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 […]

Myeshia + Devin | John J. Wright, Spotsylvania, VA

April 4, 2019

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Myeshia and Devin aren’t high school sweethearts, they’re middle school sweethearts. These two met at John J. Wright Middle School in band. Does it get any sweeter than that? When Myeshia contacted me with the idea to have a portrait session at the place they first met, I was excited! It’s not often that two […]

Kevin + Morgan | Alturia Farm Wedding

March 30, 2019

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Morgan once told me she’s not a cold weather girl, but you could never tell it judging by her wedding day. She was all smiles all day as she married Kevin March 9 at Alturia Farm, a gorgeous horse farm complete with white barns in King William about 20 miles outside of Richmond. It was […]

Finding Your Venue | Tips for Brides

March 16, 2019

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Now that you’re engaged and you’ve been thinking about what you’d like in a wedding, it’s time to find the perfect venue to bring your vision to life. 1. First things first Hopefully, by this point you’ve already created a draft budget. If you haven’t, as a popular wedding song says, REVERSE REVERSE! Draft your […]

Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration | Lake of the Woods | Orange, VA

February 14, 2019

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Can I just say I love me some Valentine’s Day? I know people complain that it’s a manufactured holiday and we should show our loved ones how we feel every day, but there’s something so sweet about a whole day devoted to love. That can be love for your children, your spouse or significant other, […]

You’re Engaged; Now What? | Wedding Planning Tips for Brides

January 9, 2019

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Congratulations! You’re engaged. So now what? Wedding planning can be super overwhelming because chances are, it’s something you’ve never done before. There are budgets, venues, selecting vendors, picking dresses, invitations and more, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. Planning a wedding can actually be super fun. So now that you have something […]

Winter Wedding Inspiration | Part Two | Cousiac Manor

January 5, 2019

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I love a good styled, or inspiration, shoot and this winter wedding inspiration shoot is no different. This shoot was held at the beautiful Cousiac Manor in the Northern Neck. The venue is a combination of historic and rustic located adjacent to the Pamunkey River. The venue allows for a variety of looks because it has the historic […]

Winter Wedding Inspiration | Part One | Cousiac Manor

January 3, 2019

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I’m not a cold weather girl, but I love a winter wedding. I know that’s a contradiction, but there’s something about a bride in sleeves and (faux!) fur that I love as well as the rich jewel tones that are often found in winter weddings. Winter weddings tend to be all about burgundy, deep blues […]

Noah | Six Months | Fredericksburg Family Session

September 9, 2018

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I’m going back into the archives to share images from a favorite late summer Fredericksburg family session. Noah’s parents first came to me for a maternity session when they were expecting. We’ve since captured tons of photos and I love getting to document their family as he gets older. Noah’s 6-month session is one of […]