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Wedding & Brand Photographer serving Central Virginia! 

Winter Wedding at Early Mountain Vineyard | Virginia Wedding Photographer

There is always an extra layer of planning when the sun sets at 5pm on your wedding day! Luckily Alex and Peter had a cozy 60 degree December day that allowed for hours of outdoor portraits! Followed by the most romantic candle lit ceremony at Early Mountain Vineyard. The soft faded grass in the winter […]

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1000 Westover & Maymont Gardens in the Fall | Richmond Wedding Photographer

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1000 Westover-Maymont Foundation is such a unique wedding experience in Richmond, Virginia. The venue gives the flexibility of a beautiful outdoor garden ceremony, with the cozy and private reception located at their foundation’s building. One of my favorite features is the large courtyard with cozy bistro lighting perfect for first dances and custom marquee signage! […]

Libby Hill Park Engagement Session | Richmond Wedding Photographer

Winter in Virginia is always full of unexpected weather twists. For Emma and Jacob’s Richmond engagement session at Libby Hill Park we had one of those classic overcast December days but were lucky enough to have some warm temperatures to keep their session cozy! One of my favorite things about Virginia in that the end […]

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Best of Weddings 2022 Superlative Edition | Virginia Wedding Photographer

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Thankful is an understatement for these incredible couples who let me be a part of so many intimate and joyful moments! 2022 wedding season featured a TON of familiar faces, plus new venues across Virginia and dream vendor teams. I’m so excited for a few new Richmond Wedding venues close to home next year! Here’s […]

Spring Wedding at Fleetwood Farm Winery | Leesburg Wedding Photographer

My first wedding at Fleetwood Farm Winery goes down as an all time favorite! This historic venue in Leesburg, Virginia mixes an elegant touch with modern amenities perfect for any couple! The massive reception space and getting ready loft for the girls features an amazing wrap around porch that is every photographers dream. Plus a […]

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Spring Greenhouse Engagement Session at The Market at Grelen

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A look back at one of my favorite engagement sessions from the spring at The Market at Grelen near Charlottesville, Virginia. Despite the foggy weather, Alex and Peter were so excited to explore the property with their dog Murphy! Grelen has so many amazing portrait spots to choose from. We started with the mountain views […]