Finding Your Dress | Tips for Brides

February 8, 2020

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You’ve already found the one, so now it’s time to find THE ONE. Yes, that one, the dress one. By now, you’ve probably thought about some of the basics—long versus short, simple versus lots of bling, lace or no lace, etc, but there are tons of options out there and being in that sea of […]

Katie + Daniel | Solomons Island Wedding

December 19, 2019

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I have fond memories of touring the Drum Point Lighthouse as a child, so I was super excited to head back to the area for Katie and Daniel’s Solomons Island wedding. I actually hadn’t been back since the lighthouse tour when I was very young, so I had forgotten how beautiful the area is. It’s […]

Christmas Cinema | Made-for-tv Christmas movies

November 19, 2019

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Okay, let’s be honest. Cinema may be a bit of an exaggeration when it comes to one of my favorite things about the holidays–made-for-tv Christmas movies. Yes, I’m talking Countdown to Christmas, Falalala Lifetime, Freeform (still likely known as ABC Family to most of us), UpTv. You name it, I watch it. And I start […]

Samantha + Chris | Bandit’s Ridge Wedding

October 10, 2019

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Samantha and Chris had a beautiful Bandit’s Ridge wedding last month. The weather was warm, but gorgeous with bright blue sunny skies and the most perfect evening late summer, early fall light. However, maybe the most radiant thing was the huge smile Samantha had throughout the day. She was the epitome of a happy bride, […]

Danielle + Josiah | Maternity | Spotsylvania, VA

September 28, 2019

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Sunflowers and baby bumps are the perfect combination. Snead’s Asparagus Farm was the site of Danielle’s first maternity session. It was unusually warm for January, but still had that wintery feel. It’s also the spot where we captured Noah’s six month photos and some of his other milestones so it only made sense we’d return […]

Katie + Adam | Pavilion on Lakeland Farm Wedding

September 26, 2019

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In his speech, Katie’s dad said he “loves the way Adam loves Katie” and I admit, I do too. During their wedding day at the Pavilion on Lakeland Farm, their love for each other way on full display. They laughed, occasionally cried and made their day their own, which is something I always love. From […]

Laura + Jimmy | Wolftrap Farm Wedding

June 17, 2019

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Laura and Jimmy wanted to get married outdoors with mountain views and their Wolftrap Farm wedding definitely fit the bill. Jimmy is originally from Georgia so outdoors was a must. He and Laura met at a local bar when he was in Virginia for work. A little over a year later, he relocated to Virginia […]

Blush Summer Wedding Inspiration | Jasmine Plantation

May 25, 2019

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Temperatures are heating up and it’s the perfect time to start dreaming about summer weddings. Virginia is full of beautiful venues bursting with color this time of year including Jasmine Plantation which made for the perfect backdrop for this blush summer wedding inspiration shoot. Hosted by Crystal Belcher and Angie McPherson, the shoot featured a […]

Danielle + Josiah | Leesylvania State Park Elopement

April 28, 2019

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Sometimes you meet people that you just click with and that was the case the first time I met Danielle and Josiah. Since then, I’ve photographed numerous milestones in their lives including most recently, the announcement that they’re expecting their second child. However, I think the most special had to have been their intimate Leesylvania […]

Finding a Photographer | Tips for Brides

April 26, 2019

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There are lots of articles out there about choosing your wedding photographer and let me say, as a wedding photographer, some of them make sense and some of them don’t. Here’s my advice for selecting a wedding photographer and definitely what I would do if I were a bride searching for someone to capture my […]