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September feels like a lifetime ago. I’m ashamed to say it has taken me this long to share some of the details of our wedding day with you! Life definitely gets busy when you become a Mrs., that’s for sure! But the holidays are coming up. I am furiously trying to design parent albums for […]

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I always tell my clients, “Your engagement session is about capturing their love story in this fleeting season.” When I photograph couples, I want their true selves to come out. Sometimes, that means including their fur babies! I am a big animal lover. Cats, of course, hold my heart most, but show me a pup […]

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Last week I photographed a wedding in Williamsburg, Virginia and followed ZERO of the tips I’m about to share with you. It’s July, and Williamsburg is notoriously miserable in mid-summer. Needless to say, I was probably on the verge of heat stroke had it not been for my second shooter. I’m sharing these summer wedding […]

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Engagement sessions have become almost like a tradition for engaged couples in the wedding planning process. But lately, I have met a few couples who just don’t understand the need for an engagement session. And there’s no shame! I think wedding photographers have not done a good enough job explaining the importance of this seemingly […]

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The bridal suite is an often overlooked room at a venue that I believe deserves a fresh perspective. Not only is this the room I start my work in, but it’s the place where many of your first wedding day memories happen. From getting your makeup done to getting in the dress, this room will […]

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If you are a Virginia bride, you already know that there are so many talented Virginia wedding photographers to choose from! How can you possibly choose the best one to capture your day? I recommend scheduling a pre-booking wedding photography consultation with all your favorite options. I offer free consultations with inquiring couples before they […]

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The wedding processional typically involves more than just your bridesmaids and flower girl. The processional actually begins when VIP family members are escorted to their seats, and ends with the bride (and her father, traditionally). So who walks down first? Who escorts who? I’m a Virginia wedding photographer who has captured dozens and dozens of […]

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Often the first sign of wedding day drama comes when you find yourself googling, “how to choose your bridesmaids…” This should be simple and easy — until you have to do it. Maybe you have a lot of girl friends who hold the same level of closeness and friendship to you. Or maybe you have […]

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Wedding invitations seem like a minor detail, right? That is, until you have to send them. As a Virginia wedding photographer, I’ve captured beautiful stationery and wedding invitation suites, but I had no idea that there was proper etiquette to how they’re written and assembled. Now that I’m a bride planning her own wedding, I’m […]

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