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Grace and John, what a pair. After getting to know these two at their engagement session at her family’s property, I had been looking forward to this wedding all year. John is a sweet but stoic guy and Grace has this amazing lighthearted charm about her that is infectious to everyone she meets. They immediately […]

December 1, 2019

The Inn at Little Washington Wedding | Northern Virginia Elopement Photographer Kir Tuben | Grace and John

I had very high expectations for this Charlottesville wedding and oh man, every single one was met and exceeded! When this couple first contacted me, it was actually Hayley’s mom Lisa who did all the emailing (and the intake call!) Now usually, that’s a red flag when I have a mom so hands on with […]

November 18, 2019

UVA Chapel Wedding | Verulam Farm Wedding | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | Hayley and Sam

Ashley and  Sean were probably the kindest couple I had all year. They were so insanely sweet at their engagement session and extremely thoughtful throughout the wedding planning process and on their special day! Every single person at their wedding whether explicitly said at toasts or said in hugs and loving looks absolutely adored this […]

October 31, 2019

Sylvanside Farm Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photography Kir Tuben | Ashley + Sean

These two fun-loving book worms met in a library so it was only obvious that they lean into this theme with check out cards as their seating chart! I actually loved every single design element of Alex & Alyse’s Stone Tower Winery Wedding. This couple planned a stunning day with incredible guest experience for their […]

October 8, 2019

Stone Tower Winery Wedding | Best Virginia Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | Alex + Alyse

These two have the most infectious laugh of all time. I think this was the most like a guest I have ever felt while working a wedding. Christina and Robbie planned a New Years Eve wedding at Stone Tower but they just couldn’t wait to tie the knot so they moved this affair up to […]

October 8, 2019

Stone Tower Winery Wedding | Best Northern Virginia Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | Christina + Robbie

Hannah and Matt, I have no words but I suppose I will try to explain how kind, thoughtful and gracious these two are. I am actually sad that this wedding is over! Working with this bride and groom was a treat. Ever since their perfect day at Longwood Gardens, Hannah and I began communicating on […]

September 30, 2019

Great Marsh Estate Wedding | Northern Virginia Manor Wedding | Hannah + Matt

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

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 have known Jeff a since my college days! We both went to Duke together and ran in similar circles. In fact, he and my hubby were in the same fraternity! When he and his fiance Michelle reached out for engagement photos, I was over the moon excited! We had a little scheduling snafu since […]

July 17, 2019

Old Town Alexandria Engagement | Northern Virginia Wedding | Michelle + Jeff

Ever wonder what an hour of portraits on wedding day would look like? Christina and Alex hired me for just that!! Usually, on wedding day, you usually have a grand total of 30 minutes of newlywed portraits on wedding day… and for these two, it was even less! There was a heatwave on their special […]

July 10, 2019

The Market at Grelen Wedding | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer Kir Tuben | Christina + Alex