A Summer Micro Wedding in Old Town Alexandria

Rachel and Matt are the sweetest couple. Their warm and easygoing personalities really shine through – the first time I met them for their engagement photos at Sky Meadows, I knew they would be so fun to work with and couldn’t wait for their wedding day! As usual, the week before their wedding, I kept a close eye on the weather and saw that it would be overcast all day. I had hoped to get a pretty glow but the colors on cloudy days can be beautiful too, so I was prepared to work with no sun. The forecast turned


10 Ideas for Your Next Family Session

So many families and couples have made plans to meet me in Shenandoah National Park next month for their annual photos and I couldn’t be happier! I’ve got all the best locations and times covered, all you have to do is show up for your adventure. The people who contact me have usually seen my work and are looking for a natural, unposed gallery that tells a story – one that captures all the moments and details of where they are at this time in their lives. While I would like to say that we just meet up and I


Mountaintop Elopement in Shenandoah National Park

Jonathan & Maguire met while volunteering in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone. Their villages were 6 hours apart but they were able to see each other once a month. They are both currently in grad school in DC and wanted, in Maguire’s words, “an aspect of our wedding that was just between the two of us.” They decided to exchange their vows on a mountaintop in Shenandoah National Park, and I was so excited when Jonathan asked me if I could meet them there and document their ceremony. I got there a little early and there were 5 photographers



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