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  • The Virginia Arboretum | Spring Engagement Session | Megan and Luis

    I’ve never met a couple that could break into laughter as easily.  Megan and Luis were an absolute joy to get to know during their Engagement Session at the Virginia Arboretum, a.k.a. The Blandy Experimental Farm.   We met up there on a particularly beautiful June day.  The sunshine beamed through the trees and created some…

  • Amissville, Virginia | Countryside Engagement | Morgan and David

    Congratulations to Morgan and David on their Engagement!

    I had the pleasure of meeting Morgan when we worked together on a previous wedding.  She was the venue coordinator and was so helpful behind-the-scenes.  When she contacted me about possibly shooting her own wedding, I felt so honored.  Because she’s seen me at my possibly “not-so-professional” moments. …

  • West Virginia Wedding | 1902 on Queen | Sharon and Alex’s Wedding

    Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains Shenandoah River. Life is old there, Older than the trees, Younger than the mountains Growing like a breeze. Country roads, take me home To the place where I belong: West Virginia, mountain Mama, Take me home, country roads.

            Sharon is originally from Alaska and Alex…

  • Potomac View Terrace | DC Wedding | Holly and Jeremy

    Congratulations to Holly and Jeremy!  They’ve spent the last year planning their Washington DC Wedding while living abroad in Abu Dhabi.  But, with how connected the world is today, it was totally possible!

    I met Holly and Jeremy a little over a year ago for a coffee date.  They were so sweet and understanding about me…

  • Choosing your Wedding Venue with Lighting in Mind

    You’re Engaged!  You’ve taken selfies with your ring and posted it on Instagram!  Your fingers are sore from texting and emailing friends and family.  All those dreams about your Wedding Day are starting to come to life.  Now you’re ready to start looking at Venues and Setting the Date!

    How to See the Venue through the…

  • Family Yearbook 2018 | My Favorites

    Every year I make a Family Yearbook for my family.  I don’t want to hide all these moments away on my computer, so I print it out for the kids to flip through.  I take my absolute top 10-15 and I order metal prints that I hang on the wall. Seeing these fun shots as…