Alexandria photographer

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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Focus & Composition Tips for the Perfect Ring Shot

Details are an important part of an elopement or engagement session, and shots of the ring(s) are a must-have to complete these galleries! My sessions are all outside using natural light, and it’s so fun to get creative and use whatever is available for your composition. Here’s what I’ve learned to create gorgeous ring shots …

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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 Mom & Baby Session

I am so inspired by Old Town’s charm and architecture. Every time I’m there I see a railing, an arched doorway, garden or a mural I haven’t seen before. I noticed the windows in these photos one afternoon and knew I had to see what the light looked like inside. This session has all the …

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Roanoke, VA Couples Session

A sunset session in the Blue Ridge Mountains! I’ll take any opportunity to shoot in southwest Virginia, and I spent a gorgeous afternoon with this couple watching the sun sink behind the mountains.  Roanoke, VA [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”52″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_pro_blog_gallery” override_image_settings=”0″ image_quality=”100″ image_crop=”0″ image_watermark=”0″ image_display_size=”800″ image_max_height=”0″ spacing=”5″ border_size=”0″ border_color=”#FFFFFF” display_captions=”0″ caption_location=”below” display_type_view=”default” ngg_triggers_display=”always” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ captions_enabled=”0″ captions_display_sharing=”1″ …

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