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…
Feb 15 2021
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 too high a value on…
Feb 07 2021
Besides wanting the location to be beautiful, interesting, or meaningful; there are some other things to think about.
#1 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…
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…
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…
Sep 08 2020
If you want to see the beginning of their journey to get married, click below to see their Georgetown, DC Engagement Session.
The Wedding was held outdoors at the Historic Episcopal Church of Leed’s Parish near Markham, Virginia. The Church was established in 1769 and serves Northern and Central Fauquier County. This…
Feb 28 2020
Congratulations to Mary and Duncan on their Engagement! We had so much fun walking through Georgetown in Washington DC. The longer we walked the better the scenery got! They got used to hearing me flip out! But I mean, “Come on!”
Even the drivers in the streets cooperated with us. The first image I shot across…
Feb 26 2020
A huge thank you to these two wonderful human beings for understanding why I needed to reschedule our Engagement Session by a couple months. When I realized I was needing to have another foot surgery to correct the previous one, they didn’t blink an eye. Esther even reached out to me following my surgery to…
Feb 13 2020
During every Wedding Day, I know that I have to stay flexible and pull the right combination from my bag of tricks. When I first started shooting Weddings, I only had a flash on my camera and I would use bounce flash to get reception photos. Sometimes this is all you need, but most of…
Feb 04 2020
Behind the Scenes
on a Wedding Day
I hope that this blog post will give you a sneak peek to see what’s going on behind the scenes.
Every Wedding Day is different. Whether we’re running on schedule or not, my couples still want beautiful photos to remember their day. This post shows a little bit of…