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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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What a sweet, sweet day Lindsey and James Rust Manor House wedding was! A “new to me” Venue, the sweetest couple, and people who have a heart to serve… seriously, a match made in heaven. To do or not to do a first look… that is the question. It’s a rarity now, not doing a […]

BUCKLE UP! The Estate at River Run Wedding of Abby and Ed was a PARTY! I am still trying to catch my balance from this fun filled day. EPIC – is truly the only word to describe Abby and Ed’s day. From every sentimental moment and item to the people to the fun to the […]

Christine and Matt’s Maryland summer wedding was another great one for the books and because we are in the dead of winter, it’s making me dream of the warmer days and the summer light I love to chase. Christine and Matt booked me a little late in the year, so I was actually already booked, […]

I am finally getting to share this Seven Springs Summer wedding of Brandi & Rick’s with you! And spoiler– it’s really making me miss warmer weather and summer light. We had a perfect day literally and I couldn’t be more thankful. Brandi is just as much a fan and believer in details as me and […]

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 […]

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