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Northern Virginia Wedding Photos

Rustic Virginia Weddings: Sunsets and wineries

Rustic Virginia weddings are my jam.  Not burlap or hay bales.  Think natural, rolling Virginia hills.  Chandeliers. Warm wood floors. Every year, I try take a workshop to learn new tips and tricks, experiment, and slow down to be very intentional about what and how I shoot.  When I saw Elisa Bricker was hosting a […]

Bluemont Vineyard Wedding Photos

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 […]

Northern Virginia

Bluemont Vineyard Wedding | Meg and Kyle

After a wedding venue snafu with their first venue, Meg and Kyle booked their dream– a Bluemont Vineyard wedding reception– just on an off date.  That’s right, Bluemont Vineyard was booked on their dream date, and so they settled for their second choice venue…. encountered a snafu, and then booked Bluemont. After it became apparent […]

Venue Types

Loudoun County Wedding Venue Tour

Sunday, Visit Loudoun is hosting a self-guided Loudoun County wedding venue tour.  West Belmont Place at the National Conference Center asked me to be on site when couples come through looking at their venue, and I said, “Absolutely!”  Here is a link to the self-guided tour. I’m excited to be part of this tour because […]

Northern Virginia Wedding Photos

Bluemont Vineyard Wedding Photos | Part 2

Did you catch Phil and Cassie’s Bluemont Vineyard wedding photos (part one) on Friday?  You can see those airere.  Today, I have part two.  On Friday, I walked you through the amazing details, bridal preparation, groom’s preparation, and the first look.  Today, let me share with you their Bluemont Vineyard wedding photos we took during […]

Northern Virginia Wedding Photos

Bluemont Vineyard Wedding Photos | Part 1

When I first met with Phil and Cassie to talk about their Bluemont Vineyard wedding, I knew I was going to like them.  Like A LOT.  They are so interesting and may be considered “extreme foodies,” if there is such a thing.  They considered making the cupcakes for their own wedding not to save a […]

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