live in the moment

let me capture it






...& leave behind the photos that best tell your story.

I like to mix my passion for photography and design. Words like composition, color, and juxtaposition have become staples in my design vocabulary. Both pursuits keep me continuously inspired. When combined, my eye for design powerfully tells your narrative through bright, classy, candid photos.






a wife, a sister, a friend, a 
photographer & an interior designer

I cannot recommend Leigh Ann more highly as an exceptionally talented wedding photographer! We were absolutely blown away by Leigh Ann throughout our wedding planning process and the day of our wedding. You could not ask for a more organized, professional, and thorough photographer to capture your big day. Leading up to our wedding, Leigh Ann checked in consistently to make sure she was prepared for our wedding day and that she would capture all of the photos important to us. Her turnaround time is exceptional--we sat down for dinner at our reception, and she already had an iPad ready with a sneak peek of photos from the day!

these forever!"

"We are going to cherish

Kristen & Alex
Chapel Hill, NC Wedding

amazing she was!"

"Our guests commented on how 

Michael & Juli
Todi, Italy wedding

Leigh travelled all the way to Todi, Italy for our 3-day wedding with our family and friends (yes, across an ocean... to a teeny tiny hillside town....) She photographed every single detail down to our menus, flowers, lights and even things I didn't realize where there! Her photos are obviously gorgeous (clean/precise/classic which is exactly what we wanted) but moreso she was the most professional photographer we have ever worked with. Our guests commented how amazing she was (she brought an ipad for the wedding reception dinner hour with photos of the wedding ceremony/day even before the wedding was done, and was snapping away!).

Leigh Ann was an absolutely amazing photographer! She was very communicative throughout the entire process, even answering planning questions that were not necessarily in her job description. She was so helpful throughout the process IN ADDITION to her amazing photos. I never stopped getting compliments throughout my entire wedding after guests were able to see some sneak peeks. My engagement session was very extensive and perfect as well. I would highly recommend Secret Leigh Photography for your wedding or any special event in your life. 10 out of 10!


"absolutely amazing

Stephanie & brian
Richmond, VA WEDDING

invested in her!"

"worth every single penny we

Carolina & jack
Annapolis, MD Wedding

Leigh Ann made the whole experience fun and easy! And now looking at the photos she’s shared, it’s impossible to find just 1 profile picture to post because I love every single picture she took! When looking at the pictures, My husband even said, “I didn’t know I could look so good! Leigh Ann took the best day of our lives and captured it in such a special, classic, elegant and beautiful way. She was worth every single penny we invested in her and if we’re ever in the DC area again and need professional photos, she will be the one we call. 5 out of 5 stars, we would recommend to everyone!

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Leigh Ann was recommended by a friend to us and she was absolutely wonderful to work with all the way around. She is professional, prompt, joyful, helpful, and flexible.Leigh Ann was easy and flexible to work with for the big day, she was ready for us for all the steps throughout the day. Her thoughtful touch on everything was thoroughly appreciated and her joyful presence was also great to have around and helped us feel right at home. We are very, very, very glad we worked with Leigh Ann for our wedding and would highly recommend her (our family and friends appreciated her as well).

joyful & helpful"

"professional, prompt

Mack & Molly
 clifton, va wedding


"she was amazingly 

Fort Belvoir Wedding

When it came to the big day, Leigh Ann put myself and my bridal party at ease and took AMAZING photographs. My bridal party commented on how efficient she was - we got EVERY shot covered while still allowing for everybody to enjoy the cocktail hour! Better yet, before dinner was done, Leigh Ann had compiled a preview of a few of her favorite photos to share around on an iPad - the guests LOVED this. She even had cards to hand out that showed the guests where the photos could be found once they were uploaded. And, get this - all of my photos were done and uploaded before I even returned from my honeymoon. I couldn't more highly recommend her for all of your engagement and wedding photography needs. 

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