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Weddings

Photographer, wine enthusiast, and lover of all things romance and weddings.

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He had it all planned. For much of their relationship, Kim and Logan have enjoyed long hikes together. They are all for beautiful adventures. In fact, he was going to propose on a beautiful overlook after a long sunrise hike. The rain had other plans, though. They tried to hike through the mud and slippery […]

Jesse and Jean-Luc first met when they were just kids. At 15 years old, they were stirring up trouble with their friends. Those same friends stood by their sides on this day as family. The sun was out, the sheep roamed the farm, and these two were finally getting married at this beautiful vineyard and farm!

If you’ve never met an Australian German Shepherd puppy, then you are in for a real treat with this stunning dog family session. I couldn’t get enough of this adorable family with their puppy at Libby Hill! Noora and Zach just moved to the Richmond area and adopted their new family member and dog, Porter. […]

So you have booked a portrait session or maybe an engagement session to get those frame worthy images of your significant other, or your family! Yay! Now comes the next question… what do you wear? What you wear for your photo session makes a HUGE difference with how your photos come out, so I’m sharing […]

He arrived early with his mother and brother. He was smiling ear to ear but you could still tell he was a little nervous. They stepped up to the altar, and looking down the beach you could see his beautiful bride make her way through the sand with her father. Victoria and Nate vowed to […]

A piece of home With Part 1 of visiting the Gulf Coast primarily about the city, Part 2 is about the family. Every time we visit the gulf coast, we see at least 15 relatives because they all live within a mile of each other. I don’t think you can put a price on living […]

What the Gulf Coast means to me I spent the past few days visiting the gulf coast of Mississippi, right next to Bay Saint Louis. This place is significant for my family in that my grandmother and all five of her siblings live within three square blocks of each other. My grandfather grew up down […]

It took me nearly a year to find a company that could design a website and brand to appeal to my ideal client. When it comes to building a high end website for your business, I recommend a few tools. As for design and website hosting, Davey and Krista know what they are doing. Full […]

When I first heard about email marketing, my first thought was that annoying pop-up when you are online shopping. My second thought was how I would immediately exit out of the pop-up. My third thought was that email marketing is clearly dead. Well, I’m here to show you why email marketing tools are definitely not […]

Thomas and I celebrated a weekend Charlottesville getaway to ring in the New Year! We stayed at one of our favorite places: The Clifton. It’s a bit of a splurge for us, but the style and AMAZING food is always a special treat for us. We had planned on going to California, seeing Joshua Tree, […]

This year, I wanted to document our first Christmas together in 2020, in a home we share. While this is not my typical blog post, I think it is important for a number of reasons: 1) Details are not just for a wedding day, 2) I want to remember this Christmas, what it looked like, […]

Meet Willow Everyone, meet Willow. Willow is the cutest little golden retriever pup that loves sticks, wind, playing in the sand, and Mom and Dad. These puppy portraits on the beach made my heart sing! How we all met Fun fact: I met Kaylee and Ross at one of our favorite breweries. I was enjoying […]

The sun peeked up over the sand. It was the most perfect day for a newborn and family session on the beach! Heather walked toward me with with a small bundle of joy and two cheerful pups. The morning was pristine. When Heather first contacted me for a newborn session, I told her I did […]

It is the day before Thanksgiving. There has been little travel this year with and an international pandemic. But today, everyone is together for family portraits! The family has grown by two. On this day, we captured all of the blessings. I really couldn’t have imagined a better way to lead into Thanksgiving than to […]

One Snapchat sent by accident, and that was all it took. Isn’t it just perfect when social media brings two people together that way? Caitlin and Jason are two of the most easy going people I have ever met. They were down for anything for their Great Falls engagement session. Want to climb some rocks? […]

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