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2/19/18

journal

“Did you know that they shot that whole scene in 35mm film to mimic the grain from the original footage at Omaha beach? Isn’t that genius?” “I’m pretty sure that won best adapted screen play in 1994.” If you’ve ever hung out with me in person, I guarantee I have spouted random movie facts at […]

Movie Mondays Intro

2/14/18

Senior

The one thing that’s great about off season, is that you finally get time to go back through Fall shoots and actually blog! Today I’m sharing Annie’s session in Fredericksburg.

Annie

2/12/18

Bridal

What better way to spend a rainy Monday than to binge watch Downton Abbey with tea in hand? I originally took these photos a few years ago at Belmont in Fredericksburg (while I was in a big Downton Abbey phase, who would have guessed) and I recently rediscovered them on my hard drive and fell […]

Downton Abbey Bridal Favorites

2/09/18

journal

I’ve always admired people who are able to be completely transparent online among their clients and followers — let me start first by telling you I am not one of those people. I have spent most of my career keeping my private life very private and off of social media, and the fact that I’m […]

What I’ve Learned From the Death of My Best Friend

1/29/18

wedding

Rebecca and Christopher’s wedding was straight out of a novel — literally! This is definitely one of the more stylized, intricate weddings we have photographed and I clicked with Rebecca right away when she described her vision to me at our consultation. Not only was this wedding themed so well, but it was also full […]

jane austen inspired wedding at braehead manor

1/23/18

wedding

It’s already January and I’m just now getting to blogging some of the gorgeous Fall weddings we shot. Today we’re sharing Katie and Tyler’s wedding at one of our favorite venues, Braehead Manor! This website was perfectly “Fall” with everything from deep lips to a pie table. This was also our last wedding of 2017 […]

jewel tone fall wedding at braehead manor

1/22/18

Senior

Hi everyone!!! This is my first blog post from the new site. Huge thanks to everyone who commented and checked it out on the launch day. The beginning of the year is definitely “off season,” but it hasn’t felt much like off season at all. To add the the business of the new year changes, […]

our 2019 spokesmodels!

1/22/18

Bridal

When I told people my idea for this shoot I could tell they were a little unsure of what to think. I am definitely one for drawing inspiration from what many others would consider kind of bizarre, especially when I am shooting for fun. “What is very opposite of bridal portraits? Ah, got it.” 90s grunge […]

cobain inspired bridal shoot

1/22/18

wedding

This has been the busiest Fall season yet for us and I haven’t really had the extra energy to blog in-between all the shooting and editing! While I am so thankful and blessed for such a hardcore season I am definitely looking forward to things winding down and my social life resuming next month. Haha! Not […]

geometric fall wedding at polegreen church

1/22/18

Bridal

I’M SO EXCITED because I’ve been holding onto these bad boys for over a month now and I can finally share them! As a photographer I have met many beauties at coffee shops. Madison, the model for this shoot was my barista at my favorite coffee shop for the longest time and I knew from the […]

victorian bridal shoot at salubria

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