A Stormy Shenandoah Adventure

Emily and her family drove close to 3 hours to meet me for this shoot, and it was one of the sessions I had planned as part of an overnight mentorship. My mentee Stephanie came from Texas and I couldn’t wait for our first shoot together … but when we met up in the parking lot the sky was dark and a storm was passing through. It was a little stressful, as I definitely didn’t want to cancel, so we kept an eye on the radar and when there was a break in the rain we headed up the mountain.


A Blue Ridge Parkway Anniversary Session

It makes me SO happy that we finally got to do this session – we planned it back in the spring but got rained out a couple of times. It was worth rescheduling because I can’t get enough of the cloud-filled skies and golden glow that lit up the valley!  Happy anniversary Christina & Chris!! This is one of my favorite spots on the Blue Ridge Parkway – I’ve only been there at sunset but there are a couple of additional overlooks facing east that I am guessing would have spectacular sunrise views!


A Shenandoah Proposal

This session was definitely one for the books! Chelsea is the one who initially contacted me to schedule a session for her and Charlie, and then a couple of weeks later he messaged me and said he was thinking about proposing! I was SO excited and we put together a plan: I would take them to my favorite 3 spots for photos, and at the 3rd and last spot I would tell them to stand back to back, that I wanted to try something different, and that would be his signal! Everything went perfectly – an incredible breeze, lots of



Hello, I’m Sarah! Nothing would make me happier than documenting your authentic, real moments in beautiful evening light in the Virginia mountains.