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Category Archives: Engagements

I’m kicking off the fall engagement season with Jonah and Hannah’s sweet engagement portraits!!! This session has been months in the making! :) Unfortunately, the rain has pushed us back a little bit, but I’m SO glad the rain decided to work around our schedule this time! Just as we were leaving, the rain came…

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This is one heck of an adorable couple! Within minutes of our session, I could tell this was going to be a great time together! And Stephen and Becca did not disappoint! Their fun, happy personalities were infectious from the moment I met them. It translated so well through these photographs! :) Gah, they are…

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James, Emily and I started their engagement session in their backyard where the lighting beautifully cast through the trees. Sometimes, it can be tricky to photograph in wooded areas when there’s a stark contrast between highlights and shadows when the sun is out, but their woods served as the perfect backdrop! Plus, I enjoyed photographing…

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I’m grateful for couples who make the time to squeeze in their engagement portraits, even if it’s just days before the wedding! James and Michelle are getting married this Sunday (yay!), and we met for the first time this week for their photos in the beautiful Old Town Alexandria! We have talked over the phone…

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It had been years since I visited Harpers Ferry, but when Eddie and Rachel mentioned how they wanted engagement portraits there, I could not have said yes fast enough! Granted, the last time I visited was when I was a kid, but I remember the spectacular mountain and water views! I knew I was in…

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  • Shannon Arthur

    These pictures are amazing. You’ve captured their love and personalities perfectly. I can’t wait until the wedding!

  • Wanda Foushee

    BEAUTIFUL❤️

I’ll never forget the first meeting I had with Amy. It wasn’t long before we realized that I HAD to meet her and Travis in person ASAP! After our meeting, I had to text my mom because I could not believe how we lived pretty similar lives from the farm life and our participation in…

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