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June 14, 2018

Vienna Town Green Engagement Photos From the first moment of my Skype meeting with Rebekah, I knew her and David would be such a fun couple to work with. She immediately felt like a friend, and I knew we would get along so well. Their wedding sounded beautiful, and I loved that they were all […]

June 4, 2018

Rust Manor House Wedding Photos Caroline and Graham tied the knot at the gorgeous Rust Manor House this past weekend, and oh my goodness it was even more beautiful than I imagined! To start, they both have incredible taste, so all of the details were absolutely stunning. Especially those bouquets!!! The color palette was so pretty, […]

June 4, 2018

Great Marsh Estate Engagement Photos Warning: this post has the CUTEST golden retriever I’ve ever seen, an adorable couple and one of my favorite venues of all time. I just had to get that disclaimer out of the way because I am way too excited to share this engagement session with you!!! First of all, […]

May 31, 2018

Chantilly National Golf & Country Club Wedding Photos It’s a little bittersweet writing today’s blog post because I had so much fun with Jen and Rob, and now I’m sad I won’t get to work with them all the time!!  They are both such kind, genuine people, and being around them is simply the best. […]

May 31, 2018

Historic Downtown Leesburg Engagement Photos Last week I got to spend a fun evening with Sarah and Chris in downtown Leesburg! It was an easy choice for their engagement session since it’s close to both their home and where they first met – Meadows Farm. Plus it had the perfect mix of greenery and charming […]

May 22, 2018

Old House Vineyards Wedding Photos No matter how much planning you do for your wedding day, there’s one thing you have to leave up to fate: the weather. All last week was drenched in rainstorm after rainstorm, and by the time Saturday rolled around we were hoping for a break in the rain.  Sarah and […]

May 15, 2018

Yards Park DC Engagement Photos With all this rainy weather we’ve been having, I’m so happy I got to spend a beautiful morning with Lindsay and Dan last week! They chose the Navy Yards Park for their DC engagement photos because it has a special place in their story. And it couldn’t have been a […]

May 14, 2018

There’s something special about the detail photos from your wedding day. Not only do they show your unique personalities, they also reveal your vision for the day! From your wedding colors to family heirlooms, these photos really tie your story together. The Detail Photo List I always ask my couples to keep all the items together so when I […]

May 7, 2018

Sunrise Georgetown Engagement Photos It may have taken several reschedules due to the terrible spring weather we had this year, but last week I finally got to hang out with Maryana and Stephen! We had been trying to set up their session since March, but every day we chose got the worst of it. From […]

May 5, 2018

7 Tips to Find the Perfect Engagement Shoot Outfit Engagement shoots are always so exciting! I often think of them as a fun “date” the two of you get to go on, and I just happen to be around with my camera to capture the cute moments. But what should you wear? It’s a question […]


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