Hannah & Jake | Ivy Rose Barn Wedding

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. […]


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4 Reasons Why Your Brand Needs a Website Update

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 […]



Summer Annapolis Engagement Session

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 […]



9 Unique Bridal Party Styles for your Wedding Day

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 […]


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Wedding 101 Roundup: Wedding Planning Guide

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 […]



Washington National Cathedral Engagement | Reagan & Travis

I’ve been dying to shoot a Washington National Cathedral engagement for months, so I was very excited when these two reached out wanting to do their engagement shoot there. Not only because it’s beautiful, but also because it holds a special meaning to them (Reagan’s parents got married at a small church right next to […]

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Old Town Alexandria Engagement | Kea & Tony

There’s a million and one places to do your engagement photos, but some of my favorite sessions of all time, like this Old Town Alexandria engagement, are ones where the location isn’t over thought out or high-effort, but simply someplace that feels authentic to them as a couple. Because when all is said and done, […]

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What to Expect as a HBP Wedding Couple

If you’re reading this you might be a current HBP wedding couple, or hoping to be one in the future – and if so, YAY I’m so glad you’re here! For most of you it’s the first time you’ve booked a wedding photographer, and there may be questions in your mind as to how it […]

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Rainy Great Falls Engagement

Proof that even an unexpected downpour can’t ruin your engagement session if you don’t let it. There was a clear forecast this day and for Hannah and Max’s fall engagement session at Great Falls Park, yet mid-session their day became a rainy Great falls engagement! Naturally I immediately felt bad that my sweet couple was […]

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80’s Rock Bar Vow Renewal

When Lexi & Shea’s plans for a Canada destination wedding got cancelled, they eloped but still wanted to celebrate with their family and friends. So, they switched directions and pulled together a vow renewal in under 2 months to celebrate their first anniversary together with all of their people. They stripped away all the traditions […]




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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