2014-04-16_0002

Nothing says “wedding day” to me quite like a beautiful, warm spring day…and Katie and Eric’s wedding day was exactly that! It was the PERFECT sunny day…80 degrees with a slight breeze in the air, and not a cloud in sight. I couldn’t have dreamed up a better day if I tried to! Usually on [ Continue Reading ... ]

2014-04-14_0001

Gah! Have I ever mentioned how much I love my job?? This past weekend was so fun! Katie and Eric were married at the amazing Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond and it was so beautiful! From the perfect weather to the carefully designed details, it was all so gorgeous! It was a photographer’s dream [ Continue Reading ... ]

2014-04-09_0002

As we pulled up to Walker’s Overlook in Frederick, Maryland for Christina and Matt’s wedding, it looked as though at any minute the skies might open up and it would start pouring rain. Luckily, the rain held off the entire day minus a couple of light sprinkles during portraits! I’m SO happy that it stayed [ Continue Reading ... ]

2014-04-07_0001

This weekend marked the second wedding of this year’s wedding season! Luckily this week the rain held off until after it was already dark, and we were able to get a ton of gorgeous outdoor portraits, and the ceremony was still held under this AMAZING huge tree as Christina and Matt planned! I’m looking forward [ Continue Reading ... ]

2014-04-02_0031

It’s so hard to believe that wedding season is here already! The “off season” really flew by this year It’s crazy how every year seems to go by faster and faster. I’m not complaining though…I love what I do, and I miss it so much during our slower months. Amanda and Drew’s wedding day was [ Continue Reading ... ]

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If you’ve never photographed a wedding before, you might not realize that a lot goes into it. John and I typically cover each wedding day for an average of eight hours, and in between that time we’re shooting details, family formals, bridal party shots, ceremony, posed portraits, etc. We move trash cans out of the [ Continue Reading ... ]

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My clients this year put so much effort into making their weddings incredibly personal. No two weddings was exactly the same because each of them chose special details that reflected them as a couple! I love that about weddings…after a while you’d think you’d get tired of shooting weddings weekend after weekend, but with all [ Continue Reading ... ]

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2013 has been a year to remember! There were foxes saying things, marriage equality began becoming legal in more places (yay!), and then there was twerking. I personally had an awesome year! John started shooting with me, I hosted a workshop, started a wedding blog, ran a half marathon, took a bajillion cat pictures, and [ Continue Reading ... ]

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I’m SO excited to do this contest again this year! Last year’s was so much fun that I definitely wanted to host another for my 2013 couples! Printing your photographs is┬áso important and I really want to encourage everyone to not let their investment go to waste by letting their images sit on their computers…print [ Continue Reading ... ]

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One of the things I love most about Off Season (yes, I capitalized it!), is that I get the opportunity to take on projects I might be too busy for in my prime wedding season…one of those things is intimate elopements! I’ve shot a few of these now, and I think I love everything about [ Continue Reading ... ]