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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 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 […]

Virginia although confused on seasons and weather sometimes, has AMAZING views and places to visit and have your portraits taken. When it comes to your Engagement Portraits or Wedding & Event Venue how can you pick just one? I can tell you this; before you do pick a location make sure you check out these […]

In the wedding photography industry you get to work with the best of the best and with all of the wonderful talent in the world today it’s hard to pick sometimes. As a wedding vendor myself I am working closely with several other business owners and talents throughout the day and the process for my […]

Driskell Wedding

July 2, 2018

It’s no question that technology has taken over the world, and too often it is seen as a bad thing. However, the sweet wedding I had the opportunity to recently photograph shows the value that the internet really has. Geoff and Victoria met through an online dating site and hit it off instantly! They talked […]

In my last post, you saw the super fun, silly but sweet engagement session of my friends Erik and Shannon. Well, on Cinco de Mayo these two love birds officially tied the knot in an epic wedding at Bandits Ridge. I can’t say enough about how special this day was for everyone involved, including me! […]

Shannon and I met yesterday at lunch for our final wedding planning get together. I love her! Seriously, Shannon you are the best! Shannon even suggested my favorite place without me having to suggest it… WINNING! I always try to plan a meeting with my brides about a month out from the wedding to go […]

I seriously LOVE shooting in the snow now! Who would have thought someone that hated snow would grow to love it!? Seriously! Jonas hit Virginia hard this past weekend and I was so excited when Jennifer & Shawn were up for their engagment session in the freezing beautiful snow. Thanks to Jennifer I am now […]

You guys! I am seriously melting over here right now. Tonight the most amazing moment happened. Phillip asked Audrey to share the rest of her life with him!? How romantic is that? I am so happy that she said YES. He was so cute and nervous, honestly so was I. It is always exciting when […]

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