Charlottesville Engagements | Caitlin & Brendan

So I tried really really hard to narrow this session down but look….it’s a huge blog post ๐Ÿ˜‰ Last week Kenny and I ventured 3 hours north for these Charlottesville engagements with Caitlin & Brendan at Carter’s Mountain Orchard! We were originally supposed to start later in the day but after checking the 24 hour […]

Nov 20, 2018

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There is nothing like getting to finally hug my couples in person! When I first chatted with Nate and Shannon, they were really hoping to get engagements done this fall in Alexandria, near their home and a spot they love to go to. SOMEHOW we found a weekday where not only did the fall colors […]

Nov 16, 2018

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Freemason District Engagements | Brooke & Cory

Brooke and Cory met me for a breezy fall evening in the Freemason district so we could finally photograph their engagements before the weather got too cold!!! These two were engaged in Hawaii and wanted a totally different non beach feel for their engagements, so over to my favorite city spot it was! We started […]

Nov 7, 2018

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It was so easy for me to instantly adore Kate and Logan over the phone. When we chatted I felt like we had been friends since high school versus just meeting while they commuted to work one day! When she asked to do their engagements in DC because they live there and it’s where so […]

Oct 9, 2018

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Virginia Beach Engagements | Courtney & Keegan

I know so many of my photographer friends have felt the crunch from rescheduling sessions all summer due to the rain. Courtney & Keegan were such champs when their engagement session in Virginia Beach got rescheduled twice, the most recent time due to Hurricane Florence! While I don’t normally shoot on the weekends unless it’s […]

Oct 2, 2018

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You’ll just have to take my word for it, but trust me when I say these two are just as cute in real life as in pictures! ๐Ÿ˜‰ I literally did a happy dance in my car after this session because it was super easy and the light was AH-MAZING! Since we planned their engagements […]

Aug 31, 2018

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Virginia Beach Engagements | Brittany & Jonny

It feels like forever since I have shared an engagement session on the blog!!! Brittany is actually a past bridesmaid of mine (shout out to one of my faves Noelle!!!) and getting her inquiry in my inbox a few years later was AMAZINGGGGGG!!! Oddly enough, this was my first session where I had met the […]

Aug 21, 2018

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In the fall I sat down at Starbucks across from these two and Madison pulled out her Pinterest board. As she scrolled up and showed me all the beach things that were inspiring her, she had unknowingly pinned images of MINE! I finally laughed and said “These are my pictures!!” and she had no clue!! […]

May 22, 2018

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Sandbridge Beach Engagements | Janette & Ben

It’s SO special for me to be sharing these engagements with you!! Janette is so special to me, she is the woman (along with her son Covey) who watched Maverick and Pierson since P was 6 weeks old. I remember meeting her and just feeling so at ease (which means a lot of if you’ve […]

May 15, 2018

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It has been a long time coming for me to get to Belle Isle in Richmond! I have always wanted to shoot there on the rocks in the river and these two were so gracious to shoot there!! Alex and Billy live nearby and visit often with their pup Cooper, so it was more exciting […]

May 1, 2018

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Elizabeth & Mike | Charlottesville Engagements

Well my first time to the University of Virginia in gorgeous Charlottesville did NOT disappoint!!! HOLY COW this campus is amazing and I could shoot there every session without getting bored! Add in that I got to spend nearly TWO hours with these two and it was the perfect Friday the 13! When I talked […]

Apr 20, 2018

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Oh April, spring showers and crazy temperatures but you also bring in PORTRAIT SEASON!!! Can I get an amen?! Typically when mid November rolls around, I am so looking forward to my downtime but by mid March I am itching to shoot and the weather rarely cooperates here in Norfolk, VA! Kelli & Mike are […]

Apr 18, 2018

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The Hermitage Museum & Gardens Engagements | Cary & Carter

Ah my LAST engagement session of the season!!! What an incredible year it’s been between weddings and 2018 engagements, maternity sessions and the countless other portrait sessions I don’t share here on the blog because I would be a good 5 months behind on blogging! I met Carter when she was in town briefly to […]

Dec 5, 2017

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Today’s engagement session featuring real life heroes, but duh I am biased. Cayla and Ben are getting married next October at the Historic Post Office but really wanted fall engagements!! They showed up dress to the nines AND gave me the sweetest gift. (Words of affirmation and then gifts are my love language so it […]

Nov 7, 2017

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First Landing State Park Engagements | Bobby & Whitney

I have just been SO blessed with the most incredible couples for 2018 and I am loving all these fall engagement sessions with them!!! You know I am definitely a summer and beach girl but I can’t deny there is something so pretty about that fall glow and the soft muted colors fall brings!! Especially […]

Oct 31, 2017

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You know the best part about engagement sessions is always finally getting to meet my bride and groom in person (usually!!) but the worst part? It could be another 8-12 months before we see each other again!!! After rescheduling because of a stupid Hurricane wind effect spin off who knows kind of weather, these two […]

Oct 27, 2017

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New Earth Farm Engagements | Andrew & Megan

When Andrew and Meg started planning their engagement session, she just wanted it to feel like FALL. We originally were hoping for a pumpkin patch but on a Sunday in October all the ones around are either closed or JAM PACKED so we scratched that idea and turned to the newly renovated New Earth Farm. […]

Oct 24, 2017

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I am so excited these two FINALLY are on my blog! Meghan and Will met when they were both serving together in the US Navy and have been together for years. Will proposed to Meghan after getting his and her family down to his home in Georgia, but she was on to him. She said […]

Oct 6, 2017

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Rock Hill Farm Engagements | Ben & Rachel

It’s not too often that I get to shoot engagements at out of town wedding venues due to scheduling and travel. So I was ecstatic when Ben & Rachel wanted to do their engagements at Rock hill farm, where they’ll wed in 2018!! Rock Hill Farm is a beautiful property situated in the hills of […]

Sep 19, 2017

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If you would have told me two years ago my calendar for 2018 would be FULL of incredible brides and guys who just are totally dreamies, I would have laughed at you but here I sit and jokes on me (thankfully!). Meredith and Erik are one of my couples with Katelyn from Haddy Ever After […]

Sep 6, 2017

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