Dusk in Prince William Forest

This is a gorgeous spot in Prince William Forest Park – sun streaming through the trees, a beautiful creek, rocks, moss, and sooo many ferns. In just a couple of months there will be brilliant fall colors here but for now I’m soaking up as much summer as I can and taking advantage of the deep forest greens. We have had so many torrential downpours this month, the creek was much higher than usual and we couldn’t cross over to the big flat rocks on the other side, but we discovered some new spots, textures and light that I hadn’t


VA Mountain Sunset

I was so excited to meet Maria and her family in person – before our session we had one Zoom meeting and had been following each other’s work on Instagram. She is also a photographer and we had a similar vision for the styling, location and overall feel of the session. They were so easy to work with, even with the 90+ degree heat that day, and an unexpected large number of people at the location! It hadn’t even occurred to me that people would come to the mountaintop that night to try & get a glimpse of Neowise! We


Pembroke VA Family

Here’s one session that turned out completely different than I expected but I was soooo delighted with the results. For over a month I had planned on meeting this family at the base of an overlook in Pembroke, VA to hike 1/2 mile up to the top to catch a golden sunset. But… the day of the session my Dark Skies app showed thunderstorms and overcast skies. We held out until the very last minute, hoping that the summer storms would pass – I even saw some patches of blue through the clouds on my drive to the location. I



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