RECENT WORK AND MUSINGS
This Ivy Rose Barn Wedding was a special one! I first met these two back in 2018 when they booked me for a small photo session. Little did I know then, they would quickly become sweet friends to me over the years as they invited me to capture all their anniversaries and milestones to come. […]
Every year during my off season, I begin the process of a website update. However, during the start of 2023, I did a total redesign that serves my brand and audience better. Today, I thought I’d share 4 reasons why I carved out the time to make these updates, and why if you’re a business […]
Samantha and Justin feel at home by the water and love hanging in Annapolis, so when they proposed the idea of shooting their engagement session there, it couldn’t have been more perfect! The quaint and colorful homes, classic boats, and stunning views of the water made for the perfect summer Annapolis engagement session. While there […]
Let’s talk about unique bridal party styles. Gone are the days where dressing your bridal party meant having to put all your people in the same exact dress or suit. We love seeing couples have so much fun with it and pick colors and styles that represent their wedding style, while also showcasing their friends […]
If you’re new around here, welcome! I have a Wedding 101 series on my blog where I write helpful blogs for engaged couples at all stages of the journey. For this week’s blog, I wanted to compile a roundup of my Wedding 101 content, easily categorized for wherever you are in the process! Did you […]
If you love stunning colors, soft features, and a gorgeous couple, you’re going to adore this Manassas Battlefield Engagement Session! I met up with Jess and Matt on an early morning in November at Manassas Battlefield Park for their engagement session and boy, did we get blessed with a beautiful sunrise! We had 1 day […]
Rachel and Kevin are avid hikers and lovers of the outdoors, so it was only fitting that we met up at Stony Man Shenandoah National Park for an adventure engagement session. Slightly warm with a breeze, we truly had the best day for it! We first met up at a nearby overlook and then made […]
We all love seeing celebrities’ luxurious, high fashion weddings all over the media. But those wedding trends and the budgets they require can easily become over the top and unrealistic for most engaged couples. However, there are many little touches you can incorporate into your day that make so much of a difference in elevating […]
When you’re a bridesmaid, there’s nothing better than being gifted with something you’ll actually use again. This is one of the reasons why I’m such a fan of fashionable and cute yet functional bridesmaid getting ready robes or PJ’s for your squad on the day of! Not to mention, they make for such cute photos […]
I couldn’t get enough of the color palette weaved into this day from the florals, to the dresses, to the stunning tablescapes. Arielle and Bruno had so many unique touches to their day that made it a perfect summer soiree at Great Marsh Estate for their guests! Some of my favorite touches were the fans, […]
BEHIND THE LENS
Ever-focused on light and the thrilling art of creation; found in the perfectly, imperfect moments of real life.
My goal every time I pick up my camera is to create an atmosphere that invites my subjects to show up as their honest and truest selves allowing me to capture the feeling of this irreplaceable moment in time. Storytelling is at the heart of it all, and being entrusted to capture that for my couples will forever be one of the greatest honors.
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