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For the Love of Film: Wedding

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Love of FIlm: Engagement

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Northern Virginia

Lauren & Ty | Old Town Alexandria engagement photos

Lauren and Ty LOVE the historic elegance of Charleston and grew up around DC, so it was a no-brainer to shoot Old Town Alexandria engagement photos to capture their love! Lauren and Ty have know each other since, get this… middle school!  They always knew of one another, but it wasn’t until a post high school […]


Washington DC Cake Smash Photos | Little S Turns One

Are you in Washington DC and looking for cake smash photos?!  Well, you’ve come to the right place for some inspiration.  Little S has the MOST stylish mama (always with the great shoes!), and amazing photo sessions.  We planned Little S’s Washington DC cake smash photos at my rustic estate just outside of Washington, DC. […]


Washington DC Proposal Photos | Carly & Kara

Carly traveled with her girlfriend Kara to Washington, DC, to propose.  Carly and Kara’s Washington DC proposal photos are some of my favorite!     A few weeks before Carly and Kara traveled to Washington, DC, Carly reached out to me from Ontario, Canada.  She wanted to propose to her girlfriend.  After discussing various options such […]

Washington DC

National Mall Engagement Session | Victoria & Joe

Victoria and Joe are getting married this weekend– exciting!  I shot their National Mall engagement session during the Cherry Blossom Festival.  We had a blast!   If you’ll recall, the cherry blossoms began to bloom in mid March.  In late March, we were hit with a snow storm. The storm killed a significant number of […]

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Silverbrook Farm Wedding | Cynthia and Charlie

One warm spring day, Cynthia and Charlie held the most beautiful Silverbrook Farm wedding.  With blush accents, a garden cocktail hour, and their children by their side, Cynthia and Charlie will hold this day in the hearts forever. For more Silverbrook Farm weddings, see here. Cynthia and Charlie are old friends of heartbreak.  Cynthia is […]

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Bluemont Vineyards Wedding | Meg and Kyle

Meg and Kyle held the MOST BEAUTIFUL Bluemont Vineyards wedding.  The day was crisp and clear, the coffee perfectly paired with the naked cake, and the family embraced with bear hugs and smiles. For more Bluemont Vineyards weddings, please see here. Meg and Kyle were married at St. Theresa’s in Ashburn.  For more on their […]

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