- RECENT EVENTS, TIPS, AND OTHER GOODIES -
ADRIAN + BRITTANY: A FESTIVE NEW YEAR'S EVE WEDDING
This was the very first wedding I have taken on NYE and it did not disappoint! Adrian and Brittany's Bellevnue Chantilly celebration was one for the...
VENUE SPOTLIGHT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
Nestled in the heart of Washington, DC- Carnegie Institute of Science is a gorgeous venue for a wedding celebration. I love that the large columns give...
PERSONAL: WHY I DECIDED TO BECOME A PHOTOGRAPHER
He gave me my first camera to document life through my young eyes, and I enjoyed every opportunity to do just that. I became known as the...
So, you’re engaged?!? Congratulations!!! Whether you knew about it or it was completely a surprise, this has to be an exciting time for both of you! Ok, so let’s just pretend the proposal was a surprise. After you’ve alerted everyone, shared your engagement story over and over, and alerted social media (we can’t forget social […]
I delight in repeat clients and the Champion Family has been just that! From trusting me in my very early days of photography to today, this family has believed in me and made an annual appointment on my calendar! Each year the look is a little different and I think this year was my all […]
This is officially wedding week for JD and Dalayna!!! These two love birds are making the trip from their Miami, FL home back to Dalayna’s home state of Virginia to exchange nuptials at the gorgeous Ritz-Carlton in Arlington, VA. I am excited to see what Dalayna’s best friend, Matron of Honor and wedding planner- Geomyra […]
The setting was the cutest bookstore (BBGB Tales for Kids) in the Carytown area of Richmond, VA. Derick is an illustrator and finishing up his degree and Lauren is in graduate school, so it made perfect sense to incorporate books into their session! Derick even brought along one of his drawings that happened to be […]
This year was my first chance to attend WPPI. I’ll write a separate blog post on my experience soon. While there, several of my friends and I got the itch to want to shoot in the desert. We contacted a few couples but due to the hectic nature of everyone’s schedule during WPPI, we could […]
Sometimes two people just belong together and that’s my exact sentiment after spending an afternoon with Jerrod and Tinita. They are planning their 2015 wedding and Tinita took great interest in the details of their engagement session. She brought ideas and props and we had an awesome time! I love hearing the stories of how […]
Recently my sweet friend Randi of Divine Designs by Randi came to visit from North Carolina. For a portion of her visit we scheduled a bridal shoot to re-introduce her line of custom handmade bridal jewelry and to launch her line of bridal belts. Randi makes custom necklaces, bracelets and earrings and has an Etsy […]
It amazes me how fast time seems to fly by these days! I wish I could press pause or slow motion on some days just to have an opportunity to cherish the moment. Sydney is the daughter of one of my dear friends, sorors and Aggie alum- Dwan. Although I have only known their family […]