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After working through logistics of moving a wedding to handle a global pandemic and working with military deployment start dates, Annie and Riley finally said “I do!” this past Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. While all the guests wore masks and sat many pews apart, Annie and Riley were able to have their wedding in the […]

Charlottesville Wedding Boar’s Head Resort // Annie & Riley

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Georgetown Engagement Photos Washington, DC

After we postponed several times due to COVID-19, I finally met Michelle & Jeff in Georgetown a few weeks ago! It was a hot July night, but we had a great time getting to know each other and I learned all the details about their upcoming wedding! They will be getting married this coming November […]

Georgetown Engagement // Michelle & Jeff

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Every year a new generation of law school graduates reaches out to me to capture their graduation photos. Four years ago I started these portraits for a close friend. Every year since my name has been passed down to the next group and we meet at iconic DC locations to take their portraits. For the […]

George Washington Law Graduates // June 2020

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On a sunny Saturday afternoon nearly two and a half weeks ago, I met Sallie and David at their DC apartment. While their friends began to arrive at their apartment building, they finished up their preparations. Their sweet pup, Ollie, looked sharp with a custom floral collar by Twinbrook Floral.  Sallie and David originally planned  […]

Meridian Hill Park DC Wedding // Sallie & David

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I have known Caitlin Clemons since 4th grade! Our houses were directly behind each other. She moved into the neighborhood and my sister and I immediately went to her house to meet the “new girl” of the neighborhood. We are one year apart but we became fast friends and spent a lot of time growing […]

Coastal Virginia Wedding // Caitlin & Ryan

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Just a few weeks back I photographed baby Florence and her parents. It was one of my favorite morning sessions! Photographing a newborn is a little different than posing a couple. It takes some patience and understanding. The baby may need to be changed or eat in the middle of the session and that’s OK. […]

Baby Florence // Newborn Session

Newborn

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Several weeks ago I met with Samantha and Adam and we took some photos on what should have been their wedding day. It was a sweet way to celebrate their future together and capture some photos of them and their pups. The weather was freezing for the middle of May and we moved around quickly […]

Old Town Alexandria Engagement // Samantha & Adam

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Nearly a month ago now I met with Sally, Mike, little Helen, and baby Wallace at their home in Clifton, VA. I love driving out to Clifton. Most of the homes are nestled behind long driveways with lots of trees. There are remnants of horse farms and still some horses around the area. It feels […]

Clifton Family Session // Guthrie Family

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This week I photographed Frank and Allie around some beautiful locations in Philadelphia, PA. We walked down the street from Allie’s apartment and started our session at the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps. You may know this spot from the iconic Rocky scene. We had gorgeous 60 degree weather and sun. It made all the […]

Philadelphia Engagement // Allie & Frank

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I will admit. When we first began this quarantine season I was in a bit of denial. My busiest wedding season of 2020 was about to start in May. 6 weddings in a row! I had spent all of November, December, and January preparing a new brand with an updated website. Then I spent all […]

The Quarantine Diaries

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