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October 16, 2017

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. I’ll never get tired of taking photos at the DC monuments!! No matter how many sunrises I watch there, they always take my breath away. So I was thrilled when these two reached out for an engagement session in the city! When Morgan first emailed me, […]

October 16, 2017

It has been a busy fall season so far, but yesterday I was so grateful to slow down a bit. First of all, it felt so good to sit down with B and work on some of our own wedding plans. We both have schedules that are all over the place, so that has made […]

October 13, 2017

As you may already know, I’m planning my own wedding!! B proposed at the end of summer, and we’re having a blast planning all the details. One of the first things I wanted to do was find a sweet way to ask my matron of honor and bridesmaids to stand by my side. We all live […]

October 11, 2017

A Lansdowne Resort Wedding This past Sunday, Ashley and Brent started their adventure as husband and wife! They celebrated the day with a gorgeous ceremony overlooking Virginia’s countryside, surrounded by their closest friends and family. And although it was supposed to rain, it held off just long enough to make the day perfect. Which is […]

October 9, 2017

A Great Falls Park Engagement Session Last week I spent a gorgeous evening with Sarah and Jake at Great Falls Park for their engagement photos. And let me tell you – they had the most beautiful day! It was just cool enough to feel like fall, the golden hour was stunning and these two are […]

October 9, 2017

Happy Monday! I know Mondays aren’t typically happy, but they are for me when I get to go through all the wedding photos from yesterday! Ashley and Brent said “I do” at Lansdowne Resort & Spa, and it was definitely the highlight of my weekend. Here are a few sneak peeks from the day! It […]

October 3, 2017

This week’s Monday Soundtrack may be a day late, but it’s worth the wait! The past week and a half has been incredibly busy around here. Between a full wedding season and planning our own wedding, life has been a little crazy. But I wouldn’t have it any other way! To start, we had the […]

October 3, 2017

A Marriott Marquis Proposal Story Christopher and Angela’s story began at midnight this past New Year’s Eve. They were attending a fabulous party at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Washington, DC to celebrate the new year. And it was at this moment when Christopher got down on one knee to ask Angela if she would spend […]

September 22, 2017

Happy first official day of fall!! As I’ve mentioned before, as soon as Labor Day ends I’m pretty much in full-fledged fall mode. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t even more exciting when the season is official. To celebrate, I’m sharing some of my favorite things of the season for this week’s “Friday Faves” blog […]

September 21, 2017

A Lincoln Memorial Engagement Session Earlier this week I spent a gorgeous morning at the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument with Meghan and Kris.  First of all, they showed up to their engagement session looking so stylish!! Just look at that classic white dress and blazer. So perfect for such an iconic backdrop! And have […]


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