Welcome to my corner of the internet where I share a glimpse of my life in front of and behind the lens. The blog is home to my recent weddings and senior sessions. Feel free to read about my couples love stories (I'm obsessed with them too). And if you're in the mood to binge-read head to the wedding resources and start planning your stress-free wedding!

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White metal arbor with white roses decorated for wedding ceremony at Bluemont Vineyards.

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You’re on the hunt for a wedding venue with a view near Charlottesville, VA, look no further. Here are the top 10 venues to say “I Do” near Central Virginia. I’ve been photographing weddings since 2017 and these venues by far are my favorite.

Top 10 Charlottesville VA Wedding Venues

Blog graphic explaining why controlled sparkler exits are better.

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Let me tell you a little secret… You can save $ by having a controlled exit. What’s a controlled exit!? It’s where you and your bridal party (and maybe a few family members) sneak out during the reception and take photos with sparklers. Why?! So you don’t have to hire a wedding photographer for as […]

Explaining The Benefits of a Faux Sparkler Exit | Controlled Exit

Graphic for blog post written by Virginia Wedding Photographer on how long to hire a wedding photographer.

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You’re ready to book a wedding package, but you have no idea which one?! ? How long do I REALLY need a wedding photographer for? I’ll give you the rundown of what you need!

How Many Hours Should I Book My Wedding Photographer?

Castle Hill Cider photos. Senior portraits at entrance of Castle Hill.

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Fall is the most popular time for senior portraits. Shelley drove 3 hours for her session at Castle Hill in Keswick Virginia. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful session. Shelley was a natural in front of the camera! 

Charlottesville Senior Portrait Photographer | Castle Hill Cidery

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This wedding at Oakdale is special to me for many reasons. I’ve known the bride since middle school and being here on her special day means the world to me. Christian and Scarlet’s wedding was everything and more!

A Classy Fall Oakdale RVA Wedding | Ashland Wedding Venue

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These High School sweethearts can navigate any obstacle thrown their way- long distance, a pandemic, a rainy wedding day. Nothing can stop Abby and Thomas from loving each other wholeheartedly. After being in each other’s lives for 8 years, Abby and Thomas tied the knot at Guildford Farm not too far from where they both grew up. Their wedding was uniquely theirs with tons of personal touches throughout the whole day.

Rainy Wedding at Guildford Farm Wedding

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Fall is one of the most popular times for senior sessions in Charlottesville. Emma and Sophia came dressed to the nines with their hair and makeup done. I screamed internally their whole senior session- so much beauty! 

Castle Hill Cider Session | Charlottesville Senior Photographer

Bride and groom nuzzling at Cross Keys Barn fall wedding.

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The one constant throughout any wedding day ever is that there’s always something that might not go as planned. Whether falling behind on the timeline, spilling a drink on a suit, rain, forgetting the rings, the list could go on. I love that my couples put full trust in me to handle any little road […]

Cross Keys Barn Wedding | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

Bride and groom smiling for portrait.

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Brittany and Nathan attended a wedding at Irvine Estate as guests in 2018 and absolutely fell in love with the mountain views. I had never been to Irvine Estate before, the sister venue to House Mountain Inn, but Brittany and Nathan gushed over how pretty it was. As I drove up the road, I was […]

Irvine Estate Wedding | Best Mountain View Venue | Lexington, VA

Couple dancing at Stone Tower Winery for engagement photos.

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This Fall engagement session with Erin and Luke at Stone Tower Winery was everything I could ask for. I’m already counting down the days until their wedding in 2021 at King Family. If their wedding is anything like my time with them this evening, it’ll be one for the books.

Leesburg Photographer | Stone Tower Winery Engagement Photos