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Five Tips for Gorgeous Winter Family Photos

Although fall is by far the most popular time to schedule photos, the winter months can be a perfect time to get your family together for an outside session! If you have kids who are home from college for Thanksgiving or Christmas break, or even home for a weekend, take advantage of that golden winter […]

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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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Spring JMU Graduation

I LOVE April and May because of the longer and warmer days, the spring greens and flowers popping out everywhere, and all of the SENIOR photo shoots!! Working with high school, college, and graduate students to commemorate their incredible achievements and hard work makes me so happy and every year I can’t wait for spring

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Shenandoah Sunrise Anniversary

There’s nothing like waking up at 4:15 a.m., meeting your couple in the pitch dark with fog drifting in front of your headlights, and hiking up to the top of a mountain with headlamps. Is it worth it just for a photo shoot? 100% YES. When we reached the top and stepped out on the

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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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