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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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Couture bridal gowns are absolutely one of my favorite things. I LOVE getting to be a Magic Maker for Ava Laurenne Bride and when I was scrolling SM and saw that their new couture line was going in, I knew I HAD to photograph these beauties. If you’re looking for a stunning, couture bridal gown […]

This Spring Newborn Session is so dear to me. Jennifer and Nathan welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world and she is every bit, absolute perfection. So everyone, please meet Heidi. She is the first girl grand baby, the first little girl, and little sister of Ethan. Baby Heidi did SO good during her […]

I’m so excited to share this creative branding session with you all, and even more excited to showcase an amazing creative that I’ve experienced first hand! Karen with Cakes In Art is phenomenal- as a person and as a creative. Her designs are crazy impressive and I’m just at a loss for how some of […]

This Stafford, VA intimate ceremony was a beautiful setting for this perfect and sweet love story. I loved from the start how these two interacted with one another. After communicating through email with them both and getting the warm and fuzzies, I couldn’t have expected to fall anymore in love with these two- but I […]

Collin and Nicolle are FINALLY married! Due to the circumstances of 2020, these two had to postpone their grand wedding, but couldn’t wait to make it official, so they opted for a boho inspired micro-wedding this year and they’ll celebrate on their one year in 2021. Fun fact, that means that I will spend three […]

Maggie and Neal’s engagement session at James Monroe Highland was one of my favorites. They were both super fun and we laughed the entire time. They also brought their dog, Griffey, with them and he was such a great addition to our day. The Location: James Monroe Highland Engagement sessions at James Monroe Highland end […]

Jennifer and Robert planned this intimate backyard fall wedding before Covid was forcing couples to have smaller weddings and I LOVE that about them! These two are all about family and you could definitely tell. It’s a no brainer that family, and keeping them safe, comes first; and while I love a grand celebration, these […]

I shot Sam and Aubrey’s engagement session at Castle Hill and if you know me, you know that this is one of my favorite places to photograph my couples. Quick side note for newly engaged couples- If you’re looking for some gorgeous locations for your photos, check out my 18 recommendations. The Location: Castle Hill […]

Levi and Gabrielle were married in an intimate ceremony on a family friend’s river front property in Warsaw, Virginia on October 10, 2020. Although the day brought a bit of rain, it was an absolutely beautiful day to get married. All the Details You know that I am a sucker for all the details and […]

Melinda and Joe’s engagement session at Swannanoa on Afton Mountain was absolutely perfect. Melinda and Joe were referred to me by one of my previous couples Bri and Thornton. Can I just take a moment and say that that’s one of the best feelings ever, when a past couple refers their friends and family to […]


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