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

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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? […]

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 […]

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! […]

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. […]

Yesterday was the epitome of a Fall day. There was a crisp chill in the air reminding us it was October, but not a cloud in the sky. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Virginia made the perfect location for Taylor and Quy’s engagement photos with lush greenery and a few flowers still in bloom. Taylor […]

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