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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

Another spring engagement session on the blog! Sara and James decided to do their engagement session in Old Town Warrenton, and we had a great time chatting all about their wedding plans. They are getting married at the beautiful Shadow Creek Weddings and Events in Purcellville later this year and I can’t wait for their […]

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Sara + James | Old Town Warrenton Engagement Session

Engagements

June 10, 2022

This engagement session was just a dream to photograph! After a reschedule due to rainy weather, I met Brianna and Benjamin at Manassas Battlefield a few weeks back and the skies were clear! All of my May engagement sessions have been postponed at least once, so I was super grateful that the weather cooperated for […]

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Brianna + Benjamin | Manassas Battlefield Engagement Session

Engagements

May 29, 2022

Last year, I had the unique opportunity to photograph a beautiful styled shoot at Boydville, the Inn at Martinsburg.  Every once in a while, it is fun to step back from weddings and portraits for a day, and just be creative.  This styled shoot was exactly that; an opportunity to be creative, be inspired, and […]

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Spring Styled Shoot | Martinsburg, WV Styled Shoot at Boydville

Weddings

April 28, 2022

Another beautiful spring engagement session!  I love getting to photograph engagement sessions at meaningful locations. When Lauren asked if we could take their engagement photos with the cows on their farm, I was so excited.  For one, I love getting to explore new locations to find the best light for my clients.  Secondly, how special […]

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Lauren + Zach | Catlett Engagement Session

Engagements

April 13, 2022

I feel like I was just blogging my Best of 2020- Weddings post, and now I am selecting my favorite photos from 2021!  Time truly flies when you are living out your dreams and photographing amazing weddings.  It is quite humbling to be able to witness these beautiful celebrations and be trusted with documenting timeless […]

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Best of 2021 | Weddings

Weddings

January 17, 2022

Today, I am sharing my last wedding for the 2021 season on the blog.  Kirsten and Austin had the most beautiful day at Renback Barn.  The weather was mild, the sun was shining… basically it was a photographer’s dream! My last wedding of 2020 was also at Renback, and the weather was just as lovely. […]

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Kirsten + Austin | Madison, VA Wedding at Renback Barn

Weddings

January 11, 2022

Right before Christmas, I met Erin and Stephen in Culpeper for their engagement session.  It was super chilly, but we made the best of it and they were troopers as I took them to all my favorite downtown portrait locations.  I am forever thankful for the best clients!  They are getting married at the beautiful […]

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Erin + Stephen | Downtown Culpeper Engagement Session

Engagements

January 7, 2022

I knew this wedding would be one for the books, but when it came to the actual wedding day, I was completely blown away by just how incredible the entire day was from start to finish.  Ashley and Ivan are two of the nicest people, and it was so easy to tell just how loved […]

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Ashley + Ivan | Purcellville, VA Wedding at Tranquility Farm

Weddings

December 28, 2021

Dreaya and Brad had a beautiful fall wedding surrounded by all their friends and family at Renback Barn.  I loved working with them, but what I loved most of all was seeing just how happy the two of them are together.  They radiate joy, and it was so easy to celebrate them the entire day […]

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Dreaya + Brad | Madison, VA Wedding at Renback Barn

Weddings

November 23, 2021