, 2021

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

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