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Allen and Victoria | Williamsburg Winery Wedding

My 2018 wedding season went out with a bang with Allen and Victoria’s Williamsburg Winery Wedding. I adore Willliamsburg so I was pretty stoked when Victoria booked me for her wedding! This was my first wedding at the Williamsburg Winery and hopefully not the last! Allen and Victoria’s fall wedding was so gorgeous! Victoria was […]

November 20, 2018

Weddings

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Alex and Paige | The Barns of Kanak Fall Wedding | Prince George, VA

I’m so excited to finally share Alex and Paige’s Wedding at The Barns of Kanak! I must warn you, this is a pretty massive blog post because I just had too many photos I wanted to share! I was so happy to be a part of this day. I’ve enjoyed getting to know them! They […]

November 7, 2018

Weddings

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Chris & Jessica | Prince George, Va Fall Engagement

Finally excited to get Chris and Jessica in front of my camera! They booked me in March and wanted their engagement photos in the fall. I’ve been looking forward to their session for 8 months! On the way to their session, I was wondering if the photos would even look like fall since none of […]

October 21, 2018

Engagements

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Why I Give Clients Digital Files Vs. Prints

Hello, hello! One of the goals I have for my business is to give clients and potential clients as much information as possible about me and my services.  The most important thing I tell clients upfront is that I deliver digital files via an online gallery vs. deliver prints. It occurred to me that while I tell clients […]

October 12, 2018

Tips For Brides

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Alyssa-Class of 2019 Senior Session | Richmond, VA

Honestly, senior sessions is one of my favorite things to shoot. They are so fun and being a senior is such an exciting time. This is one of those milestone life events that I believe need to be photographed!  You’ll be seeing a lot of Alyssa here because we are doing a session each season […]

September 27, 2018

Portraits

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James River Family Session

I am thankful for this sweet family who I have taken photos of 3 times now! The funny thing is these photos were taken exactly one year from their beach session! So I had to share a few from last year also. Lots of exciting things are happening for them…..their little beauty is turning 2 […]

September 21, 2018

Portraits

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Baby Knox and Family | Virginia Newborn and Family Session

Happy Monday! I was so excited to meet Baby Knox and take photos! He is the cutest, and that little mohawk!! I can’t. I think he is the perfect blend of both Mike and Shannon! For a little background story, I have known Mike and Shannon since before they became a couple! We are in […]

September 10, 2018

Portraits

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Mike & Antionette | Burlington Plantation Engagement Session

I know I keep saying it, but 2019 is shaping up to be an awesome year of weddings! I am blessed to get to photograph and meet the best couples! Antionette and Mike are such a happy, and fun couple they were such a joy to be around. I have really enjoyed getting to know […]

August 23, 2018

Engagements

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Family Farm Session and One Year Cake Smash

Happy to finally share this family and one year session! Megan is my cousin so it was special to have her family come over to the farm for portraits. Ella and Londyn are the cutest! Ella just turned ONE and had a “One in a Melon” Watermelon themed birthday party. I can say it took […]

August 20, 2018

Portraits

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Michael & Jordan | A Gwynn’s Island VA Wedding

This Gwynn’s Island Wedding was so special to me! If you know me or follow me on social media you’ve heard me talk about Gwynn’s Island. It is a small island on the Chesapeake Bay and we frequent Rick’s family home there whenever we can. It’s a hidden gem that not a lot of people […]

August 1, 2018

Weddings

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