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Shira and Brian had an absolutely perfect wedding. They decided to throw a brunch soirée for to celebrate their love. The rain held out all afternoon for their outdoor ceremony. Shira grew up going to summer camp on at this very venue so she knew this would be the place she married the love of […]

August 20, 2019

Woodend Nature Sanctuary Wedding | Maryland Garden Wedding Photos | Shira + Brian

I love nothing more than a gal with a big laugh. Every time Josh made a joke or I accidentally told them a weird pose/direction, Katie had this radiant laugh that lights up the frame. These two were a bit nervous at the start of this session but a few minutes in they relaxed and […]

August 14, 2019

D.C. Engagement Photos | District of Columbia Garden Engagement | Katie + Josh

When Grace told me she wanted to do engagement photos at her parent’s house, I wasn’t expecting this! Their Virginia estate made the perfect backdrop for some romantic portraits! Grace and John are planning a very intimate wedding this fall at the Inn at Little Washington with only a few friends and immediate family. Since […]

August 8, 2019

Virginia Estate Engagement Photos | Blue Mountain Ridge Engagement Session | Grace + John

I actually cannot handle the cuteness of this session! Evan and Dustin decided to renew their vows this year in a small ceremony at Morias Vineyards and I was lucky enough to document the day. We went to this stunning Northern Virginia wedding venue for an afternoon of glam for Evan and Sloane and playtime […]

August 7, 2019

Morais Vineyards Wedding | Virginia Vow Renewal | Northern Virginia Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | The Sandersons

I first met Emily and Andrew back in springtime. I hosted cherry blossom mini sessions for families and couples to come and get snaps with DC’s fluffy pink blooms. I had a few engaged couples but Emily and Andrew ere my last slot of the day so I got to hang out with them a […]

August 6, 2019

Lincoln Memorial Engagement Session | Washington DC Wedding Photography | Emily + Andrew

Some engagement sessions seem so surreal. I have known Emily for over a decade; I actually met her in 2007 on my recruiting trip to Duke! She ended up being my ‘big sister’ on the swim team and part of Sprint Club so we would train together every day. We have seen each other through […]

July 31, 2019

Lincoln Memorial Engagement Session | D.C. Wedding Photography | Emily + William

The second Becca and Malcolm got engaged, I just knew I had to capture their wedding! These two were actually in Zach and Lauren’s Richmond wedding that I captured this spring and they were just the cutest pair tearing up the dance floor and having a blast. Malcolm has this energy about him that makes […]

July 29, 2019

Virginia House Engagement Photos | Richmond Wedding Photographer | Becca + Malcolm

From start to finish, Jesse and Haley were a dream to work with. Their engagement session launched a litany of clients wanting Cherry Blossom engagement photos so I can’t imagine all the requests for elements from this wedding day. From this couple’s amazing style to Haley’s insane organization skills cultivated from working in the wedding […]

July 25, 2019

Andrew Mellon Auditorium Wedding | Luxury DC Wedding Photography | Haley + Jesse

These two have the right idea when it comes to celebrating love! They had a small elopement this winter with just family, got married in Italy in an intimate wedding and had a big casual reception party with all their friends back home this summer. What a dream! I think there are so few occasions […]

July 24, 2019

District of Columbia Engagement | Lincoln Memorial Engagement Session | Carly + Josh

This chic couple heated up the Lincoln memorial this summer with their very classic engagement session. Allyson & Jon’s fierce fashion and killer smiles made this session a personal favorite! We had to reschedule twice for weather but were met with the perfect summer sunrise. We began the session with classic DC marble portraits and […]

July 22, 2019

District of Columbia Engagement Session | D.C. Monument Engagement | Allyson + Jon