Lake Tahoe Travel Guide | Destination Wedding Photographer

Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer | Travel Guide Last summer we checked a travel destination off our bucket list – Lake Tahoe! We actually started our trip in San Francisco before renting a car and driving over. The entire week was amazing, and we definitely want to go back in the future! Most of the photos […]

February 14, 2020

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Life as a Wedding Photographer: Behind the Scenes

Behind-the-scenes photos from 2018 & 2019 Ever wonder what it really looks like behind-the-scenes as a wedding photographer? Today I’m sharing a few moments from the last couple of years! I’ll be honest, back when I was in college I had no idea I would end up as a full-time wedding photographer in Northern Virginia. […]

February 3, 2020

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San Francisco Film Photos | Destination Wedding Photographer

San Francisco Film Photos | Destination Wedding Photographer Last month B and I traveled to San Francisco for the first half of our west coast trip. He had been there before for work trips, but it was my first time visiting the city.  I loved it!! I couldn’t miss a chance to take some film […]

September 22, 2019

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Outer Banks, North Carolina Film Photos

Outer Banks, North Carolina – Film Photos Last month we visited the Outer Banks in North Carolina to unwind, relax and celebrate our anniversary. We found the cutest little Airbnb that was one block from the beach and allowed us to bring Chewy along! As much as I love documenting our trips, I’ve been making […]

August 14, 2019

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My Heart Behind the Rebrand

On the surface it may look like my rebrand is just a fresh new look: a new logo and website to match my brand. But with it comes lots of exciting changes to my workflow, my services and most importantly, the way I connect with my couples! It all started last spring. I was working […]

February 13, 2019

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Website Launch Day!!

Welcome to the New Website! Thank you so much for celebrating with me! Seeing my vision come to life through Magnolia Creative Studio has been a dream, and now it’s even better knowing I can share it with all of you! Plus, keeping such a big project under wraps is no easy task. It was so […]

February 11, 2019

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New York City | Central Park Film Scans

My Journey Into Film Photography Last fall I had the opportunity to travel to New York City for engagement sessions, and I decided it was the perfect time to venture into film photography. The last time I shot film was nearly a decade ago, so it has been a while! On one of our first […]

February 1, 2019

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Light Up the Season: A Woodland-Inspired Christmas Tree

Light Up the Season Earlier this fall my friend Ashley from Atelier Ashley Flowers reached out about a project she was working on for Light Up the Season DC. She was designing a woodland-inspired tree with whimsical accents, which would be auctioned off at the charity event benefitting Children’s National Hospital. At the event, attendees get […]

December 14, 2018

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The Best Day

Our Wedding Photos As I started writing this blog post, I realized I’m not sure how to describe such an incredible day. Standing across from my best friend, in front of our closest family and friends and promising to spend the rest of our lives together was even more meaningful than I can say. So […]

September 7, 2018

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Forever Like That: Summer Recap

If you hadn’t noticed, I took a little bit of a break from blogging. With our own wedding plans and a busy summer wedding season, I intentionally pressed pause on the posts to soak it all in. And it was well worth it! But I am so excited to share that it’s back up and […]

September 4, 2018

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