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Oh man, oh man I loved 2023. The crazy backlog of 2020 finally set itself right and I felt like a normal human with a fun job. This year, I personally captured 38 weddings and my team documented 8. I traveled within the states to North Carolina, California (twice), Florida for Hybrid, New York for […]

December 31, 2023

A Year in Review | Kir Tuben Wedding Photographer 2023 | Personal Post

Just wrapped on our 11th retreat to date in Ireland! I always say I’m speechless after these events, but my god am I left totally speechless after this one! I am continuously blown away by the beauty we have been able to create across the world with some of the top suppliers in the industry […]

December 30, 2023

Castle Leslie Ireland Wedding | Private Castle Wedding | AMV Retreats 

Absolutely enamored with this chilly autumn wedding in Ireland. A private castle for you and your guests? What could be more magic? I know, add a horse! Castle Leslie hosts a few on property to ride off into the sunset with. If you’re looking for perfect Irish Fall wedding inspo, look no further! Vendors Venue […]

December 30, 2023

Castle Leslie Ireland Wedding | Irish Castle Wedding | AMV Retreats

Anna and Rohan wanted a springtime DC engagement session and OH MAN did nature deliver! Our first stop was the Washington National Cathedral before heading to this magnolia paradise. I know everyone loved cherry blossoms but I think the magnolia saucers show better in photos! What do you think??

December 30, 2023

Magnolia Engagement Session | DC Springtime Engagement Session | National Cathedral Engagement | Anna and Rohan 

Izzy and Brian had one of my favorite sessions of 2023….. hard to beat when a couple brings their ADORABLE DOG!! We wandered around Meridian Hill Park before heading over to Union Station for more classic DC architecture engagement inspiration. Counting the minutes until their wedding next year! Until then, here are my favorite snaps […]

December 30, 2023

Meridian Hill Park Engagement Session | Malcoln X Park DC Engagement | Izzy and Brian

Morgan wanted a lovely garden engagement session in Northern Virginia and Oatlands was the perfect backdrop setting. The summertime glow of the vast property was peak bucolic vibes. We started by the manor and worked our way down to the sunken garden seeing bunnies and florals along the way. Here are my favorites from their […]

December 30, 2023

Oatlands Engagement Session | Virginia Historic Oatlands Garden Engagement | Virginia Engagement Photography 

A few months ago, two girlfriends asked me to brunch to get my opinion on an idea they had. They wanted to host a planner summit that offered education on tented weddings since it was such a big undertaking. They would of course want photos of some sort and maybe a little soirée. This nameless […]

December 29, 2023

Colorful Glenstone Gardens Wedding | Middleburg Garden Wedding | Virginia Outdoor Wedding | House of Pearl

I cannot believe @houseofpearldesignis wrapped! When two of your favorite humans put on their first summit, you absolutely over commit and that’s exactly what I did these last two days with absolute joy. Congratulations to the fiercest lady I know @terrykayeevents & my kindred style soul-twin @jessicaashleyevents who should have “I don’t know how she […]

December 29, 2023

Glenstone Gardens Wedding | Middleburg Tent Wedding | Virginia Glass Tent Wedding | House of Pearl

I am lucky enough to say this was my fourth time in Paris. I first went at twenty-two, my second summer after college on a Contiki. I was only there a weekend so I planned to go back the following year with Ben! My soon-to-be husband had to see my favorite city. My third trip […]

December 29, 2023

Paris Vacation | France Travel Tips | Parisian Wedding Photography | Personal Post

Liz and Will had a darling garden engagement session at the Washington National Cathedral. My fingers and toes are crossed we have the exact same weather for their magical wedding day at Stone Tower Winery next year! Can’t wait to get these two in front of my camera again.

December 29, 2023

Washington National Cathedral Engagement Photos | DC Garden Engagement | Liz and Will