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Married to my first love, Momma of 2 (Mason and Weston). Dog mom to Tippon. North Carolina born but Virginia lover at heart. 

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I felt an instant comfort with Amilee and Dan and their sweet baby girl Aubrey so this newborn photo shoot was a dream! Her nursery was so lovingly designed by her mom and put together by her dad and it was the perfect place for this baby girl photo shoot.

I have had the opportunity to shoot many beautiful weddings at stunning Virginia locations. This year, I’ve been honored to be listed on four of these gorgeous Virginia wedding venues, preferred vendors list! I want to share a little bit about why I adore each venue and give you an exclusive inside look! And don’t […]

Being a second shooter is an important job! While the main photographer is focused on the bride and groom’s classic shots, you can grab some of the candids that become treasured favorites! Here are ten different ways you can be a valuable second shooter! To be a valuable second shooter- be on time! It is […]

Lily is Two

May 1, 2020

I love photographing littles, but sometimes they just make me realize how quickly time goes by! I don’t know how we got here and I’m sure her family is thinking the same thing! It seems like it was just yesterday that we had Lily in pearls climbing all over my cute pink velvet chair and […]

We know that there is so much happening on your wedding day that sticking to your timeline is essential! We want to help you stay on track while getting the best photos for you to look back and reminisce with! Here is a list of eight ways you can help your photographer get those timeless […]

What do you get when you mix glowing first-time parents with a breathtaking 100-acre farm during golden hour? PURE MAGIC! This one is close to me and I am so excited to share with you all. Brooke (the stunning Momma) was my youngest son Weston’s Kindergarten teacher. We were so excited to welcome her and […]

I am a little late at posting Melanie & Brandon’s engagement session, but I’m finding that being a little late, in this case, is a good thing. Visiting their gallery and reminiscing on our time together so far has brought a smile to my face during this quarantine season. These two are FUN! Melanie “warned” […]

My favorite thing ever is when I meet new amazing people through my couples who’ve gotten married or had a session with me. Erin & Justin found me through tagged Instagram photos of mutual friends who happened to be one of my October 2019 couples. I am so thankful for my people who share their […]

It all started with an Instagram DM. I love how you wind up somehow finding the “right” people by new unexpected opportunities. I guess I should back up a bit further to really set this story up right. It all started with a styled shoot at Madison at The Mill in Orange County Virginia. That […]

October 19, 2019 Brianna & Thornton officially became Mr. & Mrs. Glazebrook and there wasn’t a soul there that wasn’t overfilled with pure JOY for them. These two are incredible in every way and I’m so thankful for my time with them in their wedding planning season. I’m also thankful my time with them won’t […]


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