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If I learned anything while photographing this wedding, it's that having a couple that trusts me is truly key to making magic happen for their wedding photos! ...

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Few places can satisfy my itch to travel the world like the beauty of Virginia’s landscapes. Kyle and Margaret’s Delfosse Vineyard wedding was one of those days where I was content to be exactly where I was — at the heart of Virginia’s beautiful wine country in Charlottesville, capturing a timeless couple on their special […]

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Can you believe we’re already talking about Black Friday? I don’t know about you but 2023 has been such a whirlwind. I digress… We all know that planning a wedding can be an expensive affair. Every bride wants to make the most of her budget without compromising on the quality of her special day. Luckily, […]

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Still looking for a wedding dress? Worried you won’t find “the one”? Yeah, I think every bride feels that. It’s tough! But there are a few wedding dress buying tips you can follow to make sure you don’t have any regrets later and end up spending more trying to replace a dress with the stress […]

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When Andrew reached out asking if I’d help capture the moment he proposed to his love Rachel, I could hardly contain myself. He was so open to ideas on where and how to pop the question. He just wanted it to be beautiful, memorable, and discreet. I was there to help. We chose to hold […]

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This Heigh Torr Estate wedding will forever hold a special place in my heart for many reasons. Firstly, my husband Kevin and I consider David and Selby to be among some of our closest friends. We’ve shared many highs and lows with them, forging our friendship in our shared faith. Secondly, because we know David […]

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There’s nothing more all-American than walking brick sidewalks in a historic small town in the autumn. Middleburg, Virginia is straight out of a Hallmark movie. I was so hopeful when Luis and Chesney chose to do a fall Middleburg engagement session. You’ll see in the photos below that this quaint little town truly did not […]

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Want to know one of the best moments as a D.C. wedding photographer? It’s watching a couple open up and be fully, comfortably themselves in front of my camera. That’s why I love engagement sessions! Couples feel more comfortable on their wedding day if they do an engagement session. This also helps me capture the […]

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Crisp autumn weather is just starting to settle into Northern Virginia, which created the perfect atmosphere for Nick and Caroline to tie the knot. The culmination of a decade spent together, these two hosted a beautifully sentimental fall Rust Manor House wedding in Leesburg, VA. Their wedding took place on a Monday! It’s really not […]

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Grief is a really odd experience to have. One day you’re powering through a list of to-dos like you’re on autopilot. The next, you’re numb. Grey. Lifeless. Sense of humor? What’s that? After losing our baby (you can read his story here), I’ve gone through a rollercoaster of emotions and personality tweaks with my grief. […]

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Wedding days can be stressful, but they don't have to be. One of the number one causes of wedding day stress is a disorganized, tight timeline. In this guide, I'm sharing a sample wedding day timeline I use to craft all my brides' wedding day timelines, as well as diving into some pro tips only a photographer might know.


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