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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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That’s it. I’m moving to the beach and Shelby and Evan’s beach engagement session in Norfolk, VA is just one reason why.  STAHPPPP!!!! Like seriously STOP IT! HOW how how am I this lucky? My couples are rock stars you guys! LOOK AT THEM! I already loved the ocean (anything water really) but you add […]

This Byrd Park Summer Engagement session are of MY PEOPLE! And I am obviously, totally obsessed. Paige & Gunnar are proof that sharing your images with wedding Vendors from your mutual clients is a HUGE bonus because then they get to share the images, and more amazing people see leading to some amazing opportunities to […]

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is such a stunning location for engagements, no matter what season we are in. VMFA has become a favorite spot of mine because the architecture, the grounds, the people– it’s all so lovely. And oh my stars, am I so excited to share Leah and Michael’s VMFA engagement session […]

They did it! Hannah & Matt are MARRIED. Their Summer Seven Springs Wedding day was so incredible and so fun that I don’t know where to begin. Seven Springs as I’ve shared so many times, has an immediate power of some sort that pulls you in away from the world and welcomes you as if […]

Cheryl & Tyler are married and I can officially say that I’ve photographed a yacht wedding, it was epic! The National Elite Yacht by City Experiences at the National Harbor in Maryland is such a fun spot and I loved how different this “Venue” was. We even grabbed some snaps at the Gaylord which I’ve […]

This engagement session at Alturia Farm was so dreamy, even if it didn’t start off the way we envisioned. I messaged Amanda yesterday because the weather forecast had robbed us of our golden hour and I knew we talked about her loving those photos. I wanted to make sure she got her vision and asked […]

The Geipel Family

May 26, 2022

I’m changing it up on you this morning and sharing one of my FAVORITE 3 Humans. Every time they are in front of my camera they not only give me all of the magic but they fill my heart so much it could possibly explode (so it feels). Mommy and me sessions are most def […]

Oh I’ll bet you remember these two! Melissa and Joe had the most INCREDIBLE engagement session at Swannanoa and are literal MODELS! I left their engagement session just wishing the time away to get to their Trump Winery Wedding! (For those of you who are interested in browsing their engagement session- and I think you […]

I’ll be honest, AJ and Jamie’s Seven Springs wedding is going to be hard to get through, but in a good way. I IMMEDIATELY connected with Jamie and that was without even talking to her or meeting her… strictly just through email. I remember thinking “dang, this girl is on it and I love that […]

There’s no time like the last couple weeks before the New Year to share all the weddings that my 2021 consisted of. 🙈 And we’re starting with one of my favorites, the beautiful Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens Wedding venue in Richmond, Virginia. meeting the bride I met Jennifer at a Vendor meet and greet event […]


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