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A wedding and portrait photographer based out of Waynesboro, VA. Please grab a cup of coffee and enjoy taking a look around my most recent work on the blog!  

What a joyful wedding from start to finish! Katie and Adam had the perfect church wedding on Saturday. Thankfully the rain held off for the important parts! This couple is so easy going and fun. Their tented outdoor reception at the brides parents house felt like a big reunion with everyone standing around chatting for […]


August 23, 2018

Katie and Adam Staunton Virginia Church Wedding

Brooke and Bradley have the sweetest love story! They met on a cruise ship while they were both on family vacations. They didn’t exchange contact information, but four months later Bradley found Brooke through looking for her online. Then the rest is history! The couple had the most heartfelt ceremony with their own vows, and […]


August 1, 2018

Scottland Farm Wedding Brooke and Bradley

Church weddings in the heat of June are amazing! It was a VERY warm day for Carla and Dylan’s wedding, so a nice cool church ceremony was certainly welcomed! Even though this couple opted not to have a first look they left plenty of time for bride and groom portraits. Everywhere you looked at Riverview […]


July 12, 2018

Riverview Manor, Hurt, VA, Wedding Carla and Dylan

Janna was one of the most laid back brides I have ever worked with! She just went with the flow all day, and was so joyful to be marrying Steven. On their wedding day it was raining at Wolf Trap Farm, but Janna’s dream was to have an outdoor ceremony. So we went ahead with […]


July 11, 2018

Wolf Trap Farm Gordonsville, VA Janna and Steven Married

Jen and Alex’s Keswick Vineyards wedding was joyful from start to finish! Jen and Alex’s reception was filled with so much excitement: a choreographed bride and groom dance, a family song, the shoe game, and then blind folded guessing games. I’m so happy for Jen and Alex because after living a few years on different […]


June 27, 2018

Keswick Vineyards Wedding Jen and Alex

What a sweet family session! Little did I know it was a baby #3 announcement session for my brother’s family. What a fun surprise! I can’t wait to meet another niece or nephew this coming November! I love taking on these summer family mini sessions. 

Family Session

June 1, 2018

Baby Announcement Family Session

Waking up early for an engagement session as pretty as this is not a problem! I loved walking around the Tidal Basin with Ryann and Andrew this week taking their engagement photos. We had been watching the Cherry Blossom’s in DC for a few weeks, and even reschedule the session so that we would have […]


April 12, 2018

A Washington, D.C. Tidal Basin Engagement Session Ryann and Andrew

From start to finish this was a heartfelt wedding. Becky’s wedding day details, and the venue the couple chose was so beautiful. The speeches at the reception were enough to make anyone cry. You can tell this couple makes a big impact on people’s lives, and they are well loved. I could see that both […]


March 2, 2018

Historic Mankin Mansion Wedding, Richmond, Virginia, Becky and Paul

It was a chilly, I mean a FREEZING day for this engagement session. We were taking photos in 30 degree weather! We thought it was going to at least be 40 degrees, but that didn’t happen. However what did happen is that this awesome couple still managed to look comfortable, and happy during the entire […]


January 16, 2018

Red August Farm Engagement Session Waynesboro, Virginia

I met baby Abigail when she was 34 hours old! Visiting Martha Jefferson Hospital to see Natalie and Drew yesterday was a perfect experience. The natural window light is beautiful at Martha Jefferson, seriously it’s enough to delivery there; if you want a cute Fresh 48 Session in the hospital. I am so impressed with […]


January 8, 2018

Fresh 48 Session Baby Abigail