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A few weeks back, I ventured out to Shenandoah to meet Dreaya and Brad for their engagement session.  I was so excited when Dreaya asked if they could schedule their session at Brad’s family’s farm because I knew the fall foliage would be beautiful and I love when I get to photograph engagement sessions at […]

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Dreaya + Brad | Shenandoah Engagement Session

Engagements

November 3, 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

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

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 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

Woohoo!  It’s time for another post in my “Wedding Wednesdays” series!  My own wedding is less than 100 days away, so I figured this would be the perfect time to discuss allllll the details that help tell the story on a wedding day.  Fair warning- this is going to be a long post!  Whenever I […]

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Wedding Details | Wedding Wednesday Post 5

Weddings

February 6, 2019

Last November, I had the opportunity to participate in an incredible equine styled shoot at Bandit’s Ridge in Louisa, VA.  Bandit’s Ridge is a wedding venue and has some amazing photo op locations!  If you know me, you know that I love horses, so it was a no-brainer for me to sign up for this! […]

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Fall Equine Styled Shoot at Bandit’s Ridge | Louisa, VA

Equine

February 1, 2019

Happy Wednesday, friends, and happy 2019!  The end of 2018 was quite a busy time for me, so I did not write a Wedding Wednesday post for December, but I am back today sharing a new topic for the series.  I think this will be a popular topic, and hopefully many will find this helpful. […]

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The Wedding Gown | Wedding Wednesday Post Four

Weddings

January 9, 2019

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

SO SO SO pumped to share this wedding on the blog!  This is a special wedding for many reasons… one being that Jessica is my future sister-in-law and I was incredibly honored to capture her wedding! Morais Vineyards is absolutely incredible and was one of my “bucket list” venues to photograph at, so this was […]

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Jessica and Jeremiah | Morais Vineyards Wedding

Weddings

June 5, 2018