Apr 30 2021
Moving to the Austin Suburbs
If you’ve been following me for any length of time then you know that I’m from Texas. We’re not known for our modesty when we talk about our state. Why would you keep something like this a secret!? (wink, wink). Seriously though, when we moved to Northern Virginia from Dallas-Fort-Worth almost…
Mar 10 2021
Every Wedding deserves the cutest Flower Girls and Ring Bearers. Sometimes this creates additional stress for the Bridal Party. I often see that a bridesmaid has been asked for her kids to be the Flower girl or Ring Bearer and this can create additional stress. I’m going to highlight some things that I’ve seen work…
Feb 15 2021
How to VET your Wedding Photographer
My hubby and I will be celebrating 20 years of marriage this May! But I will tell you about the one thing I regret. Not vetting my wedding photographer better. Being college kids, we didn’t have a ton of money to spend and at the the time we didn’t place…
Feb 07 2021
Besides wanting the location to be beautiful, interesting, or meaningful; there are some other things to think about.
Does the location require a Permit?
Permits can be applied for by reaching out to the county or law enforcement associated with the location. For example, Fairfax County charges an annual fee that permits photographers to use their public…
Feb 01 2021
AHHH! This is such a big deal y’all! I have been working behind the scenes on this Wedding Guide. It’s full of all the things that I have learned about Wedding Days that make them run smoothly and memorably. It’s true, I do take my job as your Wedding Photographer very seriously. So seriously, in…
Jan 27 2021
Everyone knows that planning a wedding can be stressful. But why do some Wedding Days feel less stressed than others. Well it’s not based on your personality or even the weather forecast. I’m going to tell you, as an insider, what you can do in advance to keep everyone’s stress levels down on your wedding…
Oct 28 2020
Why are my Wedding Details an important part of the Wedding Day?
Wedding Details can be anything that you are wearing on your Wedding Day or small items that only pertain to the Wedding itself. Here’s a short list of some of the most photographed Wedding Details.
Rings (all three)
Bouquet & Boutonniere
Borrowed & Blue
Oct 27 2020
Do these two look a little familiar? Well they should! I shot their proposal a few weeks ago! Here’s a link to see what happened during the Proposal.
During their Proposal we lost the light faster than anticipated so we rescheduled the remaining engagement session for a second location. Josh and Bethy both work in DC…
Oct 14 2020
I met Melinda and Daniel during their Engagement Session at Bluemont Vineyards(where we got rained out) and then Occoquan Regional Park. We had fun immediately. This great couple was ready to have fun during our Engagement Session, which is just to be able to laugh, cuddle, and kiss…with me watching you. LOL! They nailed it!
Sep 14 2020
Josh messaged me sometime in July-Early August and told me he was about to propose to his girlfriend, Bethy. I met Josh last year when his brother Matt and (now sister-in-law) Linnea got married. Here’s a link to their August Wedding. Josh and I emailed back and forth for weeks as he was developing his…