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August 15, 2018

FILED IN: Engagement

Two weeks ago I met up with Lauren and Mac in Colonial Williamsburg to photograph their engagement session. I’ve known Lauren since 3rd grade! I’ve known Mac even longer! Mac’s younger sister Emmy, is my age and we used to dance together growing up. Their mom also used to cut my hair when I was […]

July 31, 2018

FILED IN: Engagement

Last week I promised a new inspiration mood board for this week…but I couldn’t hold back from sharing a couple previews from this weekend’s engagement session! I was back in Yorktown, VA for the weekend to photograph Mac & Lauren and I also got to spend time with my family out on the water!

June 28, 2018

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This past weekend I photographed my first engagement session at the Brookside Gardens nature center in Wheaton, Maryland. It was beautiful!! I had a blast meeting Becky and Joe for the first time and hearing all about their wedding plans for this upcoming September. The light was gorgeous the whole night and I had fun […]

May 4, 2018

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This past Sunday I met up with Katherine and Patrick out in Georgetown. I love that this charming part of DC is so close and that I can hop across the bridge easily for sessions. We met at the Georgetown University gates and I quickly explained that we’d be going for a “walk together”. That’s […]

May 2, 2018

FILED IN: Engagement

This past Saturday I met up with Katie and Ryan at Manassas Battlefield park. We had re-sheduled their engagement session once before so we were bound and determined to make this weekend session work out for the best! I was already in the area for a baby shower that afternoon, so in between the shower […]

April 27, 2018

FILED IN: Engagement

This past weekend I photographed Erin & Tyler’s engagement session at Virginia Tech! It was a special session because we were back in the town where these two met! We had originally planned to photograph their session back in January, but due to lots of snow we had to re-schedule. Erin and I have been […]

December 7, 2017

FILED IN: Engagement

This past Monday, I met up with Mary Kate and Wes in Old Town Alexandria. It was the Monday after Thanksgiving and I was able to catch these two while they were still in town visiting family before they made their way back to Houston, TX. It was my first time meeting them and we […]

December 6, 2017

FILED IN: Engagement

Two weekends ago I had the chance to catch up with a childhood friend and her new fiance! I met Emmy and Tim at Colonial Williamsburg on a Sunday afternoon. We started our session with a very special visit from a baby calf named George! It pays to have connections, because we were able to […]

November 24, 2017

FILED IN: Engagement

After Saturday’s engagement session I followed up quickly with another engagement session on Sunday. This time at Manassas Battlefield National Park. I was excited about the change of scenery and the potential of shooting in tall grass! Vicky wanted a more casual look and feel to their session and she also wanted to show off […]

November 22, 2017

FILED IN: Engagement

This past weekend I had the chance to meet Alex and Scott for the first time. I’ve said it before, but I really love that I get to photograph my couples before their wedding day during their engagement session. In a lot of instances this year it is the first time I am meeting the […]

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