I'm a published wedding and portrait photographer located in a small town outside of Charlottesville. In addition to capturing beautiful images, I love spending time with my family, am freakishly good at word games (Hey Wheelmobile!), love an ice cold can of Coke or Dr. Pepper, know every line to Hocus Pocus and can never pass up a Chick-fil-A waffle fry or a trip to HomeGoods. 


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Summer Blooms | Silver Fox Lavender Farm Wedding Inspiration

If you love summer, pops of color and wildflowers, you’ll want to check out this Silver Fox Lavender Farm wedding inspiration. There were bright flowers, pops of yellow and green, a chocolate wedding cake and tons of colorful dessert cups, an embroidered floral veil and more. Silver Fox Lavender Farm itself is gorgeous. It’s located […]

June 30, 2024

A bride and groom pose on a dock at Silver Fox Lavender Farm in Nellysford, VA.

Charlottesville Area Weddings, Virginia Weddings, Weddings

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Madi + Ricky | Staunton Wedding

I love a good mountain backdrop and Madi and Ricky’s Staunton wedding did not disappoint. Madi and Ricky met at work, eventually ended up in the same friend group outside of work and ultimately started dating one summer. They eloped in the midst of the pandemic and later celebrated with family and friends during their […]

June 26, 2024

A groom carries his bride through a field in Staunton

Charlottesville Area Weddings, Virginia Weddings

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Shelby + Jakob | Rock Hill Pavilion Wedding

The recent snow, which is still sticking around (waiting for more?), has me reminiscing about Shelby and Jakob’s Rock Hill Pavilion wedding. First, a little bit about Shelby and Jakob. They met in high school, did the long distance thing through college, and then moved in together. Jakob later proposed during a hike in Great […]

January 24, 2024

Northern Virginia and D.C. Weddings, Weddings

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The Virginian Hotel | Lynchburg Wedding Inspiration

If you’re seeking a beautiful ballroom, The Virginian Hotel is a dream. A Virginian Hotel wedding would be even more amazing. It’s right in the heart of downtown Lynchburg and is steeped in history. Built in 1913, the hotel was designed by Verus T. Ritter with five stories, arched windows, an ornate lobby with 30 […]

December 10, 2023

A bride poses on the floor of the ballroom in the Virginian Hotel

Charlottesville Area Weddings, Virginia Weddings, Weddings

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Kayla + Keith | Cove at Fawn Lake Wedding

Kayla and Keith’s Cove at Fawn Lake wedding was beautiful and full of unique details. The Cove at Fawn Lake is attached to the country club of Fawn Lake, an upscale gated residential community, and features a large ballroom with an outdoor, waterfront ceremony site. It’s a great space, although fairly chilly in February. Kayla […]

November 28, 2023

Fredericksburg Area Weddings, Weddings

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Atelier Studio | Lynchburg Wedding Inspiration

In 2021, I had the opportunity to participate in a styled shoot at various locations throughout Lynchburg, including Atelier Studio. The shoot raised funds for the YWCA of Central Virginia which aims to empower women, children and families. They have a domestic violence prevention program, a sexual assault response program and a women’s residential housing program. […]

August 12, 2023

Charlottesville Area Weddings, Virginia Weddings, Weddings

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Hannah + Brandon | Arbor Haven Wedding

There’s beautiful fall light and then there’s the beautiful fall light Hannah and Brandon had during their October Arbor Haven wedding. To say it was gorgeous would be an understatement. Hannah and Brandon met while in college at Ohio University. They got engaged in 2019 during a visit to a filming site for one of […]

June 23, 2023

Fredericksburg Area Weddings, Virginia Weddings, Weddings

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Sandy + Steve | Keswick Wedding

Sandy and Steve had a beautiful, intimate wedding at their home in Keswick. Keswick is located in Albemarle County, outside of Charlottesville, is absolutely gorgeous. The New York Times has described the drive through the area as one of the most scenic in America. You have mountain views, historic homes and large tracts of land. […]

February 22, 2023

Charlottesville Area Weddings, Virginia Weddings, Weddings

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Vintage Romance | Mayhurst Estate Wedding Inspiration

Orange County, Virginia, located just outside of Charlottesville, is full of beautiful wedding venues and Mayhurst Estate is no exception. It’s a beautiful, historic bed and breakfast located just outside the Town of Orange. It was built in 1859 and has been a private home, a headquarters, a cattle farm and a boarding house. It’s […]

February 9, 2023

Bridal portraits, Charlottesville Area Weddings, Virginia Weddings, Weddings

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Kendall + Christian | Barn at Kline’s Mill Wedding

Kendall and Christian’s Barn at Kline’s Mill wedding was absolutely gorgeous–and a long time coming. These two met in high school on the bus as sophomores. Kendall had just moved to the area with her family and quickly became friends with some of Christian’s friends. They tried the dating thing for a few weeks the […]

October 28, 2022

Charlottesville Area Weddings, Virginia Weddings, Weddings

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