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Kendra and Matt tied the knot a few weeks ago at Mountain Run Winery.  To say their wedding was fun would be an understatement!  It was a super hot day, but they made the most of it and you could truly tell they had the best day ever (I am pretty certain their guests would […]

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Kendra + Matt | Culpeper, VA Wedding

Weddings

July 23, 2021

Changing it up from the usual and sharing a different type of portrait session on the blog today…. a proposal!  A few weeks back, I was very fortunate to document Maria and Kevin’s engagement.  I love getting to capture proposals because each one is so unique and there’s something special about photographing the newest season […]

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Maria + Kevin | Richmond, VA Proposal

Engagements

July 15, 2021

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

It was such an honor to capture Déjà and Shane’s beautiful spring wedding a few weeks back.  They had to adjust their plans from their initial vision, but their special day was so sweet and full of love!  From the details to the heartfelt ceremony, everything about their day was just wonderful. They exchanged vows […]

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Déjà + Shane | Fredericksburg, VA Wedding

Weddings

May 10, 2021

Today’s blog post is a great one!  I photographed Kirsten and Austin’s engagement session in Bluemont, and it was such an amazing day.  We met up at Bear Chase Brewery for the first part of their session, then ventured out to Bear’s Den Overlook for sunset portraits.  I had never been to the brewery or […]

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Kirsten + Austin | Bluemont Engagement Session

Engagements

May 3, 2021

In March, I met up with Olivia and Derek in Haymarket for their engagement session.  I loved getting to chat with them about how they met, how they got engaged, and all their wedding plans.  Turns out, we share a mutual love of vacationing in OBX!  Derek proposed to Olivia in OBX- how amazing is […]

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Olivia + Derek | Haymarket Engagement Session

Engagements

April 16, 2021

“I tip my hat to the keeper of the stars He sure knew what he was doin’ When he joined these two hearts.” These are the lyrics from Keeper of the Stars by Tracy Byrd, the first song Danielle and Drew danced to at their beautiful wedding.  I could not think of a better way […]

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Danielle + Drew | Culpeper, VA Wedding

Weddings

April 9, 2021

Kicking off March with a new blog post!  I’ve been loving all these winter engagement sessions.  Even though I miss the greenery and blooms from spring, summer and fall sessions, there’s just something about the winter light that is spectacular and different from the other seasons.  This session with Danielle and Drew was absolutely beautiful […]

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Danielle + Drew | Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

March 1, 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

I met Corey and Trevor at the beautiful James Charles Winery in Winchester for their engagement session, and it was the best way to kick off the 2021 portrait season!  Corey had emailed me asking if we could do a cozy fireside engagement session and I loved that idea.  The winery offered fire pits, kits […]

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Corey + Trevor | Winchester Engagement Session

Engagements

February 2, 2021