Family Photography

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Outer Banks Extended Family Session

Extended Family Session at the Outer Banks I will always say YES to an extended family session at the Outer Banks! I loved seeing how much fun these cousins have together and knowing they will have these photos of their aunts, uncles and grandparents to look back on when they grow up. How to Shoot …

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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 …

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Shenandoah Summer Family Session

I always look forward to doing sessions for other photographers and their families!! Lauren and I have crossed paths quite a few times in the past couple of years – we first met at a styled shoot in Forest, VA, and then I got to know her when we took a year-long class together. After …

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Shenandoah National Park Family Session

Last weekend’s session was a dream because I got to kick off spring with a styled shoot in the Shenandoah with 4 other Virginia photographers! Sara Thom, Lauren Newman, Emily Heskett and I collaborated to come up with the location and styling, and we got to work with Meredith White and her family. The first …

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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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Charlottesville, VA Fall Family

I spent a beautiful week last fall photographing families and couples in the Shenandoah. Every evening I would drive up the mountain where the sunlight started to get soft and hazy, spend an hour or so taking photos at an overlook, and then head back to the AirBnb where I hung out on the balcony …

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Virginia Waterfall Session

The muted background of the rocks and water at this location really allows for the focus to be on this beautiful mom and her three boys. You have to be QUICK when taking photos of little boys because they want to be on the move and don’t have a lot of patience for sitting in …

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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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