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Woodland Elopement Styled Shoot

How do you create a woodland styled shoot in the DC suburbs? 1. Find your inspiration. I decided on an elopement theme –  I was inspired by several couples who contacted me early this year to photograph their elopements, engagements, and micro-weddings. The small wedding and elopement trend allows a more intimate and personalized experience, …

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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 …

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Sky Meadows Engagement Session

Sky Meadows State Park was the perfect location for Karen and Larry’s session – they love hiking and the outdoors, and that’s where they got engaged last year! The day they chose turned out to be VERY special because it was not only Karen’s birthday, but they were closing on their first home that afternoon!! …

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Blacksburg, VA Mountain Session

Fall 2020 – one of the most beautiful locations & stunning skies I saw in Virginia all fall. We were FREEZING but this family was amazing and hung in there, even for those last ones of just the mom & dad which I had to get before we headed back down the mountain.     …

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Modern Day Fairytale at Vaughan Greenhouse

One of my best memories of childhood is my mom reading fairytales to us – we had a big blue hardback book called The Fairytale Treasury (which I still own) and I heard every single story many, many times. Most of them are Grimm’s fairy tales and looking back they are actually terrifying! But, I still …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Blue Ridge Session

So happy to be able to capture these photos for this family of five at this golden hour session in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The shades of green and blue paired with the sunset are nothing short of magical. Thank you Nikki and AJ for meeting me last week at this gorgeous spot to capture …

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