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THE J ST. CLAIR BLOG

I am a little biased of course, but this is my favorite engagement session to date! When you combine photos of your sister and future brother-in-law at one of the most magical places on earth, it is a recipe for an awesome portrait session. For years, I have dreamed of photographing on Carova Beach, specifically […]

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Alex + Matt | Carova Beach Engagement Session

Engagements

September 20, 2022

Rounding out August with one more engagement session! I met Sarah and Brandon at Snead’s Farm in Fredericksburg for their portraits. I hadn’t been to Snead’s for quite awhile so I was really looking forward to their session. As it turns out, they had a lot of flowers in bloom and the light was beautiful […]

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Sarah + Brandon | Fredericksburg Engagement Session

Engagements

August 26, 2022

This engagement session was so fun to photograph and is definitely a favorite of mine. I loved getting to hang out with Nina, John and their pups! They have two sweet Yellow Labs and a beautiful Golden Retriever, so I was in heaven! To top it off, we also got to use an antique truck […]

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Nina + John | Maryland Engagement Session

Engagements

August 19, 2022

Where do I even begin with this wedding?! I’ll start with saying that it was just absolutely amazing from start to finish; the type of wedding I want to photograph again and again because it was so beautiful and fun! From the perfect weather, to the lovely details, and wonderful people, it was certainly one […]

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Erin + Stephen | Cumberland, VA Wedding at the Venue at Orchard View Farms

Weddings

August 16, 2022

I have to give the biggest shoutout to Stacy and Tanyon for being absolutely amazing to work with. Leading up to their engagement session, the forecast was calling for sunshine and warm temps. While on the way to Great Falls, the clouds rolled in and and sunshine was disappearing. I was super hopeful that it […]

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Stacy + Tanyon | Great Falls Park Engagement Session

Engagements

August 2, 2022

Lisa and Garrett had the most beautiful summer wedding at one of my all-time favorite venues! Leading up to their wedding, I knew it was going to be a wonderful celebration. When I walked in the bridal suite, the girls were finishing hair and makeup while listening to Morgan Wallen and sipping mimosas. Talk about […]

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Lisa + Garrett | Bealeton, VA Wedding at Morais Vineyards and Winery

Weddings

July 26, 2022

This session was a stunner! Sam and Will were wonderful to work with, and we had some of the prettiest light to photograph in! Those two things are a photographer’s dream, and make for a great engagement session. After hearing about all of their wedding plans, I cannot wait for their celebration next year! Scroll […]

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Sam + Will | Vienna Engagement Session

Engagements

July 14, 2022

Last month, I met Ceci and Joe at the beautiful Meadowlark Botanical Gardens for their engagement session. I had the BEST time with them- it truly felt more like I was hanging out with friends than “working.” Safe to say I am super excited for their wedding next year at one of my all-time favorite […]

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Ceci + Joe | Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Engagement Session

Engagements

July 5, 2022

June was a busy month with four weddings, and I kicked off all the festivities with Brianna and Ben’s wedding. Everything about this wedding was so personal, and Brianna and Ben put so much effort into all the heartfelt details. They chose a very significant date; June 7th was the day Brianna’s great-grandparents got married, […]

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Brianna + Ben | Warrenton, VA Wedding

Weddings

July 1, 2022

I forgot how many times this session had to be postponed due to rain, so needless to say I was excited to finally meet Jasmine and Matthew for their engagement portraits! They picked Meadowlark Botanical Gardens for the location which is a super pretty park in Vienna. If you’ve never been, it is a great […]

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Jasmine + Matthew | Vienna Engagement Session

Engagements

June 24, 2022