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Disclaimer: Not all weddings have a bride, and some weddings have two brides. This blog post is for brides who might be thinking about a bridal portrait session where we take additional portraits prior to the wedding. I receive so many questions asking – Do I need a bridal portrait session? The answer varies for […]

It’s official – Lucy and Ben tied the knot in a gorgeous, spring Dover Hall wedding! They, like everyone else who was planning a 2020 wedding, were impacted by Covid. Their original wedding was scheduled for September 2020, but they eventually landed on postponing until May 2021. And let me tell you – the weather […]

Okay – I know 2020 was a dud, but this wedding was nothing less than beautiful! Katelyn and Josh tied the knot during a warm summer Saturday at the Barn at Turkey Ridge. This was my first time at this venue and let me tell you, it did not disappoint. The barn itself is situated […]

You aren’t seeing double – this Virginia winery engagement session features Lauren and Ben, the two UVA sweethearts who won our engagement session giveaway last year! Their first session was at Swannanoa Palace in Afton on a beautiful early summer day. They also wanted some some classic Virginia winery engagement photos at their wedding venue. […]

This blog post of our top Shenandoah Valley engagement photo session spots has been a long time in the making! Since this is our seventh wedding season, we have photographed weddings and engagements all over Virginia. We have some many favorite spots – and so many other spots we want to shoot at! Below is […]

Part Two is here! Late summer and fall seasons did not look the same, although we managed to stay pretty busy. We had senior portraits, engagement sessions and plenty of weddings, both small and medium-sized. We managed to contract Covid (even though we were SO careful!!) but were able to quarantine and not infect anyone. […]

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George and Anthony got married at the gorgeous Great Marsh Estate on a gorgeous October afternoon. I was so grateful to be witness to their love and commitment to one another!

Fall LGBTQ+ wedding at Great Marsh Estate in Bealeton, Virginia
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Megan + Dan chose to have their engagement session in the late fall on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Ravens Roost Overlook was showing off for them!

Ravens Roost Overlook fall engagement session in the Virginia mountains | Blue Ridge Parkway Photographer
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Getting married in 2020? Your wedding will be impacted by COVID-19. Read this post to hear how we are responding and the special deal we have for all 2020 clients that are choosing to go ahead and get married!

Intimate Elopement on Skyline Drive

Lindsay + Adam tied the knot during a seasonably warm February day at Early Mountain Vineyards in Earlysville, VA. Their wedding had stunning florals and details – and most of them were done by the bride herself!

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This late spring intimate wedding at Restoration Hall featured a family-style dinner among friends and a stunning water-side vow renewal.

Late Spring Intimate Wedding at Restoration Hall in Crozet, Virginia
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Picking a wedding photographer is hard. What questions should you even ask? This post breaks down the why behind the questions to ask any vendor and also gives 20 example questions!

Questions to ask your wedding photographer | navy blue engagement dress with neutral wedding bouquet

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