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Wedding & Brand Photographer serving Central Virginia! 

Elegant Fall Wedding at Early Mountain Vineyard | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

One of my all time favorite views is Early Mountain Vineyard in the Fall. Located just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, this cozy, elegant wedding venue features amazing stone architecture, mountain backdrops, and the perfect getting ready cottage. Kathleen & George looked like royalty all day! Their detail filled wedding made for the most stunning event. […]

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New Hampshire Family Farm Micro-Wedding | Destination Wedding Photographer

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It’s finally time to highlight one of my all time favorite destination weddings. This intimate New Hampshire family property, was the perfect backdrop for Ben and Anne Russell to celebrate their love of natures beauty and sustainable lifestyle. I just happen to be good friends with the couple, and had the honor of joining the festivities […]

Dover Hall Wedding at Luxury Countryside Estate | Richmond Wedding Photographer

One of the most spectacular wedding venues, is located just outside of Richmond Virginia. Dover Hall’s massive estate has endless corridors, private gardens, and grand staircases that give every couple a feeling of royalty. If you are dreaming of castle vibes, Dover hall has it all! This grand and elegant luxury venue is the perfect […]

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Summer Engagement at Maymont Park | Richmond Wedding Photographer

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Rebecca and John’s wedding day is fast approaching this weekend, and I couldn’t help but reminisce back to their stunning engagement session from Maymont Park in Richmond, Virginia. This adorable couple was coordinated in colorful pink outfits that perfectly highlighted their bubbly personalities. After meeting in college and years of dating, they are traveling from […]

College Sweethearts Engagement | James Madison University | Richmond Photographer

It’s not very often that I get to photograph stand along portrait sessions! But when college sweethearts, Shurden and John inquired about a reunion photoshoot at their alma mater I just knew we would have so much fun! We started their session at James Madison University’s in Harrisonburg, Virginia. This brought back fond memories from […]

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Bride and groom farm portraits at the Barns of Kanak

The Barns of Kanak Summer Wedding | Richmond Wedding Photographer

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Getting to photograph Julia and Cutters wedding at the Barns of Kanak in Richmond was stunning. Beyond becoming friends with this amazing couple throughout the last year, I also got to explore a new wedding venue close to home. The Barns of Kanak is the perfect all inclusive venue with separate getting ready suites, a […]