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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

I recently got to photograph one of my favorite families again!  We met almost a year ago for a sweet family session in Midland, and this year, we decided Sky Meadow State Park would be a great place for photos.  This was actually my first time photographing there, and I loved it!  Such a beautiful […]

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Frinks Family + Maternity Session | Delaplane, VA

Family

September 24, 2019

A little over a year ago, I was fortunate to photograph maternity photos for Jenn and Elliott.  Earlier this week, we went back to the same location to take some updated family photos with their almost one year old girl!  Time sure does fly!  When we arrived at the park, we noticed the field where […]

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Foster Family Session | Culpeper, VA

Family

September 17, 2019

I took July and August off from blogging, but I am back!  So excited to share this sweet engagement session on the blog today.  Chris and Glenda are getting married next February (yay for a winter wedding!) and I know their wedding is going to be amazing.  I loved getting to spend time with them […]

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Glenda + Chris | Colonial Beach Engagement Session

Engagements

September 13, 2019

Phew it’s been a month since my last blog post!  To say I’ve been busy would be an understatement!  Time is just flying by and there’s only 23 days until my wedding!! 🙂 Okay onto today’s blog post!  These photos just make me so happy, and I am super excited to share them today!  Steph […]

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Stephanie + Rob’s Family Session | Manassas, VA

Family

April 19, 2019

I am having the hardest time picking photos from this session for this post…. I love them all so much!  I met Laura back at GMU in one of my communication classes and I actually did her and her fiancé, Bryan’s, engagement photos!  We reconnected back in November to do some updated family photos, which […]

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Routt Family Session | Manassas, VA

Lifestyle

December 28, 2018

On Sunday, November 11, I ventured up to Skyline Drive for Austin’s senior portrait session.  Photographing a session at Skyline Drive has been on my photography bucket list for quite some time, so I was really looking forward to this session.  I’ve also known Austin since he was probably five or six, so I was […]

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Austin’s Senior Portraits | Front Royal, VA

Seniors

November 23, 2018

Woohoo!  It’s time for the third blog post in my Wedding Wednesday series.  This month’s post is all about the rings- aka my favorite item to photograph for the details portion of every wedding day.  The engagement ring, as well as both wedding bands, are important parts of each couple’s love story, and they deserve […]

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All About Rings | Wedding Wednesday Post Three

Weddings

November 7, 2018