When a couple wants to bring their 3 dogs to an engagement session, you know I’m down! I had an absolute blast photographing these 5 and was so thankful this bride brought her momma along to help wrangle! I love the shades of blue in contrast with the grassy fields of the rolling hills! I […]
January 11, 2023
Siobhan and Ryan wanted a field engagement session and I knew exactly where to take them. Their vision was tall grass and a sweeping landscape in Northern Virginia so I immediately thought of Manassas Battlefield. I love when the land dries to we can play around in the weeds. Here are my favorite images from […]
January 11, 2023
Have you ever photographed in a freezing wind tunnel? Well, after this session, I can accurately say that I have. I am ENDLESSLY impressed with this couple for being such troopers during this session despite the weather. Rachel and Charles rarely lost their smiles even when the temperatures randomly dipped to the 30s! Spring can […]
April 23, 2021
Julie and Shane are one of a kind. These two love birds are so charismatic in front of a camera that I could photograph them for years and years! While this shoot was the perfect elopement inspiration, these two are actually expecting their first kiddo this year! I also had the pleasure of photographing them in France last summer so looking at these images gives me all the feels.
March 12, 2019
Time after time I receive questions about engagement spots with mountain overlooks. My more adventurous hiking couples want pictures that are true to their relationship, pictures of them seeking adventure. I decided to put together this little list to help anyone seeking stunning Virginia mountain views.
December 10, 2018
Kelly & Jordan have been planning their engagement photos for months! They knew they wanted fall inspired photos and decided on Great Falls because they love to wander and hike together. Since they are getting married in St. Louis, they decided to snap pictures of a place that reminds them of their love at home here in VA.
November 14, 2018
What a bombshell couple these two are!! Diane is actually Ben’s best friend’s little sister! I have known the Mechners since Ben and I started dating so this was a blast to finally meet Diane and Cam in person! These two met at Robinson (when they were 10 years old!) and started dating in their high school years. Cam actually asked her to homecoming by decorating her mininvan in the Robinson parking lot. They then went to college across the country from one another, him at USC and her at UVA, but they managed to make the distance work. Like a true romantic, Cam proposed to Diane in the same parking lot in the same manner he asked her to homecoming all those years ago: he decorated her car with a very different question- ‘Will you marry me?’
September 8, 2018
I had the absolute BEST morning with Emily & Nima. The two were a bit nervous at first because they had never had their portraits professionally done but, I must say, they did EXCELLENTLY! I think the champagne helped a bit 😉 We decided to snap sunrise engagement portraits at the Jefferson memorial. This was actually AFTER peak bloom and most of the cherry blossoms had died but we got lucky with one tree and crab apple blooms!
June 6, 2018