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 […]

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? […]

Yesterday was Lauren and Connor’s engagement session in Fredericksburg, Virginia! These two were so much fun. They arrived ready to have a good time and with their dog in tow! We started their engagement session on her father’s property. The property featured beautiful brush and tall trees, absolutely perfect for pictures! From the moment I […]

Yesterday I photographed something very special. A week and a half ago, Adam contacted me to photograph his surprise proposal in Virginia. He told me how in Newport News, there is a special spot. It’s the spot where he and Michelle would go before he had to leave. This couple did long distance for a […]

Fall family portraits were a success! This year I hosted Fall Mini Portrait Sessions at the Kellam Estate in Virginia Beach, Virginia for the very first time. I had SO much fun! Fall family mini portrait sessions will now be an annual occurrence! I held the mini sessions over two days to provide the opportunity […]

Imagine the perfect fall day. There is not a cloud is in the sky and the fall colors are in full swing. Well, that was yesterday at King Family Vineyards! However, we were not the only ones with the brilliant idea to spend Saturday at a vineyard in Charlottesville. The property was crowded with people! […]

Suddenly the music changed. The guests started moving their head to the beat. And then they looked up and saw the groom himself DJ-ing! That is just how Ingrid and Mark see life: opportunity after opportunity to have some fun! Last night I had the most fun meeting Ingrid and Mark and celebrating such an […]

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