Golden Hour

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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Tips for Photos With Toddlers

I love working with 2-3 year olds!! This session was so awesome from the time I met up with this family to the time I finished culling and editing their photos. Here are my five top tips for a successful photo session with toddlers: Plan where you are going to take the photos beforehand and …

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Alexandria, VA Portrait Session

I’ve been collecting vintage fabric for a few years now… lace tablecloths, crochet, any lace or pattern I picked up has been in the top of my closet. I finally decided to do something with a few of my favorite pieces so I designed a dress and one of my neighbors made it for me! …

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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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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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Roanoke VA Family

Roanoke has had sooo many days this month of rain, flash floods, and cloudy skies. But clouds are also a great opportunity to get those rich colors that you won’t get with bright sun. I was beyond excited to meet up with this new small business owner and her husband who is a Roanoke City …

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