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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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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 […]

Click to browse a stunning engagement session on Tuckahoe Plantation in Virginia, USA.

Mr. & Mrs. McCarthy

September 30, 2020

Melanie & Brandon are MARRIED! I say that with every excitement particle in me that I am capable of. Their day was incredible and I LOVED seeing how many people love them and their excitement too! From the high five as they made their way down the aisle from being announced Husband and Wife to […]

Branding Session – Alyssa

September 29, 2020

I’ve worked with Alyssa a couple of times on styled shoots and just love the designs she comes up with. Her ideas are always beautiful and my favorite thing about her is when you are discussing details about ideas and design she instantly lights up when she has a new thought or idea about the […]

Mary Pat & Tyler

September 25, 2020

I met Mary Pat and Tyler at the Foundry in Powhatan, VA… which if you’ve never visited you should if you can, it is beautiful! Top off a beautiful location with great company and what more could I possibly ask for? I’m so grateful to Nicolle for introducing Mary Pat and I to one another. […]

Justin and Erin had such a beautiful day with their families and a few close friends as they said I DO. The private river property was stunning, the temperature was slightly chilly but perfect, and the perfect cloud coverage for a soft filter with not a drop of rain. We couldn’t have asked for more. […]

Proposal – David & Helene

September 16, 2020

My goodness, do I have a session for you!Helene and David are among my favorite people. Not only are they so much fun and so laid back, but they’ve given me the cutest baby (Oliver) to photograph! So, hello, how could they not be!? This story is a bit different than their maternity and family […]

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